Vazhakkai Poriyal Recipe – Raw banana Roast With Pepper

We begin making the Vazhakkai Poriyal Recipe, cut the raw banana into half along with the skin and 1/2 cup of water and pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally. Once the pressure releases, peel the skin off the slice/ dice the cooked raw … Read more

Drumstick Poriyal / Murungakkai poriyal recipe

Drumstick / Murungakkai is a super healthy vegetable packed with rich source of vitamins and minerals. It helps to boost immunity, develop strong bones and purifies the blood. Usually we make sambar, poricha kuzhambu and vathakuzhambu with drumstick. Long back I had tried and shared a drumstick masala recipe. After that, I never got a … Read more

Senai Kizhangu Poriyal/ Yam Curry For Rice

Here is an yummy Kalyana veedu style Senai kizhangu poriyal / Marriage style Elephant yam curry for rice. I followed this recipe from a YouTube channel. It was similar to the ones we tasted in marriage functions in Tamil nadu. I was so happy that I tried this recipe.   In the original recipe, it … Read more

Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe / Tindora Curry Without Coconut

  I learnt this easy and simple Andhra style Kovakkai poriyal / Tindora curry without coconut from my School moms group friend Megha. I tried this poriyal at home after tasting it in her house. It was so good and easy to make too. But one thing you need to make this curry is patience. … Read more

Sorakkai Poriyal / Bottle Gourd Curry recipe

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

Cabbage Carrot Poriyal – Muttaikose Carrot Poriyal

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

Southekayi Palya – Cucumber Poriyal | Vellarikka Poriyal Recipe

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

Weekly Meal Plan – Paneer Biryani, Falafel, Yam Poriyal, and More

This week Weekly Meal Plan has some easy to make and everyday recipes for your meal from delicious meals across various cuisines from Paneer Biryani, Falafel, Yam Poriyal, and More Some tips you can follow when cooking a healthy meal Plan and shop the exact ingredients you need for every week. Stock the staples in the … Read more

Vazhaithandu Poriyal – Banana stem poriyal recipe

This is my MIL’s style Vazhaithandu poriyal recipe (Banana stem curry) which is a super healthy and excellent side dish for sambar rice. We try to include Banana stem in our diet at least once in a week as it is a rich source of fiber, Potassium and Vitamin B6. It helps to ease constipation … Read more