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View video.. a stew made with various kinds of vegetables..the important vegetables are yellow pumpkin ,bottle gourd , bhendi, sweet potato ,drumsticks etc. This stew is made in vegetarian marriage functions and religious sat sanghs get togethers etc.We are presenting how to  make the stew here ..


Chopped pumkin pieces..each 1/2 cup Chopped bottle gourd /lauki/anapakaya piecesChopped sweet potatoChopped drumsticksChopped bhendiGreen chillies..4 to 5Tamarind..big lime size                                      Add 2 cups water and squeeze fully the thick juice and throw the pulp..Turmeric powder...1/4 tspJaggery powder 2 to 3 tbsp.. if sweet liking people add a bit more jaggeryCorriander leaves..chopped 2 handfulls Curry tasteRice flour..2 tbsp For seasoning... Oil...3to 4 tbspMustard seeds..1tspFenugreek seeds..1/4 tspAsafoetida...a pinchRed chillies..3 no.s make …


Radish.. Mullangi sambar

A recipe made in Tamil style of South India..A classic healthy ,tasty one packed with loads of flavours..

Materials needed..

Tur dal..1/2 cup..pressure cooked and kept aside..
Radish..1 large...Peeled and ..made into cubesOnion..1 large..ChoppedTomatoes..2 medium..ChoppedTamarind..1 big lime sized..Soaked in water and extracted e tamarind juice..Sambar powder..2 table spoons..Chilli powder..1 tspSalt..To taste..Curry leaves..ChoppedCoriander leaves..chopped
For video...

Mustard seeds ..1 tspFenugreek seeds..1 pinchRed chilli ..4 no.s.. Make slits  Oil.. 3 to 4 tbsp


Cooked tur dal in IP for 11 minutes..After done..Set aside...wash the IP pan and start cooking sambar..Turn Ip to saute mode..And add oil to it..After the oil is hot, add the seasoning materials mustard ,fenugreek,red chilli slits..

After they start crackling..Add onion chop and fry until transculent..

Then add radish cubes and saute fry for a minute..Then add tomatoe…



A traditional Andhra variety stew made wilh many vegetables, usually done in marriage functions and Ashrams..usually in traditional brahmin families it's done..

Bottle gourd/anapa Kaya .. chopped cubesSweet potato/chilakada dumpa cubesDrumstick/mulakkada..piecesBhendi/ bendakaya.. chopped long piecesGreen chillies..4 to 5 no.s..make slitsCorriander leaves.. choppedCurry leaves...choppedJaggery...2 to 3 tasteRice flour..2 tbspTamarind..1 big lemon size .. squeeze thick tamarind juice with 2 glasses of water

For seasoning..
Oil..3 tbspMustard seeds..1 tspMethi seeds..1/4 tspAsafoetida..a pinchRed chillies..3 no.s..make slitsTurmeric powder..1/4 tspfor video..

Method...Place a pan on the stove add  4 glasses of water,and add bottle gourd cubes and sweet potato cubes and boil for 5 minutes in medium flame.After 5 minutes add,bhendi,and drumstick pieces along with green chilli slits..and let it boil..for another 5 min .Add prepared thick tamar…



Materials required..
Cooked Rice-2 cups
The rice and water should be in 1:2 ratio

Tamarind-size of a  big limeOil-4tbspsfor seasoningGreen chillis6 to 7(slits)Red chillies 4 nos..made into slitsGinger 1/2 "piece chopped finelyTurmeric/haldhi 1/2 tspCurry leavesMustard seeds-1 tspMethi seeds 2 pinchesHing/asafoetidaa  2 pinchesRed chilli powder 1/4 th tsp Methi powder 1/4 th tspSugar1/4 th tsp Chana dal 1 tbspUrad dal 1 tbsp Jeera 2 tsp Ground nuts 2 tbsp
First of all soak tamarind in hot water and extract pulp from it,do this 1 to 2 times extra so that the juice is fully extracted from the pulp. Place a pan on the stove and add 1tbsp of oil,after heating add redchilli slits,hing ,haldhi,finely chopped ginger pieces, next add tamarind pulp and after that onefourth tsp of redchilli powder,sugar,methi powderand salt.Cook in a low flame,see that it boils and the tamarind pulp becomes a thick consistant paste.(See that all the water is evaporated)Switch of…


Veggie sambar makes a meal complete,and it's tasty with both steamed rice and idols in breakfast

Here you go..For video..


Tur dal 1 cup
Vegetables..Bottle gourd ..small piece,peeled and chopped
Tomatoes..2 big chopped
Drumsticks...frozen..6 pieces
Bhendis..3 cut off the ends,and chop into 1 inch pieces
Onion..1 medium ..chopped
Garlic..5 flakes..finely chopped
Ginger..1/2 inch piece ..finely chopped
Tamarind .. juice extracted from medium lemon sized with 3 to 4 cups of water
Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Dhania/coriander powder..2 tbsp.
Sambar powder..2 tbsp
Red chilli powder..1 tsp taste

For Seasoning..
Oil..3 tbsp
Mustard seeds..1tsp
Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Jeera 1/4 tsp
Red chilli slits..of 3 no.s
Curry leaves..2 twigs..
Coriander leaves..chopped


1...Tur dal 1 cup is washed and  cooked with 2 cups of water in the INSTAPOT, in manual mode for 11 minutes.. after done,leave it for 10 minutes.
2...Now pres…


GONGURA PAPPU.. this is the second variety,a small variation from 1st variety..the sharp tangy touch of this daal makes it very can blend well with steamed rice and rotis. Materials required..
Tur dal.. 1 cup
Gongura ..2 cups
Cleaned,plucked and washed well.and chopped

Onion..1 medium...Finely chopped
Tomatoes..1 no.chopped

Green chillies..6 no.s
Garlic..6 flakes..finely chopped
Tamarind paste 1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp

Chilli powder..1 to 1 and 1/2 tsp
I used only 1 tsp

Turmeric powder..1/2 tsp taste
Materials for Tadka.. Oil..1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp
Mustard seeds..1 tsp
Methi seeds..2 pinches
Red mirchi..2 no.s
Made into slits
Jeera..1/2 tsp optional

Method.. 1..Place a pan on the stove and add oil to it..Next add mustard and methi seeds,along with red chilli slits.
2.After they splutter ,add Garlic flakes and fry well until the raw smell goes.
3.Now add onion chop and green chilli slits and fry until onion turns transculent.
4.Then add tomatoe chop, and fry…


SINDHI KADHI... Sindhi kadhi is a comforting dish,which is liked by majority of sindhi.Very easy in cooking, with a tangy touch,and suits well with steamed rice and even as a soup.
Materials.. Bhendi.. 6 numbers..cut vertically
Peas,carrots..1 cup
Water..6 cups
Oil..3 tbsp
Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Jeera 1/2 tsp
Hing..a pinch
Red chillies..2nos..made into slits
Curry leaves
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder..1/2tsp
Adjust according to your taste
Ginger..1/2 inch grated
Tamarind pulp..2 tbsp
Besan flour..Small cup taste
1.Wash all the vegetables and dry..
2.Remove ends and cut bhendi vertically after making them 2 halfs.

3.Place kadai on stove and add 1 tsp oil and fry bhendi,then keep it aside.

4.Again add the remaining oil to the kadai,and add methi,jeera, chilli slits
and after they splutter,add hing,red chiĺi powder,ginger chop and Curry
leaves and mix for a half minute.

5.Now add besan flour and roast well until aroma is released ,it may take 5 minutes.

6.Add 6 cups of…