Yellow Squash in Green Chili Gravy

I have bought and made dishes out of Zucchini but rarely did I buy yellow squash or called as summer squash.  When I bought the yellow squash, I didn’t even think what I was going to make it out of this vegetable.  After thinking of different recipes and spices, I felt making a curry with… Continue reading Yellow Squash in Green Chili Gravy

Murungai Illai (Moringa leaves) Sothi

  Sothi (called kiri hodi in Sinhala) is one of the most traditional side dishes in Sri Lanka.  I have posted the recipe for regular sothi quite a while ago.  This time since I had some moringa leaves, I decided to make sothi with Moringa leaves.  Moringa leaves sothi goes verry well with string hoppers… Continue reading Murungai Illai (Moringa leaves) Sothi

Black Eyed Peas and Potato Curry

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups cooked and drained black eyed peas ¼ cups sliced red onion 3-4 cloves garlic 1 medium tomato 1-2 teaspoons canola oil Pinch of hing (Asaefotida) 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon coriander seeds ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 3 green chilies 1 medium potato ¼ cup coconut milk Salt to taste Oil… Continue reading Black Eyed Peas and Potato Curry

Stir-fried Cauliflower and Potato Dry Curry

  Ingredients ½ lb potatoes ½ lb cauliflower florets 1 green chili finely chopped 2-3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seed ½ teaspoon coriander seed ½ teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon canola oil Salt Method Peel and cut the potatoes into about one inch cubes Par boil the potatoes… Continue reading Stir-fried Cauliflower and Potato Dry Curry

Rice with Kidney Beans and Veggies

Ingredients: ¾ cup uncooked brown rice 2 tomatoes 1 small onion 1-2 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic ¼ cup dried kidney beans ½ cup Brussels sprout 2 medium carrots 1 cup string beans sliced 2 teaspoon canola oil 2 green chilies split lengthwise 2-3 dried red chilies broken into 2-3 pieces ½ teaspoon fennel… Continue reading Rice with Kidney Beans and Veggies