Aratikaya Fry Recipe | Aratikaya Vepudu Andhra Style | Raw Banana Fry South Indian | Plantain Fry Recipe | Raw Banana Sabzi Recipe

Aratikaya Fry Recipe, Aratikaya Vepudu, Raw Banana Fry

Aratikaya Fry Recipe or Aratikaya Vepudu is a simple stir fry that calls for a few aromatic spices bringing immense flavour to the well roasted plantains. It’s flavour is all about simplicity. This vegetarian stir fry is a perfect side dish to rice along with sambar or rasam….and a papad on the side is an extra bonus!! This dark greenish vegetable is widely grown and consumed in tropical climates, it is a popular vegetable especially in South India. This veggie with a tough skin may not look exciting enough but when cooked in the right way, they taste super delicious. Raw …

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How to prepare Avarakkai Poriyal | Broad Bean Stir Fry | Avarakkai Poriyal Recipe | Broad Beans Recipe Indian Style

How to prepare Avarakkai Poriyal, Broad Bean Stir Fry

Today, let’s learn How to prepare Avarakkai Poriyal following this easy recipe. This is an everyday simple, fuss free vegetable stir fry that tastes great with rice and also pairs well with roti. Cooking at home is all about simple flavours with ingredients that are readily available….Right? Avarakkai (Broad Beans) is a healthy vegetable rich in dietary fibre. I love the Indian Broad beans known as “Naatu kai” or country vegetable. It has a very high fibre content and has a very earthy taste.The country variety is also a great adding to some non veg dishes. I made this poriyal with the available …

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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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Chettinad Potato Roast | Potato Fry South Indian Recipe | Spicy Aloo Fry | Urulai Kizhangu Varuval

Chettinad Potato Roast | Urulai Kizhangu Varuval

Chettinad cuisine is well known for their freshly ground spice mixes and this recipe is no exception. Today I’m here to share a very simple yet delicious delicacy from this cuisine- Chettinad Potato Roast. Potatoes are so versatile that it lends itself to spices, pleasing the palate. They are everyones favourites and have made a special place for themselves in every cuisine. The moment you hear the term “Potato Fry” is so salivating…. right? Among the myriad ways to prepare this fry, Chettinad Potato Roast is one very scrumptious dry curry. I’m sure it’s hard to find someone who will not love the taste of potatoes …

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Vazhakkai Varuval Recipe | Raw Banana South Indian Recipe | Vazhakkai Fry (Roast) | Plantain Fry Indian Recipe

Vazhakkai Varuval Recipe - Raw Banana Fry

Sharing a very easy to make absolutely delicious Vazhakkai Varuval Recipe. It’s spicy and crispy that goes perfectly well as a side dish to rice and sambar or rasam. This is a recipe I instantly created while making Chamdumpala pulusu (arby curry). I just saved up some of the spice paste to marinate the raw banana pieces. I was surprised with the outcome and it was such a super hit at home. I usually prepare the raw banana in different styles and I love it in any form!! Vazhakkai or aratikaya  or plantain or raw banana is widely used in South Indian cooking. …

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Bhindi Sambhariya Recipe | Stuffed Okra Fry Recipe | Bharwa Bhindi Masala | Gujarati Style Okra Recipe

Bhindi Sambhariya Recipe (Stuffed Okra Fry)

Okra is my favourite vegetable and I love it in all its avatars, from the simple unassuming okra stir-fry to the slightly time consuming stuffed okras. There are several versions of the stuffing and this Bhindi Sambhariya Recipe is one of them. This is a simple traditional Gujarati delicacy of stuffed Okra. Bhindi Sambhariya Recipe can be prepared in a jiffy other than the okra cutting and stuffing part. So be patient and gentle with okras or you’ll break them. Try this recipe only when you have an extra half hour. Also, try to use fresh tender small okras, if not use …

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Cabbage Sambharo Recipe | Gujarati Cabbage Salad | Warm Cabbage Salad Recipe | How to make Gujarati Sambharo

Cabbage Sambharo Recipe

Well, this is a very simple traditional Gujarati dish and works best as a salad with your thali or meal. Cabbage Sambharo Recipe is super quick and easy to prepare in no time.  It is basically a hot and spicy stir-fried warm cabbage salad with a hint of sweet and sour. Thinly sliced Cabbage are stir fried in oil, mustard seeds and green chilies with a little zing of lime/lemon juice. This perfect crunchy Cabbage Sambharo has a very delightful light flavour. As with most Gujarati recipes, this also has a little sugar to add sweetness. You can skip it if you don’t …

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Spicy Cauliflower Curry Bengali Style | Dhonepata Fulkopi

My next recipe to the Bengali cuisine blog hop theme is Spicy Cauliflower Curry or Dhonepata Fulkopi. I wanted to make dum aloo to go with luchi, but we just had poori with potato masala two days back and I didn’t want another potato curry. The cholar dal goes well, but that recipe has been taken by another member of the Culinary Hoppers team. So I finally decided to go for something totally different. I happened to discuss about this to a very good Bengali friend of mine. The first question she put forth was “You want a Bengali vegetarian recipe?”. …

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