Category: Poriyal/Kootu

Beans Paruppu usili

Beans paruppu usili is a very popular tamil Brahmin dish. It is commonly prepared with plantain flower/ Vaazhaipoo, french beans, cluster beans, flat beans, cabbage. The vegetable and the paruppu usili is cooked separately and is tempered and mixed together. Also the vegetable look yummy and colourful.   INGREDIENTS Beans –  1/2 Kg Water – To cook Turmeric powder –...

Vaazhakkai Poriyal(Plantain Curry)

Vaazhakkai poriyal  is one of the curries that we make at home regularly. This is a tamil Brahmin recipe and has no onion and garlic. You can make mezhukkuperatti, Vaazhakkai podimas and this one with plantain. This curry is different from the other two. It goes well with sambar sadham, rasam sadham. INGREDIENTS Vazhakkai (Plantain)- 2 Salt – To taste...

Kathirikkai poriyal (Brinjal Curry)

Brinjal is my all time favourite curry. Whenever this curry is made at home, I make sure that I have a large portion of it.  I like the way my amma makes this recipe and I followed her method. My thatha and I are hard core fans of this curry.  We take a ladle of curry, mix it with plain rice and...

Stuffed karela

Karela or Bitter gourd or Bitter melon is a vegetable which most of them hate due to its bitterness. But the stuffed karelas are devoid of bitterness and people who hate bitter melons will also like this recipe. Though you can make this in normal bitter gourds available, it can be made best with the small bitter melons that are...

Chenai Mezhukkuperatti

Elephant yam is an edible tuber, that is consumed mostly in the tropical regions. The name elephant yam is due to the reason that it resembles the foot of the elephant to a great extent. They are rich in carbohydrates, proteins and vitamins. The antioxidants in it make it very nutritious. They help in reducing LDL which is the bad...

Chakka kuru thoran

Jackfruit seeds are gathered from the ripe fruit, sun-dried and stored for use in rainy season in many parts of South Indian states. They are indeed very rich in protein and nutritious. The fresh seeds are rich in starch and low in calcium and iron but a good source of both vitamin B1 and vitamin B12. Whenever my dad bring the...

Potato-Cumin curry

Potato is a favourite vegetable for almost everyone of us. Potato-cumin curry has cumin seeds as one of its main spices and it has a different flavour. this can be served as a side dish for anything or can be eaten as such as a snack. It is yummy 😛 😛 😛 😛 INGREDIENTS Potatoes – 8 Cumin seeds- 2...

Spicy Okra

Okra is nothing but one of the common vegetables that we use daily – Lady’s finger. They are rich in Pyridoxine, good anti-oxidant, vitamin -K and minerals. But many of us donot like this vegetable due to its sticky nature. But the recipe that I am going to make will not have the stickiness and my mom who will avoid...

Baby potatoes fry

Baby potatoes are potatoes that are taken from the soil before they are fully grown. They are used in making a variety of dishes with different culinary methods. But a very good method is to prick the potatoes to absorb the flavour. INGREDIENTS Baby potatoes – 1/2 kg Salt – As required Turmeric powder – A pinch Coconut oil –...

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