Category Archives: Onasadhya

Achinga or payar Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients:- Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsps. Garlic – 1 big clove, minced Onion – 1 cup, finely chopped Red chilly powder – 3/4 to 1 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Salt – 3/4 tsp. Water – 1/4 cup Achingapayar … Continue reading

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Injipuli

Ingredients:- Ginger – 250 grams or 1.75 cups (tightly packed); thinly sliced Tamarind – one big gooseberry sized ball soaked in 1 cup of hot water for 15-30 minutes Jaggery – one gooseberry sized ball (powder the jaggery and try … Continue reading

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Special koottu Curry

Ingredients:- Elephant yam – 21/4 cups Potato – 1.25 cup Raw banana/ Pachakkaya – 1 cup ( Remove the green peel) White chickpeas or chana – 1 cup Water – 2 cups Pepper powder – 1 tsp. Turmeric powder – … Continue reading

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Pineapple and Tomato Pachadi

Ingredients:- Ripe pineapple – 1.5 cups; chopped Tomato –  1 cup Water – 1 cup Salt to taste Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Grated coconut – 1 cup Greenchillies – 2 numbers Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. For Tempering:- Coconut … Continue reading

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Special Olan

Ingredients:- Ripe pumpkin (with orange skin) – 2 cups; chopped into cubes (You could use the pumpkin with green skin if you don’t want your Olan to be sweet) Ashgourd – 2 cups; chopped into cubes Water – 1/4 cup Greenchilly … Continue reading

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Cherupayar parippu Pradhaman

  Ingredients:- Moong dal/ Cherupayar parippu– 250 grams or 11/4 cup Jaggery – 500 grams (Please use Marayoor Brand of jaggery) Ghee – 1/4 cup + 2 tbsps. Coconut- 2.5 numbers Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp Cumin powder – 1/4 … Continue reading

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Kariveppila chammanthippodi

Heat 1 tbsp of coconut oil in a frying pan & roast 1/8 cup of split urad dal till it turns golden brown in color. Grind it to a fine powder in your coffee grinder. To the same pan, add … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pradhaman/ Mathan Pradhaman

  Cook 3 cups of cubed ripe pumpkin (choose the one with a reddish orange skin)  adding 1 cup of water in your pressure cooker. Simmer for 15 minutes after the first whistle. Let cool down to room temperature. Grind … Continue reading

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Soy Chunks Koottu Curry

Soak 11/2 cups of soy chunks in water for 2 hours, squeeze the excess water & cut each chunk into 2. Heat 11/2 tbsps of coconut/canola oil & saute 2 medium onions cut into square pieces. Add 1 tsp of … Continue reading

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Rasam

  Ingredients:- Toor dal – 1/2 cup Curry leaf – 3 sprigs Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Coconut oil – 1 tbsp + 1 tsp Tamarind – a gooseberry sized ball Water – 3 3/4  cups Tomato – 2 numbers, big, each cut into … Continue reading

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