Chembu Mezhukkupuratti / Taro Stir Fry

Taro root stir fry is a dry vegetarian side dish that can be served with rice. It is very easy to make.It is a simple dish and tastes very delicious. I have already posted one more recipe of taro root called Taro Root Curry. So try this dish next time. Ingredients Taro root – 3 or 4 Shallots –…

Capsicum Stir Fry / Mezhukkupuratti

Capsicum or Bell pepper used for cooking in many ways, as a snack, stuffed form and also as plain in salads. Here I have used as a quick side dish for rice and roti food items. The stir fry / Mezhukku is a usual side dish for rice in Kerala Cuisine. This multicoloured peppers looks so…

Broccoli Carrot Stir Fry

Broccoli is an edible vegetable with lots of nutrients. It help us to solve our vitamin D deficiency.It  has a strong, positive impact on our body’s detoxification system. Its If you cook it by steaming, broccoli has some cholesterol-lowering benefits too. You can steam,microwave or stir fry this vegetable to get the maximum nutrients out…

Ivy gourd Fry / Kovakka Mezhukkupuratti

Ivy Gourd / Tindora is a store house of a range of vitamins and minerals. Apart from that it also offers a decent amount of protein and fibers. This green vegetable offers many health benefits .It protects the nervous system,maintains a healthy metabolism,helps in normalizing blood sugar levels.It is really good to to eat the tender…

Winged Beans Stir Fry

The winged bean also known as Goa bean or dragon bean is a veggie packed with nutrition.  The various parts of winged beans are a rich source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Almost all the parts of the plant are edible. This is one vegetable that offers a complete dose of nutrients to the body….

Chena Mezhukkupuratti / Elephant Yam Stir Fry

This is an easy and tasty side dish of yam which can be served with rice. Elephant yam usually used for thoran, erissery  kind of dishes. Ingredients Chena/Elephant Yam (peeled and cubed) – 2 cups Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon Chili powder -1/2 teaspoon + 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds -1/4 teaspoon Curry leaves – 1 sprig…

Long beans stir fry / Payar Mezhukkuperatty

An easy and simple stir fry of long beans you can serve with hot rice. This a very usual and common side dish of rice in Kerala. Ingredients Long Beans – 250 gram Onion- 1 Green chily – 3 Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon Curry leaves Coconut oil Salt Preparation Wash and remove top and…

Vazhuthananga Mezhukkuperatty / Brinjal Stir Fry

This is an easy and simple side dish with brinjal which is served with rice. When you are cutting the brinjal, dont keep it for long time to avoid discoloration. To prevent this you can put it in water while slicing. Ingredients Brinjal – 4 (cut lengthwise) Onion – 1 Dry red chili – 3 Garlic…