Category Archives: Curries/Sambars

Palak kadhi (spinach yoghurt curry) recipe – How to make palak kadhi recipe – palak recipes

Palak kadhi is a popular North Indian dish that goes well with rotis as well as rice.  This recipe has the goodness of spinach, curd and garlic.  Palak kadhi is a healthy and light dish which can be had at any time of the day.  The main ingredients in this dish are spinach, besan, curd

Sprouted green gram curry (sprouted moong dal) recipe – How to make green gram dal recipe – dal recipes

Sprouted green gram curry is made from moong sprouts, onions, tomatoes, coconut and spices.  This curry goes well with rice as well as rotis.   This curry is also called as mugachi usal and a very popular dish in Maharashtra.  Sprouted green moong is high in proteins, low in calories and full of fibre.  Coconut

Mysore rasam recipe – How to make Mysore rasam recipe – South Indian recipes

Rasam or saaru is basically a South Indian lentil soup, made with tamarind juice, tomatoes, rasam powder, turdal and coriander leaves which are the main ingredients. Traditionally, rasam is served with rice and is usually fluid in consistency. Rasam is called as saaru in Kannada language and Chaaru in Telugu language, means  juice or soup.

Palak moongdal recipe (Dal palak) – How to make dal palak or spinach dal (with coconut) – Palak recipes

Palak moongdal or dal palak is a very quick and healthy dish made from palak (spinach), yellow moong dal, coconut  and mild spices.  It is a very flavourful dish and a good way to include leafy vegetables in your daily diet.  Moong dal when mixed with spinach leaves makes it all the more nutritious.  This

Bottlegourd curry/Sorakkai kootu (Lauki and moong dal curry) – How to make sorakkai kootu recipe

Bottlegourd kootu is a delicious curry made with bottlegourd (lauki) and moong dal and cooked in a spicy coconut masala  and is best had with plain rice and ghee.  It is a very popular South Indian dish.  Bottlegourd or lauki is also used for making halwa or kheer, which also tastes great.  This curry is

Dal palak recipe – How to make dal palak (spinach dal) recipes – vegetarian recipes

Dal palak is a simple and easy dal recipe made with spinach leaves and lentils and tempered with mild spices.  This dal goes well with steamed rice and rotis.  Ghee when used for tempering gives a nice flavor and aroma to the dish. Dal palak is quick to make as it needs only basic ingredients

Cluster beans sambar recipe – How to make clusterbeans sambar recipe – sambar recipes

Cluster beans sambar is a simple and easy sambar recipe made with cluster beans.  It is also called as gorikaayi huli in Karnataka and  kothavarangai sambar in Tamil nadu and it goes well with steamed rice.  This sambar recipe can be prepared quickly by using sambar powder.  Clusterbeans has its own unique taste and flavor

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