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Pavakka Theeyal

On 13 May, 2017 By

Bitter gourd (പാവയ്ക്കാ) as the name indicates, tastes pretty bitter in most of the regular preparations. I have shared a kitchedi recipe with bitter gourd previously, which deep fries the sliced bitter gourd, hence bitter free. In this recipe I share another preparation that also eliminates most of the bitter taste […]

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On 22 April, 2017 By


Vattayappam (വട്ടയപ്പം) is very common traditional appam (cake) recipe from Kerala christian cuisine. It’s another fermented Steamed Rice Cake preparation generally sweeter than Appam. This spongy semi sweat is served as a snack and even as a main course dish with curry, then with reduced sweet.

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For long I was thinking of consolidating a few recipes for postpartum (post-delivery) care dishes. Vazhakkai (Green banana) – Chena (elephant yam) Mezhukkupuratti is the first one to go in to this category. The blend of these vegetable with coconut pieces in the sauté style preparation make this dish a perfect accompaniment […]

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On 15 April, 2017 By

Unnakkaya -Banana Rolls  (ഉന്നക്കായ) is delicious, sweet and traditional Kerala snack popular in Malabar side. It is typically prepared during the Ramzan days for “nombuthura” . … Unnakkaya is prepared with smashed bananas stuffed with cashew nuts, raisins and rice flakes.

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Idichakka Thoran

On 10 March, 2017 By

Chakka -ചക്ക (Jack fruit) is one of the common seasonal fruits of tropics and is very abundant in Kerala. Idichakka is the tender form of Jackfruit and is used to make side dish for rice, by making a scramble of the same cooked with spices and coconut, […]

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Mango Lassi

On 14 February, 2017 By

The spring is fast approaching as well as the Mango season, appears to be the perfect time for a recipe using Mango Fruits. Mango Lassi is a yogurt based mango shake / smoothie that can be prepared very easily. We can use either canned mango pulp or cubed fresh or frozen mango.

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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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