Traditional Indian Recipes

VELUTHA KADALA KOORKA CURRY – CHICKPEAS AND CHINESE POTATO CURRY

Velutha Kadala / chickpeas and Koorka / Chinese potato curry is a combination using cooked chickpeas and cooked Chinese potato in roasted coconut gravy using spices. It is a delicious and tasty curry which goes well with roti and rice. Ingredients: Koorka / Chinese potato                               2 cups Velutha Kadala ... read more

INSTANT TOMATO PICKLE

Instant Tomato Pickle is a tangy and spicy tomato pickle which is prepared instantly. It can be preserved for few months in refrigerator. It is very easy to prepare this pickle. It can be served with idli, dosa and rice. There are many variations for instant tomato pickle. Today ... read more

CHICKEN DO PYAAZA – MURG DO PYAAZA

Chicken Do Pyaaza is a very popular North Indian dish. In this recipe we use onions in two varieties. One is we finely chop the onions into small pieces and the other is we fry onions and add to the chicken curry. It is a delicious chicken curry which ... read more

GANNE KE RAS KI KHEER – SUGARCANE JUICE KHEER – PUNJABI LOHIRI RECIPE

Sugarcane Juice Kheer is a popular sweet recipe of Punjab. It is prepared using sugarcane juice and rice. Sugarcane juice has a cooling effect on the body. Sugarcane juice kheer is mostly prepared during harvesting festivals (Lohiri). Ingredients: Fresh Sugarcane Juice                    4 ½ cups Basmati rice                                        100 gm Cardamom ... read more

THIRUVATHIRA PUZHUKKU – THIRUVATHIRA RECIPE – KERALA RECIPE

Thiruvathira Puzhukku is a traditional Kerala recipe prepared during Thiruvathira which is celebrated in Dhanu Masam of Malayalam calendar. Women will fast during that day and skip rice and eat only wheat and root tubers. Thiruvathira Puzhukku is prepared with different root tubers, red cow peas and coconut. Let’s ... read more

KOOVA PAYASAM – ARROWROOT DESSERT – THIRUVATHIRA RECIPES

 Koova Payasam is a traditional Kerala Payasam prepared at the time of Thiruvathira in the Malayalam month of Dhanu. Women will fast during that day and skip rice and eat only wheat and root tubers ( Thiruvathia Puzhukku, thiruvathira koova payasam or broken wheat upma). Arrowroot is a nutritious ... read more

MUTTON LIVER FRY – KERALA STYLE MUTTON LIVER FRY – MUTTON LIVER PEPPER FRY

Mutton Liver Fry is a highly nutritious recipe and tasty recipe. There are different methods of preparing Mutton Liver Fry. Today I am posting Mutton Liver Fry in Kerala Style which uses pepper as one of the main ingredients. Let’s go thru the recipe: Ingredients: Mutton liver                                       500 gms ... read more

GUR KA HALWA – LOHIRI RECIPE

Gur Ka Halwa is a traditional Punjabi sweet recipe prepared during Lohiri and Baisakhi. It is prepared with semolina and jaggery. It is mostly used during cold and winter seasons. This recipe is very simple and easy to make for festivals and celebrations. Let`s go thru the process of ... read more

ELLU BELLA SANKRANTI MIX – KARNATAKA SANKRANTI MIX RECIPE

Makar Sankranti is one of the festivals that is celebrated all across India in different styles and forms. Sankranti signifies the beginning of spring season. Sankranti is a harvest festival. In Karnataka it is celebrated by preparing a mixture – ELLU BELLA. Ellu means sesame seeds/til and Bella means ... read more

CHICKEN MANCHURIAN – DRY CHICKEN MANCHURIAN RECIPE

Chicken Manchurian is a favorite dish which is relished by people of all age group. It is a Chinese recipe with Indian touch. Chicken Manchurian is prepared in two varieties – one is dry and other is wet/gravy. Today I am posting Dry Chicken Manchurian recipe. Chicken is marinated ... read more

TOMATO CHUTNEY WITHOUT COCONUT – SIDE DISH FOR IDLI AND DOSA

Tomato Chutney is a delicious recipe prepared as side dish for idli and dosa. Ingredients: Onion                                                    1 Tomatoes                                            4 – 5 Red chilli powder                             1 tsp Oil                                                           1 tsp Water                                                   ½ cup Salt to taste For seasoning: Oil                                                           1 tsp Mustard seeds                                  ½ tsp ... read more

OATS PORRIDGE – HEALTHY OATS RECIPE

Wholegrain oats is a good source of fibre, which helps reduce cholesterol from our body. Oats are low in sodium. Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. It also helps in normal bowel movements and also manages the blood glucose. Oats helps you to ... read more

ANDHRA CHICKEN CURRY – SPICY CHICKEN CURRY IN ANDHRA STYLE

Andhra chicken curry is famous for its spicy taste. Today I am posting Andhra Chicken Curry which is spicy, tasty and easier to prepare. Let’s go thru the process of preparing Andhra Chicken Curry. Ingredients: Chicken                                                                1 ½ kg For Marination: Turmeric powder                             ¼ tsp Red chilli powder                             4 ... read more