Muttaikose-Carrot Poriyal/Cabbage-Carrot Dry Vegetable Curry

This is a variation to Cabbage poriyal. This has grated carrots added to finely chopped cabbage. The procedure is the same as cabbage poriyal. Muttaikose-Carrot poriyal/Cabbage-Carrot dry vegetable curry (serves 4)  poriyal in kadai   Ingredients cabbage – medium size – 1 no. carrots – 2 onion – medium – 1 no. green chillies – 2 nos…

Cabbage Poriyal/Cabbage Dry Vegetable Curry

One more poriyal – dry vegetable curry – with very little oil and very easy to prepare too. Cabbage poriyal can be made just with cabbage alone or sometimes mixed with carrots. This is plain cabbage poriyal. Cabbage poriyal – Cabbage dry vegetable curry (serves 2) Ingredients cabbage –  medium size – 1 no. onion – …

Vaazhaikkai Puttu/Raw Banana Puttu

Vaazhaikkai Puttu is one of my favourite dry curries.  The normal dry curry or poriyal made out of raw bananas would need more roasting to make it tastier. This dish is made of cooked and grated raw bananas. Till today I believe my mother makes it the best. This puttu can also be made with very less oil….

Beans Pachai Payaru Thuvaran – Beans and Green Gram Dry Curry

The dry vegetable curries called thuvaran or poriyal or the kuzhambus or gravy dishes would require oil only for thaalippu or tadka (seasoning). I believe in minimum oil usage in any receipe. A little bit of patient research showed me that using five teaspoons of oil in a recipe and two teaspoons did not make any…