Kootu #3

And ta-da, another popular kootu. As you might have noticed, its really a very simple way to make a curry and is packed with vegetable and lentil goodness. Kootu # 3 2 tbsp Bengal Gram/ Kadalai Paruppu1/2 cup White Pumpkin, cubed1/2 cup Yam, cubed1/2 tsp Turmeric powder1/2 tsp Chilli Powder1/2 tsp ground PepperSalt, to taste…

Kootu # 2

Here we go with the next kootu in the series, called, very imaginatively…. Kootu # 2 2 tsp Urad Dal (split Black Gram)1/2 tsp Black Peppercorn2 Red Chillies1 tsp Cumin1/2 tsp Coriander Seeds1/4 cup Coconut1/2 cup Moong Dal (split Green Gram), cooked1/2 cup Vegetables, cooked with water (here I’ve used carrots and peas) Pan fry…

Kootus

Kootus are a form of south Indian curry. Usually had with rice and featuring vegetables and lentils cooked together. There are several ways to make kootus and any number of combinations of lentils and vegetables. Here, I’m going to give you a series of three popular kootus that we make at home. When I was…

Spinach Chicken

A few years ago I was involved in a recipe chain letter. You know those chain letters that you mail to 5 people as well as the people who mailed it to you? Well, this was the fun version of that! One person emails a recipe to 5 people and those 5 people each add…

Pumpkin Pachadi

A lovely pumpkin curry with yogurt and spices. Sweet and spicy, this curry is great with rice. Pumpkin Pachadi 2 pieces Pumpkin1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder1/2 tsp Chilli Powder2 tbsp Coconut, shredded3 Green Chillies1 tsp Mustard Seeds1/2 glass Buttermilk1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds1 Red Chilli, split3-4 Curry Leaves1 tsp Sugar Cook the pumpkin with…

Kerala Egg Curry

Kerala Egg Curry 5 Pearl Onions1 tsp Ginger Paste1 tsp Garlic Paste1 tsp Red Chilli Powder1 tsp Coriander Powder1 Cardamom1 Clove1 Tomato, chopped1 Bay Leaf2 small Onions, chopped2 tsp Sugar1 tsp Turmeric1 tsp Salt1 cup Potatoes, cooked1 cup Peas, cooked1/4 cup Coconut Milk6 Eggs, hard boiled, sliced halfway Grind the pearl onions, ginger, garlic, chilli…