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Showing posts with label Vegetable Poriyal/Varuval. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Vegetable Poriyal/Varuval. Show all posts

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal/Brinjal & Drumsticks Fry/Brinjal Drumstick Masala

Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal/Pirattal is a very common dish prepared in TamilNadu in all most all the homes.  This poriyal/masala is perfect and lovely combination of brinjal and drumsticks cooked along with onions, tomatoes and spices makes it extraordinary and succulent. Kathrikkai Murugaikkai poriyal is especially prepared on pooja days and fasting days  for neivedhyam and served as side dish along with rice, sambar, rasam etc. It can also be served as sidedish for rotis or chapathis. Do try out this lovely Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal/masala and post your comments here. Meanwhile do try out other vegetarian Poriyal varietieshere.

Here’s how to make Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Monday, 5 December 2016

Vazhakkai Puttu/Raw Banana Podimas/Green Plantain Stir Fry

Hello friends,

Today, I am going a share a very simple, healthy and easy to make Vazhakkai/Raw plaintain Puttu or Podimas. Vazhakkai/Raw Plaintain is a versatile vegetable, we can make several recipes with this vegetable. Raw Plantains are excellent source of vitamin B6, B3, B5, vitamin C, E, K and a good source of magnesium, potassium and phosphorous. Ok, friends do try out this traditional and tasty vazhakkai puttu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetable Poriyal/Varuval varieties here.

Here’s how to make vazhakkai puttu with step by step photos…

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Stuffed Capsicum /Stuffed Bell Pepper baked in Oven

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very easy and lovely, stuffed capsicum baked in oven. I have used potato filling in the capsicum, you can very well replace it with chicken masala, peas & cauliflower masala , rice and meat etc. Do try out these lovely stuffed capsicums and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Stuffed capsicum… 

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Paneer 65 – Restaurant Style/Easy Paneer Recipes

Yes friends, today it is yet another irresistible recipe from my kitchen – it is none other than paneer 65. Any dish prepared with paneer in my kitchen vanishes within minutes, my kids just love them a lot and the same goes with paneer 65. I somehow managed to get some clicks to share it with you all. Paneer 65 is very common in all most all the restaurant menus, it is so easy to prepare at home with exactly the same taste and is wallet friendly when made at home. Do try out this Paneer 65 and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Paneer recipes here.

Here’s how to make Paneer 65 recipe with step by step photos….

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Beans Paruppu Usili/Paruppu Usili with Beans – Tamil Brahmin Style

Beans Paruppu Usili is a traditional South Indian [Tamil Nadu] recipe made in all the Brahmin houses as a side dish for rice. Paruppu Usili is nothing but a dish prepared with lentils and vegetables. We can choose vegetables like vazhaipoo, avarakkai, cabbage, kothavarangai or even carrots along with the lentils. My husband loves to have Beans Paruppu Usili and I make it along with Vatha Kuzhambu, which always makes a great combo. Try out this healthy and delicious Beans Paruppu Usili and post your feedback. Meanwhile check out other Vegetarian Varuval/Poriyal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Beans Paruppu Usili with step by step photos…

Friday, 18 September 2015

Jack Fruit Seed Masala/Jack Fruit Seed Dry Curry Recipe/Palakottai Masala

Jack Fruit Seed masala/Palakottai curry is perfect side dish for any South Indian Meals or rice varieties. Not just rice varieties, it can be had as side dish for rotis or type of bread varieties. Jack fruit seed recipes are prepared during the summer season in Tamil Nadu & Kerala. There are enormous benefits of jack fruit seeds/palakottai, it is loaded with proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. So don’t ever throw away the jack fruit seed, try out this jack fruit seed masala and enjoy your day.

Here’s how to make Jack Fruit Seed Masala/Palakottai Masala with step by step photos…

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Beetroot Poriyal/Beetroot Stir Fry Recipe

Hello friends,

Today I am going to share a very simple, healthy and quick Beetroot Poriyal. This is perfect and lovely accompaniment for any rice varieties or any type of rotis or naans. With not much of introduction I am moving on to the recipe. Meanwhile do not forget to checkout other delectable vegetable poriyal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Beetroot Poriyal with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Meal Maker Fry/Soya Chunks Fry – Soya Chunks Stir Fry

Today I am going to share and very healthy, protein packed side dish that can be prepared for lunch for any rice varieties or for any kind of rotis. This is one kind of side dish that can be made in less than 15 minutes and packed for lunch. I have already posted Soy chunks 65, Soy chunks biryani and Soy chunksvegetable curry, do check them out as well. For now try out this quick Meal Maker Fry/Soya Chunks Fry and post your comments.

Here’s how to make Meal Maker Fry/Soya Chunks Fry with step by step photos…

Friday, 10 July 2015

Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal – Simple & Healthy Keerai Poriyal

Ponnanganni Keerai is called as “Dwarf Copperleaf” in English, is a green variety available throughout the year. The name “Ponnanganni” means glow like gold. It is loaded with iron, calcium and other vital nutrients that make our hair and skin glow. When Ponnanganni is taken for a period of 48 days regularly, it heals our body of all kinds of deficiency and reduces the body heat, as it is an excellent body coolant. Ponnanganni is specifically recommended for eye ailments, asthma, gonorrhoea, syphilis. Most of them avoid these types of greens, because they do not know how to cook them or to use them. A very simple ponnanganni keerai poriyal/stir fry included twice or thrice a week in our diet is a wonderful remedy to stay healthy. Ponnanganni oil/thailam is very famous in Tamil Nadu and is used for treating headaches and also for treating excessive body heat during the summer months. For now friends I am going to share this Ponnanganni Keerai poriyal, do try it for sure and post your comments.

Here’s how to make Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos…


Friday, 3 July 2015

Mochai kottai Masala/Field Beans Masala/Mochai Kottai Stir Fry

Mochai [fresh] is a type of field beans available in the market during winter. The same is dried and available in all provisional stores throughout the year. The dried Mochai [Tamil] is called as Mochai Kottai. This mochai kottai masala/stir fry is quite common in South India. The other most commonly prepared recipe with this bean is the mochai kottai kara kuzhambu, I will post this recipe in my future post soon. For now try out this protein packed healthy Mochai Kottai Masala/Stir Fry and post your comments.

Here’s how to make Mochai Kottai Masala with step by step photos….

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Bitter Gourd Fry/Pagarkai Poriyal

Bitter melon/Bitter gourd/Bitter squash/Pagarkai/Karela is an extremely bitter vegetable with numerous health benefits. This edible fruit widely grows in tropical places like Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Bitter gourd is loaded with vitamin B complex, folate, zinc, phosphorous and is an excellent source of fibre. It is rich in iron, contains high levels of beta-carotene, calcium and potassium. It has insulin like compound known as polypeptide P which has been suggested as insulin replacement in some diabetic patients (info from various websites).  Though I was not a great fan of Bitter gourd when I was a kid, things have changed a lot and I like to eat it once in a while because of its health benefits. But to my surprise my elder daughter loves bitter gourd in any form – touch wood for the same. This pagarkai poriyal is delectable and a perfect side dish for any meal of a day.

Here’s how to make Pagarkai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Cheppankizhangu Fry/Taro Fry/Arbi Fry

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very authentic, traditional and addictive Cheppankizhangu/Taro/Arbi fry of Tamil Nadu. Are you really tired of cooking? Then here’s one simple solution, make this cheppankizhangu fry, serve it with yogurt/curd and white rice. It will be a divine, lovely and simple meal. So what are you guys waiting for? Do try it out and post your feedback.

Here’s how to make Cheppankizhangu fry with step by step photos….

Friday, 14 March 2014

Aloo Jeera/Potatoes with Cumin seeds

Aloo Jeera is a simple. yet a very flavourful and delectable side dish for potato lovers. It is wonderful accompaniment for rice or rotis or breads and just makes a wholesome meal. Cumin seeds is a very common ingredient in each and every Indian kitchen. Apart from the unique flavour and taste cumin seeds have numerous health benefits. They have good amount of iron to fight anemia, so adding cumin seeds in our everyday cooking improves the iron level in our blood. The most well-known health benefit of cumin seeds is, it controls stomach pain, helps in digestion, nausea and morning sickness. Regular intake of cumin seeds in our diet helps in fighting common cold because of its antiseptic properties. Ok, I think now I will now move on to the recipe. Check out other delectable potato dishes here...

Here’s how to make Aloo Jeera with step by step photos…



Thursday, 13 March 2014

Carrot Kosumalli/Carrot & Moong Dal Salad

Today I am going to share with you all a very simple, healthy and colourful salad/kosumalli. Kosumalli is a salad made with raw vegetables and soaked moong dal. Kosumalli is a very popular and traditional salad prepared on special festival days, weddings and meals in South India.

Here’s how to make Carrot Kosumalli with step by step photos…

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Vendakkai Pachadi/Okra Pachadi/Ladys Finger Pachadi

Pachadi is yet another common side dish prepared in South India. Now that summer is to start, serving different types of pachadi is the right way to beat the heat. I am just crazy about vendakkais/okra, I love them to the core. When the okra is cooked and mixed with yogurt, they just taste divine. Do try it friends, you will love it. Check out other different types of raitas/pachadis here.

Here’s how to make Vendakkai/Okra Pachadi with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Fennel Potato Fry

Today in Priyas Virundhu, I am going to share another delectable, easy, flavourful and tasty potato dish – Fennel Potato Fry. Actually I saw a chef making scallops with fennel and pepper powder, so I thought why not try it with potatoes. This fry tasted awesome and I strongly recommend you all to try this easy Fennel Potato Fry.

Here’s how to make Fennel Potato Fry with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Carrot Beans Poriyal/Carrot Beans Stir Fry [With Coconut]

Carrot Beans Poriyal is a very common, simple, quick, healthy and delectable side dish prepared in all the South Indian homes. The final touch of coconut to this stir fry adds an extraordinary taste. Carrot beans poriyal is an excellent accompaniment with any South Indian meals, starting from sambar rice to curd rice, not just rice, roll them in rotis and enjoy it for lunch or dinner. Though I make this very often at home, I never thought of clicking any pics and posting it here. Any way friends thought it might be useful for some beginners and bachelors.

Here’s how to make Carrot Beans Poriyal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Aloo Methi Sabzi – Rajasthani Delight

Today I am posting Aloo Methi which I made a few days back. Though I have some of recipes left behind, I hardly find time to do the post. Next week we are planning to go to India after about 1 ½ years, I am all excited. I am kind of busy shopping and packing things. Anyway now moving on to the post, Aloo Methi is a Rajasthani delight. It is a very healthy, flavourful, spicy and yummy side dish which goes perfectly with rotis, rice etc.

Here’s how to make Aloo Methi Sabzi with step by step photos…

Friday, 15 November 2013

Capsicum Besan Sabji/Capsicum Fry with Chickpea Flour/Tri Colour Capsicum Fry

I am seriously fond of capsicums I thinks it’s because of its mild flavour, vibrant colour and so many more reasons. Botanically capsicums/bell peppers are fruits as they have seeds. But as they are widely used for cooking, so they are accepted as vegetables.  Capsicums have different names around the world, they are called as chilli peppers in Britain. In USA and Canada they are called as Bell peppers. In Australia and Asia they are known as Capsicums. The capsicums come in different colours like green, red, yellow, orange and even purple, though I am yet to see a purple one. I was really astonished when I read about purple capsicums. The stronger the color of capsicums, the higher the level of anti-oxidants in them. They have high content of vitamin A, C, B complex , E along with other important minerals needed for our body. Let’s all eat healthy and lead a healthy life. Please check out other Capsicum dishes here.

Here’s how to make Capsicum Besan Sabji with step by step photos….

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Chilli Paneer Dry/Easy Paneer Recipes

There is one big problem I am coming across every day, it is definitely not cooking, it is not teaching lessons for kids, it is not the household work, it is not shopping but it is writing an introduction for the recipes. I write a few things, delete it, then rewrite and then somehow settle with a few lines and then move ahead. Coming to today’s recipe I made chilli paneer dry version, which is yet another delectable paneer dish found in all the restaurant menus. This is another simple and quick paneer dish made with onions, capsicums, blended with sauces and Indian spices. Check out other Paneer dishes like Paneer BhurjiPalak PannerPaneer ButterMasala and Kadai Paneer in the corresponding links.

Here’s how to make Chilli Paneer Dry with step by step photos…

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