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Category: Stir-fry Vegetables

Chatpate Kale Channe(Tangy and Spicy Black Chickpea)

Chatpate Kale Channe(Tangy and Spicy Black Chickpea)

Black Chickpeas are readily available in Indian Supermarkets as they are counted as a staple food.They can be made into a curry as well as prepared spicy and dry and yet be delicious in taste.They are a perfect combo of protein and fill the tummy […]

Baingan ka Bharta(Mashed and flavored Brinjal/Eggplant)

Baingan ka Bharta(Mashed and flavored Brinjal/Eggplant)

This is a dish close to my heart.I remember my school days when my grandma used to prepare this dish when the Brinjals were plentiful and very tender.Ideally the Brinjals are roasted over gas burners but if you have a tandoor oven – please go […]

Tendli(Ivy Gourd) Stir Fry

Tendli(Ivy Gourd) Stir Fry

Ivy Gourd is a vegetable which is used in stir fry and curry dishes.This is the recipe of a basic stir fry which is made with this nutritious yet delicious veggie! Preparation Time – 15-20 minutes Makes – 4 servings INGREDIENTS 300 gms Tendli 2 […]

Vrat Wale Kaddu(Sweet and Sour Pumpkin)

Vrat Wale Kaddu(Sweet and Sour Pumpkin)

This one is a hit for Navratri and festivals where women keep fasts!Try this with plain Puris,Rajgira or Kuttu Puris and you will experience a lovely taste of the butter soft Pumpkin with the delicate Masalas!Make this with Mustard Oil to get a lovely rough […]

Khatti Meethi Subzi(Assorted sweet-sour vegetables)

Khatti Meethi Subzi(Assorted sweet-sour vegetables)

This dish is in the ISCKON Feasts and presented at the New York Temple.Its very intricately prepared with assorted vegetables and following the Hare Krishna cult of No Onion-No Garlic which is beautifully adaptable to any Fasts kept during the Indian Festivals.Here is the recipe: […]

Masaledar Bhindi (Spiced Okra)

Masaledar Bhindi (Spiced Okra)

This is a spicy but very tempting Okra Fry.I have come across people who were desperate to know how to cook Okra and how to serve with Rotis.I got a few requests from people abroad as well who love Rotis and Paranthas to give them […]

Snake Gourd South Indian Stir-fry (Pudalangai Portual/Thoran/Poriyal)

Snake Gourd South Indian Stir-fry (Pudalangai Portual/Thoran/Poriyal)

Snake Gourd(Hindi – Chichinda) is a unique vegetable.A slim long gourd with a coil at the end(signifying the name).This vegetable is mostly used in South India for the varied cuisine Kerala and Tamil Nadu offer. When you buy Snake Gourd,look for firm gourds with whitish/greenish […]

Okra Stir Fry – Simple as it is!

Okra Stir Fry – Simple as it is!

This is another of those dishes which I find irresistible with Rotis and Paranthas and incredible easy and simple to make!I have made it with Okra but sometimes add Onions which add their characteristic lovely taste.That recipe will be shared later on but this is […]

Eggplant,Spinach and Tomato Stir Fry

Eggplant,Spinach and Tomato Stir Fry

This recipe is adapted from ISCKON Feasts where they serve super-delicious food – no onion and no garlic with only fresh ingredients.This combination would be termed as “deadly” and “revolting” by many but believe me…this is very delicious,healthy and can be counted as a diet […]

Jeera Aloo(Potatoes with Cumin Seeds)

Jeera Aloo(Potatoes with Cumin Seeds)

This dish is categorized as a “subzi”,meaning that it goes well with Rotis or Dal-Rice Combos.It requires less time and energy to cook up this mouth-watering stir-fry.I have used Mustard Oil to temper but any Oil can be used – vegetable,blended oils or even Olive […]