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Indian Food Expert and “Vegicurean” Chaya Rao on KGSR

29 October 2009 3,917 views No Comment

We loved having Chaya Rao as our guest on the KGSR show today. She brought a traditional South Indian upscale breakfast including:

Idlys – Steamed while dumplings made out of rice and black lentil
Vadas – Deep fried black lentil batter seasoned with pepper, cumin, curry leaves, ginger & serrano chilies
Khati Rolls – Flat bread rolls stuffed with Paneer cheese & Red peppers (like an Indian breakfast taco!)

Dipping Sauces

  • Coconut chutney
  • Ginger pickle in a spicy tamarind sauce
  • Makhni sauce – Cashew nut, cream & tomato based sauce

Chai tea

Cardamom & Cinnamon rolls with toasted coconuts & almonds (the rolls were pillsbury but Chaya added the cardamom and toasted coconuts and almonds to make them more interesting).

lovely chaya

Check out Chaya’s web site, Vegicurean.com to listen to the segments, sign up for one of her classes, check out some of her recipe suggestions, and much more.

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