Category Archives: Vegetable – dry

Sweet potato curry recipe – How to make sweet potato curry recipe

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Sweet potato is a starchy root vegetable which is full of nutrients and vitamins.  They do not take much time to cook and tastes delicious when cooked with spices.  Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, Vitamin C and D.   They  contain iron and support a healthy immune system

Aloo beans stir-fry recipe – How to make punjabi aloo beans sabzi recipe – side dish for rotis

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Aloo beans is a tasty and quick stir-fry recipe made with french beans, potatoes and spices.  It is also simple to make as the spices required is easily available in the kitchen.  Aloo beans subzi tastes great with rotis or naans or with dal rice.  This is a dry vegetable which does not involve much

Parwal ki subzi – How to make parwal ki sabzi recipe – North Indian recipes

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Parwal is also called as pointed gourd or green potato and widely grown in northern parts of India.  Parwal is a good source of vitamin and minerals, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C.  It is low in calories   and helps lower the cholesterol.  It is also called as potol in Bengali and parval in Gujarathi or hindi.  Vegetable made with parwal

Mushroom pepper fry recipe – How to make mushroom pepper fry recipe

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Mushroom pepper  fry is a delicious and healthy side dish made with mushrooms, black pepper and green capsicum.  Mushrooms are low in calories, fat free, cholesterol free and low in sodium, yet they are loaded with essential nutrients  and good source of iron and vitamin D.  Mushroom pepper fry goes well with rotis as well as flavoured rice. 

Arbi roast recipe – How to make spicy arbi roast or arbi fry recipe – colocasia roots/taro roots recipes

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Arbi or taro root or colocasia is a root vegetable which is high in dietary fibre, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins.  They are free from gluten proteins.  The health benefits include its ability to improve digestion, lower blood sugar levels, protect the skin, increase circulation, aid the immune system, prevent heart disease, while also supporting muscle and nerve

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,

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

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

Mango thokku/mavinakayi thokku recipe – how to make grated raw mango thokku recipe

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Mango thokku is a very simple and delicious pickle made with raw mangoes.  It is an excellent accompaniment for sambar rice, curd rice, upma and plain rotis too.  Since summer has already started, this is an ideal time to make this pickle/thokku when raw mangoes are available easily in the market.  This is an instant

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