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…

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…

Mint/Pudina Chutney

CLICK HERE, TO TAKE A LOOK AT THE 1 MINUTE VIDEO BEFORE READING THE RECIPE !! Food that looks mind blowing need not be healthy  also food that is healthy need not be tasty too. It’s a universal problem. But, this is not the case always 😉  you could make healthy yet tasty dishes in…

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…

A vegetable Melange- Relative of Avial

No, this not the regular avial! Keeping the procedure same ,I have used other variety  of vegetables for this avial. I planned to make avial but I was  in short of many veggies So, I tried to give a shot with few other veggies.Because the ultimate aim is to incorporate some vegetables in our diet…

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              …

Easy Mango Pachadi-Sweet Version

Next to mambazha pulissery , manga pachadi is another favourite of mine.I normally don’t like sweet curries for my lunch/dinner but this an exception! You can use any plump ripe mango vareity for this curry. I have used sliced mangoes , you can also use whole mangoes just by peeling their skin off and  without…

Malayali’s very own…Mambazha pulissery!

What’s so special about May month ?? Its vacation time for kids! and so is the beginning of MANGO season. We Malayali’s get so many  varieties including chandrakkaran, moovandan, and many other local mangoes which are juicy and plump. For making pulissery its best to use chandrakkaran or  local variety mangoes( they will be smaller…

Chakka/ Jackfruit molushyam

What happens when you get something in abundance ??  😉  Exactly this is situation here right now. Guess ,whats that in abundance ?? It’s Chakka/Jackfruit 😀 . Chakka makes its visits onto our dining table in various forms, ranging from puzhukku/mashup, mezhukkupuratti, perattu,  erissery , chakka chips and what not! Molushyam was a new thing…