Veg Sides

Mushroom Stew (Mushrooms in Coconut Sauce)

Mushroom Stew (Mushrooms in Coconut Sauce)

Mushroom Stew Mushroom is the only plant food source of natural Vitamin D. Today, somehow lot of people are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency because of the lack of sun exposure and many other factors. Including mushrooms often will help you get more Vitamin D. […]

Okra Stir Fry | Vendakkai Poriyal

Okra Stir Fry | Vendakkai Poriyal

Okra Stir Fry | Vendakkai Poriyal Okra/ Vendakkai is a tasty and nutritious vegetable but many people are hesitant to eat them just because they are slimmy. I think it should not be a reason anymore. Cook the Vegetable this way and you will start […]

Bitter Gourd (Bitter less) Tamarind Curry | Pavakai Puli Kulambu

Bitter Gourd (Bitter less) Tamarind Curry | Pavakai Puli Kulambu

Bitter Gourd (Bitter less) Tamarind Curry | Pavakai Puli Kulambu Bitter gourd is also known as karela, balsam pear,bitter melon . It is a perennial plant that grows in the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, South America, East Africa, and the Caribbean. While not […]

Peanut Raw Mango Salad – Indian Style

Peanut Raw Mango Salad – Indian Style

Peanut Raw Mango Salad – Indian Style Peanut Raw Mango Salad (Kadalai Sundal) is famous in India and is a popular beach/ evening snack sold in newspaper cones. I modified it a little bit by giving a beautiful dressing and balancing it with more vegetables […]

Cauliflower Green Peas Curry without Oil

Cauliflower Green Peas Curry without Oil

Cauliflower Green Peas Curry without Oil Serves: 3 Calories per Serving:148; Carb- 26g; Fat- 3g; Fiber- 9g; Protein – 8g Preparation time:  10M Cooking time:  20M Total time:  30M Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 1 Cauliflower 1 Cup Green Peas 1 Onion (Medium) 2 Tomatoes 5 Garlic […]

Ennai Kathirikai Kulambu | Traditional South Indian Egg Plant Curry

Ennai Kathirikai Kulambu | Traditional South Indian Egg Plant Curry

Ennai Kathirikai Kulambu | Traditional South Indian Egg Plant Curry ‘Ennai’- Oil, ‘Kathirikai’- EggPlant (Brinjal), ‘Kulambu’- Wet Curry. This traditional curry is made often in South Indian homes. It is usually spicy and little tart with so much of flavors in it. It adds so […]

Cabbage Paruppu Kootu | Cabbage with Coconut and Chickpeas

Cabbage Paruppu Kootu | Cabbage with Coconut and Chickpeas

Cabbage Paruppu Kootu | Cabbage with Coconut and Chickpeas Serves: 4 Calories per Serving:187; Carb- 30g; Fat- 5g; Fiber- 11g; Protein – 8g Preparation time: 5 M Cooking time: 25 M Total time: 30 M Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 1 medium Cabbage 0.5 cup Channa dhall/ […]

Strawberry Kiwi Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Kiwi Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Kiwi Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ‘Salad’ is meant to be so healthy because when we eat fruits/ vegetables raw where most nutrients directly reach our cells without being destroyed by heat. But you must know ‘not all salads are healthy’, in fact […]

Cucumber Carrot Yogurt Salad/ Raita

Cucumber Carrot Yogurt Salad/ Raita

Cucumber Carrot Yogurt Salad/ Raita Cucumber Carrot Yogurt Salad will totally cool you off in summer and moisturize your skin naturally in winter.  Rich in nutrients and will help with weight loss too .. Enjoy Good Health! Serves: 2 Calories per Serving:116; Carb- 17g; Fat- […]

Paruppu Urundai More Kulambu| Lentil Balls in Yogurt Sauce

Paruppu Urundai More Kulambu| Lentil Balls in Yogurt Sauce

Paruppu Urundai More Kulambu| Lentil Balls in Yogurt Sauce Traditionally lentils balls are cooked in onion tomato gravy which is very healthy too. I tried to make a small change and cooked the lentil balls in yogurt sauce (more kulambu). It is quicker to make […]