Category: Nadan Curries – Veg

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 […]

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

Vellapayar – Basale / Black Eyed Beans – Malabar Spinach Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups malabar spinach / basale, chopped1 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 taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Kovakka ( Ivy Gourd) Aviyal

Ingredients: 1/2 kg kovakka / ivy gourdgooseberry sized tamarind1 small onion, chopped (1/2 cup)1 cup shallots, chopped3/4-1 cup grated coconut3-4 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste4 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash and cut the kovakka into lengthwise pieces and keep it aside. Soak tamarind in little water, extract […]

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 […]

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, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Green Gram – Raw Banana / Cherupayar – Kaya Puzhukku

Ingredients: 3/4 cup cherupayar / green gram1 raw banana, peeled and chopped into pieces1/2 tsp turmeric powder3/4 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves4 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak cherupayar / green gram in water for 5-6 hours. Transfer to a pressure cooker and add chopped […]