Posts by: Sindhu B Pillai

Kara Sev

On 16 October, 2017 By

Kara Sev (Kara Seva) is a spicy-hot variant of the kerala snack dish, madhura seva (മധുര സേവ). Kara Sev, where “Kara” denotes “heat /spicy” in Tamil and “Sev” is referres to fried noodles made from flour. The spice-heat in this dish comes from Pepper which is the key ingredient, along with besan and rice flours. Kara Seva is […]

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Egg Fry

On 29 July, 2017 By

Eggs are very common nutrient fill meal all over the word, even for certain vegetarians !…. Here is a recipe to make the boiled egg more delicious and kids favorite. Serve it with couple of toasted breads or pan cakes to have a balanced breakfast in Indian taste.

 

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Pidiyum Kozhiyum

On 27 July, 2017 By

Pidiyum Kozhiyum or Kozhi Pidi is a traditional Kerala Knanaya Christian dish made during Christmas, Easter and Marriages. This two-part dish has Kozhi – Chicken prepared in thick spice gravy accompanied by Pidi – rice dumpling in a thick gravy like rice sauce, served together to be a delicious meal…

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Onion Halwa

On 18 July, 2017 By

Another postpartum dish from Kerala Ayurvedic Cuisine. Onion Halwa is prepared by blending Palm Jaggery (കരിപ്പെട്ടി) and pearl onion (കുഞ്ഞുള്ളി). This dish is well known for cooling the body and helping to recover from body aches. Believed to be better when consuming  in empty stomach or before bed.

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Red Spinach (Cheera -ചീര ) is Kerala’s own spinach variety which is grown at almost every home garden. This nutritious leafy vegetable is commonly prepared as stir fry in coconut oil with coconut masala and red chilli. Cheera thoran is a perfect accompaniment for rice.

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Nenthrappazha payasam (ഏത്തപ്പഴപ്പായസം), one of traditional Kerala dessert with banana, is an exquisite delicacy filled with the natural taste of plantains. This authentic Kerala Banana Pudding preparation makes use of ripped plantains blended with jaggery and served as dessert with Sadya (Kerala Feast) on festival occasions and celebrations!

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Taste of Gods Own Country

The cuisine of Kerala is linked in all its richness to the land’s history, geography & culture. It has a multitude of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes prepared using fish, poultry and meat, which differentiate Kerala from rest of the main land.

Festival Dishes

Festival time is the time to simulate taste buds! It has no limitation on geographical or religious. Here is my recipe collection on the festival dishes. It’s a few now, but I will make sure to improve on the collections soon …..

Healthy Diet Kitchen

A healthy living starts from the Kitchen… For my kitchen I try to make my recipes suitable for a better diet way of eating, unless otherwise noted.

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