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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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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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Vattayappam

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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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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