Author: Viji VaradarajanPublisher: Orient EnterprisesYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 40ISBN/UPC (if available): 8190287621
The most important food in Indian kitchens is Yoghurt or ‘curds’ that is associated with cultural, social and religious practices.Yoghurt is a by-product of milk. The cow is sacred in Indian. The strongest influence on Indian food is religion and results in the most delicious vegetarian cuisine. It is an important source of nutrition and has the unique quality of being eaten in its natural form or made tastier by adding a range of vegetables, spices and condiments. It can also be cooked into a variety of dishes.This book provides a range of recipes based on yoghurt from the Tamil-Brahmin kitchen. It chronicles dishes from starters to side and main dishes, Tiffin varieties and desserts.The recipes are simple and made with modern equipment available in any kitchen. The dishes take minimum time to cook and contain common ingredients.Enjoy discovering and cooking many familiar and unfamiliar dishes and add them to your menus!
PACHADIS OR RAITASVELLARIKKAI THAYIR PACHADIGrated cucumber in YoghurtBOONDHI THAYIR PACHADIGram flour crispies in yoghurtINJI THENGAI THAYIR PACHADIA delicious ginger-coconut preparationMAANGAI INJI THAYIR PACHADIBlended zedoary in YoghurtVENDAIKKAI THAYIR PACHADIStir-fried Okra in YoghurtSUTTA KATHIRIKKAI THAYIR PACHADIGrilled eggplant in YoghurtPUDALANGAI THAYIR PACHADISnake gourd in YoghurtTHAKKAALI THAYIR PACHADISnake gourd in YoghurtTHAKKAALI THAYIR PACHADISnake puree blended in yoghurtPAVAKKAI THAYIR PACHADIStir-fried bitter gourd in yoghurtKARI OR VEGETABLE SIDE DISHESCHOW CHOW KARIChayote/Green squash side dishVAZHAIKKAI PODIMAASSpicy banana crumbleVAZHAIKKAI KOZHASAI KARIA dry raw banana side dishBEANS PARUPPU USILIFrench beans with steamed and crumbled dalsAVIALMixed vegetable yoghurt side dishSEPANG KIZHANGU ROASTCrunchy colacassia (taro root) KariTHAKKAALI VENGAAYA THOVAYALTomato Onion ChutneyMAIN COURSE DISHESPOOSHINIKKAI MOR KOOTUAsh gourd simmered in a Yoghurt gravyMOR KEERAIHealthy spinach in YoghurtMOR KOOTANRaw banana Cooked in YoghurtMAMBAZHA PULISSERYRipe mango cooked in yoghurt gravyVENDAIKKAI MOR KUZHAMBUStir-fried okra simmered in yoghurtDHIDER MOR KUZHAMBUInstant Yoghurt gravy Simmered in spicesPARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBUSteamed dal dumplings in yoghurt gravyMOR RASAMA delicious yoghurt soupLAST COURSE DISHESTHAYIR SAADHAMSeasoned yoghurt riceTHAYIR SEMIYAVermicelli in YoghurtTIFFINS OR ANY TIME SNACKSTJAYIR BONDAUrad dal patties soaked in spicy yoghurtRAVA IDLISemolina Savoury cakeSEMIA-RAVA IDLIVermicelli-semolina savoury cakesMOR KALISoft and savoury rice dishDESSERTSTHAYIR THERATIPAALA tasty yoghurt-milk dessertTHAYIR BADUSHACrispy fried patties in a sugar syrupNEIY - CLARIFIED BUTTER