Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu, a typical dish from the Tamil Cuisine, is an easy side dish made for meals and served with rice. The Poricha Kootu concept is more of a TamBrahm cuisine where the gravy is seasoned with peppercorn and a ground masala and uses different water vegetables. I share my lunch with my colleagues and […]

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Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu | How to make Mor Kulambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu is a delicious side dish made with seasoned curds or yogurt. It bursts with flavour and makes a wonderful side dish for mixed rice like Coconut Rice. We mostly make a mor kuzhambu with Lady’s Finger along with Thengai Sadam, so we thought we could change the vegetable and see how […]

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Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Easy Dum Aloo Masala

Easy Dum Aloo Masala

Easy Dum Aloo Masala is a simple potato gravy that gets done under 30 mins and you can easily make this for your kids lunch box. This simple gravy is made with baby potato and makes a delicious side dish with rotis. Sometime back when I was in need to make a quick side dish […]

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Bharli Batata | How to make Stuffed Potato Masala

Bharli Batate

Bharli Batate is stuffed potatoes cooked in a similar way to the stuffed brinjals a popular dish from the Maharashtrian Cuisine, using their Goda masala along with more spices. This is a rich gravy that pairs well with roti or rice. When I planned my Maharashtrian Thali, I again checked Vaishali’s Thali and then consulted […]

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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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Dhaba Style Dal Fry

Dhaba Style Dal Fry is a delicious dal made with a mix of dals. When I was planning the Punjabi Thali, I decided I would pick a dal, since I have already shared some couple of Dal Fry, Takda Dal, I had this in my collection of dals, that I have collected over the years. When I was going […]

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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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Simla Mirch Aloo Gobi Sabzi ~ Side Dish for Rotis

Simla Mirch Aloo Gobi Sabzi is a simple and easy to make the side dish for roti. With the winter setting, we get fresh cauliflower and capsicums. I know these days all the vegetables are available through the season. However, I have always associated cauliflower with winter. We have carts that sell huge fresh cauliflowers […]

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