Manathakkali Kootu Recipe

The Manathakkali Kootu Recipe is a very classic South Indian recipe that is packed with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Kootu is a combination of dal and vegetable, with or without coconut. Manathakkali Kootu is a simple yet nutritious gravy that helps in controlling and treating acidity related problems. Serve the Manathakkali Keerai Kootu along with Steamed Rice, Salad for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or even for a quiet Sunday lunch with family. If you like this recipe, ...

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Dondakkai / Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe - Tindora Poriyal

The Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe is a classic South Indian vegetable that you can serve for your everyday meals. Kovakkai is also known as Dondakkai or Tinda or Tindora or Tendley. At home we simply love the taste and flavors of this vegetable when it is just steamed and then tossed in a seasoning that has only mustard, curry leaves, salt and coconut. Serve the Kovakkai Poriyal along with Jeera Rasam, Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Beetroot Pachadi, Steamed Rice and Elai ...

Kathirikai UrulaiKizhanghu Pachidi Recipe (Brinjals And Potatoes With Moong Dal)

Kathirikkai Urulaikizhanghu is a Chettinad delicacy prepared by cooking tender Brinjals and Potatoes with moong dal. It can be served as an accompaniment with idli, dosa, and chapatti. It is a versatile dish which can be served over plain rice. The dish is mildly spicy with only green chilies added and can be prepared with the common pantry items, thus making it as favourite for people of all ages and taste. Prepare this Kathirikai UrulaiKizhanghu Pachidi and serve with rice along with Keerai sambar ...

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Andhra Gongura Pulihora Recipe | Gongura Puliyodharai | Spicy Red Roselle Leaves Rice

The Andhra  Gongura Puliyodharai Recipe is a delicious south indian rice dish that is made from Red Roselle Leaves also known as Gongura leaf. The Gongura leaf is widely used in Andhra Cuisine and many recipes are made using gongura leaves and this one is an absolute delicacy. The Gongura Puliyodharai Recipe is a spicy and tangy dish that is made from precooked rice and tossed along with freshly roasted spices and Gongura leaves. Did you know: Gongura leaves help cool the body ...

Thakkali Gotsu Recipe | Thakkali Curry | Spicy & Tangy Tomato Gravy

Tomato Gotsu Recipe also known as the Thakkali Curry is a quick and easy to make, spicy and tangy tomato gravy you can prepare for a change as a breakfast accompaniment or even as a side dish along with Ven Pongal, Khichdi, Paratha or Dosa.  Tomato Gotsu that is packed with simple flavours from roasted baby onions simmered along with tamarind and sambar powder giving it that delectable taste. Serve Tomato Gotsu / Thakkali Curry Recipe with Ven Pongal and  South ...

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Chettinad Poondu Rasam Recipe | Spicy Garlic Rasam

The Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe is a lip smacking rasam recipe, that is packed with flavors from the fresh rasam powder that is added along with the garlic in a the ghee tadka.  Rasam is a traditional South Indian soup that is made using the juice of particular vegetables or even fruits. They are good for health and can be included in your daily diet. Garlic is used in this rasam and it has innumerable health benefits and it is recommended to use at least a small amount of garlic in ...

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Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe - Healthy Indian Diabetic Idli Recipe

Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe is a healthier version of the idli, this recipe is made only with foxtail millets and urad dal.  Millets are called as a group of highly variable small seeded grasses. They are cultivated in different forms and as the end product you will get them as a grains. They can be used in various dishes to create delicious and healthy food.  Did You Know: Foxtail Millet is rich in calcium, fiber, iron and potassium. It is great for Diabetics. Serve the Foxtail ...

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Kathirikai Gothsu / Gotsu Recipe - South Indian Style Spicy and Tangy Eggplant Curry

Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe is a tangy gravy preparation of brinjal/eggplant that is cooked soft with the least amount of spices. Sambar powder is added which makes this recipe mouthwatering. To balance the spicy flavours we have added a little bit of jaggery as well. The Onions, curry leaves, tamarind bring out the flavors of this wonderful dish that is traditionally served along with Ven Pongal.  Kathirikai Gothsu is made in many different ways across South India. Many people ...

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South Indian Bajji Recipe - Onion Bajji | Raw Banana Bajji | Potato Bajji

Bajji or Pakoras are fried gram flour vegetable fritter where the raw vegetables dipped in a spiced gram flour batter and deep fried until golden brown. The bajji can be made with any vegetable. Although the favorites vegetables are thinly sliced raw green plantain, thinly sliced potatoes, thinly sliced ringed onions, cauliflower florets and sliced green capsicum. But definitely, you are welcome to experiment with a variety of vegetables. You can also experiment with a range of spices for the dipping ...

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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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Cucumber Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Cucumber Curry)

Cucumber Mor Kuzhambu is a delectable curry usually served with steamed rice. Cucumber pieces are cooked till soft and then mixed with a coconut-mustard-curd gravy. This simple curry is very flavourful and uses ingredients easily available in the pantry. This is a great way to use up leftover cucumbers lurking in the refrigerator. You can alternatively use white pumpkin. Serve Cucumber Mor Kuzhambu with steamed rice and Keerai Sambar for a comforting weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you should ...

Chettinadu Style Potato Kaarakozhambu Recipe

Potato Kaarakozhambu has been a part of some of the best culinary memories of my childhood. Passed on by my grandmother, my mother has become a pro at mastering it. To me it is a vital part of my comfort food list. It is easy to make and is a great dish to make during weekend. Serve Chettinadu Style Potato Kaarakozhambu along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Thoran and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other South Indian Potato recipes such as Chettinad Style ...

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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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Vellai Seedai Recipe - Krishna Janmashtami | Gokulashtami Recipe

Vellai Seedai or Cheedai is a traditional recipe made during the festival of Krishna Jayanthi also known as Gokulashtami, or Janmashtami. This festival is the most popular festivals amongst the Hindus. The Uppu Seedai (Salted Crisp Rice Marbles) and the Vellai Seedai (Sweet Rice Marbles) are made on this special festival for the Lord Krishna. Here are more festival recipes to try Radhaballabhi Recipe  Mullu Murukku (Chakkali Recipe ) Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special) Easy ...

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Uppu Seedai Recipe - Krishna Janmashtami | Gokulashtami

Uppu Seedai or Cheedai is a traditional recipe made during the festival of Krishna Jayanthi also known as Gokulashtami, or Janmashtami. This festival is the most popular festivals amongst the Hindus. The Uppu Seedai (Salted Crisp Rice Marbles) and the Vellai Seedai (Sweet Rice Marbles) are made on this special festival for the Lord Krishna. Here are more recipes for the festivals Maharashtrian Gopalkala Recipe (Curd Poha With Fruits) Aval Payasam Recipe  Instant Kalakand Recipe (Indian ...

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The Oat and Green Moong Dal Pesarattu-Savory Lentil Crepe Recipe

The Oats Pesarattu recipe is inspired from the classic South Indian dish “Pesarattu”. Pesarattu is a crepe that is made from lentils and rice, but in this recipe I have used Saffola oats in the recipe, adding to the nutritive value. The addition of green chillies and ginger, along with finely chopped cabbage, makes this Pesarattu a favorite even with children.  Serve the Oats Pesarattu along with jaggery and butter or along with Tomato Onion Chutney and Buttermilk for ...

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Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe - Amaranth Greens in Tangy Curry

Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a traditional Tamil Nadu Style tamarind based curry made with shallots or normal onion, sometimes with garlic and vegetables. It pairs well with the lentil based Kootus. Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is simple to make and therefore you can include them into your everyday meals. The curry is spiced with roasted fenugreek seeds powder and sambar powder, which enhances the flavour of gravy. The addition of onion and garlic cloves adds a nice crunch to ...

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Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe - Purple Cabbage Poriyal | Red Cabbage Sabzi

The Purple Cabbage Poriyal/ Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dry vegetable made from cabbage. The Cabbage that is also called as Muttaikose in tamil is power cooked with a very simple seasoning if mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt and freshly grated coconut.  The purple cabbage adds in a lot of color and makes your meal plate look colorful as well. Did you know: Purple Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also a very good ...

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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Gajar Methi Poriyal Recipe - Carrot Fenugreek Stir Fry

Gajar Methi Ki Sabzi or Poriyal is a simple South Indian vegetarian Curry that you can make for your South Indian lunch or dinner along with a gravy dish and chapati. You can also serve it with your choice of sambar and rice. This unique combination of carrot and fenugreek leaves makes this dish completely healthy and tasty. It is easy to make and gets ready within minutes. You can also make it in the morning and pack for your and your kids lunch box.  Serve Gajar Methi Ki Sabzi along ...

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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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 ...

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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