Vegetable Stew/Veg stew/kerala style veg stew

Vegetable stew is a global dish made from a mixture of vegetables like Carrot, potatoes, green peas etc which goes well with palappam, idiyappam bread, puri or rice. These ingredients can include any combination of vegetables. The usage of coconut milk as an ingredient gives it a typical Kerala flavor. Vegetable stew, prepared in rich smooth coconut milk is a power house…

Simple veg kurma/Vegetable korma/ Kaiyendhi Bhavan Style Kurma

A typical south Indian recipe, this mixed vegetable kurma is commonly served in restaurants with Parotta or Idiyappam. Check my other kumar recipes: Chicken Kurma (Hotel Style), Mutton Kurma, The coconut based gravy works well with rice, roti, bread or anything, really! The flavors, although intense, are derived from very few ingredients. A quick search…

Mushroom Masala gravy/Kaalaan masala Gravy with no coconut

Mushroom masala recipe, a popular restaurant style Indian gravy curry served with chapathi, lachcha paratha, pulao, Dosa, Appam, Idiyappam. I am sharing a comforting and extremely flavorful restaurant style mushroom masala curry that uses simple ingredients. A pretty straight forward recipe that’s easy to make for even newbie cooks or bachelor cooks. In most Indian restaurants you…

Pakoda korma/Pakora Kurma- A Traditional Tamilnadu Recipe

Do you want to taste the traditional Tamilnadu pakkoda kuruma? Here is a easy method for making pakkoda kuruma, prepare and enjoy this traditional Tamilnadu recipe. Pakora  Kurma  is undoubtedly one of the more popular dish of South Indian Cuisine..!! This delicious mild curry, which is decandently creamy with smooth texture, makes a real hit…

Channa Masala / Chole Masala recipe

Channa masala or Chole masala is a classic Indian Vegetarian dish prepared with Kabuli channa (garbanzo beans ).It is a fantastic side dish for chapati, bhatura and pooris .It is my family’s favorite. Today let us see how to make this simple Channa Masala recipe-(Kabuli Channa)-Chole masala following this easy recipe. This Channa Masala recipe…

Jaggery Sambar / Sweet Sambar / Vellam potta sambar for Idly, Pongal

Sambar recipes plays a vital role in South Indian diet. This has certainly lead to variety of sambar recipes depending upon the region and locally available ingredients. This sambar is very simple and tasty one with idly and Venpongal, Kuthiraivali Pongal,  My mom usually prepare this sambar at home. Normally if she used a cup of…

Navratan Korma (vegetable Kurma) recipe

Navratan Korma is a rich, creamy and flavorful dish that literally translates to nine-gem curry. The “gems” are the fruits, vegetables and nuts that make up the curry. My recipe is sweet, spicy, nutty and creamy. Though it consists of many ingredients, Navratan Korma is actually an easy dish to prepare. There are a few steps, but…

Vadacurry simple method

My family love vadacurry very much. If vadacurry is there i love to have any tiffin items with this. Already i have posted Vadacurry with coconut milk. Here is my mom vadacurry, which is very simple method and tasty too. This you can make with ingredients available at kitchen. I served it with Idly. I like it…

Channa Masala/Punjabi Chole Masala recipe

This Channa Masala recipe is very easy to make and Channa Masala gravy is an ideal side dish for chapathi. For this gravy we need to soak the konda kadalai (chick peas) for 8 hours or overnight. This soaking helps the chickpeas to cook easily. This channa masala can also be served with chapathi, poori,…

Vengayam Thakkali thokku/Onion tomato thokku for idly,dosa,chapatti, picnic combo

Vengayam thakkali thokku or Simple Onion-Tomato Chutney (No Grinding Chutney) is an easy & simple side dish for Idli, dosa & chapathi prepared by cooking onions & tomatoes well with simple, easily available masala items at kitchen until they reach a thokku-like consistency. Onion Tomato Thokku and chapati is a nostalgic dish for a lot of us, Tamilians. Whenever we…