Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura is yet another side dish for Rice, that I seem to have completely forgotten. Amma reminded me of this when we were wondering what to do with the huge cabbage we got in. She suddenly reminded me that we could make this instead of the regular Cabbage Kootu or Cabbage Poricha Kootu. […]

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Kandula Kura | Fresh Toor Gravy Andhra Style

Kandula Kura is one of my most favorite gravies that Amma makes during the season. Fresh Toor is mostly available during the winter season and as always, every winter we see these fresh tender beans being cooked in different ways. This masala gravy made with simple spices tastes awesome with Kobari Annam or Coconut Milk […]

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Matar Paneer Masala

Matar Paneer Masala is one of the most delicious rich gravy you can make with the season’s best fresh peas and paneer. When I planned for the Punjabi Thali, I thought I must include this gravy as I wanted two paneer dishes and Paneer Butter Masala was for the kids and I felt including peas […]

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Pavakkai Pitlai | Bitter gourd Pitlai

For the second day of Regional Cuisine, I have a traditional dish from Tamil Nadu. Its called the Pitlai. Its a side dish served along with Rice and slightly thicker than Sambar. This is one of those dishes one won’t find served in restaurant. Or atleast I haven’t tasted. I have eaten this in my […]

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Vellarikka Pachadi | Kerala Style Cucumber Salad

For the last last and final day of Salads, I have this pachadi from Kerala made with cucumber. Until that moment of making it myself, we never knew why the pachadi served in the feast tasted so delicious. When Amma tasted it, she was so happy saying this is what she always wanted to know. […]

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How To Make Olan | Kerala Olan Recipe

Coming to the second Side dish for the week, under BM#57, I have yet another Onam Sadya recipe, The Olan! Though we all love Kerala dishes and make some of them regularly as the Avial etc, few traditional dishes like the Olan, Kootu Curry were never made before. So while preparing for the Kerala Sadya […]

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Dalcha Recipe | How To Make Dalcha

Dalcha

Dalcha can easily be called a silent killer. Yes famous among its peers yet not so well known outside its crowd. While everybody knows and raves about Biryani, not many may know how important a dalcha is, when you talk about Biryani. Especially when it’s a nonvegetarian biryani. Growing up in a nonvegetarian family I […]

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