Vazhakkai Podimas or Plantain pirattal is a simple south Indian style stir-fry prepared with raw bananas. This dish is slightly different from the usual vazhakkai curry or varuval, its more like banana hash, we at home call this dish vazhakkai puttu/podimas which goes well with sambar, rasam and yogurt rice.
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Cauliflower/Gobi 65 is one yummy dish which is usually a starter or tea time snack, constant order in restaurants for both veg and non-veg lovers. The recipe shared here was adapted from one of those Chef. Damodaran’s TV shows but modified to suit my style. This is one amazing dish which will have everyone . . . → Read More: Gobi 65
Simple coconut base gravy made with Bottle gourd/ Lauki .
Bottlegourd Curry / Sorakai Kurma / Sorakai Kuzhambu / kolambu / lauki / Dudhi / Anapakaya / Sorakaaya
Ingredients -1 1 small or (1 cup chopped) Bottle gourd 2 medium size Onion (finely chopped) 1 count Tomato 1″ inch Ginger crushed 3 cloves . . . → Read More: Suraikai Kuzhambu
Simple stuffed brinjal fry using store bought sambar powder.
Kathrikai Varuval / Baby Brinjal Fry / Eggplant / Kathirikkai Fry
Ingredients 10 Nos Baby Brinjals 2 Nos Onion (Finely Chopped) 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder 2 Tbsp Sambar Powder (I used . . . → Read More: Brinjal Fry
Dal Tadka is a staple dish in several Indian households and generally eaten with pipping hot rice or rotis. Traditionally its made with yellow lentils or combination of lentils and tempered with simple spices. This is the most simplest form of dal fry and is quite easy to prepare. Sometimes simplest dishes like these . . . → Read More: Dal Tadka
Most restaurants serve a free side gravy as accompaniment for biryani which taste ridiculously amazing.. We usually get these in small portions packed in tiny cartons and enjoy licking every last bit of it. I was trying to replicate something similar and ended up with this recipe which I can guarantee restaurant quality. . . . → Read More: Side Gravy for Biryani
Pan-fried brinjal slices with spicy curry powder. Club it with tempered yogurt rice or sambar sadham.
Vankaya Vepudu / Eggplant Roast / Eggplant Fry / Kathirikai fry / Kathrikai roast / Kathiri Varuval / Pan-fried Eggplant / Brinjal
Ingredients 2 nos Purple Brinjal 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder 2 tsp Coriander powder 1/4 tsp . . . → Read More: Brinjal Roast
Thick tamarind based soupy gravy with fresh cuts of Okra. Just another traditional Kara Kuzhambu recipe with Vendakkai flavoured with coconut fennel paste.
Okra Kara Kuzhambu / Vendaikai Kaara Kuzhambu / Puli Kuzhambu / Tamarind Gravy / Kuzhambhu / Kulambu/ Ladys Finder Kuzhambu / Poricha Kara Kuzhambu
Ingredients -1 2 nos . . . → Read More: Vendakkai Kara Kuzhambu
Tender Green Cluster bean pods seasoned with fresh coconut cumin masala, a delectable curry which can be served with Roti or Rice. As a rich source of protein and fiber, cluster beans offer several health benefits. Cluster beans is very useful in controlling diabetes, curing constipation and also reduces the cholesterol level. Gawaar Subji / Goruchikkudu . . . → Read More: Cluster Beans Poriyal
Do you crave for more green leafy vegetables and in the lookout for some new varieties to try? Then, this recipe is for you!! Have you tried Collard greens lately?? Never expect any Oohs and aahs, they are definitely bitter with distinctive taste and tough texture, similar to Drumbstick leaves. If you can . . . → Read More: Collard Greens Poriyal