Category: Side Dishes

  • Kovai Cauliflower

    – Mix curry leaves coriander leaves paste, bengal gram flour, ginger garlic paste, salt and cauliflower florets – Deep fry cauliflower in oil – Add oil and sauté red chillies, chopped ginger garlic, green chillies, onion, deep fried cauliflower, curry leaves, pepper powder and salt – Add tomato sauce or chopped tomatoes, to make gravy…

  • Vaazhakaai Karanaikizhangu Kootu

    – Without adding oil, sauté coconut, red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and curry leaves – Pressure cook chopped vaazhakaai, karanaikizhangu, bengal gram, broken green gram, turmeric powder, curry leaves and salt – Grind the masala to a fine paste – Once the veggies are cooked, smash it well and add the grinded…

  • Crispy Paneer Fry

    – Mix 2 tbsp corn flour, 2 tbsp maida, 1/2 tsp red chilly powder, 1/2 tsp pepper powder, salt and salt to a batter consistency – In another bowl, mix 1/3 cup rice flour, 1 tsp pepper powder, 1/2 tsp chilly flakes and salt without adding water – Cut paneer into thin strips like the…

  • Oyster Mushroom Fry

    – Add oil in a pan and saute cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf, chopped big onion, green chillies and then the ginger garlic paste – Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, curry masala powder, pepper powder and saute for few mins – Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until it turns gooey –…

  • Vaazhaipoo/Banana Flower Poriyal

    – Chop vaazhaipoo and soak in water with curd, turmeric powder, broken green gram, bengal gram and salt – Slit 1 green chilly, chop pearl onions and tomato – Add oil and sauté all the above – Add little red chilly powder and salt – Once all gets cooked, add drumstick leaves

  • Aviyal

    – Cut white pumpkin, drumstick, carrot, beans, yam, chow chow and cluster beans into lengthwise pieces – Grind coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies into a fine paste – Boil all the above veggies in pan by adding little water and little salt by closing the lid – Add the coconut paste to the above…

  • Mola Keerai/Ara Keerai Thandu Kootu

    – Pressure cook chopped thandu, potato, carrot, brinjal, onion, tomato, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, little red gram, little broken green gram, little bengal gram and little water – Finally add tadka, salt and fennel powder to the smashed kootu

  • Mango Pachadi

    – Grate mango into small pieces – Add oil and sauté mustard, urad dal, red chillies, mango until soft – Once cooked, add grated jaggery and salt

  • Fish Fry

    – Clean the fish and squeeze out all the water from it – Mix sambar powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, smashed garlic, curry leaves, salt and lemon juice in a plate for marination – Mix all the fish in the marination mix – Add a teaspoon of oil in the cast iron pan and…

  • Prawn Masala

    – Add oil and sauté 2 chopped big onion, 1 potato, ginger garlic paste, tomato, turmeric powder and salt. – Add prawns and after it’s 1/3rd cooked, add 1/2 tbsp red chilly powder, less than 1/2 tbsp sambar powder, curry masala powder and coriander leaves