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Cooking Recipes indian tomato recipes

TIFFIN SAMBAR without DHAL with MINI IDLI

There are many varieties of sambar today I’m going to share a sambar without dhal.A very tasty sambar.

Tomatoes…..6Nos

Garlic…….4pods

Green chillies…4slit

Small onion…10nos

Oil…1tbs

Method

1.In a pressure or cooker pour oil.Add onion to it

2.Add green chillies,tomatoes and garlic to it.

3.Fry a little.

4.Add 1cup water

5. Keep it for two whistles.

6.Keep the excess water aside.

7.Grind the mixture to a paste.

Now for the gravy

Ingredients

Fenugreek ….1/8tsp

Cumin seeds…..1/4tsp

Mustard and urad dhal…1tsp

Red chillies….1or 2

Turmeric powder…1/2tsp

Curry Leaves

Small onion……15chopped

Hing
Besan flour…..2or 3tbs add water to make it a paste

Sambar powder….2tbs

Salt

Oil

1.Put oil in a pan add fenugreek,cumin seeds, mustard and urad dhal.

2.Now add chopped onions,curry leaves

3.Add the water which is kept aside.

4.Boil for few minutes and then add the grinded paste.

5.Then add sambar powder,salt and besan paste allow it to boil

6.Finally add coriander leaves.

Optional can add a piece of jaggery now.

For serving.

In a bowl keep mini idli and then pour sambar over it.Add a dash of ghee to enhance the taste.

Watch “பருப்பு இல்லாத சாம்பார்/மினி  இட்லி சாம்பார்/Sambar without dhal/Mini Idly sambar” on YouTube

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Cooking Recipes Easy recipe indian

TOMATO THOKU/THAKALI THOKU

An easy side dish for idli, dosa and chappathi.

Ingredients:

Tomato……..4 to 6

Onion……..2

Curry leaves few

Garlic few pods

Seasoning

Oil

Turmeric powder….1 tsp

Chilli powder……..1 to 2tsp accdg to taste

1.In a kadai put oil.

2.Add seasonings then Curry leaves,onion and garlic and fry a little.

3.Now add chopped tomatoes to it.

4.Now add turmeric powder,chilly powder and required salt.

Keep stirring in between till tomato becomes mushy and it leaves the sides of the pan.

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Cooking Recipes indian

JAMUN MIX KOFTA CURRY/ ROTI SIDE DISH

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Cooking Recipes desert healthy recipes. Neivedyam traditional cooking

KARTHIGAI PORI/PUFFED RICE SWEET.

During festivals we use puffed rice for neivedyam. Especially for KARTHIGAI this is a must.

  • Ingredients:
  • Puffed rice/Pori….3 to 3.5 cups
  • Jaggery…..1 cup
  • Ghee…..1 Tbs
  • Cardomom powder

Method:

  1. In a pan first add jaggery add very little water and allow it to melt.Filter the dirt.
  2. Again keep the jaggery and boil it
  3. The consistency should be single string.Another tip is that when u put in a plate of water it should not dilute.you roll it in your hand it will become a ball.
  4. This is the right time to add puffed rice. Add it quickly and add the whole of it.Low the flame and mix it well.Now if you want add coconut bits add now.
  5. Now add elaichi powder and1 TSP ghee.
  6. You can have it as such or rub ghee in your palms and make as balls.
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Cooking Recipes diabetic recipe healthy recipes. indian

SOYA CHUNKS FRY

Soy is full of polyunsaturated fats,proteins and omega 3 fatty acids.They are also rich in calcium and iron while providing no extra sugar or sodium to the body. It enables faster muscle building and metabolism.Soak 1 cup of soya chunks in 21/2 cups of boiled water and then rinse them in cold water after they soften.Ingredients

  • Corn flour…….2 TBS
  • Chilli powder…1 TSP
  • Salt………1 TSP
  • Turmeric powder…1 TSP
  • Coriander powder..2 TSP
  • Marinate the above ingredients and keep it for 10 mts.

Can deep fry but I fried in non-stick pan.Can serve with rice or roti.

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Cooking Recipes diabetic recipe healthy recipes. vegan

MULTI LEGUMES CURRY

Legumes are rich in protein. This is a healthy receipe.Soak the legumes for 6 hrs.

Ingredients:

  • Channa dhal…..1 cup
  • Broad beans …..1/2 cup
  • Soyabeans…..1/2 cup
  • Green peas….1/2 cup.

You increase or decrease the quantity as per your requirement.

  • Onions chopped…..1/2 cup
  • Tomato chopped……1/2 cup
  • Chilly powder……….1 to 2tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste..1/2to 1tsp
  • Oil….2 tbs
  • Vegetable masala…1 tbs.(optional)
  • Salt as required
  • Coriander leaves chopped 2 tbs

Method:

  1. In a pressure pan add oil.When heated add chopped onions fry a little with a little salt
  2. When onion translucent add chopped tomatoes when it turns mushy add turmeric powder,chilly powder, vegetable masala and balance salt.
  3. Now add the legumes to it.And add required water for it. Allow it for 4 whistles.
  4. When pressure releases add coriander leaves.

Serve with chappathi or roti.

Optional if you don’t have these legumes can combine any two or more legumes of your choice.

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Cooking Recipes indian

KEERAI KUZHAMBU

I have shared many KEERAI recipes.

Today it is KEERAI kulambu.

Ingredients:

Oil……1 TBS

Garlic….4 pods

Green chillies….2 to 3

Shallots…….10

Tomato……1

Keerai…..350 gms

Sambar powder…..2 TSP

Salt as needed

Turmeric….1/2 TSP

Mustard seeds….1/4 TSP

Urad dhal….1/2 TSP

Cumin seeds….1/4 TSP

Red chillies….2

Toor dhal..cooked 1 cup

Curry leaves…..few

Method:

  • In a kadai put oil. Add chopped onions, garlic and tomato.
  • Saute it
  • Add arai keerai and fry it.
  • Add water to it.
  • When it gets cooked add sambar powder and required salt.
  • Finally add cooked dhal.

In a pan add 1 TBS oil.add mustard seeds when it splutters addurad dhal.

Add cumin seeds, add red chillies,curry leaves.

Now add the seasonings to the gravy.

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Cooking Recipes indian kerala recipes vegetable cooking

LADIES FINGER CURRY/ OKRA COCONUT MILK CURRY.

There are different recipes with ladies finger. This curry is prepared with coconut milk.

Ingredients:

  • Onion…….2 nos
  • Tomato….2 nos
  • Ladies finger…250 gms
  • Oil …….3 TBS
  • Coconut…1/2
  • Ginger…..a small piece
  • Turmeric powder…1/2 TSP
  • Coriander powder…1 TBS
  • Chilli powder…3/4 TSP
  • Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves.
  • Mustard seeds….1/4 TSP
  • Urad dhal……1/2 TSP
  • Oil
  • Green chillies ..2
  • Ginger garlic paste ….1/2 TSP

Extract milk from coconut twice.

Keep them separate.

Method

  1. Put oil in a kadai.when mustard seeds splutters add urad dhal.
  2. Now add curry leaves,onion,green chillies,ginger garlic paste and fry a little then add tomatoes when half done add ladies finger.
  3. Allow it to cook after adding turmeric powder,chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
  4. Add second extract of coconut milk.when it gets cooked add first extract milk.Dont allow it to boil
  5. When done remove from fire after adding chopped coriander leaves. Serve with rice.
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Cooking Recipes Easy recipe

BREAD SANDWICH

There are different types of filling for bread sandwich.

Ingredients

Bread slices…….4

Onion……..1

Tomato……1

Green chilli…..1

Red chilli powder…..1/2 tsp

Salt as required

Coriander leaves.

Except bread mix all the other ingredients and keep aside.

Method

  • If you are using bread toaster.Clean it with kitchen towel.
  • Then apply ghee or melted butter.
  • Keep one slice of bread first.
  • Then spread the prepared mixture on the bread.
  • Then cover it with another slice.
  • Now close the toaster.
  • Switch it on.
  • Serve with sauce .
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Cooking Recipes hindu festival indian Neivedyam

AVAL PAYASAM/POHA PAYASAM

Poha or aval has high nutrient value.It is a wholesome meal. Good source of carbohydrates,packed with iron,rich in fibre and a good source of antioxidants and essential vitamins.It is light on the stomach and can be easily digested.

Today I’m going to share with you a sweet recipe with you all. Easy to prepare sweet. It’s PAYASAM recipe.

Ingredients

  • Aval…..1 cup
  • Milk…..750 ml
  • Jaggery. .3/4 to 1 cup
  • Ghee….2 TBS
  • Cashews…few
  • Kismis…few
  • Cardomom powder..1 TSP.

Method

  • In a kadai. Add ghee to it.
  • Then add cashews and kismis fry and keep aside.
  • Now add Poha to it.Fry it will become crispy.May be for 2 mts.
  • Now add milk and allow it to get cooked.
  • Meanwhile put jaggery in water heat a little and then filter for impurities.
  • When it gets cooked add Jaggery to it.
  • Allow it to boil and it will become thick.
  • Finally add cardomom powder and fried cashews.
  • It’s ready to serve.