Paneer cooked in rich yogurt based tomato onion gravy. This recipe can be cooked in two ways.. First being the royal way, sauteing everything in ghee, adding cream, garnishing with dry fruits and nuts … fully loaded with fat, "Shahi" literally meaning made to suit the royal table. Second being the humble low fat home style version. Here's my style of spicy Shahi Paneer and let you guys and gals to decide the category.
Mixed vegetables flavoured in sour curd tempered in coconut oil. (Aviyal / Avial / Mixed Vegetable Curry)
Rajma ~ Red Kidney beans.
Masala prepared in simple tomato onion gravy with a hint of Punjabi style. This dish can be made with any variety kidney beans…Dark red, Light red or even Small Red Kidney beans works fine. (Rajma Curry / Red Kidney Beans Masala )
Here's an easy recipe to bring home the most hated veggie on earth. Though Italian born, when given life with protein packed Indian lentils, this would no longer be looked down with a frown. Usili, a famous South Indian preparation takes an interesting twist in this recipe when combined with broccoli.
Dhaba style preparations are always a treat for palates,… sizzling tandoori, kebabs and smoky masalas..literally makes us addicted to Punjabi food. Here's an easy preparation for one such dish…Green peas cooked in rich tomato gravy with special blend of Punjabi spices. Certain authentic Punjabi spices are very rare, not easily available in market, so have to come up with an easy solution. My quick pick was Chole masala, which has got a strong blend of all the punjabli spices and suits well for this recipe.
Upkari is a term used for any stir fry dishes in Konkani. This dish would be primarily made with any one veggie with the combination of potatoes. Here I've made an attempt to combine cabbage with potatoes, lightly tempered, well seasoned with soft channa dal and garnished with fresh grated coconut.
Here is an easy tasty preparation to include Bitter Gourd in our meal.
Bitter gourd – English / Pavakkai – Tamil / Karela – Hindi / Kakara Kaaya – Telugu / Kaipakka – Malayalam / Hagala Kayi – Kannada
Famous chutney from Coastal Andhra Pradesh area. All the credit goes to one of my close friend who shared this recipe with me. Gongura (Sour greens) chutney, sometimes termed as pachadi, is a great side for rice, usually served with a dollop of ghee.
Simple homestyle lemon flavoured rasam.
Taro Root (Sepang kizhangu / Chepankizhangu in Tamil / Arvi in Hindi / Chama Dumpa Vepudu / Chaama Dumpa in Telugu / Chamadumpalu Fry / Kilangu / Colacasia)