BUTTERNUT SQUASH HALWA RECIPE – Kalyana Poosanikai Halwa

Description:

Butternut Squash belongs to the gourd family, a  common winter squash shaped like a long pear with pale orange skin and soft orange flesh. It tastes sweet and nutty similar to a pumpkin. Its loaded with fiber, vitamin A, C & E, manganese, magnesium and potassium, and can be used in a variety of . . . → Read More: BUTTERNUT SQUASH HALWA RECIPE – Kalyana Poosanikai Halwa

KASI HALWA RECIPE – Pumpkin Halwa

Description:

White Pumpkin Halwa or Kasi Halwa is a sweet usually made during festivals and  special occasions. Mostly all wedding engagements ceremonies will have this on the menu.  This mouth watering halwa which is also called as “Kasi Halwa”  is prepared with Winter melon / White Pumpkin / Ash Gourd / Donggua / Poosanikai , . . . → Read More: KASI HALWA RECIPE – Pumpkin Halwa

Avial

 Avial is a well known Kerala side-dish for rice. And also a Kanyakumari favourite. The aroma that arises when my grandmother cooks it in a mud pot, still lingers around. It differs from the traditional recipe in just one way - she cooked it without adding curd. And so here is Tamil Nadu's version.

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White pumpkin sambar

A regular in south indian households..

Properties
Pumpkin or white gourd is very good for the heart, destroys the excessive humors of bile and phlegm in the body, very nourishing, semen builder and nourishment to the pregnant woman during their pregnancies and also clears away the constipation during that time.

Uses

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Hotel Kurma (Hotel Style Mixed Vegetable Kurma)

Kurma has many versions.. but we always drool over the hotelish style veg kurmas, normally served with chapati, idiyappam or parotta. Whats makes it so different from homestyle preparation??? . . . → Read More: Hotel Kurma (Hotel Style Mixed Vegetable Kurma)

Yellow pumpkin sambar

Yellow pumpkin sambar tastes different from normal sambar. Usually served in restaurants in my hometown.

Yellow pumpkin – Winter sqash

Parangikai – in Tamil

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Avial

Mixed vegetables flavoured in sour curd tempered in coconut oil. (Aviyal / Avial / Mixed Vegetable Curry) . . . → Read More: Avial

Chettinad Vellai Kurma Recipe

Most sort white kurma often served as a side for chapatti, iddiappam or appam in chettinad restaurants. This can be either made with meat or mixed vegetables. Here's the mixed vegetable version. (Chettinad White Kurma / Korma) . . . → Read More: Chettinad Vellai Kurma Recipe

Aviyal – Kerala Style

Aviyal is one of the kerala dish…and here you go

Ingredients:

Vegetables – drumstick – 10 pieces (if frozen), brinjol – 2 nos, Raw banana (vaalakai) – 1 no, carrot – 1 no, beans – 6 nos, suran(seenai kilangu) – 10 small cut pieces, raw-mango – 2 small pieces

Green chillies (crushed) – 7-8

grinded coconut – 1/2 mudi (grinded with 1 tbsp of cumin seeds)

coconut oil – 3 tblspn

Fresh curd – 1 tblspn

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HOTEL SAMBAR RECIPE – TIFFIN SAMBAR – SIDE DISH FOR IDLI-DOSA

We all get excited, when we see king-sized paper roast dosas served with  piping hot hotel sambhar and coconut chutney at restaurants. Here is the recipe for that scrumptious restaurant style sambhar.

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