Cluster Beans with lentil crumble. (Kothavarangai Paruppu Usili)

parup usili

  This is a classic South Indian dish prepared usually with cluster beans (kothvarangai) and regular beans too. Many have started making paruppu usili with their favourite vegetables.This is a quintessentially South Indian dish which features regularly in the lunch platter. Apart from being very nutritious and filling this enhances the taste of vegetables. The usual gravy or accompaniment… 

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Mor Kootan ,Mor Kuzhambu, (Spiced buttermilk/sour yogurt curry seasoned with green chillies and spices)

mor kootan , a tasty buttermilk curry

When I started to write the recipe for this particular dish , I was in a dilemma. Yet this  is such a ridiculously easy dish  and here I was trying to figure out how to go about writing the recipe. The reason being the dish is not only unique to Kerala who call this Mor kootan and is… 

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Spicy Methi Potatoes ( Fenugreek)

methi potatoes, aaloo methi sabzi

  It is indeed amazing to see how many variations are there  in preparing potatoes. From gravy dishes,roasted,baked,fries,as an important stuffing ingredient , the list is endless. Potatoes are also used to mask flavours when the dish has any overpowering flavour not intended.They come to the rescue when you have added too much salt to the dish…. 

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Mango Sambar

As the mango season has just started there are a lot of recipes about to roll off from my blog with this divine fruit and I simply cannot help it. With the arrival of the mango season the mind races to try out as many  recipes as possible with this delicious fruit . While nothing can beat… 

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