Patani poriyal / Peas curry

Green peas are legumes that contains sugar and starch it,they are sweet to taste with vibrant green color.Peas are added and cooked along with other vegetables,panneer and mushrooms to make various delicious curries and gravies.Peas are also used to make many meat dishes. I got this recipe from a Chef who cooks for most of … Continue reading Patani poriyal / Peas curry

Broccoli Drumstick poriyal

Broccoli,a healthy,tasty vegetable packed with hundreds of super nutrients.It is very low in calories but high in vitamins,minerals and fiber.I have made a vegetable curry using broccoli and one more healthy vegetable drumstick(Moringa).Moringa tree has been referred as the Miracle tree for its versatility .All parts of the Moringa are used in some form or … Continue reading Broccoli Drumstick poriyal

Ridge gourd curry/Peerkangai poriyal recipe

Ridge gourd is known as Peerkangai in tamil.Ridgegourd is low in saturated fat and high in dietary fiber.It has a high water content making it a very low calorie vegetable.Some Ridge gourds are bitter to taste,so it is very important to buy tender Ridge gourds for cooking. INGREDIENTS 1/4 kg Ridge gourd/Peerkangai 1 onion chopped … Continue reading Ridge gourd curry/Peerkangai poriyal recipe

Snake gourd kootu/Pudalangai kootu recipe

Snake gourd is a well known veggie used in various Indian recipes.They are pale green or grey green in colour.It is rich in fiber and its laxative property cures constipation.It gives a cooling effect to our system.Also helps in weight for they are very low in calories.I have posted here a recipe of snake gourd … Continue reading Snake gourd kootu/Pudalangai kootu recipe

Purple Cabbage kootu

Purple Cabbage is rich in color and nutrients.It has very low calorific value thus good for dieters.As they have high water content ,add little water while cooking to preserve the nutrients or just sauteing is enough to cook them. INGREDIENTS 1 & 1/2 cups purple cabbage(chopped) 1 onion (chopped) 1 tbsp moong dhal 2 green … Continue reading Purple Cabbage kootu