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Bitter Gourd Roast | Kakarakaya Vepudu

Bitter Gourd Roast | Kakarakaya Vepudu

This Bitter Gourd Roast is a healthy and delicious recipe which you can prepare with few ingredients only. There are so many version to prepare this roast. Frankly speaking after so many years I tasted again this bitter gourd. I don’t know for some reason I did not like this gourd from my childhood days because of the bitterness from it. In my family, everyone likes it a lot except me. These years I used to make this fry only…

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Beerakaya Kothamira Pachadi | Ridge Gourd Coriander Chutney

Beerakaya Kothamira Pachadi | Ridge Gourd Coriander Chutney

Beerakaya Kothamira Pachadi is a simple and easy chutney which you can prepare within 15-20 minutes and the taste of this pachadi is so delicious especially with hot steamed rice. This chutney tastes good even with Dosa/Idli. I like pachadis and pickles very much, so there must be at least 1chutney or pickle for me to have along with rice. Rarely, I buy pickles from the store otherwise I prepare by myself.     Step by step pictures of preparing Beerakaya…

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Drumstick Masala Recipe | Munakkaya Masala

Drumstick Masala Recipe | Munakkaya Masala

Drumstick Masala is a tasty and simple curry which is served with plain rice or even with roti, it will taste delicious. Usually, I prepare sambar with drumstick but this the first time I tried making this masala with ginger garlic paste, chilli powder and coriander powder. The masala curry came out very well and we enjoyed it. Step by step pictures of preparing Drumstick Masala For other delicious curry recipes check out these: Black Eyed Beans Curry, Dal Palak Recipe, Gutti Vankaya…

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Dal Palak Recipe | Spinach Curry

Dal Palak Recipe | Spinach Curry

Dal Palak is a healthy dish made from Lentils and spinach. This recipe is most popular in India and it is very easy and simple dish you can prepare within 30 mins. This dish can be made in different ways, here I have prepared this dal Palak using green chillies, tomato and cumin powder. It goes well with roti and steamed rice.     Ingredients: Toor dal – 1cup (approx. 150 grams) Chopped Spinach/Palak -2 cups Green chillies- 3 Chopped…

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Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe | How to make cabbage fry

Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe | How to make cabbage fry

Cabbage Stir Fry is quick and simple fry which you can accomplish with rice/dal and even with roti too. Usually, this dish is made in different styles in different regions. But today I am sharing this dish in a very simple way using green chillies and coriander powder.   Ingredients: Shredded cabbage -2cups Green chillies-3 Red chillies-2 Coriander powder-1 1/2tsp Cumin seeds- 1/2tsp Mustard seeds-1/2tsp Channa dal-1tsp Curry leaves a strand Turmeric powder-1/2tsp Coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste…

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Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe

Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe

Black Eyed Beans Curry is very delicious and protein-rich food. Black-eyed beans are also known as Alasandalu or bobbarlu in South India. This curry is very simple to prepare and it as very good nutrition values. With these beans, you can also make fritters/Vada     Ingredients: Black eyed bean – 1 cup Chopped onions – 2 nos Chopped tomatoes – 2 nos Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 1 1/2…

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Mixed vegetable kurma(korma)

Mixed vegetable kurma(korma)

Mixed vegetable kurma or korma can be made in different styles. Here, today I am sharing this recipe in a very simple method that is using a pressure cooker. You can serve this dish in so many ways like with roti ’s, pulao and even with dosa /Idly. Ingredients: Mixed veggies- (potatoes, cauliflower, beans, carrots, peas)- 1cup Finely chopped onions-2nos Finely chopped tomatoes- 2nos Ginger garlic paste-2tsp Cloves-2nos Cinnamon-1/2 inch Bay leaves-1nos Green cardamom pods-2nos Green chilled-2nos Red chili powder-…

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Gutti Vankaya Kura | Stuffed Brinjal Curry

Gutti Vankaya Kura | Stuffed Brinjal Curry

Gutti Vankaya Kura Gutti vankaya Kura is a very delicious recipe from Andhra. I make this dish regularly in my home. We have this dish with plain rice or chapathi. Here goes the recipe.   Ingredients: Vankaya/brinjal – 250 grams or 6 nos Chopped onions – 2nos Chopped tomatoes – 2nos  A handful of curry leaves Coriander leaves for garnish Mustard and Urad dal – 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Oil – 3 tbsp Salt to taste To grind:…

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Potato Fry With Roasted Spices

Potato Fry With Roasted Spices

Potato Fry With Roasted Spices Potato fry is prepared in my kitchen very often so this time I want to try this recipe with a twist by adding roasted spices In this recipe, I dry roasted cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds and lightly crushed in mortar and pestle. Ingredients: Potatoes-250gms Onion-1medium Red chilli powder-1tsp Green Chillies-2nos Turmeric a pinch Curry and coriander leaves Mustard seeds Split urad dal Salt to taste Oil -3tbsp Spices to Dry Roast:  Jeera…

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Arbi Stir Fry

Arbi Stir Fry

Arbi Stir Fry Here goes another stir-fry recipe with Arbi/Chamagadda Which is very easy to prepare and can be done with in15-20 minutes. It can be served as a side dish along with rice.        Ingredients: Arbi/Chamagadda-250 grams Red chilli powder-1 1/2tsp Coriander powder-1 1/2tsp Curry leaves a few Cumin seeds-1tsp Mustard seeds-1/2tsp Split urad dal-1/2ts Turmeric powder-1/2tsp Oil-2tbsp Salt as taste   Preparation: 1. Wash and pressure cook the Arbi in a cooker for 1 whistle or boil in hot…

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