Muringa ila/ drumstick leaves koottu.

Muringa ila or drumstick leaves are filled with vitamin c,potassium, protein, iron,amino acid which help to heal our body. Drum stick leaves juice are good for weight loss. Today I am going to give you a healthy curry which goes with rice,roti etc. Let us see how to make this healthy,easy,yummy dish. Preparation time approx:…

Rasakalan.

Rasakalan is one of the popular traditional dish of kerala. It is a mix of tamarind and curd with coconut spice mix. We can add any country vegetables. It goes well with rice dosa,idly,kozhukkattai ,aappam etc. Let us see how to make this curry. Preparation time approx. 20 minutes. Ingredients. 100 gram white pumpkin. 100…

Nadan payaru curry.

Payaru means whole green moong daal. With very few ingredients we can make this protein enriched curry for roti, puttu, aappam etc. Let us see this simple recipe. Preparation time approx. 30 minutes. Ingredients. 1 cup green moong soaked overnight 15 shallots chopped finely. 1/ 2 tsp chilli powder. 3 tbsp grated fresh coconut. 1/…

Vendakka puli/ Bindi curry

Vendakka means ladies finger or bindi. Vendakka puli is one of the popular side dish for rice. Mulagoottal and vendakka puli is a good combo for rice. Vendakka puli is a spicy gravy which is cooked in tamarind water. Let us see how to make Vendakka puli. Preparation time approx. 15 to 20 minutes. Ingredients….

Rasam sadam/ Rasam rice.

One pot meal Rasam is an unavoidable appetizer for every Southindian family. Rasam is tangy, spicy soup like gravy made with tamarind, tomatoes, and some spices which we are consuming with rice or we can drink as it is. There are different varieties of rasam we can make. Today I am giving you an one…

Pulisseri

Pulisseri is a traditional curry with buttermilk and spices. In southern kerala especially in Trivandrum Pulisseri is a side dish for sevai or steamed rice noodles. In our home balance sevai is soaked overnight in Pulisseri and morning we used to have this for breakfast with pappadam. It goes well with plain rice, idly,dosa or…

Turkey berry / pacha chundakka sambar.

Turkey berry is a hearty plant that thrives in a variety of climates, but it grows best in sunny, temperate regions. Pacha chundakka or turkey berry has many medicinal health benefits. It eradicate the harmful uric acid from body thus keeping various kidney diseases. It can prevent the onset of stroke, it lowers high blood…

Puli Venda saar.

Puli means tamarind in Malayalam and tamil. Saar means curry. Puli venda saar means boiled tamarind curry. Venda saar is a very traditional curry of tamil brahmins. If we dont have any vegetable or if you are in a hurry to make some curry this one is the best option. Those who like tamarind flavour…

Chembu thaal thalagam or colocassia stem curry.

This thalaga curry is a very traditional tamil barahmin style side dish for rice, idly dosa or any tiffin varaities. I have already posted thalagam recipe. This one is different from that. This is my paatty Anthammi’s recipe. I used stem of colocassia or chembu thaal or arbi for making this curry. You can use…

Podi podicha palakkad temple style Pulingari

I have already posted the southern kerala style pulingari recipe. This one is totaly different from southern style. . For making podipodicha( means powdered masalas) pulingari we have to powder the masala and add to the curry using very little coconut. This type of pulingari is served in temple festivals also. It is very popular…

Cauliflower curry without onion garlic.

Cauliflower curry is a simple , delicious and easy to make side dish without onion and garlic. It goesw well with rice, roti, dosa and any other tiffins. I have added cooked moong daal for more healthier way. With in 15 minutes we can make this curry. Let us see how to make this delicious…

Thattukadai style Thakkali (tomato) kuruma

I have already posted one variety of¬† thakkali¬† or tomato kuruma in my blog. But this kuruma is very much different and with in 10 minutes we can make. I have tasted this kuruma on a roadside shop at Coimbatore. With very few ingredients we can make this thakkali kuruma. We can have this kuruma…