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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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Nenthrappazha payasam (ഏത്തപ്പഴപ്പായസം), one of traditional Kerala dessert with banana, is an exquisite delicacy filled with the natural taste of plantains. This authentic Kerala Banana Pudding preparation makes use of ripped plantains blended with jaggery and served as dessert with Sadya (Kerala Feast) on festival occasions and celebrations!

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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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Vegetable Cutlet

On 12 June, 2017 By

Vegetable cutlets are a delicious option for vegetarians as snacks or appetizer.Typically served with ketchup and for some occasions in Indian style with mint chutney. It can be also served as patties to go with bread pair as burgers, adding a cheese layer to make a balanced meal!

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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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