MANATHAKKALI KEERAI KUZHAMBU / GRAVY

MANATHAKKALI KEERAI KUZHAMBU / GRAVY

Manathakkali keerai (also known as black nightshade leaves) contains a lot of medicinal properties. We have the plant in our garden, and with the current lockdown, I am experimenting various dishes with these leaves. I have already posted a soup recipe using this keerai. This 

EZHUKARI KOOTU (KUZHAMBU)

EZHUKARI KOOTU (KUZHAMBU)

Ezhukari kootu is a festival time recipe. We prepare this during Pongal and Thiruvadhirai. The kootu is traditionally made with a lot of vegetables. Most commonly, we use seven vegetables when making it for neivedhyam and hence the name ‘ezhu’kari kootu. But since, I have 

MILAGU KUZHAMBU

MILAGU KUZHAMBU

This is a tasty and healthy South Indian Kuzhambu. In this variant I have not used garlic. The main ingredients used are Whole Black Pepper and Tamarind. This has a long shelf life. To combat cold during rainy season this is very useful. This goes 

DRUMSTICK KUZHAMBU

DRUMSTICK KUZHAMBU

This is a South Indian Kuzhambu. This is a wholesome and hearty meal when served with plain rice and vegetable curry or papad.