MANGO MENASKAI ( KUKKU DA MENASKAI) “Menaskai” is a traditional dish which is sweet ,tangy & spicy.It is an authentic dish of South Kanara,which is a living proof of the epic love affair between coconut & spices.The robust coconut merges with the mellow sweet jaggery & the piquant tartness of […]
CELERY BELL-PEPPER FUSION
CELERY BELL-PEPPER FUSION Celery orginated from Mediterranean regions of Northern Africa,southern Europe and in areas east to the Himalayas.It was believed to have been used initially for its medicinal value(dating back to Homer’s Odyssey,the famous epic) gently finding its way as a much relished food these days.Most people use celery […]
Pineapple Methi Dhal Curry
Pineapple Methi Dhal Curry is a sweet tangy healthy comfort food on days you crave for a light yet healthy lunch. The sweetness of the pineapple, the pinch of bitterness from the methi, which is packed with health, and the creaminess of the dhal will have the little ones asking for more!
BITTER GOURD CURRY
BITTER SWEET CURRY (made with Indian Bitter gourd) Bitter Gourd/Bitter melon is a low calorie veggie widely used in Asia,Africa & the Caribbean.Its well known for its medicinal properties,most popularly for its anti-diabetic properties.This “Bitter Sweet” Curry is one of my favorites passed down to me from my Dhodda(Grandmom)……some aromas […]
Tempered Eggplant Curry / Bagara Baingan
“Bagara” means tempering oil with spices,”Bhaingan” is eggplants/brinjal.This is a recipe from the land of the Nizams,which is a favorite of mine. Brinjal/eggplant is called the King of vegetables & sure enough this particular recipe would be a winner, be it with biryani ,ghee rice or rotis.
OKRA / BHENDI MASALA
Okra/Bhendi MasalaThis delicious preparation with okra/bhendi can be used as a sidedish with rice, or can be eaten with Chappatis. Here are my published recipes that use Okra/Ladies Finger : https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/okra-bhindi-masala/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/vendakaiokra-puli-kuzhambu/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/stuffed-okra-boats/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/okrabhendi-kadhi-spiced-okra-buttermilk-curry/