Dragon fruit or Pitaya Smoothie

Dragon fruit or pitaya or pitahaya or strawberry pear is a sweet and fleshy fruit with high amount of vitamin C, vitamin B, fatty acids, fibre, antioxidants as well as carotene and protein. You can see three types of dragon fruits in market such as pink skinned fruit with white flesh, red skinned fruit with […]

Inji/Inchi (Ginger) Curry/ Inji Theeyal (Ginger in Roasted Coconut Gravy), Inji/Ginger Curry for Kerala Onam/Vishu Sadya/Sadhya, Thenga Varutharacha Inji Curry.

Inji/Inchi/Ginger Curry is a flavorsome dish from Kerala with the combination of spicy, sweet, sour and salty taste. It has an integral part of Kerala Onam/Vishu Sadya. Inji/Ginger has many medicinal values; especially it aids digestion. So keralite’s choose inji curry as part of sumptuous Sadhya meal (Sadhya is a variety of vegetarian dishes traditionally […]

Tuna Fish Salad Sandwich / Sandwich with Tuna Fish, Vegetables and Cheese/ Tuna Cheese Sandwiches/Mayo Free Tuna Sandwich/ Simple Cheese Tuna Melt

I do prepare non veg sandwiches for my family regularly but I have not posted any such recipes in my blog till today. I thought it is an easy recipe to prepare on a short notice so I hesitated to write such a post 🙂 Recently I got many request from my readers to post […]

Red Spinach Stir Fry Kerala Style (Chumappu Cheera Vevichathu/ Red Cheera Mezhukkupuratti)

Red Spinach Stir Fry (Chumappu Cheera Vevichathu/ Red Cheera Mezhukkupuratti) is a healthy and nutritious vegetarian side dish from Kerala, India. Red Spinach contains lots of vitamin, iron, protein, fat, potassium and magnesium etc. so regular consumption of red spinach/ Chumappu Cheera helps in digestion, smooth kidney function, anaemia, strengthens hair roots; improves your eye […]

Simple Semiya/ Vermicelli Upma/ Uppumaavu Kerala Style

Upma or Uppumavu is a simple and healthy Indian breakfast dish. Semiya/ Vermicelli Upma/ Uppumaavu is a healthy, tasty and simple recipe from South India. It is an easy to make breakfast or lunch box snack or tea time snack. We can make Semiya/ Vermicelli Upma with vegetables and without vegetables. Here I am sharing […]

White Rice Puttu/ Vella Ari Puttu (Kerala Steamed Rice Cake with Coconut)

Puttu is an authentic steamed breakfast from Kerala. Rice/ Ari Puttu is a combination of rice flour and grated coconut. It is a healthy traditional dish steamed in puttu maker/puttu kuti/kuzhal(a cylindrical shaped mould).Now days we can get different types of puttu makers from market and we can prepare different healthy puttu with wheat, oats, […]

Pomegranate Cucumber Raita/Salad (മാതളം വെള്ളരിക്ക സാലഡ്)

Pomegranate Cucumber Raita/Salad(Maathalam vellerikka Salad) is a simple, healthy and crunchy side dish recipe. It goes well with chappathi or Biriyani. It is a refreshing and energetic meal for me during this summer and hot sunny days. Yeah! I love to enjoy the crunchy and sweet taste of pomegranate pearls and cucumber in the ginger […]

Muringayila Mutta Thoran/ Murungai keerai Mutta Poriyal(Drumstick Leaves and Egg Stir Fry Indian Style)

Muringayila Mutta Thoran/ Murungai keerai Mutta Poriyal is a healthy and tasty South Indian stir fry preparation. Muringayila (drumstick leaf) contains plenty of vitamins, protein, calcium and potassium. It has lots of nutritional and medicinal values. According to the medical research, consumption of drum stick leaves dishes helps to reduce blood pressure, diabetics, hyper tension […]