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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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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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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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Palpayasam

On 4 June, 2017 By

Here is an easy way to prepare Palpayasam (പാൽപായസം), a Kerala desert dish. Palpayasam is typically served with Sadya (Traditional Kerala Feast) along with Boli towards the end of the Sadya course. The taste & combination here is similar to that of the Ambalappuzha temple Palpayasam preparation, which is very famous […]

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Unnakkaya

On 15 April, 2017 By

Unnakkaya -Banana Rolls  (ഉന്നക്കായ) is delicious, sweet and traditional Kerala snack popular in Malabar side. It is typically prepared during the Ramzan days for “nombuthura” . … Unnakkaya is prepared with smashed bananas stuffed with cashew nuts, raisins and rice flakes.

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Sambar

On 19 November, 2016 By

Only recently realized that I am missing one of the most common side dish of South Indian Cuisines – The Sambar (സാമ്പാർ). This lentil-based vegetable stew is prepared as a semi-thick gravy dish with tamarind and a special masala mix. Sambar is popular in South Indian and Sri Lankan cuisines and […]

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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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