Sulaimani Tea/ Sulaimani Chaya/ Malabar(kerala) Style Black Tea with Spices

Sulaimani is a aromatic, flavorful and spiced black tea, popular in Malabar region in Kerala. This is usually served after a heavy meal like Biriyani or Ghee rice, it aids easy digestion. In my home I used to prepare this healthy tea occasionally. The preparation and recipe is not a big deal but the highlight […]

Quick and Easy Ada Payasam Kerala Style (Made In Pressure Cooker)

Today is Thiruvonnam, the most important day of Onam (Onam is a traditional ten day festival celebrated by state of Kerala, India). As a proud keralite /Malayalee I like to wish you all keralites/ Malayalee’s a very happy, prosperous, colorful, healthy, wealthy and fun filled Onam. Here is a quick and easy payasam recipe which […]

Tricolour Fruit Salad ( Fruit Salad with Banana, Kiwi, Mango and Vanilla Ice cream)

Today August 15, India is celebrating its 71th year of Independence. Being an Indian I take pride and commemorate this occasion with a tricolored fruit salad as a symbol or memory of three varnna pathaka/ tricolor Indian Flag such as saffron( Courage and Sacrifice), white (Purity and Truth), green (growth and auspiciousness). Yeah! Indian flag […]

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 […]

Mixed Vegetable Raita/ Indian Salad with Mixed Vegetables and Yogurt/ Salad For Biriyani and Pulav

Mixed Vegetable Raita is a quick, healthy and mild spicy yogurt based recipe from India. It is a perfect Veg side dish with biriyani, pulav, jeera rice, fried rice and chapathi etc. Ingredients For Mixed Vegetable Raita/ Indian Salad with Mixed Vegetables and Yogurt/ Salad For Biriyani and Pulav Method Mixed Vegetable Raita/ Indian Salad […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nadan Moru Curry/ Moru Charu/ Kaachiya Moru / Pullisseri (Butter Milk Curry with coconut ground paste Kerala Style)

Moru Curry/ Moru Charu/ Kaachiya Moru / Pullisseri (Butter Milk Curry with coconut ground paste) is a simple and tasty traditional recipe from Kerala, India. It is a mild spicy curry with yogurt, coconut and some spices. Moru Curry is an important recipe for Malayalee’s for their daily menu. They normally served it as a […]

Easy Rasam without Rasam Powder/ Koottu Rasam/ Basic Rasam Recipe

Rasam is a South Indian dish traditionally prepared with tamarind and tomato juice with added spices and garnish. In South India, Rasam serve with boiled rice or separately as a spicy soup. In Kerala, Rasam is an integral part of daily meals also indispensable recipe for their Onam and Vishu sadya (Sadya is a variety […]