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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, Chicken, Garlic, Ginger, Healthy, Onion, Soup, Uncategorized

Chicken soup

I know winter is coming to an end and I’m posting soup at this time. But soup can be had in any season ?. Chicken along with some veggies, this is so comforting with the flavor of ghee. Hope you like it. Ingredients Chicken pieces – 6 to 8 ( preferably with bone) Onions – 2 tbsn chopped Carrot – …

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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, Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Healthy, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Sauteed veggie bowl

My husband got love for these veggies bowl recently. It’s very healthy, filling. You can substitute any one meal with this veggie bowl if you are healthy freak. This is so simple, can be made within few minutes. Hope you all give a try. Ingredients Mix veggies – 1 1/2 cup chopped to bite chunks Salt – as required Pepper …

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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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Accompaniments, Indian, Raita, Under 30 mins dishes

Cucumber raita

Raita is one accompaniment , must when you have yummy biriyani’s. So there are varieties of raita and this is one . Ingredients Cucumber – 1 cup ( peeled and chopped) Thick yogurt  – 1/2 cup Salt – as required Jeera powder – 1 tsp Method Mix all ingredients in a bowl thoroughly. Serve with biriyani.

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Biriyani, Indian, Lunch, Potato

Vegetable biriyani (using boiled ponni rice) in rice cooker

Usually biriyani are made using basmati or seeraka samba. But I tried it in boiled ponni rice. I was skeptical about how it turns. But I am not disappointed rather more satisfied. It tasted amazing, even the rice cooked perfect.( Thanks to my trusted rice cooker?). The only thing you miss in this biriyani is the aroma of basmati rice. …

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