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Small onion curry or ulli theeyal recipe – How to make small onion curry recipe – Indian curries

Ulli  theeyal or small onion curry is a delicious curry made with small onions, tamarind, coconut and spices.  This dish is a sour and sweet gravy dish and a very popular dish in Kerala.  This tamarind based gravy goes well with steamed rice.  Pearl onions along with roasted coconut and spices gives a nice flavor

Raw jackfruit curry – How to make kathal curry recipe – Indian curries – raw jackfruit recipes

Raw jackfruit curry is a sweet and spicy curry made with raw jackfruit, coconut, spices and jaggery. This is a very popular dish in Kerala and Karnataka especially Mangalore.  Tamarind is added to this recipe which gives a tangy taste to the curry.  This curry goes well with rice as well as rotis.    Raw

Cucumber curry recipe – How to make cucumber kootu or curry recipe

Cucumber curry or cucumber kootu is a tasty stew made with cucumber.  It goes well with steamed rice and rotis.  It is a healthy and simple side dish made with cucumber, moong dal, coconut and spices.  Cucumbers are very low in calories but high in nutrients.  If you are not fond of raw cucumber, you

Potato kurma recipe – How to make aloo kurma recipe – side dish for rotis/puris

Potato kurma also called as aloo kurma is a very tasty accompaniment for rotis, puris, veg pulao or ghee rice.  Kurma is a common side dish very popular in south indian homes especially Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.  You can also add vegetables like French beans, green peas and carrot too to enhance the

Methi matar malai recipe – How to make methi malai matar recipe – side dish for rotis

Methi malai matar  is a rich punjabi dish made from fenugreek leaves, green peas and fresh milk cream.  It is best served with rotis and naans. This dish is very popular especially during winter as fresh green peas and methi leaves are easily available in plenty in the market.  Methi matar malai is healthy due

Aloo capsicum recipe – How to make alu capsicum recipe – side dish for rotis

Aloo capsicum is a easy and tasty recipe made with potatoes and green capsicum along with the basic spices which are readily available in the kitchen.  This sabzi goes well with rotis, phulkas, parathas and even as an accompaniment with dal rice.  Tomatoes added to it give a tangy flavor to the dish.  I have

Methi chole recipe – How to make methi chole or methi chana recipe – North Indian recipes

Methi chole is a delicious gravy recipe made with fenugreek leaves and white chickpeas, which goes well with rotis, naans, puris and rice.  Methi leaves gives a pleasant taste and aroma to the dish.  Methi chole is a nutritious dish as it is not only rich in iron which comes from methi leaves, but also

Avarekalu sagu recipe – How to make avarekalu curry recipe – Karnataka recipes

Avarekalu curry or sagu is delicious side dish for rotis and rice.  It also goes well with puris and dosas.  Avarekalu sagu is prepared with avarekalu also called as butter beans or hyacinth beans.  Avarekalu is a kannada term for butter beans.  It is called as mochai in Tamil and vaal or pavta in Marathi. 

Peanut or groundnut chutney recipe – How to make peanut chutney recipe – chutney recipes

Peanut chutney is a healthy chutney made with peanuts or groundnuts.  Coriander leaves added to this chutney gives a fresh look and gives a good flavor to the chutney.  This chutney goes well with idlis, dosas or uthapams.  When refrigerated, it stays good for 4-5 days.  This is also a protein rich chutney and made

Mangalore southekayi sambar recipe – How to make Mangalore cucumber sambar recipe – sambar recipes

Mangalore southekayi (cucumber) sambar is a very tasty and easy sambar made with cucumber, coconut and spices.  It is made without tamarind and tur dal which is normally used for making sambar.  Instead here tomatoes are used to give a tangy taste to the sambar.  Coconut gives the sambar a rich taste and thickness to