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Five Malabar Snack recipes for your Evening Tea

Malabar is the northern geographical part of Kerala, lying between the flanges of Arabian Sea and Western Ghats. It includes parts of Thrissur district, the districts of Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, and Kasaragod. Malabar region is considered as the food heaven of Kerala. As part of our Malabar food fest event, in this post we […]

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Grinder & Blender

Of all the appliances that we use in our kitchen, grinder and blender are among the most useful. They assist in numerous tasks other than the obvious ones. You can make ice creams, batter, soup, porridge, dips, powdered items and more with a grinder and blender. It is a handy appliance that makes cooking easy […]

Home baked cakes in Bangalore

Whom do you contact when you want a customized fondant cake with your son or daughter’s favourite cartoon slapped across it? When you want to celebrate anniversary with your loved ones? When you need some chocolate truffles to spell out a special birthday message? Run by the highly qualified baker & teacher Athira Sooraj – Athens Oven […]

10 foods to reduce your tummy fat

Eating right foods at the right time along with proper exercise is the best way to reduce your tummy (abdomen). You can lower your belly fat by modifying your diet. Here are some foods to reduce your tummy size. Water, water everywhere You should drink around 8 glasses of water per day. Replace all other beverages, especially […]

Top 10 Health benefits of drinking tea

Drinking tea is not for pleasure alone. It has a lot of health benefits and thats why Tea is the second-most consumed drink in the world, surpassed only by water. People have been drinking tea for centuries also because of its health effects. For those that have not yet embraced a tea-drinking habit, I am sure you […]

FameBox Webchef Contest

If you haven’t heard about FameBox before, its a multi-channel talent platform for digital media which is running India’s first web-based talent hunt (FameBox Web Chef Contest) for the best amateur chef in the country. We were quite surprised when the FameBox team (in partner with BlogMint) asked us to to judge some videos and select one, […]

Seven cakes inspired by anim movie characters

There are some seriously talented bakers out there, creating miniature icing and chocolate versions of everyone’s favorite films. Here are some cakes inspired by movies which are some fantastic examples of how far these fans are willing to go in order to pay tribute to some of their most beloved films. 1] Tangled (Cover photo) This […]

Complementary feeding or Weaning

Being a PG student in pediatrics, the most common question I receive from mothers are How to wean my baby? How to introduce foods other than breast milk? When can I start giving foods other than breast milk? What all things should I take care of before introducing new food? etc. I will give some […]

Why you should stop drinking soda or coke?

Pop, soda, coke, whatever you call it, the fact is well known that these are not good for your health. Anybody can rattle off at least 5 points on why you should stop drinking soda. If you don’t know the health hazards of drinking soda, let me explain a few. Let’s start with the ingredients. With only six […]

How to prepare and serve onasadya dishes?

Onam is the state festival of Kerala which has a history as old as the history of Kerala. It is celebrated as a joyous annual reminiscence of the golden rule of a mythical King Mahabali,  who ruled Kerala a very long time ago. You can read more about this story behind Onam here. Although the Onam festival has […]

Deep frying Vs Shallow frying Vs Pan frying

Hope you all know that frying is the process of cooking foods in oil or fats. Wikipedia traces back its origin to ancient Egypt around 2500 BC. In this post, I will cover some of the common food frying techniques and the differences between them. Pan-frying : Its the method of cooking in a very minimal amount of oil just […]

10 iftar recipes from Kerala you should try this Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak to all our followers. Please consider us also in your prayers. May we all have a blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking, conducting sexual relations, and other physical needs during the daylight hours. They consider this holy month as a time […]

Twelve healthy juices and their Health benefits

Last day I found an interesting post on one of the FB groups I am member of. It explains the health benefit of some of the fruit juices. Let me share  the list of those healthy juices here for your knowledge. All credits goes to the original author. Carrot juice along with Ginger and apple […]

Five must side dishes for Vishu sadhya / Kerala sadhya

For this vishu invite your friends to home and give them a traditional kerala style sadhya / grand feast. In this post I will give you five side dishes for sadhya which you can easily prepare at home. Try it at home and let me know your feedback. 1) Aviyal Aviyal aka Mixed vegetable Kerala […]

Five South Indian recipes you should try

Friends this is a collection of best five south Indian recipes published in CheenaChatti so far. You should try these at home next time when you have some guests. 1) Sardine fish curry This is an easy recipe to prepare authentic and traditional Kerala style sardine fish curry recipe.  You can take it as a side dish with […]