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, […]

Pazham Nirachathu/ Sweet Coconut Stuffed Banana Fritter from Malabar (Kerala)

Pazham Nirachathu/ Coconut Stuffed Banana Fritter is a tasty and rich tea time snack from Malabar region, Kerala. It is a delicious combination of PazhamPori (kerala Banana Fritter) and Unnakkai  the traditional sweet snacks from Kerala. Ingredients For Pazham Nirachathu/ Sweet Coconut Stuffed Banana Fritter From Malabar(Kerala) Method For Pazham Nirachathu/ Sweet Coconut Stuffed Banana […]

Unnakkai (A traditional sweet snack from Malabar)

Unnakkai (also called Unnakaya, Kai Ada, Unnakka, and Kai Porichathu) is a spindle shaped traditional dessert originated from Malabar region of India. In Malabar, it is a delicacy among Muslims and serves as an important dessert on Iftar/Eid-al-Fitr /Ramzan /Ramadan /Nombu Perunaal as a breaking fast (Nombu Thurakkal). It is also very popular at their […]

Cocktail Sausage Masala Recipe (Indian Style)

Cocktail Sausage Masala is a spicy and yummy Indian style sausage preparation. It is an easy and tasty starter/appetizer/finger food, well goes with hot drinks/beverages. It is also a great side dish with meals.Hope it is a good recipe for bachelor cooks 🙂 Ingredients For Cocktail Sausage Masala Recipe (Indian Style) Method For Cocktail Sausage […]

Almond Coconut Chutney (Badam Coconut Chammanthi Curry)

Almond Coconut Chutney (Badam Coconut Chammanthi) is a healthy and creamy south Indian breakfast side dish with dosa, idly or vada. It has more rich and milky taste than normal coconut chutney. In my family all of us love this creamy mildly spicy taste with soft idly and crispy dosa. It is very simple recipe […]

Kerala Toddy Shop/Kallu Shaap Style whole Fish Fry (Pan Fried Spicy Whole Pomfret/Avoli Indian Style)

Kerala is a popular tourist destination from India which has its beauty of nature and distinct flavors of food, especially the area of seafood is remarkable and mouthwatering. At the bank of back water or sea side in kerala, you can find at least a toddy ( a mildly alcoholic beverage made from the sap […]