Category Archives: Gravy

North Indian Potato Gravy for Chapati

Potato: The most versatile vegetable. You can make anything of it and add it to most of the dishes and you can never go wrong with it. They have a high content of carbohydrates. This vegetable gives you energy cause of the starch content too. Potato is mainly a part of a northern Indians diet. Children love potatoes especially chips, French fries or mashed potatoes. Besides these finger snacks, one can even make a vegetable dish or a gravy / curry of potatoes. I would like to share with you a Read more [...]

Mutton Gravy for Chapati

Mutton gravy: this dish can be prepared in numerous ways. And in India it is cooked differently in almost every state.  You can use as many spices you wish and make it the most spicy dish or probably just use simple onion, tomatoes and some powders and make a simple, easy and yet a yummy dish. My mother itself has a different recipe each time she makes mutton gravy.  And every time without doubt it turns out delicious. She sometimes uses a coconut paste to make thick gravy or then with ginger garlic, Read more [...]

Mushroom gravy for chapati

Gravy is the juices/thick liquid or sauce which you usually get on its own while preparing your dish. If needed, you can thicken the consistency by adding corn flour or any other flour starch. This gives a nice texture and a glossy effect to your dish. Mushroom Gravy is not that, a difficult dish to prepare. With a few herbs and spices a delicious dish is ready to be served. You can partner this mushroom gravy dish either Indian style with steamed rice or hot ghee chapatis and boiled vegetables Read more [...]

Vendakkai Gravy for Chapati

Tangy Vendakkai Gravy for Chapati Introduction Vendakkai is also known as Lady finger / Okra. The vendakkai can be served in tangy tamarind gravy. For making this dish, the chopped vendakkai is sautéed in gingelly oil. Then the fried vendekkai is stirred with ground paste consisting of shredded coconut, red chillies and an array of different ingredients. Tamarind juice is splashed in the pan for the gravy. The pan contents are then steamed for the Vendakkai Gravy Side dish. Ingredients Vendakkai Read more [...]

Vegetarian Side Dishes for Chapati

Vegetarian Side Dish Recipe for Chapati Introduction There are many vegetarian side dishes for chapati. They can range from Filled Masala Bhindi, Aloo Gobi, Moong Dal, Mushroom Masala and Paneer Chilly to name a few. However the Vegetable Gravy dish with chapati is nourishing as it contains a healthy mix of different vegetables. Onion-tomato paste is prepared, cooked with steamed vegetables, seasoned with tempering ingredients, spiced with different flavors and spooned with fresh cream. Cream Read more [...]

Tomato Gravy for Chapati

Tomato in Tamarind Gravy with Chapati Introduction Tomatoes can be prepared in savory tamarind gravy. The tamarind juice can be extracted by soaking the tamarind ball in warm water and then squeezing the tamarind ball for the tamarind juice. Tamarind juice gives the dish its tangy taste. The tomatoes are pureed and stirred in a prepared paste consisting of onion, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, ginger and garlic cloves. Tempering ingredients are added for the seasoning of the gravy dish. Spice Read more [...]

Tofu Gravy for Chapathi

Thick Tofu Gravy for Chapati Introduction Tofu is part of the vegan diet. Vegan diet consists of non-animal foods, also excluding dairy products and eggs. Tofu is considered healthy due to its rich protein content. Also there are some people who are lactose-intolerant and cannot consume milk products as milk contains lactose. Tofu is a good replacement for paneer / cottage cheese in dishes for such people. Tofu can also be substituted for meat in dishes owing to its high protein Read more [...]

Sweet Corn Gravy for Chapati

Thick Sweet Corn Gravy for Chapati Introduction Cooked and spiced sweet corn can be spooned with milk for thick sweet corn gravy. The sweet corn should be boiled in a pressure cooker to cook them properly and at a faster rate. The boiled corn is then sautéed with ground paste consisting of onion, ginger and garlic. The ground paste in also mixed with curry leaves and cumin seeds. Turmeric powder and red chilly powder is also added to the ground paste. Water in small quantities is Read more [...]

Spinach Gravy for Chapathi

Tangy Spinach Gravy for Chapati Introduction Spinach is a leafy vegetable which is green in color and should be added to the diet for health reasons. Spinach gravy is a good source of spinach. Spinach Gravy preparation involves stirring spinach leaves with onion paste and tomato puree. Onion is blended with ginger and garlic and ground with small quantity of water for a paste. Cumin seeds are tempered in the pan for the seasoning of the gravy. The onion paste is then fried in the Read more [...]

Spicy Potato Gravy for Chapathi

Spiced Gravied Potato for Chapati Introduction The spicy potato gravy side dish is prepared with parboiled potatoes being cooked in ground paste consisting of coconut and poppy seeds. Seasoning ingredients and the spice powders are added for a dash of spice. Onion, tomatoes and ginger-garlic paste are sautéed to enhance the taste of the dish. The recipe is an easy and quick fare to prepare with selective ingredients. Put on the table when hot and accompany with warm chapatis. Ingredients Potato Read more [...]