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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

South Indian Lunch Recipes - Lunch Menu #1

Today im going to share a simple South Indian lunch menu recipes. In this post im going to share 3 recipes South Indian drumstick sambar, Avarakkai poriyal ( Broad Beans stir fry ), Manathakkali Keerai Poriyal ( Black night shade stir fry - Sunberry or wonder berry, kaage soppu in kannada, Kamanchi chettu in Telugu ).
South Indian Lunch


I have already posted the sambar recipe in my blog. Do click the link for the recipe - Drumstick Samabar recipe.
South Indian Lunch

Broad Beans Stir Fry recipe :

Broad beans

Broad Beans Stir Fry Recipe:
Ingredients :
  • 200 gms Broad Beans
  • 1 tsp Bengal gram
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 3 Dry red Chilllies
  • 1/4 tsp Sambar masala (optional )
  • 2 tbsp Grated Coconut
  • 1 tbsp Cooking  Oil
  • Salt to taste
Method 1 :
  • Wash and string the beans and chop them into one inch size pieces and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in kadai, when hot add bengal gram and mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter.
  • Then add dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry for 15 sec.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry till the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Add the beans to it and mix well and cook for 2 Min's.
  • Add little water and cover and cook the vegetable In between open the lid and keep sauteing.
  • Add salt to it and cook.
  • When completely cooked finally add the grated coconut and cook for a minute.
  • Serve with hot rice and sambar.
Method 2:
  • Wash and string the beans and  chop them into one inch size pieces and keep aside.
  • Pressure cook the vegetable with very little water for one whistle. Do not overcook it.
  • Heat oil in kadai/wok, when hot add bengal gram and mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter.
  • Then add dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a sec.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry till the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Add the beans to it and salt mix well and cook for 2 Min's.
  • Finally add the grated coconut and cook for one minute.
  • Serve with hot rice and sambar.
Manathakkali Poriyal ( Black night shade stir fry )
Manathakkali keerai

Manathakkali Poriyal ( Black night shade stir fry )
Ingredients:
  • 1 large bunch of Manathakkali Keerai
  • 1 tsp Channa Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 3 Dry red Chilllies
  • 1/4 tsp Sambar masala (optional )
  • 2 tbsp Grated Coconut
  • 1 tbsp Cooking  Oil
  • Salt to taste
Preparation :
  • Pluck the leaves from the stalk and wash it thrice and chop them roughly and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in kadai, when hot add bengal gram  and mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter.
  • Then add dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a sec.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry till the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Add the greens to it and saute. Add the required salt and cook for  5 mins. In between saute it. Don't need to add water.
  • Once the greens are cooked add the grated coconut and keep sauteing for a minute.
  • Serve with hot rice and sambar.
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