Paruppu Keerai recipe

Paruppu Keerai (Pappu Kooraku) This is one of my favorite Indian spinach recipes. ‘Paruppu’ or ‘pappu’ means lentils and ‘Keerai’ means spinach in India. We can use any lentil in this recipe, I prefer to use a mix of toor dal (pigeon peas) and masoor dal ( red lentil) in this recipe as it gives…

Vella Poosanikai Kootu / white pumpkin kootu

Kootu is a very fragrant Lentils and pumpkin stew made with yellow moong beans and coconut and cumin seeds. Ash gourd or white pumpkin is called Poosanikai in southern part of India and is a delicious vegetable and is loved and added during the summer months. Its water content is high thus making it a…