A simple and delicious South Indian version of a dal. Chayote squash and yellow mung dal come together beautifully in this curry/dal and make for a great accompaniment for rice, roti or any carb of choice. Read on for variation in this recipe.
Cauliflower is trending, in every form possible ! The Indian cuisine is no stranger to this vegetable. This curry uses a spice blend commonly used in the Tamil-Kerala cuisines like black peppercorns, curry leaves, coconut oil, etc….simply delicious !! A must try recipe !
An Ishtu is a stew like, coconut milk based curry that is very popular in Kerala and South West Tamil Nadu. A very fragrant curry that makes for a great accompaniment for dosai,idli,idiyappam, aapam or simply some white rice.
Fresh green beans and split lentils come together beautifully in this Beans Paruppu usili, another Tamil cuisine recipe, another favorite and another delicious healthy dry kari from the heart of Thanjavur and beyond !
Thin wheat noodles called Vermicelli/ Semiya, cooked with South Indian flavors makes the Semiya Upma. A quick fix meal, that is simple yet tasty. Add a ton of veggies, some peanuts and call it a yummy complete meal. Wash it down with some chilled buttermilk and feel absolutely satiated !
Dosas..the savory crepes of Southern India are another versatile dish that makes a frequent appearance in homes like ours. This is a quick, no ferment, easy, low carb, high protein and gluten free recipe that is tasty and pleases the kid palates as well! Win Win !
Vendakkai fry – every South indian origin kid’s favorite ….a vegetable that helps accelerate the Mathematical learning, say the folklore…..oh well…tastes divine, so nutrition and other benefits are just an added bonus !!
The Indian yellow-green pumpkin in a chutney form, popularly called Thogayal in the Tamil cuisine. Sautéed pumpkin ground with select spices, makes for a great accompaniment to any meal. Use it as a sandwich spread too!!
Simple and quick dry curry in a South Indian style Sides….be it simple or extravagant are to enhance the main dish, complete the flavor profile of a meal or is an accompaniment to the meal for an added texture..they round out the meal. Bread,particularly garlic flavored, is a great side for soup or pasta, it… Continue reading Green Beans Carrot Thoran