Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadam/pazhaya sadam vadagam

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadam/pazhaya sadam vadagam

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadamIt’s a apt season to do all the vadams and this summer the heat is so overpowering and intolerable. A single day itself will be more than enough for these vathals to dry! it’s that much of heat this time. It’s not a koozh vadagam as it is not ground to a smooth paste,it’s a simple killu vathal recipe with left over rice.This simple vadam is often done by my mil. If there is left over rice then she will start doing this all the time. Continue reading

sweet lemon pickle indian recipe /sweet and sour pickle without oil

sweet lemon pickle indian recipe /sweet and sour pickle without oil

sweet lemon pickle indian recipePickles in India has diverse variations each region have their own making methods.Each variation is made special to that region and are famous and finger licking good. Most of the pickles needs oil in it but exceptionally this sweet lemon pickle indian recipe doesn’t need one. My grandma used to say that pickles should be done with only clean hands and handled with same care and caution. Otherwise it will be spoilt soon. Always use sterilized jar to store pickles.This Continue reading

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

cauliflower fry curry recipe /gobi poriyal/stir fry

cauliflower fry curry recipe /gobi poriyal/stir fry

cauliflower poriyal recipeCauliflower is an excellent vegetable and it tastes great when cooked perfectly.When cauliflower is over cooked it looses all its nutrients and even the taste.When we make any stir fry each house have their own style.Some add tomatoes and onions,some cook without adding any it depends on individual preferences.This cauliflower fry curry recipe is one such variation from the usual stir fry with some ground masala going into it. 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