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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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Chuttaracha chammanthi  (തേങ്ങാ ചുട്ടരച്ച ചമ്മന്തി) was one my favorite accompaniments for rice during my childhood and used to be a regular side dish in my lunch box for years. As the name indicates, this form of coconut chutney is prepared traditionally by toasting the ingredients in charcoal flame and grinding it […]

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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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Kerala is well known for its fish consumption hence the preparation methods for fish dishes also is plenty. One can see variety of preparation methods south to north and east to west, which differ by ingredients and cooking styles. Chakkakkuru (jack fruit seed) Chemmen preparation is a very traditional fish curry […]

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Kozhi Curry

On 28 May, 2017 By

Here is an authentic Chicken Curry (Kozhi Curry- കോഴിക്കറി) preparation from the Kerala Chirstian Cuisine. This semi thick gravy style Chicken Curry is served as a perfect accompaniment in Kozhiyum Pidiyum (കോഴിയും പിടിയും) preparation, that is very common in Knanaya Christian Cuisine.

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Delicious Mutton (Lamb) recipe in traditional Kerala style with perfect blend of spices. This is a mostly dry dish with minimal oil used for preparation, still giving authentic taste. Goes well with rice, chapatti or Malabar Parota.

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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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