Kannava/Koonthal Varuthathu (Squid/Calamari Fry Kerala Style)

Kannava/Koonthal Varuthathu (Squid/Calamari Fry) is a tasty and tempting recipe from Kerala, India. It is an easy and tasty starter/ appetizer/ finger food, well goes with hot drinks/ beverages that feedback and appreciation I got from my Hubby 😉 😀 also a great side dish with meals, Yeah! My kids love this aromatic fried squid […]

Simple and Tasty Kerala Mutton Stew (Pressure Cooker Mutton Stew With Fresh Milk)

Mutton Stew is a mild spicy and aromatic Indian curry/Stew with fresh and tender meat, some Kerala spices and milk. In Kerala it is very popular among Kerala Christians. Appam (Rice Pancake) and Mutton Stew is an indispensable pair of dishes for them in their weddings, Christmas and Easter celebrations. Even at my wedding in Kerala, […]

Madakkappam/ Kerala Style Pan cake with coconut Jaggery filling

Madakkappam or madakku San is a tasty tea snack or breakfast from Kerala, India. It is a thin and soft crepes filled with sweet jaggery coconut mixture. It also called love letter and Mutta Maida Appam. Back home, my school and college days this is one of my favourite nalumanni palahaaram (evening snack) with tea […]

Beetroot Thoran/Upperi (Beetroot Stir Fry with Coconut and Spices, Kerala Style)

Thoran is a coconut based recipe from Kerala, South India. Normally keralites prepare variety of Thoran with fresh and crunchy vegetables like cabbage, carrot, beans, beetroot, green plantain etc. It is a great side dish for Onam/Vishu sadya, Keralites Feasts. Beet Thoran is a great combo with steamed rice and I love that combo from […]

Chettinad Fish Fry (Spicy Seer Fish/Ney meen/King Fish/ Vanjara Meen Fry Tamil Nadu Style)

Chettinad is a region of the Sivaganga district of southern Tamil Nadu state, India. Chettinad cuisine is well renowned delicacy in all over the world and they use variety of spices and masala’s in their vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations. In Singapore, we have number of Chettinad restaurants and we family members love the taste of […]

Kerala Village Style Chicken Curry/ Chicken Ozhichu Curry/ Chicken Curry For Kerala Porotta or Prata

Kerala Village Style Chicken Curry is a spicy and aromatic recipe. The highlight of this typical recipe is its ground paste and preparation. Back home my grandmother used to prepare this dish with the original ingredients and she grind whole spices with the help of arakallu/traditional grinding stone. After the grinding process, she makes this […]

Varutharacha Erachi/Meat/Beef Curry Kerala Style (Beef In Roasted Coconut Gravy)

Some recipes are great with its traditional art of cooking and its ingredients aroma. This Varutharacha Erachi/Meat Curry (Beef in Roasted Coconut Gravy) is that kind of recipe and it tastes delicious. The aroma of roasted coconut ground powder, coconut oil, fried coconut bits etc. enriches the meat gravy’s or beef curry’s flavor in an […]

Cherupayar Mezhukkupuratti/Payar Ulliyum Mullakum Mooppichathu (Green Gram Stir Fry with Chili and Shallots)

Some food gives you really comfort and great feeling, kanji (Rice Porridge) and Cherupayar Mezhukkupuratti (Green gram stir fry Kerala style) is that kind of combo for me from my childhood. Most of the time mom prepares this combo for lent season or a light dinner after having a heavy lunch. If on rainy days, […]

Okra/Ladies Finger stir fry (vendakka mezhukkupuratti/ Vendakka Poriyal/ Bhindhi sabzi)

Okra/ Ladies Finger stir fry (Vendakka mezhukkupuratti or Vendakka poriyal or Bhindhi sabzi) is a simple and tasty Kerala (Indian) style side dish. It is a good recipe for your lunch box menu. Boiled rice, fish curry, vendakka mezhukkupuratti and moru curry is my all-time combo Try and enjoy Ingredients For Okra/ Ladies Finger stir […]