Curry

Vegetable Stew

Vegetable Stew

There is something really special about coconut milk stew served in an earthen pot along with appam. It is rich, aromatic and full of flavor. The authentic Kerala stew is heavenly and the one that I had in Kochi was delicious. This vegan stew has […]

Sweet Karela Curry Recipe

Sweet Karela Curry Recipe

Sweet, tangy, hot and a little bitter. This curry is an explosion on the palate. The curry goes well with rice and chapatis. I have to confess, I used to hate Karela as a kid. If given an option, I would not have let Karela […]

Raw Banana Curry

Raw Banana Curry

Almost every part of the banana plant is useful. Raw banana fry and the bajjis/pakoras are quite common. The curry that is made with them is also quite delicious. Here is one recipe with tomatoes providing the gravy and the peanut powder & the coconut […]

Pakorewali Kadhi Recipe

Pakorewali Kadhi Recipe

This is a traditional granny recipe at home. The pakoras soaked in the dahi kadi is delicious and goes well with rotis. There is mix of spices give a great taste and aroma. I usually make more pakoras than required as I tend to eat […]

Bagara Baingan Recipe

Bagara Baingan Recipe

Bagara baingan is a spicy and tangy curry where egg plants are cooked in a masala gravy.┬áThe┬ámasala is a fine paste of onions, peanuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and dry coconut powder. The bangara baingan recipe involves a slight fry of egg plants and then […]

Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer

Kadai paneer is cottage cheese (paneer) cooked in a wok( kadai). The paneer cubes are cooked in a tomato gravy with spices and capsicum. Other paneer recipes include Palak Paneer The ingredients   Tomatoes cooked with turmeric, chili and coriander powder Add in the capsicum […]

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

  An Indian classic, palak paneer, is paneer (cottage cheese) cubes in a gravy made from palak(spinach). Easy to make and tastes incredible with chapati, fried rice etc. A thick version of this curry is also used between a roll of dosa to make the […]

Desi Chana Curry

Desi Chana Curry

Desi Chana or Black chick peas are used quite often in Indian and middle eastern cooking. The peas need to be soaked over night and pressure cooked before it can be used in curries. Onions and tomatoes are used to get a gravy for the […]

Black Eyed Peas / Lobia Curry

Black Eyed Peas / Lobia Curry

Lobia and potatoes are a great combo. Toss in some onions and tomatoes to get a good gravy. Coriander powder, curry leaves and fresh coriander leaves give a brilliant taste. Adding a little kasuri methi and garam masala will boosts the aroma of the curry. […]

Ridge Gourd Tomato Curry

Ridge Gourd Tomato Curry

Ridge gourd is not often used in cooking, but when you do it is delicious. Also know as Luffa, Dodka, Beerakaya and Chinese Okra. Once you peel the skin you are left with a softer vegetable. I like to cut out a tiny piece and […]

Potato-Drumstick Curry

Potato-Drumstick Curry

Ingredients Onions-1 large Potaoes-2 Drumstick-2 Ginger-garlic paste Turmeric powder Chilli powder Oil Coconut powder Tamarind Method Chop the onions finely Cut the potatoes and drumsticks into medium sized pieces Add oil in a wok and fry the onions Add 1/2tsp of ginger-garlic paste to the […]