Category: Nadan Curries – Veg

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 […]

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

Green Gram / Cherupayar Mulaku Curry

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup cherupayar / green gram8 shallots3 big garlic cloves1 crushed garlic3 tsp chilli powder ( or 10-12 dry red chillies soaked in hot water)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 tbsp ghee / coconut oil3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 crushed garlicsalt to taste Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add […]

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

Kumbalanga – Muringakka Parippu Curry / Ash Gourd – Drumstick Dal Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg kumbalanga / ash gourd2 big drumsticks / muringakka100 gm toor dal2 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powdergooseberry sized tamarind1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ash gourd into cubes. […]

Malabar Recipes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Muringayila (Drumstick Leaves) Thalippu / Thalichathu

Ingredients: 2 cups drumstick leaves/ muringayila , cleaned5 shallots, chopped5 kanthari mulaku (bird’s eye chilli) or 2 green chillies, choppedsalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and add chopped shallots and green chillies and saute well till it turns golden colour. Add washed drumstick leaves and saute for 2-3 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]