Category Archives: Curries/Sambars

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

Tomato sambar recipe – How to make tomato or thakkali sambar recipe – tomato sambar for idli and dosa

Tomato sambar is also called as thakkali sambar and is made with toor dal, tomatoes and tamarind, as the main ingredients.  This sambar goes well with idlis, dosas, steamed rice or ven pongal.  It is a very flavorful sambar and tomatoes gives a nice tangy taste to the sambar.  Tomato sambar is one of the 

Mixed dal fry recipe – How to make mix dal fry or panchmel dal recipe – Panchratna dal recipe

Mixed dal fry or panchmel dal is a dal recipe made with 5 different lentils/dals. Panch means five and this dal is a very popular dish from Rajasthan cuisine.  This mix of dals packet is easily available in most of the supermarkets in India.  The flavours of all the dals along with the spices gives

Collection of dal recipes – Indian curries – dal recipes

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. In South India, dal is primarily used to make

Dahi bhindi recipe – How to make dahi bhindi recipe- Indian curries

Dahi bhindi is a delicious curry cooked with yoghurt and gram flour as the main ingredients and mild spices added to it.  It is also a quick recipe but absolutely healthy and tasty.  Dahi bhindi is best served with  rice and rotis.  Ladies finger is very low in calories and also rich in vitamins and

Palak chana dal recipe – How to make spinach chana dal – Dal recipes

Palak chana dal is a healthy and nutritious dal made with spinach leaves and chana dal.  Palak is rich in iron and chana dal is highly nutritious and equally rich in proteins, calcium, iron and B vitamins.  It is a healthy indian curry which goes well with rice and chapathis.  Spinach gives a nice colour