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Oratti (ഒറട്ടി)is a South Indian flat bread, typically Kerala, made of rice or wheat flour. The preparation is pretty similar to that of Pathiri (അരി പത്തിരി) a delicious Muslim bread, less grated coconut. In this recipe I used wheat flour to make Oratti.

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Plantain chips (banana chips or banana wafers ) in various forms can be found in most of the tropical countries. This crispy snack is made either as sweet or salty and can be made of ripe or raw banana slices. The recipe here is the one followed typically in Kerala –  the salty […]

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Semiya Payasam

On 13 September, 2015 By

Semiya payasam – സേമിയ (vermicelli payasam ) is an Indian pudding made out of noodle  shaped pasta along with milk and sugar; and is a common accompaniment to Sadyas (feast). It is one of the easiest payasam recipes that can be prepared but the success greatly dependent on its consistency and cooking level. […]

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On 17 May, 2015 By

Boli (ബോളി/போலி)   is a popular South Indian dessert dish, typically prepared during special occasions and festivals. It is an unavoidable dessert in marriages in Sothern part of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.  Boli is served commonly along-with the sweet porridge, ‘payasam’. Preparation of Boli is a bit time-consuming hence needs to […]

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On 24 April, 2015 By

Poori (puri / boori) is a deep-fried Indian bread, most commonly served at breakfast, almost all part of the country. Poori is typically accompanied with vegetable gravy side dish prepared with potato known to be Masala/Bhaji. The bread […]

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Senai Masiyal

On 30 March, 2015 By

Masiyal in Tamil- means Cooked and Smashed. This recipe here of a traditional Tamil cuisine preparation with Senai (Yam/ Karanai Kizhangu/ ചേന), a common root vegetable.  Yams in general are a good source of minerals and fiber and known to be a balanced nutrient with multiple health benefits. It can go […]

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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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