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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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Dal, Garlic, Indian, Lunch, Shallots

KonguNaadu ArisiParuppu Saadam / Variety Rice with Lentils

Disclaimer: This post contains affliated link. Check here to see disclosure. Today’s recipe comes from the Western part of Tamil Nadu, South India. This is a famous dish among that area. I think every household in that place will have their own version of making this ArisiParuppu Saadam. But I haven’t had this dish until I’m married. So obviously I learnt this …

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Carrot, Cauliflower, Curries, Dal, Indian, Lunch, Moongdal, Onion, Potato, Side dish for idli,dosa, Uncategorized

Moongdal/ Split green gram Sambar

I have earlier posted various sambar recipes . This is different from them . Today I give you sambar made of moongdal or split green gram dal. It tastes different from Toor Dal in which normally sambar are made. Ingredients Moongdal / Split green gram dal – 3/4 cup Mixed veggies – 1/2 cup ( I used cauliflower florets, carrots …

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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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Carrot, Garlic, Ginger, Green peas, Lunch, Pulao, Uncategorized

Vegetable Pulao in rice cooker ( using boiled ponni rice)

After making Vegetable biriyani successfully using boiled ponni rice, I got confidence to make other rice varieties using it. This time I made Vegetable Pulao and it also turned great.?? Ingredients Boiled ponni rice – 1 1/2 cups Water – 2 cups Coconut milk – 2 cups Carrot – 1 big finely chopped Green Peas – 1/4 cup ( I used frozen) …

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Accompaniments, Indian, Lunch, Ridge gourd, Uncategorized

Ridge gourd/ Peerkankai stir fry

Ridge gourd is vegetable which comes in cucumber family. It has anti inflammatory effects. It’s rich in fibre. So if you are in diet to reduce your weight, include this vegetable in your diet. This is also called as Chinese Okra. There are many yummy dishes made using ridge gourd. Here I give you a yummy stir fry. Ingredients Ridge …

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

Egg stir fry

This is so simple yet tasty stir fry. Can be made within few minutes. Goes well with any rice variety. Ingredients Eggs – 3 or 4 Onion – 1/2 cup finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – as required Curry leaves – few Coriander leaves – few …

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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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