Brinjal Curry ~ Easy Side Dish for Biryani

Brinjal Curry

Brinjal Curry is an Easy Side Dish for Biryani that can be done very quickly. Biryanis always are served with some raita and gravy on the side and this dish is very apt for it. First of all, when we make Biryanis, we always end up making something on the side as well. So you […]

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Gummadikaya Pulusu ~ Vegetarian Lunch Thali

Gummadikaya Pulusu

Gummadikaya Pulusu is the next one featured in the Vegetarian Lunch Thali. This Pulusu is a tangy, slightly sweetish gravy that pairs well with steamed rice. We mostly make pumpkin as gojju or thick gravy. And there are occasions when we want to make something extra too. And there are occasions when the dishes we […]

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Peanut Kara Pulusu ~ Tangy Side Dish for Rice

Peanut Kara Pulusu

Peanut Kara Pulusu is a tangy gravy served with steamed rice and is a delicious dish made with boiled peanuts. The crunchy peanuts make a nice add on to the gravy when eaten with rice. Pulusu is a tangy gravy made with tamarind base in Andhra mostly spiced with red chili powder and coriander, unlike […]

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Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura is one of those easy dishes you can make as a side dish for biryanis or pulaos. The nutty coconut and cashew take care of the combination and yes, of course, you can make it for Rotis as well. If you wonder if the coconut and cashew will make this very […]

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Potato Salna | How to make Easy Salna Recipe

Easy Potato Salna

Potato Salna is a delicious gravy served with Parottas in Tamil Nadu. Its made with ground spicy masala and can have vegetables added or served plain as well. Salna is a thin spicy gravy made with the roasted and ground masala paste. It is served with parottas where the parottas are shredded and this thin gravy […]

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Spicy Aloo Masala ~ Side dish for Pulao

Spicy Aloo Masala

This spicy Aloo Masala is made with a creamy paste of roasted onions and other masalas to make this a rich and spicy side dish to be served with mild Pulaos. When I had made the Biryani/ Pulao / Khichdi Festival, I had some mild Pulaos on the list that had to be paired with […]

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Aloo Tamatar | Easy Potato Gravy for Pulao

Aloo Tamatar

Aloo Tamatar or Easy Potato Curry for Pulao is a simple to make side dish for any rice and it serves best with roti as well. This surely gets done in a very short time. Though I have been making this easy aloo tamatar for so many years, and have shared some of the versions […]

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Onion Curry | Easy Side Dish for Chapati

Onion Curry is an easy side dish for Chapati. Since it only needs a handful of ingredients it hardly takes much time to make this dish. Today is another special dish from Athamma’s mom, who used to make this dish when they were kids. Athamma has been telling me about this dish, which was normally […]

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