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stir fry cabbage /south indian style cabbage(muttaikose)poriyal

stir fry cabbage /south indian style cabbage(muttaikose)poriyal

stir fry cabbage /south indian style cabbage(muttaikose)poriyalYou might think it’s not so big kind of recipe to share as it’s a daily happening item at every South Indian homes but this mention of this post is as-usual for the unknown people who are actually beginners in cooking.The presence of Poriyal is an absolute necessity for a complete SouthIndian lunch menu serving as a best accompaniment for sambar and even for simple rasams.In a whole the one name poriyal is so needed throught  SouthIndia called with different names as Thoran in Kerala Continue reading

drumstick leaves thoran /murungaikeeraiporiyal/stirfry

drumstick leaves thoran /murungaikeeraiporiyal

drumstick leaves thoran /poriyal/stirfryI was literally running into the vegetable market of-course I had an umbrella with me but it was a fierce full down pour!with umbrella in one hand and a bag I was waiting under a shade hoping the rain would slow down and I can finish off my vegetable shopping.At-last the rain stopped my shopping pursued but great part of the veggies were not fresh,only brinjals and drumstick leaves were looking garden fresh ,so I picked up some two bunches of greens and returned home. Continue reading

beetroot curry indian recipe (dry)/poriyal/stirfry

beetroot curry indian recipe (dry)/poriyal/stirfry

beetroot curry indian recipe (dry)/poriyal/stirfryI still remember the boiled smell of beetroots coming right through the windows of my classroom and my college mates who were hostelites had a strong dislike for beetroots because of the stereotypic preparation and serving of this veggie!Most of the hostel mess have regular servings of beetroots in their lists it was served as poriyal weekly twice.I don’t like to take this beetroot as in poriyal form always of course I like to incorporate in pulavs,cutlets,sweets and even put it in some bakes!such a versatile veggie. Continue reading

recipe from sweet corn /sweet corn sundal(stirfry)

recipe from sweet corn /sweet corn sundal(stir fry)

sweet corn sundal(stirfry)Hardly few days more for navarathri and most of the homes who have a custom(practice) to keep kolu(steps arranged in odd numbers to display various toys mainly god and goddesses)have to plan well in advance and naturally they are trained to do it perfectly with so much of do’s and don’t s that should be followed.Both in my dads place and my in-laws place they don’t have a practice to keep kollu in spite of the fact that i have a fondness towards this custom!so,I badly miss experiencing and enjoying this beautiful practice. Continue reading

stir fry brinjal /eggplant/kathirikai poriyal(drycurry)

stir fry brinjal /eggplant/kathirikai poriyal(drycurry)

stir fry brinjal /indian brinjal curry A specific variety of violet brinjals(with white stripes)that is famous in my hometown(Salem/TamilNadu)is so special because they are brought by the farmers to market daily in the early mornings with so-much  freshness that the vegetable looks so tender and juicy tempting one to buy the whole lot! but this particular variety of brinjal is rare at my place(Trichy)this time when I visited Salem I got some wonderfully tender brinjals and did my favorite stir-fry. Continue reading