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

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Red Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal Recipe/சிவப்பு பொன்னாங்கண்ணி கீரை பொரியல்/Dwarf Copper Leaf Poriyal/How to make Red Ponnaganni Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos & Video in English and Tamil

Ponnanganni Keerai is called as “Dwarf Copper Leaf” in English and is available throughout the year. The name “Ponnaganni” means glow like gold. It comes two different varieties one with green leaves are called “Nattu Ponnanganni” and the Red ones are called “Seemai Ponnanganni”. It is loaded with iron, calcium and other vital nutrients that make our skin glow. It is an excellent body coolant and reduces body heat when consumed for a period of 48 days. It can be consumed either as ponnaganni keerai poriyal or kootu or even as kuzhambu. 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. Do try out the Green/Nattu Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal I have posted earlier and check out other interesting Keerai Recipes here and different types of Keerai Varieties in Tamil & English with photos. Tamil Recipe in the Video.

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

Friday, 19 June 2020

Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe/Cluster Beans Stir Fry Recipe/How to make Kothavarangai Poriyal with step by step photos

Kothavarangai Poriyal/Cluster Beans Poriyal is yet another easy and healthy poriyal/side dish recipe made very commonly in South India. Cluster beans/kothavarangai is extremely good for diabetes, great for heart, regulates blood pressure, strengthens the bones and aids digestion. This is a very simple and divine poriyal made with very few ingredients and finally garnished with freshly grated coconut. If you are serving for diabetic patients, you can very well skip the coconut. Do try out this healthy Kothavarangai Poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy VegetarianPoriyal/Varuval Recipes here.

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

Friday, 17 April 2020

Cabbage Poriyal/Cabbage Poriyal with Thengai/Cabbage Stir Fry with Coconut/How to make Simple and easy Cabbage Poriyal

Today I am going a share a very traditional, authentic and common Cabbage Poriyal which is a very popular side dish in South Indian Meals. Cabbage belongs to a group of cole crops, which means that it is closely related to broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel sprouts. Cabbage is a very good source of dietary fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium and a great source of Vitamin K. It is also loaded with antioxidants and other vitamins like vitamin C, B6, Thiamine, Niacin, Folate etc. Cabbage is high in fiber and contains zero fat, so it aids in weight loss and lowers cholesterol to a great extent. Consuming Cabbage helps in boosting the immune system due to the presence of Vitamin C. The other most important Vitamin that is not available in many other vegetables is Vitamin K. This Vitamin K boost the mental function and concentration, it plays vital role in blood clotting, bone metabolism and increases blood calcium levels. Having shared few of the important benefits of Cabbage, now let’s move on to this simple Cabbage Poriyal. Do try out this healthy bowl of Cabbage Poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting VegetarianPoriyals/Varuals here.

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


Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Bottle Gourd Fry/Sorakkai Poriyal/Lauki Fry

Bottle Gourd is called as ‘Sorakkai’ in Tamil, ‘Lauki’ in Hindi, ‘Sorakaya’ in Telugu. Bottle Gourd belongs to a gourd family, in which the fruit is harvested young and used as a vegetable. Bottle Gourd is rich in fiber, essential minerals, iron and protein. They are low in calories and helps in weight loss. It prevents excess sodium loss and also helps in preventing fatigue. Consuming bottle gourd juice helps in treating stomach acidity, indigestion and ulcers. I have shared a few benefits of bottle gourd, with that let’s move on to the recipe. Meanwhile also check out other interesting and healthy Vegetable Poriyal/Fry varieties here.

Here’s how to make Bottle Gourd/Sorakkai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Siru Kizhangu Varuval/Siru Kizhangu Fry/Chinese Potato Fry/Koorka Fry


Siru Kizhangu Fry is a simple yet delectable poriyal which no one should miss. In Malayalam this root vegetable is called as Koorka, Siru Kizhangu in Tamil, Sambrali in Kannada and Chinese Potato in English. Siru Kizhangu is a seasonal root vegetable abundantly available during the months of December and January. They are irregularly shaped small balls with earthy flavour. Washing, cleaning and peeling the siru kizhangu might seem like a tedious process, but it is definitely worth the time spent. I just use the simple and quick method of cooking the siru kizhangu in pressure cooker and then peeling the skin, which is really an easy way to finish the job quickly. Do try out this delectable and super tempting Siru Kizhangu Fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Vegetarian Poriyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Siru Kizhangu Fry with step by step photos…

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Pidi Karunai Kizhangu Fry/Pidi Kizhangu Fry/Yam Fry

Pidi Karunai Kizhangu belongs to the Yam family. It is usually confused with the cheppankizhangu [Taro root] which looks similar to Pidi Karunai Kizhangu. In Tamil “Pidi” means fistful, the pidi kizhangu usually fits in our palm and is bigger than taro root. Pidi Kizhangu usually causes some itchy feeling in the throat, so to prevent that, it is advisable to add some tamarind extract or lemon juice to the kizhangu when cooking it. Do try out this Pidi Karunai Kizhangu Fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Karunai Kizhangu Fry, Cheppankizhangu Fry and other Vegetarian Poriyal/Varuval here.

Here’s how to make Pidi Karunai Kizhangu Fry with step by step photos…

Sunday, 5 January 2020

Double Beans Curry/Double Beans Fry/Lima Beans Fry

Double Beans Curry/Fry is a very flavourful and aromatic side dish with freshly prepared masala. I came across this healthy and tasty side dish in one of the cookery shows and gave it a try. It is one healthy and delectable side dish with perfect blend of spices. Do try out this Double Bean Curry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Vegetarian Side dish recipes here.

Here’s how to make Double Beans Curry with step by step photos…

Monday, 16 December 2019

VazhaipooPoriyal/Banana Flower Poriyal- How to make Vazhaipoo Poriyal

Vazhaipoo/Banana Flower is one of the healthiest vegetable/flower with amazing health benefits consumed widely in Asian cuisine. It is a great source of fibre, Vitamins and minerals. When consumed regularly, it helps in reducing menstrual bleeding, manages diabetes and anaemia, helps the nursing mothers, boosts mood and reduces anxiety. Though cleaning of vazhaipoo is a tedious process, we should try to incorporate in our diet as much as possible. Do try out this simple and comforting vazhaipoo/banana flower poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetarian Poriyal Varieties here, also check out Vazhaipoo Kootu and VazhaipooKola Urundai here.

Here's how to make Vazhaipoo Poriyal with step by step photos...

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Vazhaikkai Kola Urundai/Plantain Spicy Balls/Raw Banana Spicy Balls /Raw Banana Koftas – Step by Step Pictures


The moment we hear Kola Urundai, we all get reminded for Mutton or Chicken Kola urundai only, but today I am going to share a very interesting and tempting Vazhaikkai Kola Urundai, a wonderful delight for vegetarians. Vazhaikkai Kola Urundai is the vegetarian version of the same meat balls where raw banana is used in place of minced meat. Vazhaikkai Kola Urundai is versatile dish which can be served as side dish during lunch or kofta balls in gravy or even as evening snacks. Do try out this super tempting Vazhaikkai Kola Urundai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting, crunchy and delicious evening snacks and appetizer varities here and check out Vazhaipoo Kola Urundai here.

Here’s how to make Vazhaikkai Kola Urundai with step by step photos…

Monday, 14 October 2019

MurungaiKeerai Poriyal/Drumstick Leaves Poriyal with RedChillies and Rice/Murungai Keerai Poriyal Recipe

Today, Iam going to share a very interesting, healthy and quick to make Murungaikeerai Poriyal which is made by my MIL during Aadi month when making Kezhvaragu Koozh. I love this version of murungaikeerai poriyal along with koozh. I have posted other interesting murungai keerai recipes like Murungai keerai soupMurungaikeerai thanniMurungai keerai sambarMurungai keerai muttai poriyal  Murungaikeerai podiMurungai Keerai Thogaiyal. For now check out this interesting murungai keerai poriyal, do try it out and post your comments here.

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


Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Capsicum Fry/Bell Pepper Fry/Kodaimilagai Poriyal


Kodamilagai/Capsicum Poriyal is a very simple and easy recipe that can be made in no time and served along with rasam rice or sambar rice. Capsicums are an exceptionally great source of  Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin C. They are also great source of dietary fibre, Vitamin E, B6, folate and minerals like manganese, potassium,copper and phosphorous. They help in preventing diabetes and diabetic neuropathic pain. They are beneficial in treating peptic ulcer disease and damaged brain tissues. So it is good to include capsicums in our diet to lead a healthy life. For now try this simple, easy and quick Capsicum fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Capsicum/Kodaimilagai recipes here.

Here’s how to make Capsicum/Kodaimilagai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Friday, 26 April 2019

Simple Keerai Thandu Poriyal/Mulai Keerai Thandu Poriyal/Thandu Poriyal/Amaranth Stalk Stir Fry


Keerai Thandu Poriyal is a very simple, delectable and a healthy side dish. For thandu poriyal, the green leaves are removed and only the stem/stalk is used. The green leaves of the mulai keerai/Amaranth leaves can be used to make Keerai Poondu Masiyal and stem can be used to make keerai thandu poriyal. Do not throw away the stem of amaranth/mulai keerai, do try out this healthy, fibre rich stir fry and you will instantly fall in love with it. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Keerai Recipes here

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


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…