Tag: Side-dish

Quick Vegetable Sabzi with Instant Gravy Sauce

Quick Vegetable Sabzi with Instant Gravy Sauce

I had shared the recipe for my Homemade Instant Gravy Sauce recently. Today, I’m going to show you how to make a quick sabzi for chapattis using this Sauce. If you’re one of those who feel it’s way easier to make chapattis than a sabzi, […]

Instant Gravy Sauce

Instant Gravy Sauce

Yo, you have to try this recipe! No, seriously, go ahead and try it. You’ll thank me later. This recipe will save you so much time and it’s one of my must haves in my kitchen! Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade […]

Palak Paneer in Pressure cooker

Palak Paneer in Pressure cooker

Palak Paneer is just one of those side dishes that we immediately order as soon as we see it in any restaurant menu. It’s loved by all because it’s nutritious, tasty and visually attractive! But, no matter how much we love, most of us shy […]

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

In this recipe, I am going to show you how to use the Homemade Tomato Puree to prepare Tomato chutney or Tomato thokku instantly. Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade Tomato Puree ½ tsp – Turmeric Powder ½ to ¾ tsp – Red […]

Simple Mulaikeerai Kootu

Simple Mulaikeerai Kootu

The next  recipe I am going to share here is a Simple Mulaikeerai or Amaranth Kootu with Lentils.  This recipe is suitable for both growing kids and elderly people, as it is not spicy.  All kinds of spinach can be cooked in this way. Let […]

Bitter Gourd & White Ginger Pickle using Less oil

Bitter Gourd & White Ginger Pickle using Less oil

‘There is a connection between Courage and Bitter Gourd’. Sounds Funny, doesn’t it? Skip to read in Tamil Our elders believed that bitter taste promotes courage.  As a result, for generations young children and even soldiers in combat, were given bitter gourd as part of their […]

Sundakkai Puli kuzhambu

Sundakkai Puli kuzhambu

This is a traditional Kuzhambu prepared on New moon days (Amavasya day).  I have used Raw Turkey Berries in this Kuzhambu.  It is rich in Vitamin C.  If given to children regularly, they will have resistance against cold.  It strengthens the bones and is also […]

Mixed Lentil Sambar

Mixed Lentil Sambar

I found this recipe by the tamil TV personality, Revathi Shankaran, in a magazine a few months ago. It seems to suggest exactly what we would normally do to make a sambar. However, she had used three different types of lentils in the same dish! […]

Orange Peel Pachadi

Orange Peel Pachadi

“Oh no! the same pachadi again?“ It is easy to tire of the same recipes again and again. Here is a fun twist on the humble Pachadi.  It has everything you want – a little bit of tanginess, a little dash of sweetness and the […]

Kadalapparuppu Tuvaiyal

Kadalapparuppu Tuvaiyal

Tuvaiyal is a traditional condiment for rice, that is easy to make and healthy.  Essentially, you can imagine it as a wet chutney like form of Paruppu podi. Paruppu Tuvaiyal generally refer to Tuvaiyal made of Toor Dal or Pigeon peas.  This is another variety […]

Idli Podi: Some Variations

Idli Podi: Some Variations

Every household has got their own method of  preparing Idli milagaai podi, using both Bengal and Black grams or using only Black gram(skinned or deskinned), with or without sesame seeds (Ellu). You can try this in all permutations and combinations to get new flavor each […]

Jamun Kofta with Jain style Tomato Gravy

Jamun Kofta with Jain style Tomato Gravy

Hope you remember the procedure to make Jamun koftas using Instant Gulab Jamun mix.  Below is a quick recap… Skip to read in Tamil   Ingredients: 200 g – Instant Gulab Jamun Mix (any brand) 2 – Medium sized Boiled Potatoes or 1 Large potato […]

Jamun Kofta with Restaurant Style Kaju Gravy

Jamun Kofta with Restaurant Style Kaju Gravy

Remember my post from earlier in the year on how to make a Cake using Gulab Jamun Mix? I had promised to share more recipes using Gulab Jamun mix and here it is! Skip to read in Tamil As I mentioned before, Gulab Jamun Mix […]

Instant Gravy Powder for Bachelors and Working Women

Instant Gravy Powder for Bachelors and Working Women

I came across this wonderful recipe in a Youtube channel. The presenter showed how this powder can be prepared and used in side dishes. I think, this is the need of the day. Our mornings are loaded with routine works, and we have no time […]