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Pappaya Thoran

On 7 January, 2018 By

Papaya thoran is a traditionally a simple Kerala side dish recipe, that goes well with rice which can be made easily and faster. I tag this one to the healthy diet category because of its well-known health benefits. Papayas contain an enzyme called papain that aids digestion and also high in fiber and […]

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Challas

On 5 January, 2018 By

 

Challass (ചള്ളാസ്) is a typical side dish served for Cutlets in Kerala Cuisines. It is called with different names Challas /Sallas/Sarlas based on location and people. This is delicious and very easy to make side dish is also a perfect combination with Biriyani and also sometimes served as an alternative […]

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Okra Stir Fry

On 30 December, 2017 By

A tasty way to prepare mezhukkupuratti/ മെഴുക്കുപുരട്ടി (stir fry) with Okra/Ladies/ വെണ്ടയ്ക്ക finger. A common problem while doing this preparation is that the fry becomes mushy that is not preferred by any. Follow this step-by-step recipe to prepare okra stir fry in dry form.

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Pizhinja Puli

On 24 December, 2017 By

One of the simplest side dish recipe to go with rice,  പിഴിഞ്ഞപുളി (Pizhinja Puli) is a quick make and can be easily put together from common ingredients in a kitchen. This used to be a common accompaniment to rice in my childhood. There is a few variant of this recipe from place to […]

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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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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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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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