Curry Leaves curry 

This curry is purely a medicine.  I always make this during the winter and the rains.  With a dash of pepper and cumin its awesome for steamed rice with ghee or for idli , dosa. This curry can be made without adding the chili powder but to add more pepper  corns. Ingredients : 1 cup…

Peanut Mango Curry

Peanuts and curry ……. Yes it tastes delicious..I personally enjoy making this curry when I get fresh mangoes.  I remember my aunt preparing this curry using leftover peanut sundal during the navrathri festival with addition of brinjal. Here I have made a slight change using mango.  Okay let’s start this deli peanut curry. Ingredients: 1…

Val-mutton fry

Ingredients : 2 cups mochai (val ) deskinned 1/4 kg mutton 2 tbsps oil 1/2 an inch  cinnamon stick 1 clove 1/2 tsp cumin seeds  1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 3  onions finely chopped  1 tomato finely chopped 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp…

Potato-Methi-Val gravy

Ingredients : 2 cups mochai deskinned 1 cup diced potatoes 1 cup methi leaves -fresh 2 tbsps oil 1/2 a tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds  1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2 onions finely chopped  1 tomato finely chopped 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder…

Chettinad Chicken

Chettinad chicken curry or dry fry or pepper fry, anything chettinad is tasty, spicy and full of warmth and love.  These spices are mostly fried, ground and added to the cuisine.  Ingredients : 500 gms chicken cleaned 3 tbsps vegetable oil 1 inch cinnamon stick  2 cloves  1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp pepper corns…

Dahi Sabzi

A very simple yet tasty recipe made of yogurt taken with  jowar roti or pulka or chapatis. I personally prefer this side dish when I run  out of vegetables or I would like to keep my cooking spree very simple and filling.  Ingredients : 250 gms thick fresh yogurt  1 cup finely chopped onions 4…

Goan Fish Curry

This special Goan curry ,I learnt the recipe from a cook who worked for the railways long before in 75’s Mr. Krishna.  I was hardly 12 years old. This man innocently shared  the recipe in a playful manner , saying add this ,add that , you get a tasty curry. But later when I grew…

Mutton Curry

Ingredients : * 700 gms mutton * 2 cups chopped onion (preferably small onions) * 1 cup chopped tomatoes * 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste * 1 green chilli * few curry leaves * 1/4 cup chopped coriander * 1″ Cinnamon stick * 3 cloves * 1 cardamon *  3 tbsps of oil *  2 tsps…

Kadalai kozhambu

Ingredients : Black chick peas         2 cups Onion                            2 cups roughly diced Tomatoes                      2 cups chopped  Ginger garlic paste     1 tbsp Poppy seeds      …

Banana stem kola curry

Ingredients : For the kola Banana stem               3 cups diced finely Bengal gram               1/2 cup  Red gram                     1/2 cup Onion                      …

Brinjal Kothsu

Ingredients : Split Green gram          1/2 a cup Brinjal                             1 cup chopped into small slices  Green chilli                     1 Onion                …

Banana stem kootu

Ingredients : Banana stem               3 inches 3 pieces Red gram                     50  gms Onuin                           2 tbsp finely chopped Green chillies            …