Lunch Recipes

chicken makhani
Breakfast and Dinner Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Gravy/ Curry/ Masala, Lunch Recipes, North Indian Side dish, Recipes, Side dish for chapati

Butter chicken recipe, Chicken makhani

Butter chicken or Chicken makhani is a rich, creamy and delicious side dish prepared by adding grilled/ roasted chicken in sweet and spicy tomato sauce. Chicken makhani/ Murgh makahani is the most sought after side dish by many anytime they visit restaurants if they are non veg eater and in […]

 
parippu curry
Festival, Kuzhambu/ Dal, Lunch Recipes, Onam Recipes, Recipes, Side dish for chapati

Parippu curry recipe, Cherupayar parippu curry

Parippu curry/ Cherupayar parippu curry is a simple and quick to make comforting dal recipe prepared by adding mashed moong dal/ cherupayar along with coconut mixture to the tempering and cooked to perfection. This flavorful and delicious parippu curry always holds a place in “Onam Sadhya”as well apart from regular […]

 
chena mezhukkupuratti
Festival, Lunch Recipes, Onam Recipes, Poriyal/ Fry, Recipes

Chena mezhukkupuratti recipe, Yam mezhukkupuratti

Yam mezhukkupuratti/ Chena mezhukkupurati is a very easy and quick to make Kerala style stir fry prepared by roasting yam/ chena along with some masala, onions and chili in coconut oil. This stir fry dish is a common side dish during lunch and it also holds a place in “Onam […]

 
mambazha pulissery
Festival, Kuzhambu/ Dal, Lunch Recipes, Onam Recipes, Recipes

Mambazha pulissery recipe, Pulissery

Mambazha pulissery/ Mango pulissery is a sweet and sour side dish prepared with mango, curd and coconut in just 15 to 20 minutes. Super simple right? However simple it is to make this dish is unbelievably delicious and you wouldn’t regret trying it out. This pulissery is a traditional Kerala […]

 
vendakka thoran
Festival, Lunch Recipes, Onam Recipes, Poriyal/ Fry, Recipes

Vendakka thoran, Kerala style ladies finger stir fry

Vendakka thoran/ Kerala style Ladies finger stir fry is a simple and easy to make coconut based side dish served usually for lunch and always have special place in Onam sadya. Now you might have guessed why this recipe is here. Yes Onam is almost there and I thought to […]

 
whole wheat bhatura
Breakfast and Dinner Recipes, Lunch Recipes, North Indian Bread, North Indian main dish, Others, Recipes

Whole wheat bhatura, Wheat bhatura without yeast

Whole wheat bhatura is a puffy and fluffy deep fried leavened Indian bread prepared with wheat flour, maida, curd, baking soda and sooji/ rava. Bhatura is traditionally prepared with maida/ all purpose flour and served with chole/ chana masala but to keep it healthy and break the boredom I tried […]

 
air fryer lauki kofta recipe
Air fryer recipes, Breakfast and Dinner Recipes, Lunch Recipes, North Indian Side dish, Others, Recipes, Side dish for chapati

Air fryer lauki kofta recipe, Bottle gourd kofta curry

Air fryer lauki kofta/ Bottle gourd kofta curry is a flavorful and delicious gravy/ curry where round shaped cooked kofta balls prepared with grated lauki/ bottle gourd is dunked / drenched in a tangy and slightly sweet onion tomato based gravy. Might sound a little confusing but trust me it […]

 
boneless chicken dum biryani recipe
Biryani Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Ramadan/ Bakrid Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes

Boneless chicken dum biryani, Chicken dum biryani

Boneless chicken dum biryani is a very flavorful and scrumptious one pot meal prepared by cooking marinated chicken over which half cooked rice is layered and cooked in dum style. “Dum” is one of the ways to cook biryani where all the flavors and aroma is locked/ sealed within the […]

 
watermelon rind kootu recipe
Gravy/ Curry/ Masala, Lunch Recipes, Recipes

Watermelon rind kootu, Kootu with watermelon rind

Watermelon rind kootu/ Watermelon peel kootu is a simple and quick to make coconut based gravy/ kootu prepared with watermelon rind (white part of watermelon) and chana dal that goes excellent with rice, dal and can be considered as one of the best out of waste recipes. A truly effective […]

 
gongura pappu recipe
Kuzhambu/ Dal, Lunch Recipes, Recipes

Gongura pappu recipe, Sorrel leaves dal

Gongura pappu/ Sorrel leaves dal is a delicious, flavorful and tangy dish prepared with toor dal and gongura leaves originating from Andhra Cuisine. Its tanginess from gongura leaves/ sorrel leaves makes it stand out among other dal recipes. Gongura pappu/ Sorrel leaves dal / Pulicha keerai paruppu goes well with […]