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Category: Curries and Gravies

Chettinad Egg Curry (A curry using boiled eggs and delicious Chettinad Masala)

Chettinad Egg Curry (A curry using boiled eggs and delicious Chettinad Masala)

Chettinad is a beautiful place nestled in the Sivaganga District of Tamil Nadu!Its reminiscent of the Chettiars or the wealthy landowners and money lenders who lived there 2 – 3 centuries back.They were so rich that they built palatial bungalows and mini palaces which are […]

Vengaya Sambar (Sambar with Onions)

Vengaya Sambar (Sambar with Onions)

This is an extremely delicious Sambar which is wonderful with plain rice,Idlis or Dosas.It is made with Mini Onions or Shallots or what we call Madras Onions.I did not get Madras Onions so made them with normal Onions sliced in quarters!The grated coconut and curry […]

Aviyal (South Indian Mixed Vegetable and Yogurt Curry)

Aviyal (South Indian Mixed Vegetable and Yogurt Curry)

For those people who love South Indian fare..for those who love coconut oil and coconuts..this recipe is ┬áMUST make!Its a subtle dish of assorted vegetables simmered in a creamy coconut sauce drizzled with coconut oil with the amazing taste and aroma of curry leaves. Now […]

Dum Paneer Kalimirch

Dum Paneer Kalimirch

This is an absolutely delicious Paneer recipe which does not involve Tomatoes but is absolutely lip smacking and finger licking with any Pulao,Biryani,Roomali Roti or Naan!The recipe is by NDTV Chef Divya Burman!This is a must make accompaniment which will surely earn you laurels as […]

Rasam (A South Indian versatile recipe)

Rasam (A South Indian versatile recipe)

I have posted the recipe of Rasam Powder or Rasam Podi in my previous write up.Now I am posting about the real thing itself.I am going to post the wonderful Rasam recipe which has been requested multiple times and which I am going to share.I […]

Mor Kulambu (Okra simmered in a delicious Yogurt gravy the Tamil Nadu style)

Mor Kulambu (Okra simmered in a delicious Yogurt gravy the Tamil Nadu style)

Yogurt gravies are very popular in India and differ widely in methods of preparation depending on the part of the country they are made.They are Tamil Nadu’s reply to the North Indian and Gujarati Kadhi and is delicious to have with plain rice!It uses Okra/Ladies […]

Baingan Ki Kadhi (Eggplant in a Yogurt based gravy)

Baingan Ki Kadhi (Eggplant in a Yogurt based gravy)

I have posted the recipe of the most delicious and filling Kadhi earlier.Now I present it again with a slight twist – I have added Baingan (Brinjal/Eggplant) to it and slightly modified the Pakoda recipe.The taste – the same and unbeatable with the goodness of […]

Subz Khada Masala (Mixed Vegetables in a Yogurt based gravy)

Subz Khada Masala (Mixed Vegetables in a Yogurt based gravy)

This is a mild curry which suits everybody’s palate!I have taken mixed vegetables and cooked them with yogurt to bring out the taste of all the vegetables.I also added salted fresh Fenugreek Leaves and the result was a delicious curry which can be had with […]

Bharwan Baingan (Stuffed baby Eggplant/Brinjal/Aubergine)

Bharwan Baingan (Stuffed baby Eggplant/Brinjal/Aubergine)

Stuffed vegetables and meat are common in every culture of the world.They differ in terms of ingredients,spices and condiments and mode of cooking.They may be deep fried,shallow fried,baked,cooked underground as in the case with some Hawaiian delicacies and the list is endless.In India we have […]

Pindi Chana/Pindi Chole

Pindi Chana/Pindi Chole

This recipe originated in Rawalpindi in Pakistan and hence the name.It is different from the normal Chole Masala in the sense that the way of preparation and spices are different.You will see that the chickpeas appear a little different in this recipe than the other […]