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Poriyal/Kootu

Bendakaya Fry / Vepudu

Bendakaya Fry / Vepudu is the delight of Andhra cuisine with this simple yet delectable Okra Fry (Vepudu) recipe, crafted with minimal spices, peanuts, garlic, and onion. It’s a versatile dish that serves wonderfully both as a snack and a side dish with rice. The preparation is quick, transforming the notoriously sticky okra into a …

Chenai Erissery / Yam Curry
Poriyal/Kootu South Indian gravy

Chenai Erissery / Yam Curry

Chenai Erissery / Kerala style Yam Curry is a popular and traditional Kerala curry served in Vishu and Onam Sadhya. Chenai Erissery / Yam Curry is made with elephant foot yam, that is spiced with coconut paste and tempered with roasted coconut. This is my family recipe and it has a unique taste because of …

Poriyal/Kootu

Jackfruit / Chakka Puzhukku

Jackfruit / Chakka Puzhukku is a traditional dish from Kerala prepared with raw jackfruit and with some fresh spices. Puzhukku is a popular dish in Kerala and it is made with different vegetables like Tapioca, Jackfruit, Green gram, etc., Here I have made the puzhukku with jackfruit. The jackfruit should be half ripened for this …

Poriyal/Kootu

Pulikuthi Upperi

Pulikuthi Upperi is a Palakkad Iyer recipe that is so popular in this community. Is is a tangy blend of stir fried vegetables. We normally use desi vegetables to make this recipe. Here I have used red pumpkin, lady’s finger, brinjal, plantain. We can also make it with one vegetable. It goes best with Molagootal. …

Poriyal/Kootu

Vellai Kondakadalai Sundal

Sundal is a traditional South Indian dish prepared with legumes. It is offered as neivedhyam or prasadh for the Almighty during pooja, especially on Navarathri days. It is very healthy, rich in protein and can be had with coffee or tea in the evening. This can be made with different legumes. As it is rich …

Poriyal/Kootu

Ivy gourd sabzi / Thondekayi palya

Ivy gourd sabzi / Thondekayi palya is a simple sabzi with tamaraind and masala powder. It is known as tendli or tindora in hindi. Ivy gourd / Thondekayi / Kovakkai is a popular vegetable in India which is often confused with pointed gourd / parwal. Pointed gourd is slightly bigger than ivy gourd and is …

Poriyal/Kootu

Hagalkayi / Pavakkai Gojju

Hagalkayi / Pavakkai Gojju is a popular dish in Karnataka apart from Kathrikaai gojju, Pinaapple gojju etc., But Hagalkayi / Pavakkai Gojju is one of my favourite recipes made with bittergourd. We usually make pavakkai poriyal, Pavakkai pitlai at home but this is totally different and there is no bitterness in the recipe. This goes …

Poriyal/Kootu

Seppankizhangu roast / Taro roast / Arbi roast

Seppankizhangu roast is a simple dry sabzi  made in Tamil homes and served with any south indian rice.The Taro or Seppankizhangu is boiled and then fried with some spices until they are roasted well. These are extremely easy and delicious dish to make. The best combo is to with Curd rice. The tricky thing is …

Poriyal/Kootu

Chakkai kottai podimas

Chakkai kottai podimas or Jackfruit seeds dry sabzi is my favourite recipes out of all the recipes made with jackfruit seeds. Whenever we buy jackfruit, we donot discard the seeds. We make recipes out of it. Make a normal sabzi called chakkai kottai thoran where the seeds are not grind after cooking. We can add …

Poriyal/Kootu

Idichakkai upperi / Raw Jackfruit curry

Idichakki Upperi / Raw Jack fruit curry is one such popular dish in Kerala, in which tender jackfruit is cooked, then shredded and stir fried with coconut,some spices and served along with steamed rice. Idichakkai upperi is one of the famous dish in Kerala cuisine. Jackfruit is a seasonal fruit from March to may. Initially …

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