Tag Archives: #sidedish

Besan karela subzi recipe – How to make karela besan subzi recipe – side dish for rotis

Bittergourd  or karela has a lot of health benefits which can be derived by including it in your diet. Its most well-known benefits are the ability to help manage diabetes,  improve respiratory health, and improves skin health. It is said to strengthen the immune system and prevent and reduce symptoms of cancer too. Karela or bittergourd

Amla pickle/amla achar – How to prepare instant amla pickle/gooseberry pickle – pickle recipes

Amla pickle – this is an instant amla pickle recipe made from gooseberries also called as amla in hindi.  Here I have used til oil, but you can use sesame oil which also adds flavour to the pickle.  As this is an instant version of pickle, you do not need sunlight to prepare this pickle

Sweet corn masala curry recipe – How to make sweet corn masala curry – sweet corn recipes

Sweet corn masala curry is a quick and simple Indian curry made with sweet corn kernels which is cooked in a spicy onion tomato gravy.  Milk cream added to it gives a nice and creamy taste to the dish.  It is an ideal dish for rotis, naans or even with jeera rice.  Sweet corn gravy

Bottlegourd curry/Sorakkai kootu (Lauki and moong dal curry) – How to make sorakkai kootu recipe

Bottlegourd kootu is a delicious curry made with bottlegourd (lauki) and moong dal and cooked in a spicy coconut masala  and is best had with plain rice and ghee.  It is a very popular South Indian dish.  Bottlegourd or lauki is also used for making halwa or kheer, which also tastes great.  This curry is

Matki sprouts curry recipe – How to make matki usal or matki amti recipe – healthy recipes

Matki sprouts curry or matcki chi usal  is a very popular  and authentic Maharashtrian dish made with sprouted moth beans or matki.  This spicy dish goes well with chapatis and steamed rice.  Only the process of sprouting the matki takes 2 to 3 days.  You can also sprout the moth beans and keep them in

Dum aloo recipe – How to make dum aloo recipe – potato recipes

Dum aloo is  a potato based dish which goes well with rotis  and naans.  Here small potatoes are used, which are first deep fried and then slowly cooked in a spiced gravy, at a low flame.  Dum aloo is a very popular cuisine from Kashmir.  In this recipe, I have not deep fried the potatoes

Dahi aloo recipe – How to make dahi wale aloo recipe – potato recipes

Dahi aloo is a yoghurt or curd based gravy recipe made with potatoes, curd and spices.  This is a no onion no garlic recipe which can be prepared very easily and quickly with ingredients easily available at home.  This is a quick side dish which  goes well with rotis and steamed rice.  It has a

Karela subzi recipe – How to make bittergourd curry recipe – Karela recipes

Karela subzi or bittergourd curry is a sweet, sour and spicy curry made with bittergourd, onions, tomatoes and Indian spices.  It is generally served with rotis or rice.  Karela or bittergourd vegetable is not liked by many as it is very bitter in taste.   You can add sugar or jaggery to balance the bitterness

Avial recipe or aviyal recipe – How to make avial recipe

Avial or aviyal is an important dish which has been originated from the State of Kerala, the God’s own country.  Aviyal is an excellent option for veg lovers.  It is a thick mixture of vegetables and fresh coconut seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves.  Avial is considered as an essential part of the Sadya.

Tomato garlic chutney recipe – How to make tomato garlic chutney for idli dosa – chutney recipes

Tomato garlic chutney is a flavoured chutney made with tomatoes, garlic cloves and red chillies.  Garlic cloves adds flavor to the chutney.  This is a no-onion chutney recipe which goes well with idlis, dosas.  It is a simple and quick recipe which does not get spoilt fast and is an ideal dish for long distance