Sorakkai Poriyal / Bottle Gourd Curry recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently I started experimenting varieties of recipes with Sorakkai / Bottle gourd. Usually I make sorakkai sambar or sorakkai dosa at home. This time I wanted to try lauki paratha and lauki curry for rice. I learnt this easy and yummy Sorakkai verkadalai poriyal / bottle gourd poriyal with peanuts from my neighbor. Bottle gourd … Read more

Easy Paneer Curry | Paneer Masala Curry For Chapathi

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is an easy peasy paneer curry for chapathi / roti. Paneer butter masala is the only gravy I make using paneer as its Raksha’s favorite. Most of the paneer gravies call for grinding tomato onion to make the base. But I really got bored of making it in the same way. So I tried … Read more

Padavalanga Thoran | Kerala Style Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe

Reading Time: 7 minutes Today’s recipe is an easy, yummy Kerala style snake gourd curry which is known as Padavalanga thoran in Malayalam. Basically I love Kerala thoran recipes. I used to make cabbage thoran at home regularly. This time I used Snake gourd for a change. It came out so well and flavorful. We all loved it. I … Read more

Ponnanganni Keerai Thogayal Recipe / Dwarf Copperleaf Chutney Recipe

Reading Time: 6 minutes Recently I got a bunch of Sigappu Ponnanganni keerai (Seemai ponnanganni)/ Dwarf copperleaf (in English, Honagone soppu in Kannada, Ponnangannicheera in Malayalam, Ponnagantikura in Telugu, Gudari Saag in Hindi) from my in-laws house backyard in Salem. We all know Ponnanganni keerai is good for eyes but it has lots of other health benefits like its good for … Read more

Cabbage Carrot Poriyal – Muttaikose Carrot Poriyal

Reading Time: 8 minutes Cabbage carrot poriyal (Muttaikose carrot poriyal) is one of the poriyal recipes I make at least once in a week. This tastes similar to Kerala style cabbage carrot thoran. Addition of coconut, cumin seeds, chilli, garlic and curry leaves makes the difference from regular cabbage carrot poriyal. We all loved this side dish for sambar … Read more

Akki Tambittu | Akki Hittina Thambittu | Karnataka Rice thambittu recipe

Reading Time: 7 minutes Nagara Panchami and Maha Shivaratri is one of the most popular festivals in Karnataka. Every year during Nag Panchami and Shivaratri, my neighbor used to pass this akki tambittu recipe as pooja prasadam. We all love it. I wanted to get the recipe from her and blog it for long time. Due to this pandemic … Read more

Sambaram Recipe | Moru Vellam | Kerala Style Spiced Buttermilk

Reading Time: 6 minutes Every year during Onam Sadya, I try to make Sadya at home. I have shared nearly 5 different Sadya menu and posted in my blog. Pleasec check the links below. Dishes like Puli inji, avial, ada pradhaman, pazham, papadam are mandatory in every Sadya be it simple or elaborate. Similarly sambaram i.e Kerala style spiced … Read more

Southekayi Palya – Cucumber Poriyal | Vellarikka Poriyal Recipe

Reading Time: 7 minutes Cucumber (Southekayi in Kannada, Vellarikai in Tamil, Vellarikka in Malayalam, Dosakaya in Telugu, Kheera in Hindi) is a super healthy vegetable that is usually consumed as a salad. We eat it as such or add in Kosmbari or green gram carrot salad. But this time, I tried a simple, Karnataka style palya / poriyal/ curry … Read more

Aval Puttu Recipe | Poha Puttu – Sweet Poha | Gokulashtami Recipes

Reading Time: 5 minutes Aval puttu / Poha jaggery puttu is one of the easy and yummy neivedyam recipes you can prepare for Gokulashtami, Navarathri and other occasions at home. I learnt this recipe from my MIL. She used to make it often for our Friday Thiru vilakku poojai. Last week I made this for my pooja asking the … Read more