Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe - Cabbage Stir fry With Coconut

The Muttaikose/Cabbage Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dry vegetable made from cabbage. Muttaikose Poriyal is made by power cooking cabbage with a very simple seasoning of mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt and freshly grated coconut. It takes very less time to make and is an  amazing side dish which can be had along with any south Indian Meal.  Cabbage is really good for you as it is high in fiber and helps keep your digestive health in good shape.  At home we simply ...

Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu recipe that has a perfect blend of spices and a curry simmered in yogurt gravy. The addition of red chillies, cumin seeds, methi seeds roasted and ground along with coconut makes this curry absolutely delicious. You can add a variety of vegetables into the mor kuzhambu like carrots, drumstick, chow chow and even green capsicum to make it nutritious and tasty. Serve the Tirunelveli Mor Kuzhambu along with Steamed Rice, Lemon Sevai and a Urulai Roast for a delicious ...

Huruli Sundal Recipe - Kollu / Horse Gram Sundal Recipe

Huruli Sundal also known as Kollu Sundal  or Horse Gram Sundal is a very nutritious dish that is packed with flavour and taste. Made from Horse Gram/ Huruli/ Kollu, this dish is rich in proteins and very beneficial for cold, cough and phlegm related problems. Try making the kollu sundal recipe and getting it into your weekly menu. This will ensure that your family gets the wholesome benefits of the horse gram.  Did You Know: Horse gram is the most protein-rich lentil packed which ...

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Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu Recipe - Papad In Tamarind Gravy

The Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu is a classic south indian preparation which has delicate flavours from the papad and the onions along with sambar powder simmered to make a spicy and tangy curry.  You can use any papad of your choice, however the ulundu appalam or the urad dal papad tastes best in this vathal kuzhambu. Serve the Appalam Vatha Kuzhambu along with hot Steamed Rice, Bean Paruppu Usili and Elai Vadam for simple and delicious weekend lunch. If you like this recipe, ...

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Keerai Karamani Kuzhambu- Spinach Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe

If you are looking for a calcium rich recipe then you must make this tasty Palak Lobia Curry. Cooked lobia or black eyed beans are 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, etc. Serve the Keerai Karamani ...

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Pachai Payaru Payasam Recipe - Green Moong Dal Payasam

Pachai Payaru Payasam Recipe is a Green Moong Dal Payasam, where the green moong dal is boiled and dunked in creamy smooth coconut milk, then flavoured with intense cardamom powder, sweetened with rustic and earthy jaggery and finally served with cashew nuts fried in ghee !  Serve Pachai Payaru Payasam Recipe along with a South Indian meal that consists of Steamed Rice, Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe - Garlic Rasam Recipe, Beetroot Poriyal Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot), Cabbage ...

Nellikai Rasam Recipe - Whole Gooseberry Rasam

Nellikai Rasam Recipe is a absolutely delicious rasam made from Whole Gooseberries which is packed with nutrition and taste and most essentially an immunity boosting drink. Rasam is the South Indian traditional soup that is filled with the necessary vitamins and antioxidants to fight the pollutants in the environment and also soothes various minor ailments. It is a comfort food that is tasty and helps build our immunity.  Serve Nellikai Rasam along with Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam, Kovakkai ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Raw Papaya Mor Kootu Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe

The Raw Papaya Mor Kootu Recipe is a perfect blend of yogurt and coconut, spiced along with green chillies and curry leaves. Adding curry leaves to the mor kootu is a great way to consume this healthy herb. Did you know the fiber in the raw papaya cleans the body internally of toxins and helps with skin conditions like acne blemishes and pigmentation. Raw Papaya is also rich in Vitamin C, E & A, folate, it also gives only 39 calories per a 100 gram. Presence of antioxidants in raw papaya, ...

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Beetroot Poriyal Recipe - Stir Fried Beetroot

The Beetroot Poriyal Recipe also known as Beetroot Curry is a delicious and healthy preparation of the beetroot vegetable. In this recipe, the beetroot is steamed and seasoned with mustard leaves, curry leaves, asafoetida and coconut. Sometimes we add finely chopped onions as well to give it an added flavor. A very nutritious dish which can be served to children from 6 months of age. Did you know: Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, ...

Puliyodharai / Puliyogare Recipe (Spicy Tamarind Rice) with Pulikachal

Puliyodharai/ Puliyogare or Tamarind Rice is a tangy-spicy South Indian Rice variety, which is known for its long shelf life and great travel food. If you are going for 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 rice anytime of the week or year. A great way to make this is to use left over rice which is grainy made using a pressure cooker. Serve Puliyodharai / Puliyogare ...

Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe - Karela Ki Sabzi

Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe is a simple delicious sweet and sour preparation of the super healthy vegetable Bitter gourd with the addition of amchur powder and jaggery. The flavours of this Pavakkai Poriyal is elevated with the addition of hing, roasted peanuts and chopped coriander leaves.  Did you know:  Asafoetida has lot of medicinal value. According to ayurvedic medicine, it is used to treat breathing problems including chronic bronchitis and asthma. It is also used for digestion ...

Takkali Kadalamavu Curry Recipe (Tomato In Gram Flour Gravy)

My grandmother often makes this quick gojju with tomatoes and gram flour. It almost feels like a 'cheat dal' and goes perfectly well with chapatis. This has become a staple for dinner whenever I am too tired or short of time. I like it as a side dish with curd rice too. Serve Takkali Kadalamavu Curry along with Beetroot Thoran and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal. You can also serve Phulkas along with this dish. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Gojju recipes such as Karnataka ...

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Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe - Purple Cabbage Poriyal

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 ...

Palak Tovve Recipe - South Indian Dal Palak With Coconut

Palak Dal is a tasty and nutritious Karnataka style curry, also known as Palak Tovve, is quick to make and tastes delicious. Palak Dal is a nutritious combination of spinach and lentils, together they create one wholesome curry. Serve it with rotis for a simple weeknight dinner or traditional delicacies like majjige huli on the special festive occasions. Did you know: Spinach is full of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. It has an extremely high nutritional value ...

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Ragi Onion Uttapam Recipe - Wholesome Breakfast Recipe

Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe is a nutritious breakfast or dinner made from Ragi Idli Dosa Batter. Ragi Dosa Batter is my recent obsession and discovery that helps me incorporate the much needed millets in our diet. The addition of carrots and onions flavoured with lots of coriander makes this Uttapam healthy and makes a great kids lunch box recipe too. Serve Carrot Onion Uttapam with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe. If you like to make more variety of uttapams, try these Vegetable Uttapam ...

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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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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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Murungai Keerai Sambar Recipe - Drumstick Leaves Sambar

Murungai Keerai Sambar Recipe is a delicious sambar made from drumstick leaves also known as Moringa leaves that is cooked along with sambar onions, mooli, sambar powder in tamarind water. It is very important to use a homemade sambar powder to get the best taste from the Murungai Keerai Sambar Recipe. Did you know: Drumstick leaves is known for its excellent source of nutrition and is natural energy booster. Drumstick leaves also known as Moringa, helps lower blood pressure, blood sugar ...

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Lemon Thyme Rasam Recipe

Lemon Thyme Rasam Recipe is a wonderful twist to one of the most regular side dish of South India - rasam. Rasam is a part of a traditional South Indian household, served with rice, poriyal and appalam.  Thyme is a beneficial herb added into this rasam recipe with its positive benefits of smell, flavour and digestive properties. Did you know: Thyme is helpful in combating sore throat and eases cough and bronchitis. It is a lesser known fact that thyme boosts mood due to a natural chemical ...

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Avarekalu Usli Recipe

Hyacinth Beans are called the Avarekalu in Kannada. Many dishes are prepared using Avarekalu during the winter months and Avarekalu Usli Recipe is one of the famous ones from the state of Karnataka. The hyacinth beans are boiled and then tempered in a simple tadka of mustard and curry leaves, finished with a grated coconut, cumin, green chilli mix. Hyacinth beans contains the highest amount of iron, zinc and copper making it a highly nutritional. Serve the Avarekalu Usli Recipe along ...

Masala Akki Roti Recipe - Spicy Rice Flour Flatbread

The Masala Akki Roti Recipe is a delicious spicy flat bread from Karnataka that is made from rice flour. The akki roti makes a great vegan and gluten free breakfast option. Made from rice flour, shredded vegetables and spices, the Akki Roti makes for an excellent tea time snack when you have sudden guests at home. There are different variations and recipes to make akki roti across Karnataka. This recipe is a simple recipe which even beginners can follow and make delicious foolproof akki rotis. We ...

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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 ...

     
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