Kappa puzhukku or Tapioca curry

Dishes made with kappa is most popular in Kerala. During the world War 2 Travancore state faced acute scarcity of rice. Kappa or maracheeni served as a staple food of kerala in those times. I loved kappa/ maracheeni in any form. In my family my amma used to make variety of dishes with kappa like…

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…

Carrot chutney without coconut.

Carrot chutney is very healthy ,easy side dish without coconut for dosa, idly, uthappam etc. We need very few ingredients to make this. Let us see how to make this chutney Preparation time approx 15 minutes. Ingredients. 1big onion chopped finely. 1 big or 1 cup grated carrot. 2 tbsp channa daal 2 pod of…

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…

3 minutes Tomato ūüćÖcurry for dosa Idly

This easy tomato curry we can use for all kind of tiffins and with in 3 minutes we can make. This curry is a good option for chutney and sambar. I always make this because it’s less calories. With very few ingredients we can make this yummy curry. Let us see how to make this….

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…

Banana podimas or vazhakka podimas

Vazhakkai podimas recipe is one of the popular side dish from Tamil nadu and Kerala. Podimas means mash . Vazhakkai podimas is a stir fry of mashed banana. Since i never like the mashed version i genreally grated the banana after cooking. This can be served as a side dish with plain rice. Let us…

Plantain skin subji (nedran kaya tholi thoran)

This recipe i learnt from my grand maa. When i was a small kid after making banana chips my paatty (grand maa) used to make thoran or subji with the peeled skin of plantain banana or nendran kaya tholi without fail. This subji is my grand maa’s one of the favorite dish.¬† ¬†Do not use…

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….