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 ,…

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…

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…

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…

Mixed Vegetable Thoran

A mixed thoran is easy when you want to incorporate 2-3 veggies  in your diet. This thoran has the goodness of raw banana/nendrakaya, carrots, ivy gourd /kovakka and perhaps, the only work involved is cutting all these vegetables, because after which it literally take less than 15 minutes to make this easy and tasty thoran….

Easy Broccoli Garlic Stir fry

Broccoli, the exotic vegetable is very much loved by M&m, being one of those costly vegetable we rarely bought this good guy , so chances of experimenting were too less. Now , as we go to a nearby market to fulfill our weekly menu, we could easily grab as many Broccoli as possible for less…

Unnipindi /Banana Stem upperi

CLICK HERE TO READ RECIPE IN MALAYALAM!! Normally we tend not to give much value to things   that are readily and abundantly available 😉   This was so me few years back , until I realized  nothing could beat those vegetables which I grew up eating a lot.This includes Banana flower/Kudappan, Chembin Thalu/thandu, Kachil,…

Easy Mathanga-Vanpayar Erissery

WANT TO READ THIS RECIPE IN MALAYALAM ,CLICK HERE!! Erissery is usually made on special occasions like pirannal, onam, vishu etc, becasue we often find it’s a time consuming dish to make 😉  but we often make this version for our lunch. This is how my Mil makes it on busy days for school and…

Nellikka/Gooseberry Pachadi

This  so called pachadi is  easiest to make, which involves less( You heard it 😉 )  stove top cooking ! YES!! it literally involves no such cooking  except tempering process. 3:) Since Gooaseberry/Amla/Nellika is considered as body coolant ,its recommended to use during day time. Nellikka/Gooseberry Pachadi Nellikka/Gooseberry/Amala              …

Mixing two unusual veggies… Cauliflower and beans thoran!

I decided to make a thoran for lunch and I chose cauliflower for that.But, as I opened my fridge I was shocked to realise that I was left with only half of it. Of course, half a cauliflower would do nothing for us! 😀 I searched for another vegetable to add along with it to…