Urad Dal Rice | Ulundhanchoru | Rice Recipe | Ulundhu Sadham | Ulundhu Choru |

Perfectly cooked Rice flavored with urad dal and Fenugreek. Enjoy these aromatic Ulundhanchoru (Urad dal Rice) with mutton curry or any curry or lentil. This particular recipe is a popular South Indian dish from Tirunelveli where Black Lentil (Urad Dal) is combined with rice to make a hearty dish. Minimally spiced, easy to put together… Continue reading Urad Dal Rice | Ulundhanchoru | Rice Recipe | Ulundhu Sadham | Ulundhu Choru |

Vazhaipoo Rasam | Banana Blossom Rasam | Rasam without Dal | Simple Rasam Recipe

Rasam is an authentic south Indian Recipe. Rasam, the most delicious appetizer drink is light on stomach and high on taste. This flavourful dish is ideally served before after the main course. Rasam doesn’t appear in my daily kitchen menu. But recently I am addicted to different kind of rasams. One such is the Vazhaipoo… Continue reading Vazhaipoo Rasam | Banana Blossom Rasam | Rasam without Dal | Simple Rasam Recipe

POONDU KUZHAMBU/ GARLIC CURRY/ GARLIC SIMMERED IN A TAMARIND BASED GRAVY

Have you ever tried cooking garlic as the main ingredient ? If you love them, then try making this easy POONDU KUZHAMBU/ Garlic curry, you won’t get the usual strong pungency from the garlic as it has a tamarind base. The garlic curry will be less pungent and tangy even the kids can give a try… Continue reading POONDU KUZHAMBU/ GARLIC CURRY/ GARLIC SIMMERED IN A TAMARIND BASED GRAVY

Kerala style Kadala Theeyal Recipe / Chickpeas Curry / Chickpeas in a roasted coconut sauce

Somedays based on the season or the festivities around the corner, you may get to cook so early or go on a trip and so you compromise on the food. But with the best choice being a dish that doesn’t gets spoiled easily tops the list is roasted coconut gravy. And that’s my amma’s/ grandma’s… Continue reading Kerala style Kadala Theeyal Recipe / Chickpeas Curry / Chickpeas in a roasted coconut sauce

Chana Masala/ Chole Masala/ Chickpea Curry

A flavorful, thick, stew-like curry that’s not overly spicy, and the perfect plant-based vegan meal. Chana masala is traditionally based with chickpeas, onion, ginger, fresh cilantro, a blend of spices, and tomatoes. The magical step that takes this dish to the finger lickin’ level is the bulk of flavourful spices and DIY garam masala. It… Continue reading Chana Masala/ Chole Masala/ Chickpea Curry

Pumpkin Erissery/ Mathanga Erissery/ Pumpkin in Spiced Coconut (Sadya Special)

Vishu/ Tamil New Year is near and these days people (newbie chefs like me….) go crazy searching for vegetarian recipes recalling their mom’s signature dishes over the phone or online. Sadya is the only time where we get to eat 15-16 types of curries with yummiest Payasams.. For me, grating coconut is the most difficult as well as kadupethifying… Continue reading Pumpkin Erissery/ Mathanga Erissery/ Pumpkin in Spiced Coconut (Sadya Special)

Moru Curry/ Pineapple Pulisseri/ Moru Kachiyathu

Pineapple cooked with spices and simmered in a yogurt and coconut sauce is a tangy accompaniment to matta rice

Moru Curry, otherwise named Pulisseri or Kachiya Moru, is a Kerala style seasoned yoghurt which is served as a part of Onam sadya. Pulisseri is a favorite summer curry in every Malayalee’s house. A variety of vegetables can be used to make this curry, including mangoes, plantains, cucumber, tomato, pineapple, and ashgourd making it such a versatile… Continue reading Moru Curry/ Pineapple Pulisseri/ Moru Kachiyathu