Category Archives: Curries/Sambars

Pumpkin erissery recipe – how to make mathanga (pumpkin) erissery recipe – onam recipes

Pumpkin erissery or mathanga erissery is a traditional Kerala dish made with pumpkin and coconut and served during onam sadya.  Pumpkin is boiled first and then cooked with coconut paste and finally tempered with coconut oil. Coconut oil gives an authentic taste to the erissery.  Pumpkin erissery is best served with steamed rice  or as a side dish

Matar mushroom recipe – How to make peas mushroom masala recipe – mushroom recipes

Matar mushroom is a spicy masala made with white button mushrooms and green peas and cooked in onion-tomato gravy enriched with cashewnut paste. Mushrooms has got lot of nutrition and health benefits.  They help to strengthen the immune system, regulate blood pressure and also helps in weight loss.   Mushrooms contain two types of dietary fibers which increase satiety and reduce

Mushroom masala | mushroom curry recipe | mushroom recipes

Mushroom masala is a delicious recipe of white buttom mushrooms cooked in onion-tomato gravy and spices.    It is a medium consistency gravy dish which goes well with rotis or parathas as well as steamed rice or as a side dish with biryani or pulao..  Mushrooms provide with lean proteins and important minerals and vitamins.  They have no

Whole green moong dal recipe – green gram curry recipe – dal recipes

Whole green moong dal is a very easy to make dal made with green moong, onion-tomato and Indian spices.  This curry is also very healthy due to high protein content in the green moong.  This moong dal recipe requires very basic ingredients which are available easily at home.  Dals or pulses are a great source of

Spinach curd curry recipe – how to make spinach curd curry recipe – Indian curry recipes

Spinach curd curry is a healthy curry made with spinach leaves and curd and serves as a good accompaniment for rice, rotis or even plain khichdi.  In this recipe, the yoghurt is well blended with spinach paste and spices to a give a delicious taste to the curry.  Do try this curry for a change

Mavinakayi gojju or raw mango curry recipe – how to make raw mango curry recipe – mango recipes

Mavinakayi gojju or raw mango curry is a sweet, tangy and spicy curry made with raw mangoes, coconut, jaggery, tamarind and spices.  Mango curry also called as mavinakayi gojju in Kannada is a very popular and traditional dish from Karnataka. Mavinakayi gojju is a must dish during any wedding function or any auspicious functions in Brahmin community. It is a very

Mixed vegetable sambar recipe – how to make south indian mixed vegetable sambar recipe

Sambar is a lentil, tamarind and vegetable based curry or stew and very popular in South India. The story is that it got originated in the kitchen of  Thanjavur.  Maratha ruler, Shahuji during the 17th century from the southern Indian state of Tamilnadu tried to make a dish called amti (Maharashtrian curry) and experimented with toor dal or

Gujarati dal recipe – how to make gujarathi dal recipe

Gujarati dal – a simple, delicious and sweet n sour dal recipe prepared with toor dal, jaggery, peanuts, ginger and mild spices is a very comforting dal which goes very well with rice.  Tomatoes added to it gives a tangy and sour taste and jaggery gives the sweet taste.  Instead of tomatoes you can also use kokam.

Bhindi kadhi recipe – how to make bhindi kadhi recipe

Bhindi kadhi is a delicacy of Gujarat and is made from ladies finger, curd and spices.  Ladies finger or okra is cooked and then simmered in curd and besan gravy.  Bhindi kadhi goes well with rotis as well as plain rice or jeera rice.  South Indians generally make kadhi or mor kuzhambu with little coconut

Soya chunks or meal maker curry or gravy recipe

Soya chunks or nuggets are full of proteins and rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol and loss of bone mass.  Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics,  growing children, weight-watchers and the aged.   It is a  100 per cent vegetarian high quality protein source and great for growing children, as it provides