Onam Recipes

केरल की कटहल सब्ज़ी - Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry (Recipe In Hindi)

केरल की कटहल सब्ज़ी - Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry (Recipe In Hindi)

Monday, 13 February 2017 00:12

केरल की कटहल सब्ज़ी एक बहुत ही स्वादिष्ट सब्ज़ी है जिसे पके हुए कटहल के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसे स्टीम करके नारियल और मसाला के साथ पकाया जाता है. इस सब्ज़ी को आप किसी भी दाल और चावल के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोस सकते है.  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी अच्छी लगी हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  पंजाबी मसाला लोबिया की सब्ज़ी  खट्टी कद्दू की सब्ज़ी  कढ़ी पकोड़ा    
Chena Kaya Erissery Recipe

Chena Kaya Erissery Recipe

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 00:00

Erissery is a traditional coconut based gravy dish that is prepared especially on the day of Onam. It is generally prepared with yam. Other vegetables like the pumpkin, raw bananas are also used. In this Chena Kaya Erissery, 'Kaya' refers to the raw banana and 'Chena' to Elephant Foot Yam. Both the vegetables are cooked and gently mashed. They are then simmered in a coconut gravy flavoured with jeera/cumin seeds. The tempering of the erissery by itself is a process and is so tasty. Grated fresh coconuts are roasted till brown in coconut oil and are also spiced with red chillies. A tasty and healthy side dish, Chena Kaya Erissery can be served with rice or pooris.   Other recipes that can be prepared with yam are: Dahi Suran Ki Kadhi Recipe Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe Ratalu Pakora Recipe
Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:46

Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry is one of the most delicious curries in Kerala Cuisine. The primary ingredient of this curry is ginger which adds a lot of health benefits to the recipe. Ginger through history has been used for relieving digestive problems. Inji Curry is an unavoidable part of Onam Sadya, and it is also said that it is included in sadya in order to help aid digestion of the heavy feast. The tamarind and jaggery lends it a hot, sour and sweet taste. I have tasted Inji Curry at various places, and by far my mum's spicy and tangy curry has been my favorite.  Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry can be had with hot steamed rice. Other ginger recipes that you can try are: Chilli Ginger Vegetable Tofu Stir Fry Recipe Lemon And Ginger Spicy Black Eyed Beans Recipe Crunchy Ginger Capsicum Rice Recipe
Published in Indian Chutney Recipes
Kerala Style Plantain & Yam Kootu Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Plantain & Yam Kootu Curry Recipe

Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

Kerala Plantain Kootu Curry is a typical Kerala vegetable dish made with yam, plantain and loaded with the goodness of coconut. It also consists of brown chickpeas to add in the extra texture to the whole dish. The use of yam gives the dish a crunchy texture and the coconut gives it a grainy texture. This curry is a vital part of Onam Sadya. You can serve Kerala Plantain Kootu Curry hot, with phulka or Kerala parotta! Other curry recipes that you can try are: Vegetarian Thai Red Curry Recipe Lemongrass Tofu and Vegetable Curry Recipe Broccoli & Vegetable Coconut Curry Recipe
Vepilakatti | Lime Leaves Pickle Recipe

Vepilakatti | Lime Leaves Pickle Recipe

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 00:05

Vepilakatti | Lime Leaves Pickle Recipe is a traditionally made healthy dish during Onam in Palakkad region. Lime leaves, curry leaves, roasted dry chili, tamarind and hing are combined and blended as a coarse paste. They are then made as small balls for consumption. It tastes good when sprinkled over curd rice. Since we do not get this leaves in most of the places I altered to use Kaffir Lime leaves and it tasted the same way like bitter orange leaves. I have also tried earlier with lemon leaves and it turned out to be good. Lime Leaves Pickle Recipe does not contain oil and can be preserved for 2 or 3 weeks in refrigerator. Serve Vepilakatti recipe with Curd rice or Steamed rice and Sambar recipe. Take a look at more pickle recipes that are worth drooling over! Whole Stuffed Mango Pickle Recipe | Gujarati Dabla Kairi Nu Athanu Spicy And Tangy Avakkai Pickle With Turmeric Mustard Green Chilli Pickle Recipe Quick Indian Style Ginger Pickle Recipe
Avocado Ada Pradhaman Recipe (With Vegan Option)

Avocado Ada Pradhaman Recipe (With Vegan Option)

Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:55

Avocado Ada Pradhaman is a wonderful twist to the original recipe of Kerala Style Ada Pradhaman by replacing milk with avocado. The natural creamy texture of avocado makes the recipe so rich that it tastes good with or without milk. Those who are sensitive to milk can have this dessert without any guilt by omitting milk. Avocado must be completely ripened. I generally put them for a day or two inside rice container so that it is ripened perfectly. You can also include nuts of your choice in this dish. Serve Avocado Ada Pradhaman after a nice lunch of steamed rice and Thatta Payaru Sambar Recipe (Black Eyed Beans Sambar). Mango Payasam Recipe (Mambazha Payasam - Onam Festival Special) Chena Vazhakkai Erissery Recipe ( Yam Stir fry with Coconut & Spices) Kerala Olan Recipe with Pumpkin and Black Eyed Beans (Coconut Milk Vegetable Stew) Kerala Style Vegetable Stew Recipe with Coconut Milk

3 - Course Onam Sadya Menu with Recipes (#Onam)

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 00:49

Onam marks the solemnizing of Vamana avatara of Vishnu and the arrival of the mythical King Mahabali who Malayalees consider as their King. The festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam. It's also known to be a harvest festival. Like every other festival this one too is food centric. There's a huge vegetarian spread laid out which is known as Sadya. In our effort to bring in recipes to make your life easier and also to introduce you to new cuisine here's a three course Sadya menu designed especially for you.
Published in Weekend Specials
Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jack Fruit With Spiced Coconut)

Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jack Fruit With Spiced Coconut)

Saturday, 15 August 2015 00:00

The Idichakka Thoran Recipe is a super healthy and high in fiber vegetable that is a speciality dish of South India. The young fruit is called "Polos" in Sri Lanka, and ‘Idichakka” in Kerala and "Panasa Pottu Koora" in Andhra. The skin of unripe young jack fruit must be shaved off first, only after which the edible portion is chopped to be cooked and eaten. The young jackfruit has a mild flavour and distinctive texture and when combined with spices like green chillies and coconut, it tastes very delicious.  Serve Idichakka Thoran Recipe along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetarian recipes such as Spicy Potato Roast Recipe Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe Tangy Corn Tamatar Bharta Recipe
Pazhutha Manga Pachadi Recipe Recipe (Kerala Style Ripe Mango Curry)

Pazhutha Manga Pachadi Recipe Recipe (Kerala Style Ripe Mango Curry)

Sunday, 02 August 2015 08:03

Pazhutha Manga Pachadi is a ripe mango curry that is quick and easy to make and is a great weeknight meal. It is sweet and spicy at the same time, with the pungent flavour of mustard. A milder version of this curry with curd is served during Vishu Sadya, but this version has more intense flavours. This recipe uses the Chausa variety of mango but you can use whichever variety you like the most, as long as it doesn’t have too much fibrous hair like Langda does. Pazhutha Manga Pachadi is best eaten with rice but also goes well with phulkas, parathas, dosa or appam. Did you know: Although most of the calories in mango come from sugar, it is a rich source of Vitamin A, C and B-6. It also has a good quantity of Potassium and Copper. According to new research study, mango fruit has been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. If you like this recipe, you can try other Dal recipes such as Dal Makhani Recipe Dal Panchmel Recipe Gujarati Dal Recipe
Puliyodharai / Puliyogare Recipe (using Millets)

Puliyodharai / Puliyogare Recipe (using Millets)

Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:19

Puliyodharai/ Puliyogare is a tangy spicy South Indian dish that is made from rice and a spicy tamarind paste. In an earnest effort to introduce millets to my family, I try my best to work on substituting rice with millets. The result of the Millet Puliyodhare was simply delicious. In fact, it felt more wholesome and filling. If you are going for a picnic or long journey and need food that can stay fresh without being refrigerated, then Puliyogare is the right choice. But for me, I can relish this flavorful millet anytime of the week. Here are few more similarly easy food recipes to try Capsicum Thokku Recipe Bakery Style Baked Nippattu Recipe Iyengar Bakery Khara Biscuit Recipe Oats And Date Cookie Recipe
Published in Rice
Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry)

Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry)

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 05:30

The Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry) is a simple and delicious recipe from Kerala traditionally made from the Nenthrapazham/Yethakka fruit. Using the Nenthrapazham/Yethakka fruit gives the authentic taste of the banana fry. Serve Kerala Style Pazham Pori along with Masala Chai as a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian appetiser such as Moong Matar Kebab Recipe Rajma Malai Cutlet Recipe Congress Buns Recipe
Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 05:30

The Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish. The first time I had this style of preparation was when I was in 8th grade at a friends home. My friends mother had added, onions to the dish and lots more green chillies. This recipe is without the onions and you can server it either ways. You can serve the Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) along with Phulka’s or even a Bowl of Rice and Pumpkin Sambar. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as Dry Navratan Korma Recipe Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe Odia Chuin Aloo Besara Recipe
Kerala Style Vegetable Stew Recipe with Coconut Milk

Kerala Style Vegetable Stew Recipe with Coconut Milk

Monday, 10 February 2014 18:28

The Kerala Style Vegetable Stew is a quick and simple recipe that is a staple dish from Kerala. The stew is very quick to make and loaded with lots of vegetables making it healthy and nutritious. The Vegetable Stew recipe is made with a combination of vegetables like boiled potatoes, carrots, beans, cauliflower peas etc. The combination of vegetables is purely your choice. This recipe is a mild stew that is delicately spiced with green chillies, flavored with curry leaves and coconut milk. The stew is also a dish that is served during the Onam Sadya meal of the Onam Festival and along with the famous Kerala Appams. If you like this recipe, take a look at more similar recipes such as Sweet & Spicy Kadala Curry Recipe With Tamarind and Coconut Milk Vali Bhajji Ambat Recipe (Konkan Style Spiced Malabar Spinach Dal Recipe) Sundakkai & Methi Leaves Sambar Recipe
Kerala Style Varutharachu Sambar (Lentils Cooked in Tamarind, Spices and Roasted Coconut)

Kerala Style Varutharachu Sambar (Lentils Cooked in Tamarind, Spices and Roasted Coconut)

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 10:39

Varutharachu Sambar is a delicious Kerala Style Sambar Recipe that is made from roasted coconut homemade sambar powder that adds to the authenticity and flavor of the sambar. The aromas from the ground spices when combined along with tamarind water and cooked lentils, make this sambar very delicious and festive. An Onasadya is incomplete without the freshly prepared spicy Varutharachu Sambar. It gives the whole meal a definition and lifts the Sadya to a new dimension. Sambar makes use of a wide variety of vegetables or vegetable combinations. Some of the veggies used are: Drumstick, Pearl Onion, Potato, Yellow Cucumber, Winter Melon/Ash Gourd, Pumpkin, Carrot, Okra/Ladies Finger/Vendakka, Elephant Yam/Chena, Raw Banana, Tindora/Kovakka, Beans, Brinjal/Eggplant, Snake Gourd, Radish etc. Sambar is an excellent curry option for kiddies who usually pick on veggies on their plates. Serve Varutharachu Sambar along with Steamed Rice and Elai vadam for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as Gujarati Dal Recipe Keerai Sambar Recipe Dal Makhani Recipe
Kerala Vendakkai Thoran Recipe (Okra Stir Fry with Coconut)

Kerala Vendakkai Thoran Recipe (Okra Stir Fry with Coconut)

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 23:55

Kerala Vendakkai Thoran is a simple and delicious preparation of Okra or Bhindi flavored with pearl onions, green chilies, and coconut. This style of making vegetable is very typical to South India especially Kerala. Serve the Vendakkai Thoran recipe along with steamed rice and sambar for a wholesome lunch.  Did you know: Okra (Vendakkai) is a low-calorie vegetable and contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. They are rich sources of dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins; often recommended by nutritionists in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe Dahi Suran Ki Sabzi Recipe
Sadya Parippu Recipe (Kerala Style Lentils)

Sadya Parippu Recipe (Kerala Style Lentils)

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 19:00

Parippu or Lentil Curry is a very simple dish that is also a part of the Onam sadyaa. Served with piping hot rice, the dish is a delicate and simple balance of flavours that prepares the palate to the explosion of flavours in the dishes that follow thereafter. The parippu can be prepared in a variety of ways using different kinds of lentils. Using Green Gram lentils (Moong Dal) or Split Pigeon Dal, one can prepare a nutritious and beautiful dish that is delectable in its simplicity. Serve Sadya Parippu along with Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as Gujarati Dal Recipe Keerai Sambar Recipe Dal Makhani Recipe
Cabbage Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe (South Indian Style Sabzi)

Cabbage Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe (South Indian Style Sabzi)

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 18:26

Cabbage Thoran or Poriyal is a delicious dish that is a staple of authentic Kerala cuisine. This popular dish makes a great accompaniment to steamed rice and curry and is an essential part of the famous Kerala Sadya. A dry dish, Thoran is commonly prepared using many different varieties of vegetables and spices. This recipe however uses cabbage as the main and only vegetable. Serve Cabbage Thoran along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetarian recipes such as Spicy Potato Roast Recipe Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe Tangy Corn Tamatar Bharta Recipe
Kuruku Kaalan Recipe (Raw Bananas in Coconut Curry)

Kuruku Kaalan Recipe (Raw Bananas in Coconut Curry)

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 18:15

Kuruku Kaalan Recipe is a delicious dish made from ripe bananas and cooked in a yogurt and coconut curry. It is a delectable traditional dish in Kerala cuisine, that is eaten almost every other day and is also a part of the famous Onam sadya.  Did You Know: Bananas are good for the heart, digestive system and vision. They are packed with potassium, a mineral electrolyte that keeps electricity flowing throughout your body, which is required to keep your heart beating. Bananas' high potassium and low sodium content may also help protect your cardiovascular system against high blood pressure. Banana is easy to digest and chew hence considered great food for the kids as well. Take a look at more side dish gravy recipes Paneer Bhurji Gravy Recipe Baale Dindu Kadale Kaalina Palya (Banana Stem Curry With Chickpeas Recipe) Sev Usal Recipe Kashmiri Phool Rogan Josh Recipe
Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu)

Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu)

Monday, 16 September 2013 15:25

Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu) is a sweet and sour yogurt based vegetable gravy from the Kerala Cuisine. At home we call it Mor Kozhambu and use ash gourd or pineapple to make this dish. During the mango season, we also use ripe mangoes. This combination of ground coconut along with yogurt simmered in pineapple, mango or ash gourd is absolutely delectable. Serve Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu) with steamed rice and rotis. If you like this recipe, try other favorite curry recipes like Parsi Style Lagan Sara Istew Recipe (Rich Sweet Assorted Vegetable Curry Recipe) Paal-katti Chettinad Curry Recipe (Chettinad Style Paneer Kurma Recipe) Persian Eggplant Stew Recipe (Khoresht Bademjan) Tangy Tamarind Pumpkin Curry Recipe
Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal Recipe (Small Onions Roasted in Spicy Tamarind Coconut Gravy)

Kerala Style Ulli Theeyal Recipe (Small Onions Roasted in Spicy Tamarind Coconut Gravy)

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 14:30

The Kerala Style: Ulli Theeyal is a delicious prepartion of the small onions that are roasted and cooked in in a spicy tamarind coconut gravy. The recipe has a simple set of ingredients used in the kerela cooking and makes a perfect dish to be made during festivals like Onam or even when you have guests. It is different from the regular sambars and rasam and goes well when served with steamed rice or Kerala parotta. Take a look at more Kerala Style recipes to try Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe (Kerala Style Okra Curry Without Coconut) Pumpkin Erissery Recipe (Kerala Style Pumpkin Sabzi with coconut) Kerala Style Egg Roast Curry Recipe Kerala Style Taroo Root Curry Recipe (Colacasia)

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