Category: Veg – Dry Side Dish

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

White Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups vegetables, chopped lengthwise  ( I used raw plantains, carrots, drumsticks, beans, long beans, ash gourd and yam)5 green chillies3/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 cup sour yogurt, beaten2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Cut the vegetables into 2 inch long pieces ( about 2 1/2 cups […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Kaya Muthira Kootu Curry / Raw Plantain – Horse Gram Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup horse gram / muthira2 raw plantains / pachakaya/ kaya1 cup grated coconut2 + 2 green chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp crushed red chillies5-6 shallots, sliced1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Dry roast the horse gram for 2-3 minutes, wash and soak in […]

Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Cauliflower / Gobi Masala

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower2 onions, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 big tomato, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 cardamom1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp turmeric powder3/4 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Cut the cauliflower into florets and soak in hot water adding […]

Paneer, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Paneer and Okra Masala

Ingredients: 1 cup paneer, cubed150 gm okra / bhindi/ vendakka2 tomatoes, chopped2 cloves1″ cinnamon1 cardamom4 garlic cloves1 ” ginger1 tbsp yogurt1 bay leaf1 onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp sugarsalt to taste3-4 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop the okra into 1 inch pieces and keep it aside. Grind […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Chuvanna Cheera – Chakkakuru / Red Spinach – Jackfruit Seed Aviyal

Ingredients: 1 bunch red spinach / chuvanna cheera15 jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru, peeled and sliced1 medium raw mango, peeled and sliced3 slit green chillies1 1/4 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp cumin seeds4 shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Separate the leaves and stems of spinach and […]

Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Beetroot Potato Masala

Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes1 small beetroot1 small onion, sliced2 green chillies, slit1 tsp ginger, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powdera pinch of asafoetida1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp urad dal1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: Peel and roughly chop the potatoes and beetroot and then pressure cook for 1 whistle. […]

Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Drumstick Leaves – Potato Masala / Muringayila – Urulakizhangu Masala

Ingredients: 3 cups drumstick leaves / muringayila2 potatoes1 big onion, chopped1 tbsp ginger paste1 tbsp garlic paste3-4 green chillies, slit1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp cumin seedssalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop potatoes into small cubes. Heat oil in a pan and […]

Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Papaya Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup papaya, thinly sliced1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder4-5 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds2-3 tbsp sour yogurt2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut papaya into thin slices and keep it aside. Crush grated coconut adding 1/4 […]

Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Cauliflower Dry Fry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg cauliflower, cut into florets4 garlic clovessmall piece ginger6-7 curry leaves2 tbsp coriander leaves2 tbsp yogurt1 tsp lemon juice5 tbsp plain flour2 tbsp cornflour2 tbsp rice powder2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp cumin powdersalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Boil water in a pan and add cauliflower, […]

Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Mushroom Roast

Ingredients: 250 gm mushroom, thinly sliced1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4- 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp garam masalasalt to taste1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves3 tsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan at medium flame and add chopped ginger and garlic and saute for […]