Category Archives: Curries/Sambars

Small onion curry or ulli theeyal recipe – How to make small onion curry recipe – Indian curries

Ulli  theeyal or small onion curry is a delicious curry made with small onions, tamarind, coconut and spices.  This dish is a sour and sweet gravy dish and a very popular dish in Kerala.  This tamarind based gravy goes well with steamed rice.  Pearl onions along with roasted coconut and spices gives a nice flavor

Methi kadhi recipe – Methi or fenugreek kadhi recipe – How to make methi kadhi recipe

Kadhi is a light comfort food made with yoghurt which goes well with steamed rice.  Kadhi is basically a yoghurt based gravy to which gram flour is added and  then tempered and simmered with Indian spices.  In this recipe, methi leaves are added to give a healthy and unique flavor to the kadhi.  This kadhi

Raw jackfruit curry – How to make kathal curry recipe – Indian curries – raw jackfruit recipes

Raw jackfruit curry is a sweet and spicy curry made with raw jackfruit, coconut, spices and jaggery. This is a very popular dish in Kerala and Karnataka especially Mangalore.  Tamarind is added to this recipe which gives a tangy taste to the curry.  This curry goes well with rice as well as rotis.    Raw

Cucumber curry recipe – How to make cucumber kootu or curry recipe

Cucumber curry or cucumber kootu is a tasty stew made with cucumber.  It goes well with steamed rice and rotis.  It is a healthy and simple side dish made with cucumber, moong dal, coconut and spices.  Cucumbers are very low in calories but high in nutrients.  If you are not fond of raw cucumber, you

Avarekalu sagu recipe – How to make avarekalu curry recipe – Karnataka recipes

Avarekalu curry or sagu is delicious side dish for rotis and rice.  It also goes well with puris and dosas.  Avarekalu sagu is prepared with avarekalu also called as butter beans or hyacinth beans.  Avarekalu is a kannada term for butter beans.  It is called as mochai in Tamil and vaal or pavta in Marathi. 

Mangalore southekayi sambar recipe – How to make Mangalore cucumber sambar recipe – sambar recipes

Mangalore southekayi (cucumber) sambar is a very tasty and easy sambar made with cucumber, coconut and spices.  It is made without tamarind and tur dal which is normally used for making sambar.  Instead here tomatoes are used to give a tangy taste to the sambar.  Coconut gives the sambar a rich taste and thickness to

Maharashtrian kadhi recipe – How to make maharashtrian kadhi recipe – kadhi recipes

Kadhi is a thick gravy based on gram flour and curd or buttermilk, sometimes served with pakoras or without pakoras.  It is often had with rice or as a side dish for rotis too.  In Gujarat and Rajasthan, kadhi is served with khichdi, rice or rotis.  Traditionally sugar or jaggery is added to the kadhi

Mango sambar recipe – How to make raw mango sambar recipe – sambar recipes

Mango sambar is a tangy sambar recipe made with raw mangoes and south indian spices.  It is a very popular recipe in South India especially in Tamil Nadu.  You can add drumsticks or small onions also along with the mangoes for a more flavourful sambar.  I have added jaggery too in this sambar as it

Sprouts masala sabzi recipe – How to make sprouts masala subzi recipe – green moong recipes

Sprouted green moong sabzi is a healthy and nutritious sabzi which goes well with rotis, parathas and rice. Sprouted moong is high in protein and an excellent source of dietary fibre.  They are healthy for people of all ages.  Any grain when sprouted becomes easy to digest and healthy too.  You can sprout moong beans

Tomato dal recipe – How to make andhra tomato pappu recipe – Tomato pappu recipe

Dal also called as lentils or split pulses is a staple Indian cuisine normally eaten with chapathis, naans or rice.  In India, it is eaten with rice and with a wheat flatbread called roti. The manner in which it is cooked and presented varies by region. Andhra tomato pappu or tomato dal is a very popular