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Indian with Turmeric

170 recipes
Recipe Meenpathiri (steamed rice pancakes filled with rich fish masala)

Meenpathiri (steamed rice pancakes filled with rich fish masala)

Main Dish Easy 20 min 45 min
Ingredients: For the pathiri: 2 cups Parboiled rice (Puzhukkalari, best is Ponni rice, Long grain rice can be substituted) 1 ½ tablespoon fennel seeds (Perumjeerak...
Recipe Couscous biryani/ pulao and mixed raita

Couscous biryani/ pulao and mixed raita

Starter Very Easy 20 min 15 min
Ingredients: 1)- Couscous-400gms Onion big( sliced)-1 Garlic cloves( sliced)-6 Green chilly( broken)-2 to 3 Broccoli( tiny florets)-1/2cup Fresh/Frozen peas-1/2cup...
Recipe Aloo baingan ki subzi - potato and eggplant in tomato gravy

Aloo baingan ki subzi - potato and eggplant in tomato gravy

Main Dish Easy 15 min 3 min
Ingredients: 6-8 small eggplants unpeeled and cubed 2 medium size potatoes peeled and cubed 1 tomato chopped 1 red onion finely chopped 2-3 green chillies slit le...
Recipe Dhaniya chicken kabab (coriander chicken kabab)

Dhaniya chicken kabab (coriander chicken kabab)

Other Very Easy 10 min 4 min
Ingredients: Chicken Breast Fillet Boneless/Skinless - cut into 1 inch cubes Garlic - 1 clove (grated) Ginger - 1/2 inch piece (grated) Yogurt - 2 table...
Recipe Prawn biryani( shrimp in aromatic and flavored rice)-150th post

Prawn biryani( shrimp in aromatic and flavored rice)-150th post

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 25 min
Ingredients: For Rice: Basmati Rice-500 g Onion Big( sliced)-3 Tomatoes Big( chopped)-2 Ginger( peeled and chopped)-2" Garlic cloves-6 to 7 Green chillys-5( +/- d...
Recipe Meatless monday: saag paneer

Meatless monday: saag paneer

Main Dish Very Easy 30 min 15 min
Ingredients: 2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil or ghee 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red onions 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tables...
Recipe Milagu kara sambar/ spicy pepper sambar

Milagu kara sambar/ spicy pepper sambar

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 25 min
Ingredients: Murungaikai( Drumstick)-2 or Kathrikai (Eggplant)-4 or Keerai Thandu( Stems of Amaranth leaves)-1 bunch Toordal( cooked and mashed)-1cup Onion small...
Recipe Stuffed tomatoes

Stuffed tomatoes

Starter Very Easy 19 min 15 min
Ingredients: 8-10 medium rounded tomatoes 2 boiled and mashed potatoes 1/2 cup mixed boiled vegetables chopped (carrot, beans, peas) 1/2 teaspoon garam masala ...
Recipe Beans parupusli

Beans parupusli

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 30 min
Ingredients: 2 cups chopped beans 1 cup of toor/tuvar dal 5-6nos red chillies one tight fist curry leaves a pinch of hing Seasoning 3-4 tablespoons oil 1-1/2 tea...
Recipe Cabbage kootu / molagootal recipe

Cabbage kootu / molagootal recipe

Main Dish Very Easy 10 min 10 min
Ingredients: Cabbage - 1/2 a head - finely cut Moong Dal - 1/4 cup or a little more Coconut - 1/2 cup - grated Green Chillies - 2 or 3 - depends on size Jeera (Cu...
Recipe A fragrant chicken and coconut curry from mangalore

A fragrant chicken and coconut curry from mangalore

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 25 min
Ingredients: 5-15 whole dried red chilies, depending on the heat you want 4 heaping teaspoons coriander seeds 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek s...
Recipe Tomato dal tadka

Tomato dal tadka

Main Dish Very Easy 16 min 44 min
Ingredients: For Dal: 1/2 cup masoor dal ( red lentils ) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon oil 2 cups water For Tadka: 2 teaspoon oil 1 teaspoon mustard s...
Recipe Mint rasam/pudina rasam

Mint rasam/pudina rasam

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 25 min
Ingredients: 1 small bunch of mint(approx 1 cup) 2 tablespooons grated dry coconut 4-5 dry red chillies 3 tablespooons tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon grated Jaggery(...
Recipe Raw banana pepper fry & drumstick kootu.....a platter from rak's kitchen

Raw banana pepper fry & drumstick kootu.....a platter from rak's kitchen

Main Dish Very Easy 33 min 40 min
Ingredients: 1)Drumstick kootu: 2 Drumsticks 1/4 cup Moong dal 1 teaspoon sambar powder 1/4 teaspoon haldi/turmeric powder 1 Tomato,chopped 2 generous pinches of...
Recipe Gummadikaya peanut curry(gummadikaya gojju)

Gummadikaya peanut curry(gummadikaya gojju)

Main Dish Very Easy 20 min 20 min
Ingredients: 1/2 kg Gumadikaya (Red pumpkin) 1 teaspoon Chilli powder 1 teaspoon Dhanai powder 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder Mustard seeds (for seasoning) Curry le...
Recipe Aloo parwal ki subzi & batter fried banana chips

Aloo parwal ki subzi & batter fried banana chips

Main Dish Very Easy 30 min 25 min
Ingredients: 1)Aloo Parwal Ki Subzi: 200 g parwal, sliced 200 g potatoes, peeled and sliced 25 g peanuts, roasted and coarsely pounded 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powde...
Recipe Maggi kolhapuri mutton curry, nestle malwa kadi & subz pulao

Maggi kolhapuri mutton curry, nestle malwa kadi & subz pulao

Main Dish Very Easy 50 min 49 min
Ingredients: 1)Maggi Kolhapuri Mutton Curry: MAGGI Bhuna Masala (for Gravy Dishes) - 1 pack Coconut, grated - 1 ½ cups (approx. 105g) Cloves - 5 pieces Cinnamon- 1...
Recipe Hirwa bhath ( spinach rice ), varhadi pulao & mishti pulao

Hirwa bhath ( spinach rice ) , varhadi pulao & mishti pulao

Main Dish Very Easy 30 min 40 min
Ingredients: 1) For Hirwa Bhath (Spinach Rice): 3 cups ( 600 g ) cooked rice 1 bunch spinach , blanched and ground to a paste 1 tablespoon butter 2 cloves 2 cardam...
Recipe Dahi bhindi (lady finger in creamy yogurt gravy)

Dahi bhindi (lady finger in creamy yogurt gravy)

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 15 min
Ingredients: 1/2 kg Okra washed,dried and chopped in 1 inch pieces 2 onions chopped finely 1 cup curd beaten 1 tbsp fresh cream (optional) 1 teaspoons sugar or ja...
Recipe Brinjal potato green peas curry

Brinjal potato green peas curry

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 10 min
Ingredients: 1 medium brinjal diced 2 medium potato diced 1/2 cup green peas 3-4 tablespoon fresh grated coconut 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon turmeric powd...
Recipe Grilled fish chutney wali

Grilled fish chutney wali

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 20 min
Ingredients: 500 g whole red snapper or pomfret fillets ½ teaspoon salt for marinade ½ teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon red chilli powder 2 teaspoon juice of l...
Recipe Another everyday quick curry: safaid keema mattar

Another everyday quick curry: safaid keema mattar

Main Dish Very Easy 10 min 20 min
Ingredients: 10 fingerling potatoes or other type of new potatoes, scrubbed and quartered 2 tablespoons ghee or canola oil 1 1/2 cups onions, thinly sliced 1 teas...
Recipe Indian inspired carrots and lentil soup

Indian inspired carrots and lentil soup

Main Dish Very Easy 10 min 25 min
Ingredients: 1/2 cup red lentils, washed and drained 1 cup sweet carrots 1/2 medium onion, diced 1 clove of garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon...
Recipe Best butter chicken recipe

Best butter chicken recipe

Main Dish Very Easy 15 min 35 min
Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon ginger,...



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