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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 […]