Category: Vegetarian

Crab, Non Veg, Rasam, Seafood

Njandu Rasam / Crab Rasam

Ingredients: 1/2 kg crabs, cleaned2 tomatoes1 tsp pepper corns1 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seedssmall lemon sized tamarind3 garlic cloves, crushed1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 sprig curry leaves4-6 shallots, sliced1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp rasam powdersalt to taste1/4 cup coriander leaves1 tbsp oil Preparation: Cut the crabs into pieces, clean […]

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 […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Pachakaya Tholi – Vanpayar Thoran (Plantain Peel – Red Beans Thoran)

Ingredients: pachakaya / ethakka tholi / planatain peel, chopped ( from 3-4 big bananas)1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2-3/4 cup cooked)1 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar […]

Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Cauliflower Dry Fry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg cauliflower, cut into florets4 garlic clovessmall piece ginger6-7 curry leaves2 tbsp coriander leaves2 tbsp yogurt1 tsp lemon juice5 tbsp plain flour2 tbsp cornflour2 tbsp rice powder2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp cumin powdersalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Boil water in a pan and add cauliflower, […]

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

Padavalanga / Snake Gourd Pachadi

Ingredients: 1 cup padavalanga/ snake gourd, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut1 cup yoghurt3 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessaltoil Preparation: Chop padavalanga into small pieces and cook it in a pan adding 1 slit green chilli, salt and enough water. Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, 2 green chillies […]

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

Vanpayar Thakkali Curry / Red Beans – Tomato Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar/ red beans1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut3 green chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 small onion, chopped1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 big tomato, choppedsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds3 shallots, sliced2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water for 1 hour. Then cook it adding 1/4 […]

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

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Pachadi

Ingredients: 200 gm red spinach / chuvanna cheera / red amaranth, finely chopped 1 cup grated coconut2 green chillies1 – 1 1/2 cup yoghurt1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Wash and finely chop the spinach. Grind together grated coconut, green chillies, 3-4 curry leaves and 1/2 […]

Kerala Dishes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Vendakka (Okra) Thalippu / Thalichathu

Ingredients: 1 cup vendakka / okra / lady’s finger, chopped5-6 shallots, sliced2 garlic cloves, crushed5 kanthari mulaku (bird’s eye chilli) or 2-3 green chillies, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and add chopped shallots and crushed garlic and saute well. Add green chillies , […]

Malabar Recipes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vellapayar – Muringayila / Black Eyed Beans – Drumstick Leaves Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups drumstick leaves / muringayila, cleaned1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds3-4 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tasteoil Preparation: Wash and […]

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

Vazhapindi / Banana Stem Pulissery ( Moru Curry)

Ingredients: 1 cup vazhapindi/ banana stem, chopped 1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 shallots, sliced 1/2 tsp cumin seeds2-3 green chillies, slit1 cup yoghurt, beaten1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seedsa pinch of chilli powder2-3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Cut the banana stem into rounds and pull […]