Ada manga vetha kuzhambu

Ada manga vetha kuzhambu is very traditional curry and  very much different from our normal vethal kuzhambu. We are not using tamarind to make this curry. Instead we are using dried mango vethal . We can make this mango vethal and store it for years.I learnt this recipe from my amma. I loved her ada…

Kumbakonam Kadappa

Kadappa is a very popular dish from the place called Kumbakonam in Tamilnadu. I have tasted this kadappa in many resturants. I got this authentic recipe from my friend who is staying in Kumbakonam.I tried this recipe many times at home. It goes well with Idly, Dosa, Aappm, Idiyappam even with poori it tastes good….

Vegetable kuruma

Kuruma is one of the popular cuisine from South India.We can make different varaities of kuruma.This spicy curry can be paired with puri, dosa, idiyappam, aappam, roti , parathas etc. Kuruma is a mix of vegetables and ground coconut masala. Let us see how to make this spicy simple masala.Preparation time approx.20 to 30 minutes….

Thakkali kuruma or Tomato curry

There are different methods of making tomato curry. I have already posted tomato kuruma with mutter pulao rice. This curry is different . It goes very well with Idiyappam, Puri, aappam, dosa, Idly, paniyaram, oothappam etc. Let us see how to make this easy gravy. Preparation time approx 20 minutes. Ingredients. 3 big size tomato….

Green toamto aviyal.(pacha thakkali aviyal)

I have got some green tomatoes or pacha thakkali  from my balcony garden. Aviyal is one of the popular dish from Kerala and Tamil nadu. Aviyal is made with many country vegetables. Today here i made aviyal with green tomatoes alone. My tomatoes are not very sour. Select tomatoes which are less sour. It goes…

Mambazha pachadi

Mambazham menas riped mangoes. This pachadi is one the popuar traditional dish of  Kerala. It is one of the unavoidable dish for festivals, marriages, birthdays etc. I love any dish making with mangoes. I used alphonso mango for making this. You can use any mango variety which is very sweet. Let us see how to…

Kathirikka(brinjal) gothsu without onion.

There are many method of making gothsu. Some people are adding moong daal for making this gothsu. I have already posted a variety of kathirikka gothsu in my blog. Kathirikka means egg plant.Today i made little gravy type of gothsu which goes well with Idly, dosa, venpongal etc. I have not used onions today to…

Keerai thandu koottu.Amaranth stem curry.

keerai or greens are rich in protein and calcium and Iron. Amaranth is gluten free. I made this koottu with the stem of amaranth . I used the leaves to make another subji. It was very tender. I have added channa daal and made this, We can use moong daal also to make this. Let…

Smoky flavoured Daal

I have tasted this daal in one of my friend’s house. My children are very fond of any kind of daals. I tried smoky daal at home. We need small piece of charcole for this smoky flavour. Let us see how to make this daal.   Preparation time approx 20 to 25 minutes. Ingredients. 1/2…

Ennai kathirikka kuzhambu( masala stuffed brinjal gravy

 Ennai kathirikka is one of my favourite kuzhambu. With hot rice and little ghee it will be very yummy. I powdered the spices and stuffed in small brinjals and made. I have not added garlic. If you like garlic you can add along with onions. Let us see how to make this curry or kuzhambu….

Mulagu (milagu)vellam.

Molagu vellam or milagu vellam is a typical Palghat Iyer dish which is very simple in making.If we are having curd we can make this curry with in few minutes. Milagu means pepper. Vellam means water. It’s a concoction of pepper curd and water. This curry is very good after delivery. I learnt this recipe…

Nendranpazham pulisseri.(Plantain curd curry)

Nendran pazham pulisseri is  very traditional curry which is popular in Kerala. Nendran pazham means plantain banana. This curry can made with vegetables or ripped mango also. Today I tried with plantain . It is little sweet, tangy and spicy in taste.We can have this with hot rice, dosa, idly, sevai, idiyappam.Let us see how…