Category Archives: Curries/Sambars

Chow chow mor kuzhambu or chow chow curry

Chow chow curry

Chayote or Chow chow vegetable is very popular in South Indian cuisine. It is also called as Bangalore brinjal and is used in vegetable stews. It is called as chow chow in Tamilnadu. Chow chow curry is made with sour curd and chow chow. A tangy curry that goes well with rice.

Udupi saaru or udupi rasam recipe

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Udupi saaru or rasam is very popular for its unique and divine taste. The important ingredients used are coconut oil and jaggery. This is my humble try to get that taste and flavour through this recipe.

Dal Palak

palak curry

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.

Cabbage curry

Cabbage curry

A spicy cabbage curry made with cabbage, spices and coconut.

Palak ki kadhi (Spinach curry) recipe

Palak kadhi

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 (Mixed vegetable korma)

vegetable kurma

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 recipe

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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 white pumpkin sambar recipe

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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

Erissery

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.

White pumpkin kootu

White pumpkin kootu

A typical south indian preparation using lentils, vegetables, tamarind and coconut.