Category Archives: Vegetable – dry

Yam poriyal or yam vegetable recipe

Yam is known as suran in Hindi and senai kizhangu in Tamil. It is a good source of energy and high in dietary fibre. Yam vegetable or poriyal is a spicy preparation of yam, coconut and and mildly spiced with Indian spices. This vegetable preparation is more popular in Tamil Nadu and it goes well as a side dish for rice and curry.

Kakdi/kheera ki sabzi or cucumber dish recipe

Kakdi ki sabzi or cucumber stir fry recipe is very easy to make and healthy too. Fresh cucumber pieces are seasoned with red chillies,curry leaves, urad dal, chana dal and garnished with grated coconut. Fresh curry leaves gives a nice flavour to the vegetable. It is made in South Indian style. Kakdi ki sabzi make a good accompaniment for rice.

Paruppu usili recipe

Paruppu usili is a very popular South Indian side dish for rice. It is a dry curry made with clusterbeans, bengalgram dal, urad dal and red chillies.

Thondekai palya or tendli fry recipe

Tindora or thondekai stir fried with grated coconut and spices.

Bendekai palya or bhindi fry or okra subzi recipe

Bendekai palya or bhindi fry is a simple and easy to make side dish which goes well with rotis as well as rice. Amchoor powder add a unique flavor to this preparation.

Karela fry (Bittergourd fry)

A healthy stir fry vegetable cooked with spices.

Cabbage masala

A spicy cabbage recipe

Padwal bhaji recipe

Padwal also known as snake gourd or padavalakai in Karnataka, is low in calories and rich in calcium. A stir fry vegetable with grated coconut makes a good accompaniment for rice.

Beans palya (French beans foogath)

French beans cooked with coconut, cumin seeds and red chillies. It is served as an accompaniment for rice.

Cabbage palya or cabbage stir fry recipe

Cabbage stir fry is a simple and delicious side dish which goes well with rice. Cabbage is rich in Vitamin C and K and helps in improving digestion. This vegetable is made with cabbage, green chillies, chana dal, urad dal and grated coconut.