Category: Nadan Curries – Veg

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

Chana Dal / Kadalaparippu Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu250 gm ashgourd / kumbalanga150 gm pumpkin / mathanga1 carrot250 gm yam / chena1 1/2 cup grated coconut, for grinding3/4 tsp cumin seeds1 cup grated coconut1 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp chilli powder, heaped1/2 cup jaggery, gratedsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves3-4 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak […]

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Nadan Muringayila Curry / Drumstick Leaves Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup muringayila / drumstick leaves, cleaned1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 garlic cloves1 dry red chilli4 shallots1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the drumstick leaves and keep it aside. Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, dry red chilli and garlic cloves […]

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Papaya – Vanpayar / Red Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar / red beans1 cup raw papaya, peeled and chopped into small cubes2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves4 shallots, slicedsalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water for 5-6 hours or overnight. In […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]