Category Archives: Curry

Butter mushroom

Butter Mushroom Butter chicken is undoubtedly one of the most famous Indian dishes enjoyed around the world. It is rich and creamy with a buttery flavor. Recently, I made butter chicken with barbequed chicken. I used tikka masala to marinate … Continue reading

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Mulakushyam/Cabbage & lentil coconut curry

Mulakushyam is a simple curry made using lentil and different vegetables in a coconut gravy. I first tasted this curry when my mother-in-law made it. Being an expert with dishes from Palakkad, in Kerala where this curry originated, she used … Continue reading

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Thai red curry with rice noodles

I have always loved Thai food and steer my family towards Thai restaurants when we go out for food. I like the flavor of its sweet sauces and spicy curry paste. Recently, I attended an engagement party held at a … Continue reading

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Olan/Ash gourd curry in coconut milk

Creamy coconut Kumbalanga curry! Olan is a very simple Kerala curry with less cooking and a great, fresh taste. It has few ingredients and has a crunch very close to a salad. Ash gourd and cow peas are the main … Continue reading

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Moru kootan/Yogurt curry

Yam curd curry This is an authentic Kerala curry most favoured in homes and restaurants. No meal is complete without a last course of plain curd or a curd curry added to rice. This is my mother’s recipe and tastes … Continue reading

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Eggplant curry/ Baingan Bartha

¬†Brinjal curry I have a love-hate relationship with brinjal/eggplant. I like it in tomato chutney, stir fried and fried whole with spices stuffed as in eggplant-masala . I hate it floating as big chunks in curries. But when it is … Continue reading

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Vegetarian version of Mathi mulakittathu /Spicy hot curry with fried bitter gourd

Dried bitter gourd curry (Vegetarian version) Mathi Mulakittathu is a very spicy curry which is a signature Kerala dish to accompany Tapioca or cooked rice. Mathi is Sardine, a very nutritious oily fish with a distinct fishy smell and high … Continue reading

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Mixed Vegetable Kurma (Coimbatore style)/Spicy veggie curry

Restaurant style vegetable Kuruma Hi guys…I am in India right now, enjoying the lovely weather, hanging out with relatives and gobbling amazing food in different places. If I am not able to post regularly, please excuse me! Right now I … Continue reading

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Grandma’s curry/Nadan curry

Garden fresh vegetable curry! My grandmother was a very thrifty woman and made food for an army with ingredients mainly from her garden. She raised 8 kids and had to feed the helpers who worked in our farm. She was … Continue reading

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Potato masala/ Poori masala

Yellow potato curry! I am going back to some basics in Indian cooking. When mashed potatoes decide to have a good time with onion and some simple spices, this potato masala is born. It is the best curry to escort … Continue reading

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