Archive for the ‘Vegetarian’ Category

Okra (Ladies Finger) with Yoghurt Initial preparations: Clean and cut the okra into thin slices, preferably in round shape. Keep aside the yogurt in a bowl. Steps: Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add curry leaves and dried chilly pieces (optional). Add okra piecesĀ    Read More ...

  Mushroom Fry Initial preparations Chop onion and tomato in to fine small pieces Chop the green chillies Crush 2-3 pods of garlic, pepper corns , cumin to form a paste (let us name it garlic spice paste) Wash and clean the mushroom and keep it aside, please do this   Read More ...

Categories: Mushroom, Vegetarian

Initial preparations Cut the beetroot into small pieces Slice onion in to fine pieces Crush ginger garlic to form paste Steps Half cook the beetroot in a pan with water and salt. Heat oil in another pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced onion and stir well until it becomes light   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Vegetarian

Initial Preparations: For easy grinding, cut the mango and shallots into medium sized slices. Steps: Grind together the sliced mango and shallots in a mixer. Add grated coconut, curry leaves, chilly powder and salt to the mixer and grind again until it is done. Put the ground paste into a   Read More ...

Initial preparation Wash and peel off the pappaya skin, and grate it Wash the Payar/Mungbeans Grind together the coconut with green chilli , 1-2 curry leaves, garlic, turmeric and cumin powder and keep it aside (ground paste). Steps: Cook the Payar in a pressure cooker with 1-2 cups of water   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Vegetarian

Initial preparation Slice shallots Cut tomato in to small pieces Crush ginger and garlic together Steps Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds. Add the sliced shallots, dried red chilly and curry leaves and saute it well. Add crushed ginger and garlic and mix well. Add chopped tomatoes   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Vegetarian

Initial preparation Chop the tomatoes and keep it aside. Slice the shallots. Make fine paste with coconut, turmeric powder, chilly powered and chicken/meat masala. Steps: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seed. Add sliced shallots and dried chilly. Add curry leaves and salute until the shallots turn brown.   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Vegetarian

Initial preparations Slice the small onions. Coarsely grind grated coconut, green chilly, garlic, 1-2 curry leaves, turmeric powder, cumin powder. Remove the outer hard leaves of banana flower until you see the lighted colored part. Wash it well, and chop it , and mix it well with little coconut oil   Read More ...

Categories: Vegetarian

Initial preparations: Clean well and chop the beans into small pieces. Steps: Crush coconut along with garlic, green chilly, turmeric powder, cumin powder and a few (2-3) curry leaves. Heat oil in a pan and when it becomes hot add mustard seeds. When they pop up add chopped shallots, dried   Read More ...