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Keerai Sambar – How to make Keerai Sambar

January 21, 2014 Keerai/SpinachKuzhambu Varieties  4 comments

Keerai Sambar is a simple and quick sambar variety for rice. I love all kinds of spinach/keerai. Its very healthy and a good source of iron. U can use any type of spinach including fresh methi leaves (Vendhaya Keerai).. All u need to do is to dump all the ingredients into a cooker and add some tempering and fried onions once its cooked. Keerai Sambar would be ready.

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Kaddu ki Sabji – How to make Kaddu ki Sabzi

January 6, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDry SabjiKootu / Poriyal VarietiesNO Onion NO GarlicPumpkin/White Pumpkin  No comments

Kaddu ki Sabji /Kaddu ki Sabzi is a super quick sabzi variety that goes well with roti, poori & rice.Once u have peeled & chopped pumpkin the sabzi gets ready in less than 15-20 mins. This is a mild sabji variety without much masala in it. When it comes to pumpkin, all that comes to my mind is this sabji or Pumpkin Soup. Check soup recipe HERE

Pumpkin seeds are very healthy. U can sun dry them and have it as is or roast with salt and have it. They taste yumm!

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Poondu Kuzhambu – Kuzhambu Varieties

December 26, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesKuzhambu Varieties  No comments

This poondu kuzhambu is an all time favourite in my family. There are many versions of poondu kuzhambu and this is an easy one without coconut or any grinding. This stores well making it an ideal recipe for bachelors and working women.(See tips) Do try my Puzhi Kuzhambu recipe too.

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Kovakkai Fry – Tindora Fry – How to make Kovakkai Fry

December 10, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDry SabjiKootu / Poriyal VarietiesKovakkai/Tindora  No comments

Kovakkai Fry or Tindora fry is a simple fry that goes well with rice or chapathi. It can be made in a jiffy with the ingredients usually available in your pantry. I normally pair it up with rasam/sambar for rice or for chapathi along with dal.

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Dal Fry – How to make Dal Fry (Restaurant Style)

November 28, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDals/Gravies  One comment

Dal Fry is usually prepared with toor dal. Dal is a staple food in most Indian homes. Chotu & myself are big fans of this Dal Fry. We can  live with this simple Dal Fry for days together, along with steamed rice and a sabji. It is perfect for a lazy day, yet a complete & satisfying meal. Garlic Potato Fry is the best combo for this. This Dal Fry is so easy that even Bachelors can make it in a jiffy..

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Aviyal Recipe – How to make Aviyal

November 8, 2013 Kootu / Poriyal VarietiesMixed VegPongal RecipesTamil New Year Recipes  No comments

Aviyal is a traditional South Indian recipe which is made with mixed vegetables, coconut, curd and tempering with coconut oil. This is a must have dish for us during Pongal festival. There are many ways of making this, So here comes my version. Chow Chow Kootu is another favourite in the family.

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