Category : Stir fry/Poriyal

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Bitter gourd recipes are always an inviting vegetable in my family. So once in a while or weekly once I prefer to cook this vegetable either in gravy form or stir fries. We also make curry/kuzhambu using tamarind which is a traditional recipe in South India. Previously I have posted my MIL recipe and as …
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 Certain vegetables are good and healthy when combined or cooked together. I was surprised when my nephew told that its always good to cook a root vegetable along with a shoot vegetable to be free from formation of gastritis. Am not sure about the truth behind this but his teacher had told and now its more than …
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Bittergourd Stir fry or Pavakkai Poriyal is one of the vegetable which helps in deworming our body naturally. As you all know Alpendazole is the medication used in for the treatment of variety of parasitic worm infestations.  Though there are many natural remedies to keep the stomach free and clean from parasites BITTER GOURD is one …
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This green vegetable is rich in iron content. It is called as Solanum nirghum (Black night shade in English), Kakkesoppu in Kannada. Though this plant comes under the category of weeds, only some part is considered as toxic both in human and animals. The finely cooked edible part of this plant is used as food …
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Potato is a root vegetable where we can call it as kids favorite. This recipe of frying potato is my all time favorite since childhood. The day I entered kitchen I prepare this fry myself and its that simple too. You can call this a skids friendly recipe because of its less spice and crispy …
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Drumstick Leaves is called as Moringa or Murungai Keerai. This Moringa leaf is known to be the best source of nutrition and natural energy boosters. It helps in lowering the blood pressure and is sleep aid. It is found to be very effective in controlling diabetes. It is used as skin antiseptic and also acts …
Frying of Lady’s finger along with blend of 5 masalas gives totally a different taste. From the day I tried out this recipe I starting preparing often…yes this is my son’s favorite snack all time and anytime. So I always store an adequate amount of ladyfingers in my box. Try out this simple recipe and …
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Previously shared about a small tip of extracting water from banana stem before we make a sir fry or any recipe out of the stem. I feel that the recipe remains incomplete unless i share a recipe made out of the stem after extracting the water. I usually do a stir fry with the stem …
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 Its really amazing to think how our ancestors discovered every recipes with a scientific health benefit hidden behind each of the recipes prepared. In that, the South Indian lunch menu consisting of sambar,rasam,curd served along with poriyal and appalam contributes all the required essential ingredients in our daily diet. Though this the regular menu items …
Beans is a greenish vegetable which are rich in the anti-oxidant properties. They are considered to be one among the safest foods and boost up the cardiovascular effects.It is proved in clinical trial that women who consumes beans in regular diet had fewer cramps and mood swings. All varieties of beans are very good source …

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