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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Mint Chutney/ Puthina Chammanthi

Mint Chutney/ Puthina Chammanthi is a tasty and healthy dipping side dish. It is a quick and easy vegetarian chutney recipe. Mint is a good herb for appetizing and digestion so add more mint delicacies in your menu. In my house occationally I prepare this chutney for Idly, Dosa or Vada with sambar. Try this […]

Tri Veg Thoran/Upperi ( Stir fry with Three Vegetables and Coconut)

Thoran / Upperi (Stir Fry with Coconut and Spices) is a typical tasty Keralite’s dish served with steamed rice. It is also a main part of Onam/Vishu Sadya (Keralites Vegetable Feasts). Tri Veg Thoran (Stir Fry with Three Vegetables and Coconut) is an interesting recipe from my kitchen. I made this recipe with three colours […]

Easy and Tasty Thick Sambar (An Indian spicy thick stew/soup with mixed vegetables and lentil)

Sambar is one of the prime south Indian vegetarian delicacies. It is a spicy stew/soup with variety of vegetables and lentil. Many types of Sambar persist depending on the meal of the day, region and vegetables used.It is a main part of Onam/Vishu Sadya, keralites Vegetable Feasts. Sambar is a popular side dish with many […]

Aviyal (A Tasty Mixed Vegetable Delicacy of Kerala )

Avial is a traditional healthy dish of Kerala, India. It is a mixed vegetable delicacy with grind coconut paste, seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves. It is an essential part of Onam  and Vishu Sadya,  Keralite vegetarian feasts. In this recipe we can use variety of vegetables like elephant yam, raw banana or plantain, […]

Kappa Puzhukku/Mashed/ Smashed Kappa/Tapioca with Coconut and Spices(Kerala Style)

Tapioca is a starchy substance harvested from the root of the cassava plant. It is essentially pure carbohydrate. It is widely consumed in the Indian state Kerala. It originated from the famous football nation “Brazil”, No wonder! The Brazil players are so energetic ;-). Long time ago tapioca was a poor man’s main course but […]