Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe – Cabbage Stir fry With Coconut

The Muttaikose/Cabbage Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian dry vegetable made from cabbage. Muttaikose Poriyal is made by power cooking cabbage with a very simple seasoning of mustard seeds, curry leaves, salt and freshly grated coconut. It takes very less time to make and is an  amazing side dish which can be had along with any south Indian Meal. 

Cabbage is really good for you as it is high in fiber and helps keep your digestive health in good shape. 

At home we simply love the fresh flavors of the vegetable when we add the least amount of spices.

Serve the Muttaikose Poriyal Recipe along with Tomato Rasam and steamed rice topped with ghee for lunch or dinner.

More poriyal recipes from South Indian cuisine are given below

  1. Beetroot Poriyal Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot)
  2. Carrot Poriyal Recipe (Steamed Carrot Stir Fry)
  3. Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe (Karela Ki Sabzi)
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Manga Rasam Recipe – Raw Mango Rasam Recipe

Mango Rasam is a tangy, sweet and spicy recipe that is made from mangoes. It is a twist to the traditional rasam recipe. 

It is a the perfect recipe for summer season. The Mango Rasam has the perfect balance of sweet, spicy and sour flavours, best served piping hot, making it a great addition to a meal with rice and curry, or even as a soup or palate cleanser.

Serve Mango Rasam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Poriyal and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.

If you like this Mango Rasam Recipe, you can also try other Rasam recipes such as

  1. Thakkali Rasam Recipe (South Indian Tomato Rasam)
  2. Pineapple Rasam Recipe
  3. Kollu Rasam Recipe (Nourishing Horse Gram Stew)
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Bean Spinach And Corn Quesadilla Recipe

The Bean Spinach And Corn Quesadilla Recipe makes a quick satisfying, protein and fiber rich meal that you can make within 30 minutes. 

Whole wheat tortillas are stuffed with healthy ingredients like protein rich rajma, sweet corn and iron rich spinach leaves, mixed together and seasoning it with mixed herbs and chilli flakes that adds great flavour to the dish. 

Serve the Bean Spinach And Corn Quesadilla along with Spicy Mexican Salsa, for a weeknight dinner, followed by a dessert of Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Vegetarian Mexican Quesadilla Recipe
  2. Chipotle Roasted Mushroom Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipe
  3. Corn & Soy Quesadillas with Spicy Mexican Salsa
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Dondakkai / Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe – Tindora Poriyal

The Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe is a classic South Indian vegetable that you can serve for your everyday meals. Kovakkai is also known as Dondakkai or Tinda or Tindora or Tendley. At home we simply love the taste and flavors of this vegetable when it is just steamed and then tossed in a seasoning that has only mustard, curry leaves, salt and coconut.

Serve the Kovakkai Poriyal along with Jeera RasamMixed Vegetable SambarBeetroot PachadiSteamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a delicious weekend South Indian meal.

If you like this recipe, You can also try other Poriyal Recipes which you can serve for your everyday meals:

  1. Carrot and Beans Poriyal Recipe
  2. Sukhi Aloo Baingan Ki Sabzi
  3. Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe
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Healthy Vegetable Paratha Rolls Recipe

The Healthy Vegetable Paratha Rolls Recipe is a twist to the popular street food in India that are made from paneer, or aloo or eggs. These rolls are also known as the wrap or a frankie is a delicious wrap that has just roasted vegetables that are wrapped in a healthy whole wheat plain paratha. It is nutritious and makes a perfect kids school lunch box or a weeknight dinner. To add to the punch in these wraps, you can add some Hummus or Mustard Sauce or even a Tabbouleh salad

There are many other ingredients to make it like street food – sliced raw onions, cooked noodles, green chillies, coriander leaves all combined with lemon juice and salt. . They taste delicious. You can also add a dash of mustard sauce along when you make the wrap. Finger licking Perfect!

Serve the delicious Healthy Vegetable Paratha Rolls for the kids lunch box or as a travel snack or just a weeknight dinner along with Chickoo Banana Date Smoothie Recipe

If you are looking for more Snack Recipes Ideas Here are some : 

  1. Mullu Murukku (Chakkali Recipe | South Indian Snack)
  2. Calcutta Style Puchkas – Pani Puri Recipe – Indian Snack & Street Food
  3. Ribbon Pakoda Recipe (South Indian Tea Time Snack)
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15 Vegetarian Ramadan/Ramzan Recipes You Can Make At Home

Literally translating to “Festival of Breaking The Fast,” Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan (Ramzan), the month-long period of fasting, as observed by people of Islamic faith. It is a single day during the holy month when Muslims are not permitted to fast. It falls on the first first day of the month of Shawwal, following the period of fasting from sunrise to sunset across 29-30 days.

As is usually the case with most religious celebrations, food is central to the occasion. Families induge in elaborate preparations for the feast, friends and family exchange sweets and good food, sweets are prepared at home and a general spirit of love and revelry is enjoyed by all. On the day of the feast, the family gathers for a meal, usually prepared to include a huge spread of a variety of dishes. Meat and sweets usually feature high, but the focus is on cooking a meal that can be shared with near and dear ones. On the occasion of Eid, here’s a collection of some best picks from Archana’s Kitchen, fit to grace your feast of the day.

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Apple And Ginger Cocktail Recipe

Apple and Ginger Cocktail is a refreshing drink that combines the crisp flavours of apple cider with the earthy tones of ginger. The bold apple cider is perfectly complemented by the punch of ginger. It is simple to make, simple add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and mix well.

Mint leaves added to this drink makes it more flavourful and brings out the crispness of the apple cider.

Serve Apple And Ginger Cocktail with an Indo-Chinese or Asian meal.

You can also make this cocktail non-alcoholic drink by omitting the vodka.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Pomegranate Mint Cocktail Recipe
  2. Cucumbertini Recipe
  3. Red Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe
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Spiced Watermelon Curry Recipe With Carrots & Peppers

The Spiced Watermelon Curry Recipe is one of those dishes that you must try when watermelons are in season. This watermelon curry is subtly spiced with ajwain and chillies, along with the addition of roasted vegetables, that bring out refreshing flavors and taste. 

It is a great summer curry recipe. Carrots and capsicum along with watermelon make this recipe high in fiber and nutrition.

Serve the Spiced Watermelon Curry Recipe with Carrots & Peppers along with steamed Jasmine Rice and Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad with Lemon and Coriander Recipe  for a summery weeknight dinner. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other gravy recipes such as

  1. Punjabi Lobia Masala Recipe
  2. Nadan Tomato Curry Recipe
  3. Dhingri Dolma Recipe
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