Chitra Agrawal

Chitra Agrawal is the co-founder of Brooklyn Delhi, a line of award-winning sauces and condiments inspired by Indian culinary traditions and the author of Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn (Penguin). For the past 10 years, Chitra has specialized in teaching, serving and writing about food based on her family’s recipes. She lives in Brooklyn, NY. Follow @brooklyndelhi and @chitra on Instagram.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Very Best Dosa from Scratch
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Here's how to make dosa at home, including a from-scratch dosa batter and instructions for how to cook it.
Feb 5, 2021
This Vibrant South Indian Rice Dish Is Packed with Cabbage, Peanuts, and Lime
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It's crunchy, tangy, and incredibly vibrant.
Feb 5, 2021
Your Essential Shopping List for Cooking South Indian Food at Home
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Here's everything you need (and where to buy it!) to get started.
Feb 5, 2021
Potato Palya Is the Buttery Potato Stir-Fry You’ll Make on Repeat
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Fill it into dosa, pile onto corn tortillas, or serve alongside eggs.
Jul 28, 2020
This South Indian Sambar Is Spicy, Tangy, and Veggie-Packed
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This smart shortcut version is easy to love.
Jul 28, 2020
6 Essential Tools for Making Dosa at Home
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Here's everything you need before you get started.
Jul 28, 2020
Tempering Spices Is the Most Important Lesson in South Indian Cooking
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This step-by-step guide will show you how it's done.
Jul 28, 2020
Coconut Chutney Is One of the World’s Most Extraordinary Sauces. Here’s How to Make It.
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The versatile South Indian condiment is ready in 15 minutes.
Jul 28, 2020
South Indian Cooking Deserves Far More Attention. Chitra Agrawal Will Teach You How to Make It a Weeknight Favorite.
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From a beginners’ guide to dosa to tips for stocking a South Indian pantry, here’s Chitra’s collection of recipes and inspiration to make South Indian food part of your own weeknight cooking.
Jul 28, 2020