Milagu Sadam Recipe (Instant Pepper Rice)

I consider the variety in rice dishes is a blessing! When you are in a hurry to cook up a meal or too lazy to make an elaborate meal, the variety of rice dishes come handy. Not just that, variety rice recipes works fantastic for left over rice. I can safely call it instant rice dish( all you need is left over rice to be ready in hand). Among all the variety rice recipes, Milagu Sadam or Instant pepper rice is the most simplest. It’s a straight forward dish which uses minimal, common ingredients ...

Yeruvalli Kuzhambu Recipe | Iru Puli Kuzhambu | Tangy Coconut Curry

The Yeruvalli Kuzhambu Recipe also known as Iru Puli Kuzhambu is a very popular dish among the Tamil Brahmin and Kerala Tamil Brahmin community. This Kuzhambu recipe is made from freshly grated coconut, roasted fenugreek seeds, dried red chillies and cooked along with tamarind to make it a spicy curry. A variety of vegetables can be used for the Yeruvalli Kuzhambu Recipe. The most popular combinations are the drumsticks, carrots and green bell peppers or cut okra’s or eggplants. ...

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Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe - Spiced Raw Mango Tempered Rice

Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe is a delicious preparation of rice from the raw green mangoes that you get in the summers. The tartness of the mangoes along with the green chillies and the seasonings, brings out the flavors of this classic South Indian Rice recipe.  While you’re probably enjoying the beautifully luscious ripe mangoes of the season, don’t forget to enjoy your share of the raw mangoes too by trying this Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe. Summer feels incomplete without getting enough ...

Togari Bele Tovve Recipe - Toor Dal Rasam

Tovve is native to South India and it is called by different names according to the region and the people. While Tamilians call as Rasam, it is labelled as Tovve in Karnataka. Tovve is basically a mild lentil dish cooked with ghee in a tamarind based gravy without any exotic spices. It is also known as Kattu Saaru, where Kattu refers to dal in Kannada. Tovve is a versatile recipe and can be prepared with any kind of dals and vegetable. Togari Bele Tovve is prepared using red gram dal. This simple ...

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Paruppu Urundai Rasam Recipe - Dal Dumpling Rasam

Paruppu Urundai Rasam is a traditional recipe from tamil nadu where the rasam is simmered in a steamed dal dumplings called as Paruppu Urundai along with fresh spices and you will not need any rasam powder to make it, but simple ingredients in your kitchen.  Serve Paruppu Urundai Rasam along with steamed rice, ghee, carrot beans poriyal for a delicious lunch or dinner. You can also try our other rasam recipes:  Veppam Poo Rasam  Moong Dal Rasam. Elaneer Rasam Recipe (Tender ...

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Agathi Keerai Recipe

Agathi Keerai Recipe is a delicious preparation of a South Indian dish, where the greens tend to be lightly bitter. The Agathi Keerai is rich in Vitamin, A, Iron and Calcium and helps building strong bones. The Agathi leaves can be consumed in the form of juice or a cooked vegetables to get the maximum benefit. Agathi Keerai can be served 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 Aloo ...

Spicy Seafood Stew Casserole With Tomatoes And Lime Recipe

Looking for healthy, light, filling dinner/lunch recipes? I have just a perfect recipe for you. It’s Seafood stew with tomatoes and lime. It has potatoes and carrots for adding more nutrients to the dish. This dish uses minimal oil and has a perfect balance of spice and tang. So thinking of healthy dishes to include in your menu plan, then this dish is just apt. Go ahead add it to your menu plan, and enjoy the dish. I have used coconut milk and olive oil in the stew. Coconut milk and seafood are ...

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Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe

Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe is a must try recipe at home. The flavors of this curry is sensational.The whole spice used here- stone flower, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom add great character to the dish.  The jackfruit seeds are cooked in coconut and poppy seeds based gravy and cooked till the flavors are developed. The seeds are usually thrown away but this recipe will help you create a wonderful curry that can be had with any Indian bread. Serve the Jackfruit Seed Korma with Malabar ...

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Narthangai Curry | Sweet and Sour Citron fruit Curry

Narthangai Curry in the South Indian cuisine, especially tamil cuisine, citron is widely used in pickles and preserves. Here is delicious sweet and sour recipe of this fruit that can be had with steamed rice, dosa's or even along with phulka's. In Tamil, the unripe fruit is referred to as 'Narthangai', which is usually salted and dried to make a preserve. The tender leaves of the plant are used with chilli powder and other spices to make a powder, called Veppilakatti or Narthellai podi. Both ...

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Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu Recipe - Ripe Mango Mor Kuzhambu

Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu is a delicious mango curry made from ripe mangoes simmered in a delicious coconut and yogurt based gravy. The Mor Kuzhambu is also popularly known as Pulissery in Kerala and is often made with a variety of vegetables like ripe bananas, ash gourd, capsicum, drumstick, lady's finger and carrots used either just as one vegetable or as a combination of 2 vegetables. Serve Mambazha Mor Kuzhambu Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Chow Chow Thoran and Elai Vadam for ...

Ridge Gourd Pachadi Recipe - Ridge Gourd Chutney

Ridge gourd has many nutritional benefits as it is loaded with fibers, vitamins, and minerals. From an Ayurvedic point of view, ridge gourd increases vata and kapha, but it cools down and pacifies the dosha pitta in the body. Since the ridge gourd is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, it is the ideal diet for those who are looking for weight loss. Ridge Gourd Pachadi is a typical South-Indian condiment. The word pachadi is a portmanteau of the words pachai, meaning raw or green and adi, ...

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Tomato Gotsu Recipe - Spicy & Tangy Tomato Gravy

Tomato Gotsu Recipe is a quick and easy to make, spicy and tangy tomato gravy you can prepare for a change as a breakfast accompaniment. If you do not have coconut and you need to make an accompaniment for idli dosa or pongal then this is tomato gotsu recipe will come to your rescue.  The tomato gotsu is flavoured with sambar powder and coriander powder. Green chillies added to the gotsu adds the heat. The key to making a tasty tomato gotsu is using ripe and juicy tomatoes. Also the ration ...

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Karamani Poriyal Recipe - Yard Long Beans Stir Fry | Chawli | Barbati Sabzi

Karamani Poriyal is a very traditional South Indian style stir fry, that is very healthy, nutritious and quick to make. Karamani also known as Yard Long Beans, is a very nutritious vegetable having the lowest amount of calories and highest amount of soluble and insoluble fibers making it a perfect food for weight watchers. Addition of red chilli during making the tadka is completely optional. Serve the Karamani Poriyal with Steamed Rice and Sambar/Rasam for the weeknight meal. If you like this ...

Moolangi Tovve Recipe - Radish Curry

Moolangi Tovve is a simple dal which is made with the combination of lentils and vegetables. Tovve is a Kannada term which means a simple, basic and humble dal, something that is not heavy and is light on the tummy. Tovve is perfect for winter or rainy days and is best served with steamed rice, ghee and lemon juice squeezed on it. Tovve can be prepared with other vegetables of your choice or a combination of vegetables as well.  Serve Moolangi Tovve Recipe - Radish Curry with Steamed ...

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Ridge Gourd Tambli Recipe - Spicy Ridge Gourd in Coconut Curry

Ridge Gourd Tambli combines the traditional preparation of tambli, a cold curry made with curd (or buttermilk) with ground spices and coconut, with the humble ridge gourd. Many mistake this to be a tasteless, fibrous vegetable, but it has innumerable health benefits. By combining it with a cold curry, best had with hot rice and a dollop of ghee, it makes a comforting and wholesome main component of any South Indian meal. Serve the Ridge Gourd Tambli along with hot steamed rice for ...

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Paplet Hooman Recipe - Goan Pomfret Curry

We call Pomfret as Paplet in Goa and If you love Goan food, then Paplet Hooman/Pomfret Curry is a must to try out. This curry is coconut based curry where you prepare coconut paste by grinding together freshly grated coconut along with spices. It goes well with hot and steamy rice. Serve Paplet Hooman Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Rava Fried Prawns for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fish Curry Recipes such as Shorshe Maach Recipe Moroccan Baked Fish ...

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Mulakootal Recipe (Vegetables In Coconut Gravy)

Mulakootal Recipe is a very old, traditional Palakkad Brahmin recipe. It’s a curry made from a combination of lentils and vegetables and coconut gravy. It is a mildly spiced gravy that goes well with steamed rice and ghee. There are some variations of mulakootal, basically depending on the type of vegetable one uses in cooking it. There is keerai mulakootal made with lentils and spinach, there is pumpkin mulakootal made using pumpkin and vegetable mulakootal uses different types of vegetables. ...

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Thakkali Sadam Recipe - Spicy Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice popularly called as Thakkali Sadam in South India is a very quick to make rice dish that is packed with flavours from tomatoes, cardamom, and the sambar powder. Most often I like to make it more nutritious by adding some grated carrots to it as well. The Thakkali Sadam tastes delicious when served along with a raita and some papad. This rice also makes a perfect lunch box for kids, as they find it easy to eat and tasty too. Serve Thakkali Sadam recipe along with Boondi Raita and ...

Rava Kesari Bhath - South Indian Sooji Halwa Recipe

Rava Kesari Bhath/Sooji Halwa Recipe is a pudding made from semolina, flavored with saffron and other spices topped with nuts. In most parts of Southern India, Kesari is served as part of an offering to God during festivities. Serve the Rava Kesari Bhath/Sooji Halwa Recipe along with Vegetable Rava Upma and the combination is known as Chow Chow Bhath. Here are some other popular breakfast and tiffin delicacies from the state of Karnataka that are also equally enjoyed by all: Sooji Upma with ...

Mulakootal (Vegetables In Coconut Gravy) Recipe

Mulakootal is essentially a home style south Indian curry made with a medley of vegetables, lentils and coconut. A part of many routine lunches and often made with whatever vegetables handy at home. Mulakootal is also said to be the inspiration behind the famous "Mulligatawny Soup". The curry is healthy and spells comfort of a home meal in every bite, helps that it is super easy to make. Serve Mulakootal with hot steamed rice for a perfect summer lunch. You can also try other coconut based gravy ...

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Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe - Sooji Upma Recipe

Vegetable Rava Upma is a traditional south Indian breakfast dish that is made from semolina and cooked along with vegetables and seasonings. This dish is popularly called as Khara Bath in Karnataka. At home we love to serve it along with a hot cup of freshly brewed filter coffee to make a complete breakfast with some fresh fruits on the side. I add tomatoes to the Rava Upma as an alternative instead of vegetables to change the flavour. Tomatoes add a zing to the palate and tastes delicious too.  Serve ...

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Sorakaya Masala Curry Recipe - Andhra Style Sorakaya Curry

Sorakaya Koora or Sorakaya Masala Curry is a simple and tasty Andhra Style curry where Bottle Gourd/Lauki is cooked with simple South Indian masalas. This recipe is simple to make and therefore its perfect to make during busy mornings to pack in your lunch box. Did you know - Bottle Gourd is a vegetable high on water (about 92%) and is a rich source of vitamin C, K and calcium. It helps in maintaining a healthy heart and brings down bad cholesterol levels. It is low in saturated ...

Keerai Karamani Kuzhambu- Palak Lobia Curry Recipe

If you are looking for a calcium rich recipe then you must make this tasty Palak Lobia Curry Recipe/ Keerai Karamani Kuzhambu. Cooked lobia or black eyed beans is simmered in a gravy made with dry roasted spices, coconut and tamarind paste. This curry tastes great with roti and rice. Did you know: It contains almost all essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, folic acid, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, selenium, sodium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, ...

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Vempampoo Rice Recipe (Dried Neem Flowers Rice)

Vempampoo or Dried neem flowers are generally used in various tamil cooking recipes. This is a simple but very healthy recipe of tempering of dried neem flavours with spices and finally tossing the black rice with them. I generally take these flowers from my mom’s place where we have a neem tree. The flowers would automatically fall down between march to may month. So we generally put a cloth below the tree and collect these flowers. The process does not stop here, we would then dry them up in ...

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