Palakura Pappu Andhra Style | Easy Spinach Dal | Palak dal South Indian Style | Andhra Palak Dal Recipe | How to make Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu Andhra Style Spinach Palak Dal

Ultimate comfort food any day is a bowl of hot Rice & dal with a dollop of ghee. Palakura Pappu Andhra Style/Spinach dal is one such simple recipe with spinach leaves. It’s packed with protein, healthy and you’ll appreciate preparing it due to the fact it’s so easy & quick that anybody can cook it without going wrong.   “Pappu” (in telugu) translates to “cooked lentils”, which has an exclusive place in South Indian Meals tradition, particularly in the Andhra Menu. Palakura Pappu Andhra Style is one such dish that is the most in-demand comforting and satisfying meals.  Everybody has their very …

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Masala Vada South Indian Recipe | Paruppu Vadai | Masal Vadai Recipe | South Indian Chana Dal Vada | Masala Vadai Recipe

Masala Vada South Indian Recipe, Paruppu Vadai

Masala Vada South Indian Recipe to prepare masal vadai, a very popular South Indian snack, especially in Tamil Nadu, is an absolute delight to enjoy during the cold rainy season with a cup of masala tea !! The spices added to the vada give an unique flavour and aroma…that’s just amazing. Masala vada is like the South Indian version of falafel. It is made completely with chana dal (split bengal gram) and spices. You can find Masala Vada being sold in small stalls at almost every corner of the streets in South India.  What will you find in this post for Masala Vada South Indian Recipe?   …

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Thotakura Podi Koora | Paruppu Keerai Poriyal Recipe | Amaranth Curry | Thotakura Kandi Pappu Podi Kura | Keerai Curry

Thotakura Podi Koora, keerai poriyal, Amaranth Curry

Including greens in daily food diet is really good for health. Thotakura/Amaranth is one of my favourite greens as it is versatile and can be used in various preparations like Amaranth stir-fry, Dal, Pakoda and also Parathas. Thotakura Podi Koora (Paruppu Keerai Poriyal Recipe or Amaranth Curry) is a very simple dry curry using lentils. Every bite into toor dal along with the greens, the crunch and flavours from coconut makes this curry absolutely delicious. It pairs well with rice as well as roti or paratha. Legumes/Lentils are major vegetarian protein source. This is why we try to incorporate them in …

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Dry Moong Dal Recipe | Chutti Mug Ni Dal | Sookhi Moong Dal | Gujarati Cuisine

Dry moong dal recipe or Chutti mug ni dal

Hi friends!! As promised I’m here to share my next contribution to the Gujarati Summer Thali is Dry Moong Dal Recipe aka Chutti mug ni dal or Sookhi moong dal. This is a very simple, yet tricky dal, especially to get the consistency right. I have said enough about gujarati cuisine in my previous post on Gujarati Summer Thali. If any of you have missed it, click here to get a glimpse of all the recipes. Lentils play an important part in Indian cuisine, especially in a vegetarian diet. We have all kinds of lentils and prepare them in a …

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Mudda Pappu Recipe | How to Cook Plain Dal (Lentils) | Simple Indian Dal Recipe

Mudda Pappu Recipe

Mudda Pappu Recipe is the quintessential comfort food in most Indian households. No Indian meal is complete without the protein packed superfood, dal, which continues to be our culinary tradition throughout the length and breadth of the country since ages. Mudda pappu (plain dal) marks the sumptuous beginning of any Andhra thali without which the lunch or dinner is incomplete. Now the golden question….Why am I sharing How to cook plain dal? Some of you are aware that I have been conducting cooking workshops here in Hannover. In one of the workshops, I had a recipe using dal and it was quite …

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South Indian Style Dahi Vada |Perugu Garelu|Thayir Vadai

Why not try out this South Indian Style Dahi Vada for this Makar Sankranthi? Dahi vada is a popular snack in India and also a favourite foe festivals. Also known as perugu garelu in Telugu, dahi bhalla in Punjabi, thayir vadai in Tamil, thayir vada in Malayalam, mosaru vade in Kannada, dahi bara in Odia and doi bora in Bengali, is a snack prepared by soaking medu vadas in thick spiced yoghurt. This tends to be savoury as opposed to the sweet version served in North India. There are always some dishes, which just swirl me back to the memory lane …

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Pappu Charu Andhra Style / Indian Lentil Soup

Pappu Charu Andhra Style

Sitting down and enjoying mom’s food in India without having to cook, click and most importantly, finding an answer to the routine question…What’s for dinner??? It’s such an amazing feeling though I know that amma is having tough time finding answer to the same question .  Btw….did I tell you I’m in India for a holiday??.. I had decided not to blog but today I just sat down to clean up my laptop while chatting with family. In the process, I found photos for a few recipes, of which Pappu Charu Andhra Style caught my attention…..I usually have a back up of …

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Mixed Sprouts Curry Recipe |Sprouts Kuzhambu

When I posted how to make sprouts at home, I had few requests for sharing some Indian sprouts recipes. Mixed Sprouts Curry Recipe is a very simple recipe to prepare healthy and nutritious curry with fresh flavours. The okra (bhindi) added gives a unique taste and complements the sprouts so well. There are obviously many ways to cook this healthy curry, and the one shared here today is one of the simplest method using minimal spices and using mixed sprouts instead of just one. It can’t get better!! Sprouts are rich in fibre, protein, minerals, vitamins and enzymes, that’s the …

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