Mirch ka salan

Mirch ka salan is a popular curry made with green chilles as a side dish for biryani. This salan is a good combo for parotta, roti, phulka, dosa, idly ,idiyappam etc. Let us see how to make this curry. Preparation time approx. 30 minutes. Ingredients. 5. Long green chillies ( less spicy). 3 tbsp peanuts…

Restaurant style Kara kuzhambu.

Kara kuzhambu is little different from vethakuzhambu. For this gravy we are using some masala paste. When we are buying thali from restaurants one of the item is Kara kuzhambu. Today I made that restaurant style Kara kuzhambu which goes well with hot rice, idli, dosa, roti, idiyappam etc. I have used chundakka vethal /…

Broccoli koottu

Broccoli is rich in vitamin C, K and calcium. I have made koottu with broccoli adding moong daal. We can have this rice, roti, dosa etc. It will take 15 to 20 minutes only to make this no onion garlic curry. Let us see how to make this easy dish. Preparation time approx. 20 minutes….

Country vegetables puzhukku/ curry

Today my amma taught me a different mix of vegetable puzhukku or side dish. We can make puzhukku with a single vegetable or tapioca or mixed veg also. We can have this with hot rice as a side dish. I love to eat with dosa also. Without onion garlic this puzhukku tastes so nice. Let…

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….

Carrot salad with seasonings.

One of the easiest, healthiest salad made with carrot 🥕gratings and seasoned with few ingredients. We can have this as a side dish for rice or we can eat like that also. With in 10 minutes salad will be ready. Let us see how to make this salad. Preparation time approx 10 minutes. Ĺ. 2…

Pumpkin Flesh chutney/ Mathan kudal thogayal.

Pumpkin Flesh/ Mathan kudal chutney/ chammandi goes well with hot rice,roti, paratha, dosa, idly etc. Mathan means parangikkai in tamil. Using the inner flesh and seeds we are making this chutney or thogayal. We can use even the flesh of raw pumpkin 🎃. Pumpkin seeds are very nutritious. Let us see how to make this….

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…