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Accompaniments, Coconut, Dal, Garlic, Indian, Lunch, Pudalangai, Snake gourd

Classic South Indian Pudalangai kootu / Snake gourd in Coconut paste

Hi Friends, are you waiting for another Smoothie recipe? I’m sorry for disappointing you. But this time I’m here with another yummy dish. This is a classic South Indian Pudalangai Kootu recipe.When you go tot any restaurant or Wedding in South India ,you will never miss any kind of kootu recipe. This is one of the various  variety of kootu. …

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Coconut, Palmiers, Snacks

Coconut Palmiers

Hi Friends, I recently moved my previous blog to self hosted one. As you all know my previous one was called Cookwithsmileblog. Due to your support and outstanding feedback,I thought of moving to self hosted to reach out more amazing friends. It is a little hectic and stressful to move the site. My most important aspect​was not to lose my …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Coconut thuvayal /Chutney

This is a humble, simple coconut thuvayal. Coconut thuvayal along with some hot rice in a cold weather is heaven.( Those who haven’t tried, should give a try)?.   Ingredients Coconut – 1/2 cup grated Channa dal – 2 tbsn Urad dal – 1 tbsn Dry red chilies – 2 or 3 Garlic pod – 1 Asafoetida – a generous …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Healthy, Indian, Kollu, Lunch, Uncategorized

Horsegram stir fry/ Kollu sundal

In this cold weather, body needs something to keep warm. Horsegram is one legume which have many medicinal value. It gives warmth to our body. It is widely used in South Indian cuisine. Here I give you a so simple stir fry, which you can have as an accompaniment for rice or as a snack like I do?. Ingredients  Kollu …

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Chicken, Coconut, Garlic, Ginger, Indian, Lunch, Onion, Shallots, Side dish for idli,dosa, Side dish for roti, Uncategorized

Chicken curry with coconut

Chicken is one ingredient which can be made in many ways, still tastes good. I personally love this chicken curry using coconut. Hope you also will love it. This goes well with rice,idli, dosa, chapathi, paratha or Pulao. Ingredients Chicken – 1 lb cut into small pieces Shallots – 6 to 8 thinly sliced Mustard seeds – few Green chilli …

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Coconut, Curries, Green gram, Indian, Lunch, Uncategorized

Green gram dal curry

This is a mild curry to go with rice. If you love to include pulses in your lunch, I recommend this. High in protein it’s good for kids. Ingredients Green gram dal – 1/2 cup Tamarind – a small lemon sized Shallots – 6 or 7 Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Salt – as required To sauté and grind Tomato …

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Breakfast, Coconut, Healthy, Indian, Kerala, Rice flour, Uncategorized

Puttu/ Steamed rice cake

Disclaimer:This post contains affliated link. Being a Keralite, I haven’t posted many dishes which are Kerala based. So here comes the typical Kerala breakfast, Puttu. It is a steamed dish, so obviously healthy. It is usually made in rice flour but it do have variations. All over Kerala, it is had with different side dishes like Kadala curry, Pappadam , …

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Carrot, Coconut, Indian, Uncategorized

Carrot beans stir fry

This is one yummy stir fry where you get the goodness of both carrot and beans. Great to have along with rice. Ingredients Carrot – 2 medium sized chopped finely Beans – 1/2 cup chopped finely Onion – 1/2 cup finely chopped Coconut – 1/4 cup grated Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Salt – …

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Carrot, Coconut, Indian, Side dish for idli,dosa, Uncategorized

Carrot chutney

This is one yummy chutney to have with idli or dosa. This is loaded with the goodness of carrots. Ingredients Carrot – 1 big size or 2 medium Onion – 1/2 cup chopped Coconut – 1/4 cup grated Ginger – a small piece Dry red chilli – 1 or 2 Channa dal – 2 tbsn Curry leaves – few Coriander …

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Coconut, Indian, Side dish for idli,dosa

Onion tomato chutney with coconut

Always bored of making coconut chutney for idli or dosa, try this onion tomato chutney for a change. This is yummy chutney you will make again and again. Ingredients Onion – 1/2 cup roughly chopped Tomato – 1 medium sized chopped Coconut – 1/4 cup grated Channa dal – 2 tbsn Ginger – 1 small piece Curry leaves – few …

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