Spicy Aloo Masala ~ Side dish for Pulao

Spicy Aloo Masala

This spicy Aloo Masala is made with a creamy paste of roasted onions and other masalas to make this a rich and spicy side dish to be served with mild Pulaos. When I had made the Biryani/ Pulao / Khichdi Festival, I had some mild Pulaos on the list that had to be paired with […]

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Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu, a typical dish from the Tamil Cuisine,┬áis 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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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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Ponnanganni Keerai Paruppu Poriyal

Happy New Year to all my readers! I am very happy to share this 60th Edition of BM with you all. A special thanks to all my BM friends. Starting this week with a Regional special and I will be featuring some Tamil Nadu dishes.  First in the series is this stir fry that we […]

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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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Navaratna Sundal Curry ~ South Indian Meal Dishes

We are starting the second week of BM#42 and this week I am going to share some delicious South Indian Thali Meal Dishes. The idea was to showcase those typical dishes that are part of the thali meal. As most of you might know, I have a penchant for Thalis and I ardently try to […]

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Manipuri Khichdi with Ooti from Manipur

We are now on M and the one that starts with the North East states Manipur. With my chosen Bread theme, I had such difficulty finding bread in these states. That’s when I had to resort to the other clause I had for myself. And started looking at their staple food or at least with […]

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