Category: Sadhya Recipes

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

Kumbalanga – Vanpayar (Ashgourd-Red Beans) Erissery

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar / red beans1 cup kumbalanga/ ashgourd, cubed1/4 cup + 2 tbsp grated coconut1/4 tsp turmeric powder3 garlic cloves1 green chilli1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp cumin seedssalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds3 shallots, sliced3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak vanpayar in water for 1 hour and […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Pickles, Sadhya Recipes, Salads/ Condiments

Lemon Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 12-15 small lemons / 5 large lemons20 dates, pitted and chopped1 tbsp ginger, thinly sliced12 garlic cloves, sliced4 green chillies, slit2 sprig curry leaves3-4 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4 tsp asafoetida1/2 tsp fenugreek powder1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 cup boiling water1/4 cup vinegarsalt to taste1 1/2 tsp + 1 1/2 tsp sugar3-4 tbsp gingely oil […]

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

Beetroot Rasam

Ingredients: 1/2 cup beetroot, peeled and chopped1/2 cup tomato, chopped1/2 tsp pepper corn1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp coriander seeds2+1 dry red chilliesbig gooseberry sized tamarind3 garlic cloves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp asafoetida1 tbsp gheesalt to taste2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water, extract its juice and keep […]

Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Pavakka / Bitter Gourd Kichadi

Ingredients: 1 bitter gourd/ pavakka/ kaipakka1 cup grated coconut3 green chillies1- 1 1/2 cup yoghurt1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp sugar1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Cut bitter gourd into thin round slices. Grind together grated coconut and green chillies to a smooth paste adding 1/2 cup […]

Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Papaya Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup papaya, thinly sliced1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder4-5 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds2-3 tbsp sour yogurt2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut papaya into thin slices and keep it aside. Crush grated coconut adding 1/4 […]

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

Beetroot Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 small beetroots5 green chillies1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 cup yogurt1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oilsalt Preparation: Peel and cut the beetroot into thin slices. Coarsely grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and 2 green chillies together and keep it aside. Heat 1/2 cup of water […]

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

Kurukku Kalan / Yam and Raw Banana Kalan

Ingredients: 1 big raw plantain/ banana, chopped into cubes1 cup yam / chena, chopped into cubes1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp pepper powder1 1/2 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies2 cups yogurtsalt to taste1 tsp + 3/4 tsp ghee1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds3-4 dry red chillies1 sprig curry […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes

Pineapple Puli Inji ( Inji Puli)

Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple, finely chopped2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped4-5 green chillies, finely choppedlemon sized tamarind2 dried red chillies1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp jaggery / sugarcurry leaves3/4 tsp mustard seedsa pinch of fenugreek seedssalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut pineapple into fine pieces. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup of water, […]

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

Koorka / Chinese Potato Pulissery

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup koorka / chinese potato, cleaned1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut2 + 2 dry red chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds4 green chillies2 sprig curry leaves1- 1 1/2 cup yogurt, beaten1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 tsp oil Preparation: Clean and chop koorka into cubes. Grind grated coconut with green chillies, 2 […]

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

Pachakaya Moru Curry/ Raw Plantain Pulissery

Ingredients: 2 raw banana/ plantain / pachakaya1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 shallots1- 1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ripe plantain into cubes. Grind grated coconut […]