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A Healthy Taste of Indian Culture -  Cooking with Yoghurt
A Healthy Taste of Indian Culture - Cooking with Yoghurt

A Healthy Taste of Indian Culture - Cooking with Yoghurt

by Viji Varadarajan

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Language

English

Publisher

Orient Enterprises

ISBN

8190287621 - Year: 2006 - Pages: 40

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Viji Varadarajan
Publisher: Orient Enterprises
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 40
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8190287621

Description

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!

Contents

PACHADIS OR RAITAS

VELLARIKKAI THAYIR PACHADI
Grated cucumber in Yoghurt

BOONDHI THAYIR PACHADI
Gram flour crispies in yoghurt

INJI THENGAI THAYIR PACHADI
A delicious ginger-coconut preparation

MAANGAI INJI THAYIR PACHADI
Blended zedoary in Yoghurt

VENDAIKKAI THAYIR PACHADI
Stir-fried Okra in Yoghurt

SUTTA KATHIRIKKAI THAYIR PACHADI
Grilled eggplant in Yoghurt

PUDALANGAI THAYIR PACHADI
Snake gourd in Yoghurt

THAKKAALI THAYIR PACHADI
Snake gourd in Yoghurt

THAKKAALI THAYIR PACHADI
Snake puree blended in yoghurt

PAVAKKAI THAYIR PACHADI
Stir-fried bitter gourd in yoghurt

KARI OR VEGETABLE SIDE DISHES

CHOW CHOW KARI
Chayote/Green squash side dish

VAZHAIKKAI PODIMAAS
Spicy banana crumble

VAZHAIKKAI KOZHASAI KARI
A dry raw banana side dish

BEANS PARUPPU USILI
French beans with steamed and crumbled dals

AVIAL
Mixed vegetable yoghurt side dish

SEPANG KIZHANGU ROAST
Crunchy colacassia (taro root) Kari

THAKKAALI VENGAAYA THOVAYAL
Tomato Onion Chutney

MAIN COURSE DISHES

POOSHINIKKAI MOR KOOTU
Ash gourd simmered in a Yoghurt gravy

MOR KEERAI
Healthy spinach in Yoghurt

MOR KOOTAN
Raw banana Cooked in Yoghurt

MAMBAZHA PULISSERY
Ripe mango cooked in yoghurt gravy

VENDAIKKAI MOR KUZHAMBU
Stir-fried okra simmered in yoghurt

DHIDER MOR KUZHAMBU
Instant Yoghurt gravy Simmered in spices

PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU
Steamed dal dumplings in yoghurt gravy

MOR RASAM
A delicious yoghurt soup

LAST COURSE DISHES

THAYIR SAADHAM
Seasoned yoghurt rice

THAYIR SEMIYA
Vermicelli in Yoghurt

TIFFINS OR ANY TIME SNACKS

TJAYIR BONDA
Urad dal patties soaked in spicy yoghurt

RAVA IDLI
Semolina Savoury cake

SEMIA-RAVA IDLI
Vermicelli-semolina savoury cakes

MOR KALI
Soft and savoury rice dish

DESSERTS

THAYIR THERATIPAAL
A tasty yoghurt-milk dessert

THAYIR BADUSHA
Crispy fried patties in a sugar syrup

NEIY - CLARIFIED BUTTER

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