Erachi pathiri recipe (Meat pathiri)

Erachi pathiri (fried bread stuffed with Chicken masala) is a traditional Muslim food item, which is very delicious, rich meat-filled pastry. Erachi pathiri is very popular in Malabar and through out Kerala during the period of Ramadan. We usually prepares it in all iftars. It is a meal by itself. You can use Mutton, Beef or […]

Mathi Vattichathu – Kottayam style

Mathi (Sardine) vattichathu is a traditional Kottayam fish curry.  There is a saying in Kerala that, if you are trying any fish curry recipes from Kerala,  then it should be from Kottayam. That’s true, Kottayam people cook the best fish curries especially when it comes to sardine recipes. Try this mathi vattichatu as a side dish with […]

How to make Khova at home from milk?

Khova / Khoa is an integral ingredient  in many of the home made sweets like sweet laddu, milk peda etc. This is a quick recipe to prepare Khova at home. Khova Preparation Bring the milk to boil in a deep non-stick pan. Reduce the flame to low and continue heating the milk. Keep stirring occasionally at regular intervals until […]

Sweet dates laddu

Looking to make some tasty foods using dates?, then you should try this. Dates are rich in Iron and they also provide a wide range of essential nutrients, and are a very good source of dietary potassium. The sugar content of ripe dates is about 80% and the remainder consists of protein, fiber, and trace elements. […]

Special stuffed chicken buns recipe

Its long time since I posted a non veg snack. Sorry guys, I got trapped in the jackfruit mania. Here is a simple but tasty snack for your kids lunch box. At home sometimes we serves it for breakfast, as a lunch box snack or an after school snack for my brothers kids. They love it. Since chicken […]

Kappa Biriyani / Kappayum Ellum / Tapiocca & Meat

Kappa biriyani aka ellum kappayum is a mix of Kappa (tapioca) and beef (with bones). Some people call it kappayum erachiyum also. It is a food item common in middle Kerala mostly between the Christians and Muslims of Kottayam and Idukki. This is also a popular item in roadside shops (Thattukadas / Streetfood) in Kerala. In […]

Moong dal (Cheru parippu) curry kerala style

Today I will give you a recipe of making tasty traditional Kerala style parippu curry (parippu koottan / Moong dal curry). This Moong dal recipe is really an easy one to prepare one. Parippu curry can be served with Appam, Steamed rice, Thenga choru etc. Moong dal curry is an inevitable side dish in the traditional Kerala sadhya / […]

Creamy cherry eclairs

This French delicacy is a decadent and crispy pastry, oozing with delicious custard. Try this creamy cherry eclair recipe at home yourself and let me know your comments. I am sure your kids will love this recipe.  Cherry eclair recipe – Preparation In a large saucepan combine the water, butter and salt. Bring to the boil then add the flour. Stir over […]

Avocado Honey Shake

Avocados fruits are rich in potassium, containing 60% more than bananas, but at the same time they are rich in fat too. They are rich in organic vitamins and minerals for a healthy body, hair and skin. They contain a rich quantity of nutrients, including heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). They are a worthwhile addition to any diet because […]

Puttu recipe / Steam cake – Kerala style

Puttu aka “rice steamed cake” is one of Kerala’s traditional breakfast item. Kerala Puttu is usually served with Banana, pappadam or Kadala curry. Puttu is one of the favorite breakfast in Kerala which is also very easy to make. Now a days you can even buy ready to use puttu powder (flour) in all the stores. There are […]

Egg bread toast

This is my day three in Dubai and today we prepared Bakery style ‘Egg bread toast’ for evening tea. My sister’s son ‘Kunjoos‘ liked it very well. Here is the recipe about its preparation. Try this bread toast for your kids and let me know your comments. Egg bread toast preparation Break eggs into a wide, shallow […]

Salmon Roe Stir fry (Caviar / Mananjil / Paringil thoran)

The roe (Mananjil / Paringil) of marine animals, such as the roe of sardine, lumpsucker, hake and salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. This food is a good source of Vitamin C, Thiamin, Folate and a very good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Riboflavin, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus and Selenium etc. Unfortunately as its the egg […]

Rose milk pudding

It is my 2nd day in Dubai and this morning we prepared rose milk pudding. These days puddings are available ready made in the shops, but nothing like homemade. So here I will give you a recipe on how to prepare the rose milk pudding. Rose milk pudding preparation Boil the water and add China grass […]

Egg masala curry recipe

This morning we had my mom’s special egg masala curry with Appam. I will share the recipe for the same here. Try this recipe and let me know your feedback. Egg Masala Curry Preparation: Grind the garlic into a paste in a mixer. Add coconut oil to the pan and add sliced onion, green chillies […]

Pavakka / Kaypakka / Bitter gourd pulicurry

Today I will give you a Pavakkai recipe for preparing a dish with bitter and sour taste. Its a typical Kerala dish which our old grandmothers used to prepare and serve with boiled rice. The new generation may not have tasted this. Mothers are also hesitant to prepare this kaypakka curry because of the bitter taste. But if you prepare […]

Chicken korma

Chicken Korma is popular side dish (curry) in Kerala which can be served with with Appam / pathiri / bread. Chicken Korma Preparation Soak Cashew nut and KasKas (white poppy seeds) in 1 cup of water and make it into a paste after 15 minutes. Add coconut oil in a frying pan and add sliced onion, sliced green chillies, […]

How to prepare soft Kerala Appam (pancakes) without yeast

Today I will share one of the best traditional breakfast recipe of Kerala – “appam / Velleappam”. This is basically steam cakes made from raw rice. This batter is prepared without using any yeast for fermentation. If you are looking for palappam recipe with yeast, you can read our other post on making of palappam. […]

Sardine fish curry – Kerala style

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 Kappa (Tapioca) / hot Kerala rice / Pathiri / Porotta / Appams.  Sardine, (popularly known as Mathi, Chaala in Kerala), is one the cheapest, popular and the tastiest fish available in South India. Health Benefits […]

Upmav

Upmav is a healthy and delicious breakfast recipe and is very popular in south India. It is also one of the easy to prepare breakfast item. It does not take much time and upma preparation can be done in 15-20 minutes, if you have the roasted semolina ready. With the following upma recipe, you can create tasty and healthy upmav. Try it […]

Idli – Kerala style

Idlis is traditionally a wonderful south Indian breakfast. When they are served with Sambar and Chutney, they make a full meal and can be enjoyed at any time of the day! Idlis are steamed food making them very healthy and very light. Making Iddli is a process that takes a couple of days, but at the end of it, it’s absolutely worth […]