Malabar Unnakkaya

Unnakkaya is delicious, sweet and traditional Kerala snack prepared mainly in the Northern Kerala (in Malabar, Kannur, Thalassery etc) during the Ramzan days. Its very popular in other parts of Kerala also during the Ramadan (Ramazan) fasting time. It is prepared by filling smashed bananas stuffed with cashew nuts, raisins and rice flakes. Unnakkaya is a good snack item […]

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 […]