Dosa with Sambar and Chutney

Dosa with Mixed-Vegetable Kuzhambu and Coconut-Coriander Chutney

Being married to a Tamilian, I learned long ago to love Tamilian food. It was not a hard thing to do, by any means: Tamil Nadu cuisine is chock-full of such palate-pleasing delights as sambars, rasams, dosas and idlis. This South Indian state even gave the world the popular Mulligatawny Soup (milagu … [Read more...]

Vegan Venn Pongal with Eggplant-Green-Pepper Gotsu

Venn Pongal

This week, one half of my family (Desi's side) celebrated Pongal, the beginning of the new year for people from the state of Tamil Nadu. Like all Indian festivals, this is an occasion to guzzle down plate after plate of lovingly prepared luscious, delicious vegetarian food.There are some very … [Read more...]