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Asian,Indian,Vegetarian,CoconutAccompaniments, Beans, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Potato, White pumpkin

Aviyal / Mixed veggies cooked in coconut paste

This is a traditional Kerala ( a south Indian state) dish. No special occasion is complete without this aviyal. As far I know it is prepared differently in different parts of Kerala. This is Palakkad style which is my home town.In some other style of making they add turmeric powder,Tamarind pulp also. This is so flavor full dish. Hope you …

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Accompaniments, channa, Coconut, Kovaika/ Ivy gourd

Black Chickpeas & Ivy Gourd Masala

Black Chickpeas & Ivy gourd masala is a Mangalorean dish.I saw this dish first time in my friends Site Aromatic Essence. When I saw it ,I decided to try for sure. The dish she explained so well as I didn’t have any difficulty in following.The ingredients are also so simple.But for long time I didn’t try.I totally forgot about the dish.I …

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Accompaniments, Indian, Kovaika/ Ivy gourd

Crispy Kovaika / Ivy gourd fry

Hi friends, hope everyone had a great Father’s day celebration. I come today with a Crispy Kovaika / Ivy gourd fry.This recipe is so simple that only time it takes is to cut the veggies. Kovaika / Ivy gourd is a humble vegetable. I am not sure how many know the health benefits of this vegetable. This is rich in …

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Accompaniments, International, Jelly, Mango

Easy Homemade Mango Jam (No Preservatives)

Is the Mango season came to an end? Am I lagging in posting this post? Hmmm, that doesn’t matter when it comes to a yummy dish. Right? Do you want to preserve your favorite mango, so you can enjoy even when the season goes off? Then try this easy homemade mango jam. So you can enjoy the taste of mango …

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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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Accompaniments, Beans, Carrot, Cauliflower, Garlic, Ginger, Onion, Potato

Healthy Mixed veggies stir fry

Hi friends, I know what you think now. “Where is she been all these days?”. Right. I would say this year 2017 has seen a lot of moving in our side. First, we moved from California to Kentucky. Then I moved my site to self hosted. Now again we moved from Kentucky to Texas ?. Yes we moved just last …

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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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Accompaniments, Brinjal, Indian, Uncategorized

Brinjal fry

I’m back after long break?..my blog hasn’t been seen such long break from started.( I think?). As my In laws are here,we had some unscheduled plans, outings ,I couldn’t blog regularly. But I appreciate all my valuable readers for giving continuous support??. Coming to today’s recipe, it’s a simple, easy yet yummy brinjal fry. My husband is not too fond …

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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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