Showing posts with label Poriyal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Poriyal. Show all posts

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Palakottai Poriyal | Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry

Ingredients
Peeled, Cooked and Finely Chopped Jackfruit seeds - 1.5 Cups
Onion - 1 Medium Size
Chana Dal - 1.5 Tbsp

Friday, February 19, 2016

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili | Vazhai Poo Usili Recipe

Paruppu Usili is an authentic dish from Tamilnadu cuisine, this Vazhaipoo Paruppu usili reminds me the old days… I came to know and tasted it for the first time in Chennai through my neighbor aunty. I definitely want to mention her in this post. She is a very caring person and helped me in all ways. I love their oonjal, remembering the days I did relax in it. Sometimes she comes home and prepares

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Easy Potato Fry | Urulaikilangu Varuval

You can get crispy potato fry in less than 10 minutes with less oil when you follow this simple recipe. Semi/Half boiled potatoes are what we need for this fry, hence you should keep an eye while cooking the

Monday, October 13, 2014

Manathakali Keerai Poriyal | Greens Stir Fry

I already have few spinach/keerai poriyal recipes including some cooked dal and sambar powder or green chili versions. Today’s recipe is very healthy where red chili and shredded coconut dominates the taste. You

Monday, September 15, 2014

Broccoli Peanut Stir Fry | Healthy Broccoli Side or Salad | Poriyal Recipe

Broccoli has loads of health benefits, reduces cancer risk, prevents osteoarthritis, protects your skin against UV light, so and so!!! So here is one healthy stir fry recipe that I usually make at home which is masala free too!!! You can have as it is, as a side or can be taken as salad!!! I clicked these pictures few months back

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Vazhaithandu Poriyal | Banana Stem Stir Fry | வாழைத்தண்டு பொரியல்

Last week this banana stem caught my eyes in nearby Indian grocery store…Halve I used in making soup and halve I made into healthy poriyal…I thought my lil one won’t take as he usually spill the onion chunks

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Potato Podimas | Urulaikilangu Poriyal | Potato Stir Fry

Whenever we (me n brother) get back from college hostel or work to native (happen monthly once that time), My mom make this potato podimas, uppu paruppu and rice and wait for us. Now recently when I went with my kids for 3 months vacation we reached almost 12 midnight and we in advance asked her not to prepare dinner for us...We had in on ur way, though she prepared the same classic combo n was waiting for us without taking her food, I no need to elaborate more, how this poriyal is attached with our family J . This is such an exotic combination with hot rice, paruppu/dal and ghee…Also this stir fry can be used as filling/stuff in veg khara buns and masal dosa. On lazy cooking days this poriyal and pepper rasam is more than enough to finish a complete meal :-)

Ingredients
Potato - 2 Numbers (Large)
Onion - 1 Large Size
Green Chili - 2 Numbers

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Manathakkali Keerai Paruppu Poriyal | Green Leaf with Moong Dal Stir Fry | No Coconut Recipe

You know how much I love this Manathakkali keerai/Night shade green leaves, It's my favorite from my childhood days. It is called by several names European Black Nightshade or locally just "black nightshade", Duscle, Garden Nightshade, Hound's Berry, Petty Morel, Wonder Berry, Small-fruited black nightshade or popolo) is a species in the Solanum. This green leaves has loads of medicinal values. Yearly once we get this here in

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Carrot Beans Stir Fry | Masala Free Poriyal with Green Chili Paste


I have listed this stir fry/poriyal as one among the South Indian/Kongu Special Thali. For any family get together either this carrot/beans poriyal or cabbage is predominant in south indian lunch menus. I usually make poriyal with my mom’s sambar podi also sometimes with a hint of garam masala but this version doesn’t need any masala powders, only chili paste is required and tastes unique too.

Ingredients
Chopped Carrot and Beans - 2 Cups
Small Green Chilis - 3-5 Numbers (Replace with Bell Pepper/Capsicum)


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

South Indian Special Veg Lunch Menu | Kongunadu Special Thali

Today’s post is going to be a very long and interesting one. Our blogger friend is celebrating her birthday today. Happy Birthday Manju (Aug 26th ), may god give you all more happiness, good health and wealth :-). To celebrate Manju's birthday virtually, we blogger friends planned to make a thali as she love thali much. She is a Rajasthani girl hope she likes this South Indian Lunch Thali :-). I prepared the thali based on feast the guests…Whoever the visitor is, first we invite them

Monday, June 24, 2013

Indian Broad Beans Stir Fry | Pachai Avarakottai Poriyal

In India broad beans is seasonal, they have the shortest season of all beans. They last hardly 3 months in a year probably from December to Feb. This beans called by other names like Val Beans/Naatu avarakottai/ Mochai kottai/Chikkudukaya (In Telugu). They are cooked in many ways either stir fried or cooked with other vegetables in pulikulambu. Amma preserved the fresh beans in freezer for couple of months (You can do the same) and when we went there

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry | Siru Keerai Poriyal | Fresh n Organic :-)

A bunch of amaranth leaves has loads of vitamins and dietary minerals, specifically well in Iron and thiamine. Simple stir fry but double nutritious when cultivated from own organic land and today I am going to share few pictures off course. You can make poriyal by mixing dhal along with this leaves (Check out my recent Murungakeerai/drumstick leaves toor dhal stir fry recipe) or as Masiyal/keerai kadaisal (click here).

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Murungakeerai Poriyal (with Toor Dhal) | Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Ingredients
Toor Dhal - 1/2 Cup
Drumstick Leaves - 2 Cups
Onion - 1 Number

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Spicy Baby Potatoes Stir Fry | Pan Roasted Masala Aloo



Ingredients
Baby Potato - 20-25 Numbers (Small Size)
Red Chili Powder - 1/2 Tbsp

Friday, March 1, 2013

Pepper Rasam with Restaurant Style Tindora Fry

Tindora/Kovakkaai is a good source of vitamins and minerals. My Mom had knee pain and when doctors suggested taking tindora frequently then only I realized its health benefits, such a natural pain reducing vegetable it is. Last month the whole family caught up with cold and flu, that time I prepared these very comforting pepper rasam and tindora fry. To minimize oil usage I steamed

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Vazhaipoo Poriyal | Fresh Banana Flower Stir Fry | Plantain Flower Curry

Banana flower/blossom is rich in fiber content and other vitamins. It’s also good for diabetics also it regulates women issues. For making this poriyal, you no need to immerse in buttermilk or water, can prepare instantly. The ingredients for this poriyal is same as making other poriyals/curry but many of your question is how to clean and use the banana flower. I know most people hesitate to buy this flower becoz of not having clear idea of how to clean the banana flower. I have the answer for you. Don't think this is time consuming process, clean it in ur leisure time which takes not more than 20 minutes.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Vendakkai Poriyal | Okra | Lady Finger Stir Fry


Ladies Finger fry (Poriyal) is our family favourite. This is one among the quick disappearing recipe. Vendakkaai Poriyal may come under simple recipes category but i want to share my way of getting non sticky okra with less oil.

Ingredients
Okra/Ladies Finger - 1/2 kg
Cooking Oil - 1n1/4 Tbsp

Monday, June 25, 2012

Bitter Gourd Stir Fry | Pavakkai Poriyal

Ingredients
Bitter Gourd - 4 Numbers (Medium Size)
Onion - 1 Number (Large Size)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sengeerai Poriyal | Red Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry

Ingredients
Red Keerai/Red Amaranth/Cheng Keerai - 1 Bunch
Onion - 1 Number (Shallot works well)
Split Urad dhal - 1 Tbsp