Tag: spicy

MAVINAHANNU SAARU/MANGO GOJJU

Mango is the king of fruits.  The summer season is so special because of mangoes. You can get about 500 varieties of mangoes.  All varieties are unique at its taste.  It is consumed as it is and also by preparing many dishes both ripe and unripe mangoes.

 

Sour unripe mangoes are used in chutneys, pickles and many other side dishes.  It is even eaten raw with salt and chilli powder. Aam Panna is prepared with unripe mango, an excellent summer drink.  Ripe mango pulp is extracted and made jelly, jams, rasayana/seekarane, juices, ice creams, toppings for ice creams, smoothies, etc., list is unending.

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TOMATO CHUTNEY

 

Tomato is grown and eaten around the world. It is used in diverse ways, including raw in salads, and processed into ketchup or tomato soup. Unripe green tomatoes can also be breaded and fried, used to make salsa, or pickled. Tomato juice is sold as a drink, and is used in cocktails too.

Tomatoes are acidic, making them especially easy to preserve in home canning whole, in pieces, as tomato sauce or paste. The fruit is also preserved by drying, often in the sun, and sold either in bags or in jars with oil.

Tomato is 95% water, contains 4% carbohydrates and less than 1% each of fat and protein.

When you get Tomato in plenty and much cheaper rate you can make various items and store for future use.  Sauce, Jam, ketchup, chutney, pickle, tomato powder, tomato paste etc.,

Today I am showing you simple way of preparing Tomato Chutney.  Also I have added some cherry tomatoes which I harvested from my garden.

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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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BHAKARWADI-SPICY ROLLS

Bhakarwadi is a Gujarati fried roll, crispy, spicy, tangy snack item.  It is prepared as a snack too.

 

 

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MASALA IDLI CUBES-SPICY IDLI

Idli is commonly prepared in India.  Very easy, healthy recipe, easily digestible for all age group.

If you are bored of eating/preparing Idli and you want to surprise the family members with a new dish…… try this Masala Idli Cubes.
Sometimes Idli will be left over and we do not want to waste it.  How to make use of it ? You can try this Masala Idlis.

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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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HULI THOVVE-SPICY DHAL

Huli Thovve is famous Karnataka special traditional curry prepared from Toor Dhal.  It is usually prepared in marriages or festivals.  It makes a good combo with Majjige Huli/Spiced Yoghurt Curry.  Huli Thovve can be prepared along with sweet pumpkin or ridgegourd.

Huli thovve is mixed with hot rice along with a dash of ghee.  Take a spoonful of mixed rice and dip or roll it in Majjige Huli and consume.  It gives a very special taste.  Once you go with this taste you will never say no to this combo.

Today let us learn how to prepare Huli Thovve along with sweet pumpkin.

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MAJJIGE HULI-SPICY YOGHURT CURRY

Majjige Huli is common Spiced Yoghurt Curry.  It is usually prepared by using Ash Gourd.  It is consumed with cooked rice.  It is also good combination along with Huli Thovve, a famous traditional dal curry.

Today lets us learn how to prepare Majjige Huli.

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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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