6 Fabulous Black Eyed Peas Recipes for New Year

  Eating Black eyed peas on New Year’s day is considered lucky! I love Black eyed peas and that is one another reason I will definitely eat it on New year’s day. Reading about the history as to why Southerner’s

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Lauki Subzi with Peanuts and Sesame

I am a big fan of peanuts in gravy and to add to that if the recipe has sesame, there is no going back. Lauki also known as Dudhi, which is bottle gourd in English is something I cook very

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Vegetable Stew – Kerala Style Vegetable Stew – No Onion No Garlic Vegetable Stew

There have been days when I thought that making vegetable stew is very hard and time consuming, but once I learned how to make it, I realized that it is so simple to make. Making the vegetable stew takes no

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Methi Malai Mutter – Green Peas and Fenugreek leaves in Cream based Curry

I am always on lookout for some new subzi to make as we eat chapatti / roti for dinner often. Many times, it feels like I am repeating the same kind of subzi again and again even though they are

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Peerkangai Poricha Kootu – Ridge Gourd Poricha Kootu – Chinese Okra Kootu

It was almost the end of harvest season and one of my dear friends, Ranganayaki, gave me two lovely peerkangai / ridge gourd that had grown in her backyard. After moving from New York, one of the things that we

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Kothavarangai Poriyal – Kothavarangai Curry with Coconut – Cluster Beans Stir-Fry with Coconut

Finding fresh kothavarangai / cluster beans in the Indian stores is quite hard. Also they are pretty expensive and hence I always just pick a handful to make paruppu usilli or sambhar. Last time, it was just my husband who

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Carrot Curry with Coconut – Carrot Poriyal

For the last of day of South meal dishes, I have a simple carrot curry. Usually there are 2-3 different kinds of curry/poriyal served in a meal. One is a stir fried kind of curry/poriyal that does not have coconut

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Kaeng Khiao Wan – Thai Green Curry with Vegetables and Tofu – BM # 32

Thai curries are something we often order when we eat out in restaurants. The spice and the richness from the coconut milk are often appreciated by our palates. I have tried my hands on Thai red curry and now I

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