Category: Sadhya Recipes

Kerala Dishes, Pachadi, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Beetroot – Vendakka (Okra) Pachadi

Ingredients: 1 beetroot3-4 okra / vendakka2-3 green chillies, choppedsmall piece ginger1 cup grated coconut1/2 cumin seeds1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 cup yogurt2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastecoconut oil, as required Preparation: Cut okra into thin round pieces and fry in little oil till light brown and keep it aside. Peel […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

White Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups vegetables, chopped lengthwise  ( I used raw plantains, carrots, drumsticks, beans, long beans, ash gourd and yam)5 green chillies3/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 cup sour yogurt, beaten2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Cut the vegetables into 2 inch long pieces ( about 2 1/2 cups […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Kumbalanga – Mathanga and Vellapayar Olan

Ingredients: 1 cup kumbalanga / ashgourd, peeled and cubed1 cup mathanga / pumpkin, peeled and cubed1/2 cup black eyed beans/ vellapayar ( 1 cup cooked)2-3 green chillies, slit3/4-1 cup semi thick coconut milk (second extract)1/2 cup thick coconut milk1-2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the black eyed beans overnight and […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Radish Sambar / Mullangi Sambar

Ingredients: 2 radish / mullangi1/2 cup toor dal/ thuvaraparippu1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup shallots, sliced2 medium tomatoes3 green chilliessmall gooseberry size tamarind2 tbsp sambar powder½ teaspoon asafoetida½ teaspoon jaggery1 tsp ghee1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 1/2 – 3 tbsp coconut oil1-2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: Peel and […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Naranga Thairu (Thayir) / Curd Lemon / Lemon Raita

Ingredients: 1 lemon1/2 cup yogurt1-2 green chillies / birds eye chilli, cut into thin rounds2 shallots, thinly sliced1/2 tsp ginger, thinly sliced1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies, broken1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2-3 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Steam cook or boil lemon until soft and cut it into small pieces. Add to a bowl […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Kaya Muthira Kootu Curry / Raw Plantain – Horse Gram Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup horse gram / muthira2 raw plantains / pachakaya/ kaya1 cup grated coconut2 + 2 green chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp crushed red chillies5-6 shallots, sliced1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Dry roast the horse gram for 2-3 minutes, wash and soak in […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vendakka (Okra) Pulissery / Moru Curry

Ingredients: 10-12 vendakka / okra / ladies finger1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds4 green chillies, slit1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastea pinch of chilli powder2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the okra into 1-1 1/2 inch pieces […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes

Dates / Eenthappazham Puli Inji

Ingredients: 1/2 kg dates4-5 green chillies, chopped1/4 cup ginger, crushed or finely chopped1 tbsp garlic, crushed or finely chopped3-5 tbsp jaggery ( add to your sweetness)large gooseberry sized tamarind3 tbsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp roasted fenugreek powder2 pinches of asafoetida1/4 cup coconut oil2-3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Pineapple – Ashgourd (Kumbalanga) Pulissery

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup kumbalanga / ashgourd3/4 cup pineapple1 green chilli, slit1 1/2 cup yogurt3/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds6-8 small dried red chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 sprig curry leaves3/4 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dried red chilliessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut ashgourd/ kumbalanga into large cubes. Chop pineapple […]