Category: Vegetarian

Paneer, Vegetarian

Gobi Paneer

Ingredients: 200 gm paneer2 cup cauliflower / gobi, florets1 onion, chopped1 small capsicum, chopped1 tomato, chopped2 tsp crushed ginger-garlic1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp kasoori methi3 tbsp yogurtsalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the paneer cubes in hot water for about 20 minutes and drain […]

Paneer, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Vegetarian

White Chick Peas – Paneer Masala Rice

Ingredients: 1/2 cups white chickpeas/ vella kadala 2 cups basmati rice2 onions, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp amchur powder/ dry mango powder200 gm paneer cubes3/4-1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak white […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Muringayila Chakkakuru Curry / Drumstick Leaves and Jackfruit Seeds Curry

Ingredients: 15 chakkakuru / jackfruit seeds, peeled and chopped1 tomato, chopped4-5 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmerc powder1 tsp chilli powder2 cups muringayila, cleaned1 cup grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds5-6 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add chopped jackfruit seeds, green chillies, tomato, turmeric […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Thattukada Style Kadala Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup black chick peas / kadala2 medium onions, sliced2 medium tomatoes, chopped4 garlic clovessmall piece ginger, chopped1 tsp fennel seeds1/4 tsp pepper corns2 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2-3/4 tsp chilli powder3-4 tbsp grated coconut2 tbsp coconut slices4 shallots, sliced2 dry red chillies1/2 tsp garam masalasalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds2 sprig curry […]

Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Chilli Chana

Ingredients: 1 cup white chickpeas / chana / vella kadala4 tbsp cornflour2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped2 green chillies, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 onion, finely chopped1 small capsicum, chopped1 tbsp soy sauce2 tbsp tomato sauce3 tbsp chilli sauce1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1-1 1/2 tsp sugarspring onions, choppedsalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Korma / Kurma

Ingredients: 250 gm paneer cubes2 medium onions, finely chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste4 green chillies, slit1 big tomato, choppedfew curry leaves1 cup coconut milk3 tbsp cashew nuts 1 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp garam masala2 cardamoms2 cloves2 cinnamon pieces1 1/2 tbsp oilsalt to taste2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: Soak cashew nuts in little water and then […]

Paneer, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks, Vegetarian

Paneer Samosa

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour2 tbsp melted butter/ ghee250 gm paneer, cut into very small pieces1 cup onion, chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 green chilli, finely chopped1 small tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp cumin powdera pinch of pepper powder1/2-3/4 tsp garam masala1 tsp tomato sauce1 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Paneer, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks, Vegetarian

Paneer Puffs

Ingredients: 250 gm paneer, cut into very small pieces1 cup onion, chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 green chilli, finely chopped1 small tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp cumin powdera pinch of pepper powder1/2-3/4 tsp garam masala1 tsp tomato sauce1 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste1 tbsp oilpuff pastry sheets, […]

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

Easy Kadala Curry / Black Chickpeas Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup kadala / black chickpeas1 big onion, chopped6-8 shallots, sliced1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp coriander powder1 1/2-2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4 tsp garam masala1 cup medium thick coconut milk1 tsp mustard seeds3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves salt to taste2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak kadala / […]

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

Chena Varavu / Yam Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups elephant yam / chena, peeled and cubed1/2 cup grated coconut3 cloves garlic, crushed1/2-1 tsp chilly powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp tamarind pulp / small piece tamarind1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: Peel and chop yam into small cubes. In a pan, add chopped yam and cook […]

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

Lemon Rasam

Ingredients: 1 big lemon / 2 tbsp lemon juicesmall square piece ginger6 big garlic cloves3-4 medium green chillies1 tsp pepper corns1/4 tsp turmeric powder4 cups water1 tsp mustard seeds2-3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Crush well ginger, green chillies, garlic cloves and pepper corns […]