Category Archives: Dals/OzhichuKootaan/Saaru

Mixed Vegetables and Lentils Curry

A simple and easy to make dal and vegetables curry that can be easily cooked and is nutritious too. Sometimes you are so tired of the sambar, rasam, and all the spicy curries and crave for simple and mild dishes, … Continue reading

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Mung Dal (Cheru Parippu) Curry – A Side Dish for Dosa and Idli

A dal cooked along with simple and minimal spices, a very good side dish for dosa and idli. When you are bored of sambar and chutneys along with idli and dosa, make this occasionally. Supplements you with good protein for … Continue reading

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Simple Spinach Curry

Spinach/Palak leaves are healthy, rich in iron and nutrition. This super simple palak recipe is made with limited ingredients and goes well with rice as well as roti. In this recipe, I have steamed and pureed the spinach leaves. You … Continue reading

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Mulaku Varutha Puli (Chilies and Shallots in Tamarind Water)

Every region has a few dishes that involves just rustling up some basic stuff together to get by on a lazy or difficult day. These dishes are never made for guests as they are considered too simple, minimalistic, and not … Continue reading

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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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