Category Archives: Desserts

Kalathappam in Kannur style

Kalathappam is a Malabar (Indian / Kerala / Kannur) delicacy made from rice flour, jaggery sugar, fried onions and coconut flakes. Its more popular in Kannur. This snack is prepared in pressure cooker. I got this recipe from Shibin Dinesh. While I was in Kannur, he posted about this snack in facebook. Next day I purchased it from Sheen Bakery in […]

Pazham pori / Kerala Plantain (Banana) fritters

Pazham pori aka Ethakka appam or banana (Kerala Plantain) fritters is a traditional evening snack item in Kerala. Its available throughout Kerala and all most all Keralites prepares it the same way. Its simply ripe banana’s coated with flour and deep fried in oil. Pazham pori Preparation Mix the all purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and water […]

Sweet Banana Fritters

Banana fritters is a deep fried snack food, prepared from an easy to make batter. The batter is prepared with mashed bananas, milk and all purpose flour. This is an easy to prepare 4’O clock snack for your kids. I hope you all will try this is easy to prepare sweet banana fritters recipe  and will […]

Ginger lemonade juice recipe

Looking for a good juice recipe to welcome your guests? Then definitely you should try this ginger lemonade juice. This is an easy to prepare recipe for ginger lemonade. I got this recipe from my brother who is in North India. He learned it from a local shop there. This is a refreshing, fat-free drink perfect for […]

Minted lemon juice / Mint Lemonade

It’s summer time and the temperature in Kerala is higher than the usual limits. Keralites finds it very hard to thrive in this temperature. Hope we will get the monsoon soon. Here is a recipe of refreshing mint lemonade drink to keep you cool in this hot climate 🙂 . The mint ingredient is also good for […]

Sweet Mango burfi

Its the season of mangoes and you can prepare many mango recipes at home. This is a recipe shared by our subscriber Reshmi Anand. We tried it last week and it was an awesome recipe which every one of us enjoyed. You can also make the same mouth watering burfi at home, just follow the […]

Dates almond milk recipe

Dates Almond Milk Shake – A healthy and mind cooling drink! Dates are rich in Iron and they also provide a wide range of essential nutrients to body. Dates are also a very good source of dietary potassium. Almonds are rich in carbohydrates, Vitamin E, protein, dietary fiber and monounsaturated fat. Almonds also improves complexion and possibly a lower risk of cancer. Consumption […]

Sharkara payasam

Hope you all had a memorable Vishu today. Let the peace and prosperity of Vishu be with you and your family through out the year. We also had a great vishu (off course feast too) today. As you all know payasam is a must for any Kerala functions. We had two payasams for the sadhya, sharkara payasam […]

Palada payasam / palada pradhaman – Kerala method

Another post in the Vishu sadhya series. This is palada pradhaman aka palada payasam which is a delicious dessert prepared using rice and milk. It is served usually in the end of Kerala sadhya (grand feast) along with pappadam and banana. It is an easy to prepare pradhaman with little effort. This dessert will give […]

Chambanga (Rose apple) wine

This is the season of rose apples aka chambanga. We have a lot of them in our yard. Last month, seeing a lot of them getting fallen down and wasted, I thought of trying something with it. The first idea that came into my mind was making wine using these rose apples and here is […]

Kaju Barfi

Kaju barfi is a mouth watering Indian delicious sweets for all occasions usually in the form of lozenge. The main ingredients in Kaju Barfi is Cashew nut. This is one of the most expensive Indian Sweets when compared to other Barfis. Kaju barfi preparation In a bowl with three fourth cup of water dissolve sugar and bring […]

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 […]

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 […]