BOTTLE GOURD WITH LENTILS – Sorakkai Kootu

BOTTLE GOURD WITH LENTILS – Sorakkai Kootu Kootu is a comon South Indian recipe made using vegetables and lentils. It is light, healthy and tasty recipe. I am preparing bottle gourd(sorakkai) kootu today. You can use other vegetables like snake gourd or chow chow also for this kootu. It goes well with Vatha kuzhambu or any other kara kuzhambu recipes. Basically we do not add … Continue reading BOTTLE GOURD WITH LENTILS – Sorakkai Kootu

POTATO CURRY WITH COCONUT – Urulaikizhangu Paal Curry

POTATO CURRY WITH COCONUT – Urulaikizhangu Paal Curry Paal (Milk) Curry is a traditional South Indian recipe. Adding milk to this curry makes it so rich and delicious. Potato is a common vegetable and it is most likely loved by people of all ages. This yummy potato paal curry can be seen in almost all traditonal wedding feasts (Kalyana Virundhu). This recipe has a great … Continue reading POTATO CURRY WITH COCONUT – Urulaikizhangu Paal Curry

VENDAKKAI PULI KOOTU – Okra with Groundnut

VENDAKKAI PULI KOOTU – Okra with Groundnut / Lady’s Finger Tamarind Kootu Vendakkai puli kootu is one of the common recipe at my home. It can be prepared using either peanut, channa or chickpea with lady’s Finger. It is slightly tangy in taste. This goes well with rice and chapati. SERVING SUGGESTION : Serve as side dish for rasam / thuvaiyal / sambar with rice. … Continue reading VENDAKKAI PULI KOOTU – Okra with Groundnut

KEERAI KOOTU – Spinach Kootu

KEERAI KOOTU Spinach / Keerai is very healthy food for all ages. Cooking spinach at least twice a week is advisable. I am using spinach for today’s recipe. You can use any keerai variety(ariai keerai, mulai keerai, thandu keerai) with this method. SERVING SUGGESTION : Simply serve hot with steamed white rice. Apalam / papadam will be good combination. Serve as side dish with vatha … Continue reading KEERAI KOOTU – Spinach Kootu