Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

Tomato kurma/thakkali kurma recipe – easy side dish for rotis, idlis or dosas

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Tomato kurma is a simple side dish prepared from tomatoes.   It is a perfect accompaniment for idlis, dosas, idiyappams and chapatis and very popular in South India.  Tomato kurma is a favourite accompaniment due to its simplicity and also it can be made in a jiffy.  Do try this tangy and delicious kurma for

Beetroot kurma recipe

beetroot kurma

 Beetroot is low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants.  It is rich in fibre, which assist in preventing constipation and help to lower cholesterol levels too.  While buying beetroot, just take care to buy beetroot which is  firm, smooth, and a vibrant red-purple and not soft, wrinkled or dull in colour.

Tendli Aloo (ivy gourd with potato) subzi recipe- Tindora sabzi recipe – Tindora aloo masala

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Ivy gourd or tendli  vegetable is regarded as an excellent source of protein and fiber and high content of vitamins.  Ivy gourd has the ability to control blood sugar levels in a natural way. Hence it is highly recommended for diabetic patients to assist them in a strong way. Tindora aloo subzi is a very quick

Carrot stir-fry – carrot palya – carrot poriyal – carrot subzi recipe

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Carrots are cruncy powerfood rich in Vitamin A  and has got lot of health benefits like beautiful skin, cancer prevention, improved vision and anti-aging.  To get the maximum benefits,  it can be eaten raw, just boiled or  steamed. Carrot subzi or carrot palya is a simple and healthy south indian recipe and serves as an excellent side-dish for steamed

Spicy mushroom curry recipe

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Mushrooms have a distinct flavour and has a lot of nutritional and health benefits.  They are high in fibre and helps reduce cholesterol and natural food sources of Vitamin D which helps your body use oxygen efficiently.  Mushrooms are naturally low in sodium, fat, cholesterol  and calories.   Mushroom curry is very simple and easy

Sprouted green moong sabzi recipe

sprouted moong subzi

Sprouted green moong sabzi is a healthy and nutritious sabzi which goes well with rotis, parathas and rice. Sprouted moong is high in protein and an excellent source of dietary fibre.  They are healthy for people of all ages.  Any grain when sprouted becomes easy to digest and healthy too.  You can sprout moong beans

Oats aviyal recipe

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 Oats avial is a variation of the popular South Indian avial which is a delicious preparation made with a thick mixture of  vegetables and coconut and seasoned with coconut oil, mustard seeds and curry leaves.  Aviyal is a considered as an essential part of  the Keralite vegetarian feast.  The vegetables commonly used are yam, plantain, pumpkin,

Soyabean curry recipe

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Soyabean curry is a healthy and delicious curry prepared with soyabeans and makes up for an excellent accompaniment for rotis and rice.  This curry is very simple and quick to make too.  Soyabean is a great source of protein and hence is a very healthy curry.  Do try to include this healthy curry in your

Yellow moong dal fry or moong dal tadka recipe

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Yellow moong dal is a simple and delicious North Indian dal made with split yellow moong dal and mixed with spices.  This is a tasty combination and goes great with any rotis, parathas or plain steamed rice. It is a flavorful dal which is quick and easy to make.  Moong dal fry is also healthy because

Mixed vegetable curry recipe

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Mixed vegetable curry is a very delicious and nutritious curry prepared from various combo of vegetables and mild spices.  It is not only a colourful but also a healthy dish.  This curry can be made with freshly available seasonal vegetables. It goes well as a side dish for rotis, chapatis or rice. Mixed vegetable curry is