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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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Kovakkai (Ivy gourd) contains beta-carotene, and considered a good source of protein and fiber. It is also considered to be helpful in controlling diabetics, by suppressing the activity of certain enzymes involved in glucose production. The recipe […]

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Typical bakery snacks & cakes are prepared with polished wheat (all-purpose flour) hence is not very healthy. Whole wheat alternatives of many such dishes will not taste as great as its original version.  This time I share a tasty and healthy cake preparation, using whole wheat blended with grated carrot. I […]

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Sambharam

On 26 April, 2017 By

Pacha moru /Sambharam (സംഭാരം) is spiced buttermilk, an ultimate body cooler and thirst killer for the summer season on a hot sunny day. Even though there is no need for an elaborate recipe to explain, the preparation is very special for the authentic taste and satisfaction. The perfect combination of spices […]

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For long I was thinking of consolidating a few recipes for postpartum (post-delivery) care dishes. Vazhakkai (Green banana) – Chena (elephant yam) Mezhukkupuratti is the first one to go in to this category. The blend of these vegetable with coconut pieces in the sauté style preparation make this dish a perfect accompaniment […]

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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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