Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

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

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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

Stuffed karela or stuffed bittergourd recipe – how to make stuffed karela fry recipe – Indian recipes

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Stuffed karela fry is a delicious Indian dish made by stuffing the bittergourd with Indian spices amd then stir-fried with the masalas.   It goes well with rotis, naans or phulkas.  Karela or bittergourd vegetable is not liked by many as it is very bitter in taste.  But it is very healthy, as it has lot of health benefits,

Mushroom masala | mushroom curry recipe | mushroom recipes

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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

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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

French beans stir-fry recipe – how to make beans palya or beans poriyal recipe – south indian style

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French beans stir-fry or beans poriyal is a simple and quick South Indian dish made with french beans, urad dal, whole red chillies and grated coconut.  This vegetable dish is not only tasty but healthy too with minimum oil used in its preparation.   French beans stir-fry goes well as a side dish with steamed rice

Aloo or potato kurma recipe – how to make alu or aloo kurma recipe – side dish for rotis/chapathis

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Aloo kurma or potato kurma is a very mildly flavoured curry made with potatoes, grated coconut and spices.  It pairs well with rotis, chapathis and even pulao, idlis and dosas.  It is very easy to prepare too.   Kurma tends to become thick once cooled down. So adjust the consistency accordingly.  Now for the recipe… Prep

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

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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

Padwal subzi/padavalakai palya/snakegourd stir-fry recipe – snakegourd recipes

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Padwal bhaji or padavalakai palya is a very nutritious and healthy curry made with snakegourd and chana dal and mixed with coconut and spices.  It goes well with steamed rice.  Snakegourd is also called as padwal in Maharashtra, pudalangai in Tamil nadu and padavalakai in Karnataka.  It contains a rich variety of nutrients, vitamins and minerals that

Palak curry recipe – how to make simple palak curry recipe – side dish for rotis/rice

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Palak curry is a healthy and simple palak recipe made with spinach/palak leaves, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It goes well with rotis, phulkas and rice.  In this recipe, I have chopped palak leaves and then mixed with spices.  You can also puree the palak leaves and then add to the gravy.  Palak is rich in iron

Yam stir-fry recipe or how to make suran stir fry or senai kizhangu curry recipe

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 Yam (elephant yam) stir fry is also called as suran fry in hindi and senai kizhangu in tamil. Yam is full of complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre which helps in lowering bad cholesterol.  It is a very popular side dish for rice and sambar in south indian cuisine.  But it goes well with rotis too.   Yam is