Category Archives: Dals/OzhichuKootaan/Saaru

Milaga Pachadi (Green Chilies in Spicy Tangy Gravy)

A spicy, tangy, and mildly sweet curry that goes well with rice, idli, dosa, or even roti. Ingredients: Green Chilies – 12 to 15 Tamarind – a big lemon size Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Jaggery – 1 tsp Oil … Continue reading

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Spinach Dal Curry (Palak Dal)

A simple and nutritious spinach dal curry that tastes great with both roti and rice. You can prepare this with toor dal, mung dal, masoor dal or a mix of all of these. I cook this at least once a … Continue reading

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Tomato Curry

Tomato curry

A tangy tomato curry with coconut-based gravy suitable for roti, rice, dosa, or idli. This is similar to the dry tomato onion subzi version posted earlier. Ingredients: Tomato (chopped) – 2 cups Onion (Chopped) – 1 cup Ginger – 1/2 … Continue reading

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Methi Dal – Fenugreek Leaves Dal

When you are short of time and want to make just one dish, dal with vegetables is a good choice. Wholesome, nutritious, easy, and quick to make; it goes well with both roti and rice. At home, we call dal with … Continue reading

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Rasam

Sambar may be an important and inevitable dish of a South Indian meal, but the meal is incomplete without hot and tangy rasam. Although sambar and rasam have many common ingredients, they both taste distinct and unique. It is surprising … Continue reading

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Sprouted Horsegram Curry (Mulappicha Muthiracurry)

One of the best ways to include fiber in our diet is to eat whole grains and legumes. Sprouted legume immensely increases the nutritive value of the food. Horse gram is a legume that is high in iron and a … Continue reading

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Cheera Moloshyam (Spinach Dal Curry)

Cheera moloshyam

A healthy and tasty spinach/amaranth leaves and dal combo that tastes good with rice. Does not have too many spices, a simple, no-frills curry. I make this often as it is easy. It is a dish you can cook when … Continue reading

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Sambar

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Sambar is a versatile dal curry. It tastes good with almost everything. You can have it with rice, dosa, idli, even chapathi! There are various types of sambar and different styles of making it. This is a simpler version, which … Continue reading

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Vegetable Korma

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A spicy and wholesome vegetable curry that goes well with almost everything. Ingredients: Mix vegetables diced in small cubes and florets(carrot, cauliflower, beans, green peas, potato) – 250 gms Turmeric – 1 tsp Water – 1 cup Coriander leaves – 1 … Continue reading

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Manga Pulissery (Ripe Mango Yoghurt Curry)

Sweet, salty, sour, spicy..a lil bit of every taste to tickle your tongue. A curry that is a concoction of unique tastes… Ingredients: Ripe mango, cut into small pieces – 2 Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1/2 … Continue reading

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