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Ulli Theeyal/Shallots in Roasted Coconut Curry

This is typical Kerala Ulli Theeyal / Shallots in Roasted Coconut gravy. Theeyal Theeyal means curry with burned coconut which is achieved by roasting it to brown color. The color of the curry depends on how brown you roast the coconut. Grated coconut is roasted with coriander seeds,dry red chillies and some spices. There are various types of theeyal. There …

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Lunch, Lunch box

Easy Mint Rice/Pulao in Rice Cooker

This Mint rice/Pulao is an easy one pot flavorful dish.   Mint Rice Mint is used widely in different cuisines.They are added in spicy dishes to desserts.As they have strong flavor,they should be added carefully.If not,it would take over the other flavor of the dish. Mint rice is an easy and yummy dish you can prepare quickly.You need only few …

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Raw Mango RiceIndian, Left over, Lunch, Lunch box

Raw Mango Rice – Lunch box special

Raw Mango Rice is a typical South Indian rice dish. From the name you could guess that main ingredient in this is raw mango. Mangoes are the national fruit of India. There are varied varieties of mangoes and similarly varied different recipes all over India. Each region of India have their own special dish with Mango. Mangoes have a unique …

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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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