Category Archives: SIDEDISHRECIPES

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chappathi and rice

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chapathi and rice

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chappathi and riceGreen peas tastes best when it is in season with all its sweetish starchiness.In season when its available cheap it can be bought and frozen for future use for the whole year. It’s a very flexible vegetable that goes hand in hand with any veggie combination. It gives a final satisfying look and taste to any dish you make! it’s totally a relish. Green peas is a low-calorie veggie with loaded vitamin k and even folic acid.You can try my green peas soup here in my blog which is a different try but tasted good.Green peas makes excellent sabzi’s and this particular curry needs no coconut. pattani masala curry Continue reading

how to prepare strawberry jam /fresh homemade strawberry jam

how to prepare strawberry jam /fresh homemade strawberry jam

fresh homemade strawberry jamStrawberry’s are the real wonder fruit right from the appearance to the delectable taste.Its fleshy and colour of this fruit is just unimaginable.When its fresh and ripe you will really feel the aroma of this exotic fruit. I have already made a halwa with this fruit which was totally stupendous. Even I have strawberry cupcake and frozen strawberry’s  in my space.There are many other countless recipes pending to be made with this wonderful gorgeous strawberry’s. Continue reading

south indian cauliflower kurma /gobi gravy for chappathi

south indian cauliflower kurma  /gobi gravy for chappathi

south indian cauliflower kurmaIt may be any variation in kurma! it becomes my favorite comfort sidedish particularly for chappathi. This south indian cauliflower kurma is a special hotel style variation which tastes delicious.This is a coconut based gravy adding more richness with the addition of cashews and coconut milk. You can skip adding coconut milk even then it will taste very delicious. Always washing process for cauliflower is very crucial. Don’t skip to give a rapid boil assuring that they are free from any worms. Continue reading

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambarEach day thinking of what to make is a big piece of work that strikes every cooks mind.If it is the same type of menu then it becomes always boring. For a morning tiffin or evening dinner if you need a different yet simple side dish for idli or dosa then this instant sambar recipe will be more apt.It needs no coconut or any other fussy ingredients. I learnt this recipe from my mil and used to wonder how she carries even a simple recipe to an exceptional level. Continue reading

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipe

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipe

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipePotatoes are the most dominant and versatile vegetable all over the world. Tons of dishes come out from this starchy goodness. This urulaikilangu varuval is very simple and easy to make at the same time it’s very addictive. I love this particular preparation since my childhood days. This urulaikilangu varuval is one of my aunts recipe which I have seen her make often. Continue reading