Tag Archives: Curry

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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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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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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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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Cauliflower and peas curry

Spicy vegetable curry When everyday cooking takes a toll on my imagination, I go blank very often and look for some inspiration in my cook books. I wrote down this recipe from a woman’s magazine many years back. It is … Continue reading

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Sambar/Okra sambar/ Vendakka sambar

Super star of curries! If Sambar powder comes, can Sambar be far behind? Here it is! Sambar is next to rice, literally, in every household in South India. Many seasonal vegetables are used but drumstick, the long stick like vegetable … Continue reading

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Egg curry/ Egg roast/Spicy egg masala

Egg Masala This is a ‘curry in a hurry’. On busy days, a simple egg masala helps me to ‘keep calm and carry on’. I do not have a story to accompany this posts. I breeze through the kitchen, cook … Continue reading

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Lentil curry/ Horse gram curry/ Kollu kadaiyal

Horse gram dhal curry for better grades!( just kidding!) My daughter was getting ready for her exam scheduled at 1.00 p.m. and I had to pack her lunch. She doesn’t like anything that involves her fingers getting messy while eating … Continue reading

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