Chikkudukaya Kura – Indian Broad Beans Fry

Chikkudukaya kura or Indian broad beans fry is an easy dry curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and roti or any Indian flatbread. Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. When I took new images, I plated the food in a platter, in […]

Carrot Fry

I remember eating this side dish a long time ago, back in India. I usually don’t cook carrot stir fry at home, but do love eating it raw in my salads and raitas. Few days ago, a pack of carrots was helplessly staring at me and didn’t want to end up in the trash, the […]

Broccoli Moong Dal Stir Fry

I have fall in love with broccoli in last 2 years.  Prior to that, just the mention of broccoli would turn me off. I knew it is a very healthy, nutritious vegetable, but just could not eat it. Couple of years ago, I gave it a try again. I steamed it for 2-3 minutes and […]

Fenugreek Cauliflower Stir Fry

I use fenugreek aka methi extensively in my cooking, both as a herb and as a spice.  However, I do not use it as a fresh herb, as much as my mom, aunts and cousins do.  This herb is a must ingredient for tadka or popu in all their curries, stir fries, gravies and pulaos […]

Boiled Egg Curry

Source: This is my Mother-in-law’s recipe. Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 5 eggs 1 – 1 ½ tbsp oil 1 ½ tsp chili Powder Salt to taste 1 ½ tsp coriander Powder 1 ½ tsp garlic Method: Boil the eggs, peel and pierce the eggs with a fork or a knife. Heat oil a pan, […]

Shrimp Curry

Total Time: 40 minutes Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serves: 2 – 3 Ingredients: 4-5 tbsp Oil 5 Curry Leaves (opt) ½ tspMethi Powder 1 Onion small chopped 1 ½ tsp Onion Paste 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Coriander Powder 2 tsp Chili Powder Salt to taste ½ tsp Turmeric […]

Mushroom Green Bell Pepper Curry

Total time: 30 minutes Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serves: 3-4 Ingredients: 1 ½ – 2 tbsp Oil 1 Small Onion chopped 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste 3 Green chillies chopped 1 ½ tsp Coriander Powder ½ tsp Turmeric Powder 1 tsp Chili Powder Salt to taste 14 oz Mushrooms peeled and […]

Tomato Lima Beans Curry (Tamata ukkera)

Total Time: 30 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Serves: 2-3 Ingredients: Oil: 4 Tbsp Curry Leaves: 5 (opt) Fenugreek Powder: ¼ tsp (opt) Onions: 1 medium (1/2 cup) chopped Green Chiles: 4 small slit Ginger Garlic paste: 2 tsp Coriander powder: 2tsp Cumin Powder: ½ tsp Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp Chili […]

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