Kohlrabi / German Tulip is a mild tender veggie suits almost any curry or saute preparations. This veggie is very popular in Kashmir, also known by the name Knol Khol in Southern regions.
Tamil ~ Nool Kol / Noolkul / Nukul / Nookul
Hindi ~ Ganth Gobhi
Telugu ~ Noolkol
Kannada ~ Navil Koos
Malayalam ~ Seemamullangi
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With a few basic ingredients in my pantry and some leftover idli / dosa batter in my refrigerator….and with humongous craving for flavourful simple dinner then immediately steaming piping hot idlis with tomato kurma is all I can think of ! My recipe goes with extra cinnamon flavour… BTW, it goes very well with tomato combination.
Tomato Kuzhambu / Thakkali Kuzahmbu / Thakkali Kurma / Thakali / Chettinad Toamto Kurma / Takkali Kuzhambu / Simple light dinner / Korma / Qorma / Kuruma Kuzhambu
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Simple and quick lemon flavoured dal, a common lentil gravy served with rice loaded with melted ghee.
Lemon Pappu / Dhal / Dal / Elumichai paruppu / Pulippu Paruppu / Nimmakayi pappu / Nimakayi / Lemony Lentil soup /
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Any festive or special occasion will have this item under the menu. Tamil to English (UrulaiKizhangu ~ Potato, Pattani ~ Green Peas, Varuval ~ Dry fry) This recipe of mine is similar to the one served during marriage or wedding ceremony as a side for Sambar sadam(rice), boiled potatoes and green peas coated with spicy onion gravy.
Aloo matar / Potato Green Peas curry / Kizhangu Varuval / Bangala Dumpa Vepudu / Aloogadda Vepudu / Bangala Dumpa Bataneelu Vepudu
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Thuvatal in Tamil refers to simple saute or stir-fry / Talimpu / Thalipu / Tempering / Vathakal. Here is our family style Spinach Thuvatal which can be made in few minutes or even less when using boxed frozen spinach.
Keerai Thuvatal / Keerai Poriyal / Spinach Poriyal / Porial / Spinach Stir-fry / Sauteed Spinach / Frozen Spinach
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The term "Palya" in Kannada refers to dry bhaji / Subji / Stir-fry / Poriyal /Thoran / Vepudu. Here is an unusual combination of vegetables stir-fried and uplifted with fennel dalia powder making it palette friendly. Will this combination (Broccoli + Baby Soy beans + Green Peas +Carrot) work for you?
Mixed Vegetable Poriyal / Porial / Palya / Vepudu / Stir-fry / Thoran / Vepudu / Subji / Subzi
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Simple , quick, easy, crispy and definitely tasty !! Oh boy ! it disappears in minutes…, use it as an accompaniment for rice or as a starter or just as a simple snacking item.
Microwave Bhindi / Microwave Vendakkai / Okra / Microwave cooking / Bachelors recipes
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What is Edamame?? Well ok ! its time to learn little Japanese, edamame are baby Soy beans in pods (Japanese to English) (Eda~twig, mame~beans) meaning beans attached to pods. These come under protein rich healthy food category and why not try it.
Where to find it ? Regular Super market frozen aisle, I found it at Meijers. Japanese or Chinese stores should carry fresh and frozen.
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Simple spicy curry prepared with Chow Chow / Chayote squash, a homely style kotsu suits as a side for tiffin or rice item.
Chayote kotsu / Chow Chow curry / Chayote curry / Muddai / Mudda / Kaai Poriyal / Spicy gravy
USA ~ Chayote Squash
Tamil ~ Bangalore Kathirikkai
Telugu ~ Bengaluru Vankaya
Kannada ~ Seemae Badhne Kayi
Malayalam ~ Seema Kathrika
Hindi ~ Chow Chow
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Simple curry with sprouted whole moong and Paneer. This recipe has got little more of cinnamon touch and adding paneer is just an eye catcher to make picky eaters to include sprouts in their diet.
Paneer Moong Curry / Sprouted Moong Curry / Paneer Curry / Whole Moong /
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