Easy Rava/ Semolina Upma/Uppumaavu Kerala (India) Style Recipe

Upma or Uppumavu is a simple and healthy Indian breakfast dish. Rava Upma/Uppumava is nutritious and tasty recipe prepared with roasted semolina or cream of wheat. We can make upma different variations like adding vegetables, dry nuts and fruits etc. Here I shared with you it’s plain and easy recipe which I learned from my […]

Okra/Ladies Finger Pepper Fry Kerala (Indian) Style/Vendakka kurumullaku mezhukuperutti/ Bhindhi kaali Mirchi Stir Fry /Vendakkai karumilaku(Karuppumillaku) Poriyal

Ingredients For Okra/Ladies Finger/Vendakka Pepper Fry Kerala (Indian) Style Method For Okra/Ladies Finger/Vendakka Pepper Fry Kerala (Indian) Style • Wash and dry okra/ladies finger using a towel or kitchen tissue. Make sure that okra’s are completely dry otherwise it becomes mushy during cooking. • Cut okra thinly and length wise. • Heat oil in a […]

Simple Jeera/Zeera Rice (Rice with Cumin Seeds)

Jeera Rice is a simple and tasty North Indian dish. It is a combination of rice, ghee or butter and cumin seeds. Jeera rice is popular in Pakistan too and it is known as Zeera Rice there. Now days Jeera rice is very common in Indian restaurant’s menu and it goes well with creamy or […]

Beetroot Pachadi (Kerala Style Mild Spicy Beetroot Curry / Beetroot in Coconut Yogurt Gravy/ Beetroot Recipe For Kerala Onam/ Vishu Sadya)

Pachadi/Pachady is a traditional Kerala side dish. In Kerala this dish can be made with different vegetables and fruits like winter melon/ ash gourd, cucumber, bitter gourd, beetroot, pineapple, mango, apple etc. and I have Kumbalanga Pachadi (Winter Melon Curry) recipe in my blog. Beetroot Pachadi is a beetroot preparation in mild spiced coconut and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beans Mezhukkupuratti with Thenga Kothu / French Beans Stir Fry Kerala Style

Beans Mezhukkupuratti /Beans Poriyal/ Beans Stir Fry is an authentic and tasty vegetable preparation from Kerala, India. The highlight of this recipe is its aromatic flavor of coconut oil, spicy taste of chilli flakes & garlic and the crunchy texture of roasted coconut bits. Normally in Kerala they used long beans/ achinga payar for this […]