Kothavarangai Paruppu Usili from a traditional Tamil Iyer Style Recipe. Cluster beans sautéed with tuar dal-chilli paste, tempered with mustard seeds & hing.
Recipes for the Hungry- sometimes Exotic, mostly Healthy, always Delicious
Veg curries, kootu and stews
Easy, Quick to make Vegetable Koottu for the new Mom, Vegetables cooked with moong dal lentils and turmeric, tempered with curry leaves, mustard, fenugreek and cumin
A simple and quick curry of Beans, sautéed in sesame oil and garnished with fresh coconut. Gorgeous Purple beans which are a bright green when sliced, make for a delicious accompaniment to sambar or rasam and rice. Regular green beans may be substituted for the purple ones.
Recipe 3 of 100 Healthy Recipes Challenge Continuing the exploration of recipes from Eastern Uttar Pradesh, seasonal green peas are used to make this delicious Nimona, as a regular part of a winter meal in Awadhi cuisine. Use fresh ingredients to bring out the flavour of this aromatic dhal like side
100 Healthy Recipes Challenge: Recipe 2 A Healthy tasty side dish for Indian flat bread (chapati) or with rice and a plain Jeera Dhal: easy to make and you could use less oil, to bring out the flavours of the bitter gourd and its nutrient and disease fighting properties. Wiki says that Karela or Bi
Delicious cubes of cottage cheese/ paneer cooked in pureed spinach, fried onion, ginger and garlic, fenugreek and cumin.The softness of the spinach puree and the creaminess of the paneer, contrasts with the crunch of the capsicum.
Hot phulkas with Kadhi Pakode, a very nice dinner on a rainy evening! The first time I came across this dish was in Femina Magazine several years ago. This was a recipe described by a celebrity and I learnt words such as bagar for the first time. My recipe does not follow the one I read in the magaz