Category Archives: Vegan

Kara chutney recipe – How to make kara (spicy) chutney recipe – side dish for idlis | dosas

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Kara chutney is a spicy red chutney made from onions, tomatoes and red chillies and which goes well with idlis, dosas, appams and uthapams.  This chutney is also an easy and quick to make chutney recipe.  Kara chutney is a south indian style chutney and as the name suggests, the red chillies gives a spice taste

Pumpkin erissery recipe – how to make mathanga (pumpkin) erissery recipe – onam recipes

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Pumpkin erissery or mathanga erissery is a traditional Kerala dish made with pumpkin and coconut and served during onam sadya.  Pumpkin is boiled first and then cooked with coconut paste and finally tempered with coconut oil. Coconut oil gives an authentic taste to the erissery.  Pumpkin erissery is best served with steamed rice  or as a side dish

Stuffed baingan/brinjal (eggplants) recipe – How to make stuffed brinjals (bharli vangi) recipe

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Stuffed brinjal or baingan (bharli vangi) is a delicious and a popular Maharashtrian dish made with eggplants stuffed with Indian  spices.  It is known for its unique taste as  peanuts, sesame seeds, jaggery, goda masala  is used for this recipe.  Here small brinjals are slit and then stuffed with spicy masala and cooked as a whole, which gives

Curry leaves chutney|karuveppilai chutney|kadipatta chutney recipe – side dish for idlis,dosas – chutney recipes

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Curry leaves or kadipatha is rich in fibre, calcium, irons and vitamins, helps your heart function better, fights infections, improves digestions and helps lower the blood sugar levels.  Curry leaves is staple in Indian dishes and used as a seasoning as it adds a special flavour to every dish.  Chutney made with curry leaves goes well

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

Ragi rotti or ragi roti – how to make fingermillet roti/ragi rotti recipe – Indian recipes

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Ragi rotti is a popular and traditional breakfast dish in Karnataka, especially in the rural areas of South Karnataka.  Ragi rotti means ragi pancake  and is prepared from ragi flour and mild spices.  Ragi flour is mixed with salt and water and then a dough is prepared, which is then rolled into thin rottis or pancake. 

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

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

Sweet coconut poha/sweet avalakki recipe – How to make sweet poha/aval recipe – Indian sweet recipes

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Sweet coconut poha is an easy sweet snack which can be made in less than 30 minutes.  Jaggery and coconut  when added, gives a nice delicious taste to the poha. Coconut, ghee and roasted nuts further enhances the taste.  Sweet poha is also a sweet dish which is prepared on Janmashtami, an Indian festival which marks the birth of Lord Krishna. 

Pudina rice – How to make pudina rice or mint flavoured rice or mint pulao recipe – Indian rice recipes

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Pudina rice or mint flavoured rice is a flavourful rice dish made with rice, pudina leaves and spices.  This rice dish is very refreshing and tasty and can be had on its own or accompanied with raita, plain curd or any simple curry.  Pudina pulao also makes up for an ideal lunch box dish as it