Category Archives: Curries/Sambars
Dal palak is a north indian cuisine and a healthy dish made of spinach leaves and lentils. This dish tastes great with rice as well as rotis.
Spinach or palak is considered to be rich in iron and also has high calcium content A very healthy curry made with spinach, yogurt and gram flour.
Vegetable kurma is a popular dish in Tamil nadu. It is a combination of vegetables, spices, curd and coconut, cooked in gravy form. It serves as a good accompaniment for both rotis as well as rice.
Dal fry is a popular north indian dish made with lentils and fried spices. It usually has a medium to thick consistency. Quick and easy to make, dal fry serves as a great side dish for rotis, parathas and rice. Dal fry is generally made with arhar or toor dal, but can also be made with masoor dal or yellow moong dal.
White pumpkin huli or sambar is a south indian curry made with white pumpkin and lentils. It is also called as poosanikai sambar in Tamil nadu. White pumpkin sambar is a popular accompaniment for rice, idlis, dosas or vadas and is a common dish in every south indian homes..
Erissery is a traditional Kerala dish prepared with yellow pumpkin, coconut and spices and it is specially made on festive occasions like Onam and Vishu. There are many varieties of erissery. But I have done this with yellow pumpkin and ground coconut paste and garnished with roasted coconut. Erissery is one of the delicacies of Kerala Sadya.
Badanekayi gojju is a very popular dish of Karnataka. It is a delicious curry that goes well with rice.
Bele saaru or rasam is a very easy to cook and popular dish in South India and it is best served with rice. Bele saaru is a traditional South Indian dish which is made from tamarind juice, tomatoes and tamarind. During rainy seasons, it can be had as a hearty soup.