May 032016
 
Brinjal curry - vankaya podi kura - eggplant curry

Vankaya or brinjal curry (eggplant) is a very versatile vegetable. You can prepare curry, use it in sambar and even make pachadi(brinjal chutney) out of it. We find a lot of different brinjals in market today. For this recipe, I specifically use the green brinjal (not the violet/black ones). This brinjal curry is a simple recipe that uses a podi or [Read more]

Nov 182014
 
Stir-fried Eggplants/Brinjal with Coriander leaves (Vankaya Kothimeera Koora)

In my previous post on Coriander-stuffed Eggplants, I mentioned that this simple combination works really well and there I stuffed my eggplants with the coriander filling. Today’s recipe is a slight variation to it, where instead of stuffing I simply add the filling to the curry itself. Coriander leaves when used fresh creates magic in any food. There is no [Read more]

Sep 252014
 
Aloo Mutter (Potato and Green Peas Curry)

I was browsing through my recipes and I realised that I haven’t added many potato recipes that I often prepare. So, I thought I would start with the basics and most commonly prepared recipes in every Indian household. The first one that came to mind was Aloo Mutter (Potato and Green peas curry). I am sure everyone of us love [Read more]