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Brinjal Fry

On 5 July, 2014 By

This time I share a quick vegetarian side dish with Egg Plant (Brinjal -വഴുതനങ്ങാ). Nutritionally, this vegetable is low in fat, protein, and carbohydrates. Same time Brinhal contains reasonable amounts of most essential vitamins and minerals. In this dry form recipe, I used sliced brinjal with some masala spices to pan fry to make it a healthy dish.It should […]

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Aval Fry

On 17 June, 2014 By

Here is a quick snack recipe using aval.  Aval -Flattened rice (also called beaten rice) is a dehusked rice which is flattened into light dry flakes. It is used to make various breakfast and snack verities in Kerala and other South Indian states. The recipe I share here uses fried aval which can be mixed with […]

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Biryani is a rice-based dish (usually using basmati-rice) made with spices and one of the common non-vegetarian ingredients like chicken, mutton or fish. This single dish meal of Middle East origin is traditionally prepared in earthenware pots and is known for its unique aroma, flavor and spices.

This is my third […]

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A quick recipe for a complete one dish meal of Chinese origin.  Veg-Fried rice wasn’t very common in our traditional Kerala cuisine’s in the past, but now a days has become a favorite dish for family gatherings and weddings. The recipe uses non-sticky rice and bunch of vegetables along with common spices. You can make […]

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Brahmi Chutney

On 18 November, 2013 By

When my friend brought this to me from the local farmers market last Sunday telling it as “Brahmi” I was a little confused.  The Brahmi (ബ്രഹ്മി)–the herbal plant in Kerala I am familiar- used to look slightly different.  Also during my Chennai days I used this leaves in the name vellarakkeerai (வெள்ளார கீரை).  But when […]

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Bananas are the most famous common fruits among the people of every age. One can get the benefits of bananas by enjoying it in various forms, bananas may  eaten raw, with desserts, added in smoothies and consumed in many more ways. It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses & conditions, making […]

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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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