Aloo Bonda/Potato Fritters -Not Deep fried!

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം Aloo Bonda/Potato Bonda/Urulakizhangu Bonda is a common tea time snack, that perfectly goes with  the evening tea. Its quite an easy recipe too. So, you might be wondering what’s with this recipe ?? 🙂 To know it, you definitely need to read it further 😉 I’m a huge fan of such snacks ,…

Beef Dry Fry

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം Hola!  😀 It’s another Beef recipe 😀 This is again my Mil’s recipe, the easiest and the tastiest. We non – veg Malayali’s have taken beef to our heart 😛  Yes, i mean it! This recipe taste best when the beef is  dry fried. This happen to be  M’s as well as my…

Ada in Turmeric Leaf

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം I have spotted a lot of turmeric leaves in the market ,I was a bit hesitant to buy these thinking what I will make with that. Although I have seen  fish recipes done in that, so when I googled I further found that countries like Indonesia and Thailand  use turmeric leaf parcels to…

Puffed Lotus Seed /Phool Makhana Tossed

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം That’s again a quick and easy recipe and perhaps most common too. So this is Phool makhana/fox nuts/puffed lotus seeds which is basically made from dried lotus seeds which is then puffed and sold. I have to admit that I have never seen this in kerala and so in Tamilnadu before. but its…

Egg Spice Paste Gravy

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം If you are a family that make Appam/idiappam once in every week,  and if you like egg recipes to go with that , and if you are bored of the same egg roast/egg curry/egg kurma, this recipe is worth a try. This is has no extra ingredient or work in it, its just…

Soft Upma-In a Pressure Cooker

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം Upma!!! oops…perhaps  that one last item that I would ever have ,if there is  no other choice.. 🙂 Yes, its true. I used to hate upma , So is many of you I believe!!  😀  But ,upma was my Amma’s first choice  for breakfast whenever we had to travel somewhere , before we…

Moong dal-Palak Curry/ Cherupayar Parippu Palak curry -kerala style

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം This is  a no brainier recipe , something that is made in every household in south India. May be the exception could be using Cheera/Amaranthus instead of Palak leaves. So as I have said earlier ,the easiest recipes are the difficult to pull out in taste. you know why?? Its because of the…

Meen Mulaku Charu/Fish in spicy gravy

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം I would rather call this as Meen mulakuCharu than a  meen mulakitattu ( this is NOT the typical kottayam style meen mulakittathu! ), for many reasons. Amma used to make this easy peasy fish curry  whenever she had to be away from home for her office work. We store this in refrigerator and…

Baked Vegetable Cutlets

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം I was so excited to buy a microwave oven and a OTG few years back, just for the reason to bake healthy savory snacks 😉  After  many failed attempts, resulting either uncooked or burned snack , I dropped the idea of baking snacks 😥 I can’t handle much of deep fried snacks now…

Chembin Talu Curry ( Taro Stem Curry)

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം Its “Ramayana Month ” or “Karkkidakam”  for we malyalees now, this month  is often referred as “Panja Masam” (the month of extreme scarcity).  This month  is said to bring out many discomforts in the forms of ailments,  diseases and sufferings. The body needs to be rejuvenated at this time. It’s during this month we…

Ivy gourd /Kovakka Stir -fry

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം Ivy gourd/Kovakka was one vegetable that I have had  almost all of my school days ! 😀  My school lunch was always simple , rice accompanied by a moru kachiyathu and kovakka mezhukkupuratti/stir fry. And Ivy gourd was the only vegetable that I liked at that point of time.This Stir fry is comparatively…

Fish Pickle/Meen Achar

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം Everybody in my closest circle would know how much I love fish 😀  I stayed with my eldest cousin  and her family during my graduation days , and all three(nephew was so small to count him 😉 )  of us were fond of fish , although bil turned to a vegetarian later! I…

Easy Vegetable Masala Kurma

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കാം ,ഇവിടെ ക്ലിക് ചെയ്യുക Every household has its own version of kuruma/Korma. This is version of mine which is easy to make even on those busy mornings to pair with hot Appam/Idiappam/Puri. I have used just 3 vegetables other than onion , you could also add cauliflower, baby corn, beans, mushroom  according to the…

Easy chicken Ularthu/ Quick Roast

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കുവാൻ ഇവിടെ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക Whenever I hear  a recipe is quick and easy ,I’m quite overwhelmed 😛 because that calls for less time in kitchen 😀  But it’s also realization  that  the most difficult part is to pull out  taste in an easy recipe ! Yes, because quick and easy calls for less ingredients…

51st post …. Ada Pradhaman

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കുവാൻ ഇവിടെ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക Hurray!!! 😀 It’s AdukkalaChinthukal’s  51st post today. Although  51 is not a big number to get this excited, but for someone like me who started this blog with lot of apprehension, who never thought it would cross more than 25 recipe post( M was very sure I would not take…