Chilli Chicken- Pakka Kerala Style

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കുവാൻ ഇവിടെ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക Dudes and dudettes…. 😀 Yes!! That’s a kerala Chilli Chicken 🙂  For those who have had their childhood / teenage in 90’s  would know what I’m talking about. 😉  This particular dish was so popular in kerala hotels, especially those fast food places and the evergreen combo was “Parotta and…

Tea-Dry Ginger/Chukku Flavor

A usual tea might be boring sometimes 😉  The best way to revive a boring tea is adding flavors to it, I sometimes add fresh ginger or dry ginger/chukku to give a slight change in taste.This is very similar to cardamom tea. Come let’s see how to make this easy flavored tea. click here to…

Lunch Menu -2

Lunch Menu -2   Kerala Matta Rice, Vendakka /Ladies finger Mezhukkupuratti, Snake gourd/Padavalanga Stir fry, Cauliflower/gobi fry      

Lunch Menu- 1

what’s for tomorrow’s lunch/dinner?? or what do we make for lunch /dinner?? I have often  heard this said by my amma, mil, Chitta , Peramma and even my ammoomma! I thought it was quite an underrated question to asked 😛 until I started to cook. Because ,its all about planning. Not because you have to…

Mutta/Egg Aviyal

മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കുവാൻ ഇവിടെ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക : This particular dish is common towards the south /thekku part of Kerala, and there are  so many different version  to this recipe, some using vegetables along with egg to make egg aviyal and some with egg alone. I make it with and without vegetables depending on my level of…

Kerala Puttu-Soft!

WANT TO READ THIS RECIPE IN MALAYALAM ,CLICK HERE!! The question that every Malayali would  get at least once from their non Malayali friend is about “Puttu” 😉  My case was no exemption, Whenever I introduced myself to a non -Malayali, the instant reaction was ,” oh! you are from Kerala! I love Kerala ,especially…

Vegetable Paneer Cutlets

Cutlet is an all time favorite snack! Every time I  visit a bakery , my eyes would search for cutlets 😀 I could eat 7-8 cutlets in one go 😛 ( no exaggeration 😉 ) My cousin makes the best vegetable cutlets, i figured out the tricks from her 😛 People often think it’s not…

Ladies Finger Masala Fry

I have already mentioned  about my love for deep fried goodies for my lunch side  😀   And during my school days I always carried ladies finger crisp fried alongside rice and a curry. Back then, Amma really had a trouble time making that mezhukkupurati just with salt and coconut oil and to make it…

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…

Garam Masala-My version

Garam masala is that versatile ingredient which could easily alter the taste of a dish. Garam masala, is one thing which perhaps has so many different variations too.A slight change in one ingredient in your Garam masala could change the whole taste of the dish. This recipe is the basic , which I add in…

Easy Paneer Chapathi Roll-Stepwise

WANT TO READ THIS RECIPE IN MALAYALAM, CLICK HERE!! Food that is easy to make yet tasty always wins my heart! Because I’m lazy  😛  This roll is quite easy to make and again I have used few ingredients. Some people use green chutney, mayonnaise, etc in their rolls. Since I was packing this for…

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…

Bread fruit/Kadachakka Fry

  I always prefer  to have some spicy fry for my lunch, if there is no fish/chicken 😀 I know its a bad habit ,but can’t resist though 😉 When we are in Kerala, there will be at least 1 variety of fish fry everyday ( sometimes more than 1 too 😛 ) .But ,…

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,…