In a deep pot, add 8 cups of water to lentils, bring to a boil, cover, and cook on low heat for 20 to 25 minutes. At the end of the day, we are just looking for the connection of soul to tummy. I used to call it chicken bajji, because it was like nothing I had tasted or ever since tasted. In the first year of this love-affair,  I proceeded to buy every book I could about the city. I am a new blogger..Nice collection :). Find out all about Pondicherry's vibrant food scene, local brands, art, heritage, culture , people and updates on Pondylive, How I found my grandmother’s Pondicherry recipe, One week lockdown for 19 streets in these containment zones in Pondicherry, Spot and document butterflies in Pondicherry through contests and walks, Pondicherry University in Top 10 Central Universities in India, Raj Nivas Open House resumes through WhatsApp calls, September Covid-19 Guidelines for Puducherry Whats Open and Closed, These 32 areas in Pondicherry will be under local lockdown for a week from August 31, Which Restaurants Are Open in Pondicherry for Takeaway, 15 Home Delivery Services in Pondicherry to order from during Covid, 5 Dim Sum dishes to try at this food festival in Pondicherry, Where to go for dinner this Valentine’s Day in Pondicherry, 7 reasons you must not miss this ultimate seafood thali in Pondicherry, Rediscover forgotten recipes and games of South India at this food festival, 5 Vietnamese Dishes you must taste to experience Pondy’s forgotten history, Meet this life-size Chocolate Charlie Chaplin before he melts away, This new sea-view restaurant gives you a mix of popular cuisines, Where to go out this Valentine’s Day in Pondicherry, 4 Pongal Festival Events To Celebrate in Pondicherry, Top 5 New Year Party Pondicherry Events to Welcome 2020, Ultimate Guide to New Year Parties in Pondicherry 2020. One day, casually turning over the pages of Lourdes Tirouvanziam-Louis’s ‘Pondicherry Kitchen’, I found a recipe for côtelettes. I have already told in one of my previous post that i wont hesitate a second to make variety of chutneys for our dinner as my H love to enjoy atleast his food with minimum two variety of chutneys if am serving idlis or dosas for his dinner.Obviously my space have so many variety of chutneys, when Sharmi posted her, Somehow i never prepared this chutney and i have completely forgotten about this fingerlicking chutney. / Lost your password? Some Pondicherrians add cooked minced prawns or else chopped tomatoes but mine is completely different. We just loved it,thanks to Sharmi for sharing this recipe. You might have crossed many plum cakes in your life, even i have seen so many but still today's post is something special for me. What makes the Auroville Marathon so unique? This cake is very close to my heart as i learned this cake from my neighbour aunty when i was just 13. Finally i changed it before few days,hope you guys like it. Pondicherry is very much known for its French influences in their culture, food,language even in their street's name. In a large bowl, mix together lentils, apple, bell pepper, jalapeno, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and parsley. All Rights Reserved. Dinner, brunch or a Christmas party in Pondicherry! Though I no longer have to watch my pennies, I still return to the recipes I am emotionally anchored to. My heart smiled in recognition. Finally i quickly prepared this fingerlicking kuzhambu and enjoyed thoroughly along with rice and papads for my lunch.