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Plum Cake

On 20 December, 2017 By

This mouthwatering Cake recipe comes from Kerala Christian cuisine and is an unavoidable delicacy for the occasion of Christmas. The Cake known to be Kerala Plum Cake / Christmas Fruit Cake, is  Similar to the fruit cake which the Westerners make during this time. This tasty and aromatic cake is prepared […]

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Chicken Stew

On 6 November, 2017 By

Chicken Stew, a creamy side dish typically enriched with vegetables of your choice, is a well-known accompaniment for Appam and a perfect breakfast combination to start a day. This is a very common dish for Christian festivals and marriages. In this recipe I have only potato as the vegetable but other […]

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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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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 …..

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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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