Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

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

Brinjal dry curry or brinjal podi curry recipe- how to make eggplant stir-fry curry

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Brinjal stir-fry is a easy  vegetable recipe made with eggplants.  Brinjals are cooked and spice powder is added to it, to make it more tastier and delicious.  If the spice powder is ready, it can be made instantly.  It is a very traditional south indian vegetable made from brinjals and best served with rotis or

Paneer capsicum dry subzi recipe

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Paneer capsicum dry subzi is a quick and healthy dish made with green capsicum, onions, tomatoes and paneer and mild spices.  This subzi goes well with rotis, parathas, naans or jeera rice.  Paneer capsicum subzi is a delicious Indian recipe, which goes well as a side dish for rotis, as capsicum is a good combo with

Carrot and peas stir-fry (gajar matar subzi) recipe – no onion no garlic recipe

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Carrot peas stir-fry is a simple, quick and healthy stir-fry vegetable made with carrots, peas and mild spices. Carrots are excellent source of vitamin A which is good for eyes and green peas are full of vitamins.  Try this amazing dry curry with healthy carrots and green peas.  It is very simple but so flavourful dish. This is a

Black chickpeas and potato semi-dry curry (kala chana aur aloo curry) recipe

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Black chickpeas with potato is a very delicious semi-dry curry which goes well with rotis as well as rice.  The spicy coconut sauce and the onions give a unique and good flavour to the dish, making it more extraordinarily delicious.  Black chickpeas pair very well with potatoes and makes up for a tasty dish.  Black