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Collection of Kurma Recipes - South Indian Kurma Varieties

Today we are going to see the collection of kurma dishes here. Kurmas are an all time favourite side dishes for chapathi, poori, parotta and dosa. It's delicious and flavorful with a thick rich coconut based gravy. Coconut based gravies are popular in South Indian cuisine. A few added spices like cinnamon, cloves, fennel, cardamom etc and ginger garlic gives flavour to the kurma. I always prefer to cook kurma with  mild flavours in less oil. Though the variety in kurma is endless, here is a look at some of the kurma recipes on our blog.


1. Vegetable Kurma - Hotel Style  Vegetable Kurma (Carrots, beans, potatoes and green peas in rich coconut paste)

Vegetable kurma is a family favourite dish for everybody. This vegetable kurma and chapathi is our weekend special during our childhood days.  The classic combination of carrots, peas, beans and potatoes is enriched with coconut masala paste and other spices. Recipe Here


2. Soya Chunks and Green Peas Kurma

Soya chunks are rich in protein…

Brinjal Kichadi - Side dish for idli, dosa and pongal - Kathirikai Kichadi

Brinjal Kicahdi - we often prepare kichadi as a side dish for idli, dosa and ven pongal. Already I posted brinjal kichadi with moong dal, onions, tomatoes and coconut.


Today we are going to see brinjal kichadi without dal which has thinner consistency when compared with brinjal kichadi with dal. Both kichadis taste good with idli or dosa. In this kichadi, the chopped brinjals are cooked along with tomato and green chilly. Then the tomato and green chilly are grounded along with coconut and fried grams and added to the kichadi. For this kichadi, there is no sambar powder or red chilly powder just green chillies and red chillies are added for the spiciness. This brinjal kichadi tastes so much good with Tirunelveli white brinjal. But it is not available in all the places so green brinjals or purple tender brinjals can be used. Now we will see the how to prepare brinjal kichadi without dal with step by step photos.

 Here is a short video for Brinjal Kichadi without dal


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