Piquant Poriyal

It is really challenging to prepare piquant poriyal using mildly-sweet earthy-flavored deep red beetroots. I tried various preparations with different ingredients to make beetroot poriyal more palatable, eventually I found that adding garlic, coconut & pepper not only helps to spice up this poriyal but also adds a burst of flavor. I have also added…

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Aloo Paratha with garlic-tomato dip

Aloo paratha, an Indian bread stuffed with spicy potato, is a hearty meal that can be packed for children’s lunch box. Besides we can serve hot aloo paratha for breakfast or dinner along with pungent garlic-tomato dip (instead of pickle) & refreshing onion raita. The recipes for both aloo paratha & garlic-tomato dip is as…

Tamarind Curry

Puli Kuzhambu or Tamarind Curry is a traditional south Indian curry prepared using garlic & shallots. We can enjoy its taste to the fullest only when the flavors of all the spices are completely infused into the curry. So this curry can be used for 2 or 3 days without being refrigerated (used for 15…