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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Omavalli Ilai Kulambu / Karpooravalli Ilai Kulambhu / Karpooravalli Kuzhambu / Karpooravalli Leaves Gravy

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Omavalli illai Kulambu
Tempering ingredients
Sesame oil - 2 tbsp
Vadavam - 1 tsp heaped
or Mustard - 1tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds - 5
Other ingredients
Chopped karpooravalli ilai/Omavalli Ilai - 20
Chopped onion - 1/2
Chopped garlic - 6
Curry leaves few
Diluted tamarind juice - 1 cup
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Roasted and powdered jeera/pepper powder together - 1 tsp


Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Add the onion,garlic,omavalli ilai and saute till light brown.
Add the dry ingredients and saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Now pour the diluted tamarind juice cover and cook till thick.
Lastly add jaggery garnish with curry and coriander leaves.
Best served with plain rice.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Dahi Bhindi Recipe / Dahi Wali Bhindi Recipe / Dahi Aur Bhindi Recipe / Okra In Yogurt Gravy

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Dahi Bhindi
Tempering Ingredients
Oil - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1 tsp
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Onion - 1 medium size
Tomato - 2
Cashew nuts - 15
Ginger and garlic - 1 tbsp
(Grind it to a smooth paste,do not add water while grinding )
Gravy ingredients
Thick curd - 1/2 cup
(make sure curd is not sour)
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Besan - 1 tsp
( Whisk all the above ingredients together and keep it aside )
Other ingredients
Bhindi/Okra - 1 pound
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 3 tsp



Method
Wash wipe and chop the bhindi into medium size pieces.
Heat oil in a pan add the bhindi,salt and turmeric powder in medium high flame fry till they change colour.Transfer to a bowl and keep it aside.
In the same pan add ghee and oil temper it with jeera.
Now add the ground paste and saute till raw smell has completely disappeared and oil has separated the masala.
Now reduce the flame and add the whisked curd mixture,quickly mix it well.
Now pour some water fried okra and cook till gravy is thick.
Switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves ( optional)
Best served as a side dish for Roti or Jeera rice.


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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Quick Mor Kulambu / Majjiga Pulusu / Easy Mor Kulambu

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Mor Kulambhu
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Pottukadalai/Roasted gram dal-3tsp
Green chillies-3
Fresh grated coconut-6tsp
(Do not use dessicated coconut,the taste will change)
Ginger-a small piece
Other ingredients
Beaten curd-2 cups
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnish
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Mustard,Channa & Urad Dal-each 1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds-1tsp
Red chillies-2
Methi/Fenugreek seeds - 5
Hing-1/4tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Curry leaves few
Method
Mix the ground paste into the beaten curd.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the curd mixture into the tempering mix it well and switch off the stove.Do not give a boil.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with plain rice.

Note:
This is a quick version of making Mor Kulambhu,we do not boil the curd here.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Bengali Doi Potol Recipe / Doi Potol / Doi Parwal / Dahi Potol / Dahi Parwal - Bengali Recipe

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Doi Potol/Dahi Parwal
Tempering ingredientsOil - 12 tsp
Crushed cardamom - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Cloves - 3
Cinnamon - a small stick
Red chillies - 2
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Other ingredients
Parwal /Potol - 11
(peel out the skin)
Onion - 1 large
( grind to a fine paste)
Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp (heaped)
Slit green chillies - 2
Thick curd beaten - 1 cup
( make sure its not sour)
Kashmiri red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp


Method
Wash and peel the parwal,make slits on all sides.Add salt and turmeric powder rub it all sides and leave it for 10 minutes.
Dice the onion and put it in a mixi jar and grind to a fine paste.
Heat 6 tsp oil in a pan and in low flame fry the parwal/potol.fry till all sides are light brown.Remove and keep it aside
In the same pan add remaining oil and add the tempering ingredients.
Add the onion paste and fry till raw smell disappears,add green chillies,ginger and garlic paste saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add chilly powder,coriander powder,salt and turmeric powder,saute till oil is separated from the masala.Reduce flame and add the beaten curd mix it well.Mix well make sure they don't curdle.
Add sugar,fried parwal and pour little water,mix well and cook till gravy is thick.
Lastly add ghee and garam masala mix and switch off the stove.
Enjoy with roti or plain rice.


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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Vendakkai Puli Kulambu / Vendakkai Kulambu / Vendakkai Puli Kulambhu / Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu / Kulambu Recipes

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Vendakkai Puli Kulambu
Tempering
Sesame oil - 6 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Methi - 1/8 tsp
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Grinding ingredients
Coconut - 6 long pieces
Somph/Fennel seeds - 1tsp
( Add water and grind to a fine smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Chopped okra/vendakkai - 2 cups
Chopped small onions -8
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Chopped garlic - 4
Curry and coriander leaves
Semi thick tamarind juice - 2 cups
Red chilly powder - 1 &1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


Method
Take tamarind juice in a bowl add red chilly powder,coriander powder,salt and turmeric powder mix and keep it aside.
Grind coconut and fennel seeds to a fine paste.
Switch on Instant pot press saute mode pour oil and add the tempering ingredients,saute till they change colour
Next add the onion,curry leaves and garlic saute till light brown
Add vendakkai and tomato,saute for a minute,pour the tamarind juice and mix.
Close the lid and in manual cook for 2 minutes vent closed.
Open the lid natural pressure release and add the coconut paste and give a nice boil.
Garnish with curry and coriander leaves.
Best served with plain rice.


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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thaalagam Recipe / Thalagam Kuzhambu Recipe / Tirunelveli Thalagam

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Thalagam
Ingredients fried and ground
Coconut oil - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1 & 1/4 tsp
Channa dal - 1 & 1/4 tsp
Red chillies - 3
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Coconut - 6 tsp
Sona masoori rice - 1 & 1/2 tsp ( dry roasted till it changes colour)
White sesame seeds - 1 & 1/2 tsp ( dry roasted till its light brown)
Method
Heat oil in a pan and fry above ingredients till light brown.Cool and grind it to a smooth paste.
Tempering
Coconut oil - 3 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Grated coconut - 2 tsp
Other ingredients
Mixed vegetables of your choice - 2 cups heaped cut into big cubes
( I have used Clutter beans,drumstick,yellow and white pumpkin,bottle gourd,chow chow,mochakottai,brinjal)
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind juice from 1 small gooseberry
Jaggery - 1/8 tsp
Method
Take a wide pan pour very little water,salt,turmeric powder and all the vegetables.Cook them till its soft but still holds the shape.
Now pour the tamarind juice ,jaggery and the ground masala boil for couple minutes.
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients pour it into the gravy.
Mix and best served with Manjal Pongal/Yellow Pongal.

Note:
a) Do not over cook the vegetables,they should hold their shape.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Easy Thakkali Kuzhambu Recipe / Thakkali Kulambu / Tomato Kulambu Recipe / Tomato Gravy / Coimbatore Style Thakkali Kuzhambu - Kulambu for Idly/dosa

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Thakkali Kulambu
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Pottu kadalai/Roasted gram dal - 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds - 3/4 tsp
Poppy seeds - 3/4 tsp
Byadagi chillie or regular red chillies- 2
Cinnamon - 1/4 " stick
Cloves -2
Garlic cloves -2
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Small tomatoes - 3
( add water and grind it to a smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Oil - 4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Kalpasi / Black stone flower - a small piece
Curry leaves few
Chopped onion - a handful
Slit green chillies - 1 or 2
Coriander leaves for garnish

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Thakkali Kulambu
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard and kalpasi add curry leaves,green chillies & onion saute till onions are transparent.Pour the ground paste and fry for a minute.
Pour water as needed for the gravy and boil for 5 to 10 minutes till raw smell has disappeared completely and slightly thick.
Switch off the stove garnish with coriander leaves.
Best served with Dosa or Idli.


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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Vadai Mor Kuzhambu / Vadai Thatti Potta Mor Kuzhambu / Vadai Mor Kulambhu / Mor Kuzhambu with Vadai / Urad Dal Fritters In Buttermilk Gravy

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Vadai Mor Kulambhu
Ingredients for Mor Kulambhu
Ingredients to be soaked in water for 30 minutes
Toor dal - 1 tbsp
Rice - 2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1 tsp
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Ginger a small piece
Green chillies -3
( Grind this above ingredients to a smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Curd - 2 cups
Water to dilute as needed
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
( Beat the curd well add water,salt,turmeric powder and the ground paste.Mix well and keep it aside )
Tempering
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp
Red chillies - 4
Hing a pinch
Chopped onion a handful
Chopped curry laves few
Method
Heat oil and temper it with above ingredients.
Once the onions are light brown add the curd mixture.
When it starts to froth and rises up switch off the stove immediately.Do not boil the gravy.
Garnish with curry and coriander leaves.

Ingredients for the vada
Urad dal - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Chopped onion a handful
Chopped curry leaves few
Ginger a small piece
Green chillies - 2
Oil to deep fry
Method
Soak urad dal for 2 hours drain the water.Add ginger,green chillies and dal in a blender and grind it to a thick batter.Do not add too much water while grinding,sprinkle water if needed.
Transfer to a bowl add salt,onion and curry leaves mix well.
Heat oil in a pan wet your fingers take small portion of the batter place it on your palm shape it into a flat disc.drop these in hot oil and fry till light brown on all sides.Do not fry the vadas till crisp.
Remove and drop these hot vada into the Mor Kulambhu.
Dip both sides well in Kulambhu and leave it to soak .
Serve them with hot plain rice.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Punjabi Style Rajma Masala / Punjabi Rajma Recipe / Rajma Masala Recipe

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Rajma Masala 
Ingredients dry roasted & powdered
Coriander seeds-1tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds-1tsp
Kastoori methi-1tsp
Grated nutmeg-2 pinch
Cardamom-1
Cinnamon-a very small piece
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion-2tbsp
Chopped tomato-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Other ingredients
Rajma-1 cup
(soaked overnight)
Slit green chillies-2
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Dry mango powder/Amchur powder-1/2tsp
Oil-2tbsp
Method
Heat oil in a pressure cooker pour the ground paste & green chillies.Fry till the raw smell disappears & oil separates the pan.
Now add all the dry masala powders and the ground spice powder.
Fry for a minute,pour 3 cups of water & pressure cook till done.
Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & serve it with roti or rice.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gujarati Kadhi Recipe / Kadhi Recipe

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Gujarati Kadhi
Tempering 
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Jeera / Cumin- 1/4 tsp
Red chilly-1
Cloves - 1
Cinnamon - a small stick
Bay leaf - 1
Curry leaves few
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Grated green chillies -1
Other ingredients
Sour curd - 1 cup
Water - 1 & 1/2 cups
Besan / Gram flour- 1 tbsp heaped
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder a generous pinch
Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
( Mix all above ingredients together in a bowl.Make sure there are no lumps and its a smooth mixture.Keep it aside)
Method
Heat ghee and oil in a pan temper it with above mentioned ingredients.
Now pour the curd mixture and give a boil.
Simmer the mixture for 5 minutes till the raw smell has disappeared.
Switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Almond Mutter Paneer / Badam Mutter Paneer / Badam Matar Paneer

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Almond Mutter Paneer
Ingredients fried in 1tsp of oil till transparent & ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion-1 small
Chopped tomato-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Crushed cardamom powder-less than 1/8tsp
Green chillies-2
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
MDH Kitchen king masala-1/2tsp
Roasted & powdered jeera powder-1/2tsp
Soaked badam/almonds-20
(skin removed no need to fry this in oil just add it while grinding)
Other ingredients
Frozen peas-1 & 1/2 cups
Cubed paneer/ indian cottage cheese-1 cup
Hot milk-1/4cup
(I used fat free milk)
Tempering
Butter-1tbsp
Oil-1tbsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/2 tsp
Crushed kastoori methi leaves-1tsp
Method
Heat oil & butter in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the ground masala & saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Add the peas,paneer,milk & add water according to the thickness.
In low flame cook the gravy covered for 10 minutes or till done.
Switch off the stove & serve it hot with roti or jeera rice.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe / Kachimoru Recipe / Kachiya Moru Recipe / Kerala Moru Kachiyathu / Seasoned Butter Milk Recipe

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Moru Kachiyathu
Ingredients
Coconut oil - 2tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Methi / Fenugreek seeds - 1/8tsp
Red chillies - 2
Chopped small onions -4
Chopped garlic - 1
Chopped ginger - 1/2 tsp
Chopped green chillies - 1
Curry leaves few
Butter milk- 2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it with mustard,methi and red chillies.
Add onion,ginger,garlic,curry leaves,green chillies fry till onion is transparent.
Now add turmeric powder and salt saute for a minute reduce the heat and pour the buttermilk.
Mix and once its heated switch off the stove.Do not allow it to boil.
Serve it with plain rice.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Karuvadam Vatha Kuzhambu / Karuvadam Kulambhu Recipe / Vatha Kulambu Recipe

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Karuvadam Kulambhu
Ingredients
Semi thick tamarind juice diluted -2 cups
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Chopped garlic - 4
Curry leaves-few
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Karuvadam fried in oil till light brown -8 to 10
Tempering
Oil-6 tsp
Vadagam-1tsp
(If you don't have vadagam use little methi,mustard,urad dal & jeera for tempering)
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Add the onion,garlic & curry leaves,fry till its nice golden brown.
Add the fried karuvadam,dry masala powders,fry for a minute.
Pour the tamarind juice,needed water,cover & cook till the gravy is thick & raw smell has completely disappeared.
Switch off the flame garnish with curry leaves.
Best served with hot rice.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pudalangai Poricha Kootu / Snake Gourd Poricha Kootu

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Pudalangai Poricha Kootu
Ingredients dry roasted 
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Coconut grated - 2 tbsp
Red chillies - 2
Whole pepper - 8
Curry leaf - 5
Jeera/cumin - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a generous pinch
Method
Heat a pan add the above mentioned ingredients.In low flame dry roast till light brown.Cool and grind to a semi smooth powder.Keep it aside.
Tempering
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves few
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Other Ingredients
Channa dal - 1/2 cup
Toor dal - 1/3 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Water as needed
Chopped snake gourd/pudalangai - 1 small size
Salt to taste
Method
Pressure cook both the dals with little turmeric powder till soft.
Steam the pudalangai or cook till soft with very little water,keep it aside.
Once steam released open the pressure cooker add the ground powder & the cooked vegetable.
Give a boil & switch off the stove.
Pour the tempering into the kootu mix & serve with plain rice.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Dum Aloo Recipe / Aloo Dum Recipe

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Dum Aloo
Ingredients for the gravy
Curd - 3tbsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 3/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Powdered fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Method
Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl,keep it aside
Ingredients  ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion - 1/2
Large vine tomato - 1
Ginger & Garlic paste - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Cashew nuts - 15
Method
Add everything in a blender & grind to a smooth paste.Keep it aside.
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Other Ingredients
Small potatoes - 10
( Boil in water,peel the skin,prick with a fork on all sides.Deep fry or shallow fry in oil till golden brown on all sides.)
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Dum Aloo
Tempering
Oil - 3 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tsp
Jeera - 1tsp
Star anise - 1
Cloves -1
Cardamom -2
Bay leaf -1
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Dum Aloo
Method
Heat oil & ghee in a pan add the tempering ingredients.
Now add the ground masala & in low flame fry till masala leaves the oil.
Now add the curd mixture & cook till everything is well combined & the raw smell has disappeard.
Pour some water add the fried potato & cook till gravy is thick.
Switch off the flame mix in some cream if adding & garnish with crushed methi leaves & ginger strips.
Best served with Roti.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Methi Corn Malai Recipe / Methi Makai Malai / Fenugreek And Corn Curry Recipe

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Methi Corn Malai
Ingredients dry roasted & powdered
Cloves- 5
Cinnamon - 2 small sticks
Cardamom - 2
Peppercorns - 7
Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1tsp
( Dry roast the above ingredients till just hot,cool & grind to a fine powder)
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Onion - 1/2
Green chillies-3
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic -3
Cashewnuts - 1tbsp
Poppy seeds - 1 tbsp
Other Ingredients
Frozen Methi/Fenugreek leaves - 2 cubes
( Approximately 1/2 cup)
Frozen corn - 1 & 1/2 cups
( cook in microwave for a minute)
Sugar - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Milk - 1/2 cup
Oil- 2 tbsp
Butter - 2 tbsp
Method
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan add the methi & fry for 3 to 4 minutes.Cool & grind to a semi coarse paste.Keep it aside.
Now heat remaining oil & butter in a pan ,in medium low flame fry the ground paste till the masala leaves the sides of the pan.
Now add the salt,sugar, ground methi & corn,saute for couple more minutes.
Add the ground masala powder & milk,cook till everything is well combined.
Switch off the flame & serve them with roti or jeera rice.
Note:
a) Cream can be added at the last for extra richness.
b) Fresh methi leaves can also be added.

Courtesy: Priya with a slight change

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Poondu Kulambu Recipe / Poondu Kuzhambu Recipe / Garlic Kulambhu Recipe

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Poondu Kulambu
Ingredients
Tamarind - 1medium lime size ball
( Soak it in warm water & extract the juice.Dilute with required amount of water)
Salt to taste
Kara kulambu podi - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Jaggery - a pinch
Chopped onion - 1/4
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Fresh garlic - 12
( peeled & sliced,if your garlic are small variety no need to slice add them whole)
Chopped curry & coriander leaves - little
Sesame oil - 1 tsp
Tempering
Homemade Vadagam - 1 & 1/2 tsp
( If you don't have vadagam add little mustard,methi seeds,jeera & urad dal for tempering)
Crushed garlic -1
Curry leaves - few
Method
Take tamarind juice in a bowl add salt,turmeric powder & kara kulambu powder,mix & keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients.Now add the onion & garlic fry till they are light brown.Add the tomato saute for a minute.
Pour the tamarind mixture add water accordingly.Cover & cook till the gravy thickens & raw smell has completely disappeared.
Switch off the stove pour 1 tsp of sesame oil,a pinch of jaggery,curry & coriander leaves.
Mix well & best served with hot rice.
Note:
a) If you don't have kara kulambu podi replace it with red chilly & coriander powder.
b) Small onions gives best taste to your gravy.
c)Adding sesame oil at the end gives nice flavour to the dish.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Kobbari Pulusu Recipe /Coconut Stew Recipe / Coconut Pulusu Recipe / Andhra Kobbari Pulusu

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Kobbari Pulusu
Ingredients
Thick coconut milk-1/2 cup
( I used the tin & diluted with 1/2 cup water)
Tamarind juice diluted-1 cup
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 & 1/2 tsp
Sesame seeds fine powdered-2tbsp
Garlic-4
(make a paste)
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Tempering
Oil-4tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Red chillies-6
Urad dal-1/4tsp
Methi-less than 1/8tsp
Curry leaves-little
Slit green chillies-3
Hing-1/2tsp
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Kobbari Pulusu
Method
Mix sesame powder & garlic paste in coconut milk & keep it aside.
Mix salt & turmeric powder in tamarind juice.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the tamarind juice mixture, boil it for 5 minutes in medium high flame till raw smell disappears.
Lower the flame & add the coconut milk mixture & simmer for 2 or 3 minutes.
Before switching off the stove add sugar mix it well.
Garnish  with curry & coriander leaves.
Serve it with hot rice.
Note:
a) You can also blend garlic,sesame seeds & coconut milk together to a smooth liquid.
b) If you think your gravy is not thick add a teaspoon of rice flour diluted in water for it to thicken.
c) Sliced onions can also be added in tempering for extra flavour.

Courtesy:sreelu with a slight change.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Palak Keerai Masiyal Recipe / Keerai Kadayal Recipe / Keerai Kadaisal Recipe / Spinach Masiyal Recipe

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Keerai Masiyal
Ingredients
Palak / Spinach-1 bunch chopped
Onion-1/2
Green chilles-4
Tamarind - a small piece
Salt to taste
Garlic-6
Tempering
Oil-4tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Urad dhal-1/4tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Red chillies - 2
Curry leaves few
Crushed garlic -3
Method
Take a pan add palak,garlic,onion,tamaring & green chillies,in low flame cook till its soft.
Cool the mixture add salt & mash it well with a masher.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the tempering into the palak mixture.
Mix & serve it with rice.

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Friday, January 1, 2016

Mixed Vegetable Kurma Recipe / Vegetable Kurma Recipe

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Mixed Vegetable Kurma
Ingredients
Mixed vegetables - 2 cup
( I used the frozen vegetables)
Chopped potato - 1
Chopped onion - 1/4
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Chopped Mint leaves - 1 tsp
Coriander & Curry leaves - little
Ingredients to grind
Poppy seeds /  Khus Khus - 1 tsp
Roasted gram dal/Pottukadalai - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Cashew nut - 5
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Grated coconut - 1/3 cup
Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste - 1tsp
Tempering
Oil- 3 tbsp
Cloves - 2
Cardamom -2
Cinnamon - a small stick
Bay leaf - 1
Method
Take a mixi jar add all the ingredients mentioned under GRIND.
Pour water & grind to a smooth paste.
Take a pan add oil temper it with above ingredients.
Now add the onion & curry leaf ,fry till light brown .
Add the ground paste in low flame fry till oil separates the masala.
Add the vegetables and tomato saute for couple more minutes.
Pour water according to the thickness you need,cover & cook till vegetables are cooked.
Switch off the stove add the mint,curry & coriander leaves.
Mix well & best served with roti or rice.

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