Tag: side dish

CUCUMBER PULPMIX/SOUTHEKAI TIRULU HASIGOJJU

Cucumber is widely known throughout the world.  It is consumed raw in salads, used in preparing many dishes too.

Cucumber contains 95% water and 16% calorie.  It acts as an anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous agent.  Cucumber peel and seeds are rich in nutrients.  That is why we consume without peeling the cucumber.  If the seeds are tender we can use them along with the attached pulp.  Today I am showing you such a recipe.  Instead of wasting the seeds we can consume to gain nutrients in it.  This recipe can be consumed with hot rice or dosa or chapati.

Following are the ingredients and method of easy recipe Cucumber pulp mix/Southekai Tirulu Hasi Gojju.

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VEGETABLE CHUTNEY-TARAKARI CHUTNEY

As everybody knows vegetables plays an important role in preparing dishes.  They are used in our kitchen in various forms.  They are the source of vitamins, minerals, salts, amino acids, fibre etc.,  They are used in sambar, pulav, bisibelebath, curries, palya, salads etc.,  All vegetables have typical flavour and taste.  Some vegetables are not liked due to their smell and taste.  But today’s dish is an exception to it.

Today I am showing you a yummy and nutritious chutney using various vegetables.  This is very good idea to make children consume vegetables.

I have used carrot, radish, cabbage, capsicum.,   You can add various vegetables as per your choice.

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SPRING ONION GRAVY-EERULLI HOOVU GOJJU

Spring Onion/Eerulli Hoovu smells alike Onion but taste differs.  Various dishes are prepared from these.

 

It is also used for decorative purpose in the dishes.

 

Today let us learn an easy and tasty recipe Spring Onion gravy / Eerulli Hoovu gojju which can be consumed with chapatti, dosa, hot rice etc.,

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PINEAPPLE GOJJU/GRAVY

Pineapple can be consumed fresh, cooked, juiced, or preserved.  It is very rich in vitamin c and manganese.  It is consumed raw, cut into pieces along with salt for taste.

Pineapple is widely used in preparing dishes.  One of the popular recipe is Gojju/gravy.  Today let us see how to prepare Pineapple Gojju/Gravy.  It is very easy to prepare and tasty too, liked by all age groups.

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ORANGE PEEL CHUTNEY-KITTALE SIPPE CHUTNEY

Chutney is South Asian Cuisine prepared from various mixture of spices, vegetables or fruits.  It can be wet to dry, coarse to fine.  It is combined with a wide range of food.

Chutney is prepared in many varieties.  One of which is Orange Peel Chutney.

Today I prepared Orange Peel Chutney which is very easy to prepare and taste is outstanding.  Everybody at home liked the tongue licking chutney.  It goes well with hot rice with a dash of ghee, chapathi, dosa etc.,

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SABBAKKI SOPPU KOOTU-DIL LEAVES CURRY

Sabbakki Soppu Kootu

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves Kootu is one of the tasty curry/side dish in South India.

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil scientifically known as Anethum Graveolens, is very good source of dietary fiber minerals manganese, iron, magnesium, vitamin A. Also a very good source of Calcium which is very helpful for bones. It boosts digestive health relief from insomnia, diarrhea, dysentry, hiccup, menstrual disorders respiratory disorders, cancer, oral care, arthritis, reduces excess gas. It has more medicinal values.

Now let us learn how to prepare Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Kootu. It is not spicy.

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BOTTLE GOURD-CURRY-KOOTU-SOREKAI KOOTU

Sorekai Kootu-Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorekai Kootu-Bottle Gourd Curry

Bottle Gourd/Sorekai Kootu is a famous common curry in South India. It is prepared with spices.

Bottle Gourd/Sorekai is very good for health. It is rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, water and salts.  It helps fight many small health problems. It reduces inflammation in the liver and kidneys, relieves constipation, along with lime juice helps in treating urinary infections. As it is rich in water content makes digestive system free.

Bottle Gourd/Sorekai juice has many health benefits. It is widely used for weight loss.

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HAGALAKAYI GOJJU-BITTER GOURD CURRY

HAGALAKAYI GOJJU-BITTER GOURD CURRY

HAGALAKAYI GOJJU-BITTER GOURD CURRY

Bitter Gourd, as the name itself says it is bitter in taste. Outer flesh is tough. It is very good for health. It is used for variety of ailments like stomach complaints, relieve diabetes, laxative, anthelmintic, emetic, treatment of cough, respiratory, skin diseases, ulcer, rheumatism, gout. As it tastes bitter, while making recipes right proportion of salt, sour, sweet, spice to be added. It is a low calorie vegetable and has many nutritional values.

Bitter Gourd is called as Hagalakai in Kannada, Karela in Hindi, Kakarakaya in Telugu, Pagarkkai in Tamil, Pavayka in Malayalam.

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ENNEGAI-BADANE ENNEGAI-STUFFED BRINJAL

Badanekai Ennegai

Ennegai is prepared from brinjal. It is a famous North Karnataka dish. Brinjal/egg plant stuffed with spices is very tasty and goes well with Chapathi, Jowar Roti, dosa and even with hot rice.

Ennegai can prepared in two types. Stuffed Ennegai and Gravy type Ennagai.

Today let us learn easy method of preparing Gravy type Ennegai.

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SAAGU-VEGETABLE SAAGU

Vegetable Saagu

Vegetable Saagu

Vegetable Saagu, one of the famous side dish prepared all over India. It can be eaten with Poori, Chapathi, Dosa, Rava Idli.

Let us learn simple method of preparing Vegetable Saagu which is loved by all age groups.

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