Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry: Ridge gourd known for dietary fibre and low calorie content, makes you feel light when included in the meal. The skin of ridge gourd also carries loads of goodness that in South India, we make peerkanghai chutney with it. With very few ingredients and less time, ridge gourd stir fry can be prepared easily. It can be eaten along with steamed … Continue reading Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry – Healthy dish!
Mushroom Pepper Fry – Kalan Milagu Varuval: Mushroom has always been my favourite for its earthy taste and the vast nutritional benefits that it carries. It’s one of the superfood that has a high amount of antioxidant and is a good source of vitamin D. Given these facts, I try to include mushroom atleast twice a week in my regular preparation – It could be … Continue reading Mushroom Pepper fry – Kalan varuval!
Bitter Gourd Stir Fry: I love walking through the streets with my kid beside, answering her all the way. I make it a point that I don’t do bulk purchase, so that I get to do some lil’ purchases almost everyday, a chance to increase my kid’s curiosity to know the groceries, the place, the surrounding – I find her happiness in seeing the lil’ … Continue reading Pagarkai poriyal/Bitter Gourd Stir Fry – Bitterness at its Best!
Kathirikai/Brinjal Masiyal – This is one of those popular dishes that’s prepared across India in various states with just a few variation in the spices. My mom prepares this dish using the small brinjals that’s commonly available in South India and the dish is similar to chidambaram gosthu. It tastes great with steamed rice and Idli. Since its the smaller brinjals, she cuts them into … Continue reading Kathirikai/Brinjal Masiyal – A Perfect Blend!
Carrot Poriyal/Stir Fry Recipe: This is an easy to make South Indian dish and it’s a great accompaniment for steamed rice and sambar/karakuzhambhu(click here for Karakuzhambhu recipe). Carrots come in different colours like red, purple, yellow and white apart from the commonly available orange colour. In my local market, I get two varieties – The long thin slender somewhat pinkish orange type and another is … Continue reading Carrot Poriyal/Stir Fry – Simple & Tasty!
Purple Cabbage Kootu: First time when I prepared this vegetable, my kid was really awestruck by its colour. Right from cutting & cleaning to the cooking stage, she was very inquisitive about its colour change. I remember her asking”Why do we get a blue water when we wash this purple vegetable?”…Im still looking for the right answer.. Generally all colour vegetables carry loads of nutrients … Continue reading Purple Cabbage Kootu – A Colourful Treat!
Egg Masala Stir Fry: Almost similar in preparation to my earlier post on egg stir fry(click here for recipe), this dish has distinct flavour and taste. It requires hard boiled egg and its an easy to make dish – goes well with steamed rice and samabar/rasam/curd. It also tastes good with roti. Ingredients: 4 hard boiled eggs 5-6 small onion (finely chopped) 1 large sized … Continue reading Egg Masala Stir Fry – An easy make !
Paneer & mixed vegetable stir fry: The first time I came across a paneer bhurji recipe was in David Rocco’s dolce India program. Drawing inspiration from this North Indian preparation, I’ve made this paneer mixed vegetable stir fry. It was one such day when my main dish was very simple and that I decided to make this interesting recipe – I really loved the outcome … Continue reading Paneer & Mixed Vegetable stir fry with Cheese topping
Poori kizhanghu/ Poori masala: Though I make this dish very often, I didn’t get the opportunity to take the pic and do a posting on it. Today I did it! Poori masala is an easy to make dish and it’s an excellent side for poori. It also goes well with chappati and dosa. I make couple of other versions too – with mustard, urad dhal … Continue reading Poori kizhanghu/Poori masala
Spinach Mushroom Recipe: Of late my postings on Sarah’s Kitchen have reduced drastically. Trying to resolve the technical issue with my laptop, I just got lucky that it’s waking up once in a while now. I do prefer to replace it sooner and workout a backup plan as well. Meanwhile, seizing this golden opportunity, I’m posting an interesting recipe with an interesting combination of spinach … Continue reading Spinach Mushroom side dish – A tasty combination!