Category Archives: Stir fry

Koorka or Chinese potato Upperi

Ingredients:- Koorka – 3 cups; chopped Water – 3/4 cup Salt – to taste Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Onion – 1 medium; finely chopped Shallots – 1/2 cup; coarsely chopped Garlic – 1 big clove … Continue reading

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Purple Kachil Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients:- Kachil – 3.5 cups, chopped into smaller pieces Water – 1.5 cups Salt – 1.5 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Coconut oil – 1 tsp. + 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. Garlic – 2 big cloves, … Continue reading

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Broccoli Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients:- Broccoli  florets- 3 cups; thinly sliced Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Dry red chillies ( I used Kashmiri dry red chilly) – 2 numbers, cut into 3/ 4 pieces Curry leaves – a few Onion … Continue reading

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Paalak Parippu thoran

Ingredients:- Chana dal – 1/2 cup Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 3/4 tsp. Onion – 1 medium; finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Grated coconut – 1 cup; tightly packed Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp. Greenchilly … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients:- Cauliflower  florets- 3 cups; thinly sliced Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Dry red chillies ( I used Kashmiri dry red chilly) – 2 numbers, cut into 3/ 4 pieces Curry leaves – a few Onion … Continue reading

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Potato mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients:- Potato – 4 cups, cut into small bite size cubes Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. + /2 tsp. ; divided Coconut oil – 2 tbsps.+ 1 tbsp.; divided Onion – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Garlic – 4 big cloves, finely/coarsely … Continue reading

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Soy chunks – Potato masala fry

Ingredients:- Soy chunks – 1 cup Red chilly powder – 1 tsp. + 1/2 tsp., divided salt to taste Potato – 1 cup, cubed Oil – 3 tbsps. Onion – 2 cups, finely chopped Curryleaves –  a few Greenchilly – … Continue reading

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Chembu aka Colocasia/Taro Ularthiyathu

Ingredients:- Chembu – 4 cups, chopped into smaller pieces Water – 2 cups Salt – 1.5 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Coconut oil – 1 tsp. + 1 tbsp.+ 1 tbsp., divided Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. Garlic – 2 big cloves, … Continue reading

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Elephant yam/ Chena mezhukkupuratty

Ingredients:- Elephant yam/chena – 3 cups, chopped into smaller pieces Water – 1 cup Salt – 1 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Coconut oil – 1 tsp. + 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. Garlic – 2 big cloves, … Continue reading

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Idichakka thoran/ Tender jackfruit and coconut stir fry

Ingredients:- Tender jackfruit –  1 medium, about 3.5 cups, cut into bite size cubes Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. + 1/4 tsp., divided Salt – to taste Coconut oil – 1 tsp. + 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. … Continue reading

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