Category: Nadan Curries – Veg

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

Vendakka Mappas / Okra Mappas

Ingredients: 10-12 vendakka / okra / ladies finger1 small onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped2-3 green chillies, chopped1 small tomato, finely chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masalaa pinch of pepper powder1 cup thin coconut milk3-4 tbsp thick coconut milksalt to taste2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/2 […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Chena Koottan / Yam Curry

Ingredients: 500 gm yam, peeled and cubed1 cup grated coconut4-5 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp ghee3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a pan, add the cubed yam with chilli powder, turmeric […]

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Thenga Aracha Kadala Curry / Black Chickpeas Curry with Coconut

Ingredients: 1 cup black chickpeas/ kadala 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 green chillies 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut 3 shallots 3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2-2 tsp pepper powder 3/4 tsp cumin seeds 3/4 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 sprig curry leaves […]

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Sambar / Mixed Vegetable Sambar

Ingredients: 250 gm chopped vegetables – potato, carrot, drumsticks, okra/ vendakka, beans, raw plantains, brinjal etc 1 big tomato, chopped 3/4 cup toor dal 3 green chillies, chopped 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup tamarind extract (gooseberry sized tamarind ) 3 shallots, chopped 2 tbsp sambar powder 1/2 tsp asafoetida 2 sprig curry leaves 1 […]

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Vendakka Puli/ Okra in Tamarind and Coconut Gravy

Ingredients: 15 okra/ vendakka 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium tomato, finely chopped a small lemon sized tamarind 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup grated coconut 1 tbsp coriander powder 5 dry red chillies 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 3 shallots, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped few curry leaves […]

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Ridge Gourd – Drumstick Curry / Peechinga- Muringakka Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup peechinga/ ridge gourd, chopped 2 drumsticks, peeled and cut into pieces 1 tomato, chopped 4 green chillies 1 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 garlic cloves 2 shallots 1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 2 sliced shallots 3 dry red chillies curry leaves 1 tbsp oil salt Preparation: […]

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Muringakka Parippu Curry/ Drumstick and Toor Dal Curry

Ingredients: 5-6 drumsticks, peeled and cut into pieces 1/2 cup toor dal 1 big onion, chopped 3 medium tomato, chopped 6-7 green chillies 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup grated coconut 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 3-4 dry red chillies few curry leaves 1/2 tsp asafoetida few coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp […]

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Bitter Gourd / Pavakka Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 1 big pavakka/ kaipakka/ bitter gourd 2 green chillies, finely chopped 4-5 shallots, chopped 1 tomato, sliced 2 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder tamarind- size of a lemon 2 sprigs curry leaves 1 tsp mustard seeds 1- 1 1/2 tbsp oil salt Preparation: Wash and cut bitter gourd into thin round slices. […]