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 […]

Nombu Kanji (Porridge with chicken and mixed vegetable)

Nombu Kanji (Porridge with chicken and mixed vegetable) is a healthy and nutritional dish.This recipe for my Muslim friends during the fasting season of Ramadan or Ramzaan. In this period the adult Muslims sacrifice their food and water from sun rise to sun set. After the long fasting hours, they break their fast by consuming […]