South Indian Cooking Recipes

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Cauliflower Curry Recipe | Gobi Masala

Cauliflower Curry Recipe / Gobi Masala is a healthy and delicious Indian vegetarian recipe goes well with Roti,Chapatti, Naan, Paratha and Dosa. This curry comes out like a gravy consistency and this recipe is my favorite Cauliflower Recipe, Try this recipe and enjoy.

Health benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is very low in calories, it comprises of several health-benefiting antioxidants and excellent source of Vitamins and Minerals in addition to be low in fat and zero cholesterol that help prevent overweight and diabetes.

Cauliflower Curry - Gobi Masala

Cauliflower Masala | Gobi Masala - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 20 mins | Cooking Time : 25 mins |
Total Time :45 min | Yield : 3 Servings |

Recipe Category: Side Dish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian | Calories : 105 / serve

Ingredients :
Cauliflower 300 gm.
Onion 1 No.
Tomato 1 No.
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 Tbsp.
Garam Masala 1 Tbsp.
Chilly Powder 2 Tsp.
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Tsp.
Cumin Powder 1 Tsp.
Oil 2 Tbsp.
Coriander Leaves 1/4 Cup.
Salt to taste.

Cauliflower - Gobi Masala
  1. Clean And chop the Cauliflower into small pieces.
  2. Wash and cut the Onions and Tomato's.
  3. In a Kadai add oil,when the oil is hot add chopped Onions and Ginger Garlic paste,fry until the raw smell goes.
  4. Now add the chopped Tomato's,fry until it became mashy.
  5. Now add the Cauliflower,Salt and Turmeric Powder,give a gentle mix leave it for 2 Minutes,the water in the Cauliflower will comes out.
  6. At this stage add the Chilly Powder ,Cumin Powder,Coriander Leaves and Garam masala Powder,mix it well for 1 Minute
  7. Now add water and cook the Cauliflower well.

Cooking Tips :
Give it a stir from time to time. Add water if you feel needed..

Serving Tips :
Garnish with some Coriander leaves and serve hot.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Coriander and Mint Chutney | Kothamalli Pudhina Chutney

Coriander and Mint(Pudina) Chutney is a healthy and tasty breakfast recipe from South India. There are various different variations in Preparation of this chutney recipe. and this method is my favorite and also common one in Tamil Nadu. This chutney goes well with Dosa, Idly,Roti and even with Rice as a side dish.

Coriander and Mint Chutney - Kothamalli Pudhina Chutney

Coriander and Mint Chutney - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 10 mins |
Total Time :20 min | Yield : 4 Servings |

Recipe Category: Breakfast | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian | Calories : 120 / serve

Ingredients :
Small Onions(Shallots) 10 to 15 No.
Dry Red Chilli 2 No.
Coriander Leaves 1 Cup.
Mint(Pudina) Leaves 1 Cup.
Tomato Small Size 1 No.
Grated Coconut 2 Tbsp.
Urad Dhal 2 Tsp.
Channa Dhal 1 Tsp.
Oil 2 Tbsp
Salt to Taste.
Coriander and Mint Chutney

  1. Clean and wash the coriander and mint (pudina) leaves.
  2. Wash and cut the tomato's.
  3. In a kadai add oil when the oil is hot add urad dhal,channa dhal fry it well.
  4. Now add the small onions, fry until the onion became transparent.
  5. Add the tomato's, coconut, coriander and mint (pudina) leaves fry it well.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool and grind it well.

How to make Coriander and Mint Chutney

Cooking Tips :
No need to add tamarind, tomato will give a sourness to the chutney.
Select Sour Tomatoes.
Coconut is also an optional.

Serving Tips :
Serve with Idli, Dosa or Rice as a side dish.

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