Shark Fish Scramble / Sura Puttu

Shark fish scramble is a mildy spiced fish recipe. Both kids and aged people can have this dish as it does not have any bone pieces. Its a very popular South Indian recipe made with shark fish which is Sura Meen in Tamil. This recipe can also made with King fish or any other variety which has less bones. This is my favourite non-vegetarian dish. … Continue reading Shark Fish Scramble / Sura Puttu

Rajma Masala (SouthIndian Style)

A SouthIndian coconut based masala along with this Rajma / Kidney beans makes it more healthy and flavorful. This rajma masala goes well as a Side dish for rice along with mild spiced gravy like Morkulambu / Buttermilk gravy, Tomato sambar, Sambar . Ingredients: Dry red Rajma – 100 gms Onion – 1 Tomato – 1 Curry leaves -1 sprig Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp … Continue reading Rajma Masala (SouthIndian Style)

Manathakkali Keerai Poriyal

Manathakkali keerai / BlackNightShade is a variety of spinach that is very effective in curing mouth and stomach ulcers. Though it has a slight bitter taste, its medicinal benefit overcomes it. This spinach has small berries which are also used in Indian cooking as sundried ‘Manathakkali vathal’ or as fresh ones in preparing curries. This stir fry can be had as a sidedish for rice … Continue reading Manathakkali Keerai Poriyal

Potato Podimas

Potato podimas is the mashed potato seasoned with SouthIndian spices. This podimas is one of the regular recipes in the wedding feast menu in our native place. They are simple to prepare and taste good. This recipe would be a favourite for one who doesn’t like much masalas. Potato podimas goes well with any spicy or tangy gravies with rice. It can also be served … Continue reading Potato Podimas

Drumstick Coconut Curry

Drumstick coconut curry is a simplest curry to prepare. Drumsticks are thin elongated fruits obtained from Moringa tree. They are tough on outside with fleshy pulp inside. You get a juicy flesh inside the drumsticks when cooked in flavoured coconut curry and it melts in the mouth.When eating the drumsticks, chew them, extract pulp while chewing, leaving the tough fibrous part. Drumsticks are loaded with … Continue reading Drumstick Coconut Curry

Murungai Keerai Poriyal / Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Drumstick leaves / Murungai Keerai have been a part of Indian cuisine for a long time. These leaves may be considered as a king of all greens due to its numerous health benefits. During my childhood days, we used to have drumstick tree at our backyard from which we pluck leaves, drumstick and its flowers.My mom prepares poriyal, sambar and many other recipes with it … Continue reading Murungai Keerai Poriyal / Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Banana Flower Chanadhal Curry

Banana flower with chanadhal is an awesome combo. They both have health benefits on their own. The only pre-preparation to be done is the cleaning of the banana flower. Once its done, the remaining steps are simple and the outcome is delicious. The look of this recipe may not be attractive but its health benefits surpasses everything. Whenever I buy the banana flower from the … Continue reading Banana Flower Chanadhal Curry