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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beans Carrot Mezhukkupuratti (Beans and Carrot Stir Fry Kerala(Indian)Style)

Beans and carrot stir fry or mezhukkupuratti or poriyal or sabzi is a simple and tasty Kerala (Indian) style side dish. It is a good recipe for your lunch box menu. During my school college days it was one of my favorite lunch box menu and knowing my taste bud, mom used to prepare this […]

Pomegranate Cucumber Raita/Salad (മാതളം വെള്ളരിക്ക സാലഡ്)

Pomegranate Cucumber Raita/Salad(Maathalam vellerikka Salad) is a simple, healthy and crunchy side dish recipe. It goes well with chappathi or Biriyani. It is a refreshing and energetic meal for me during this summer and hot sunny days. Yeah! I love to enjoy the crunchy and sweet taste of pomegranate pearls and cucumber in the ginger […]

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 […]

Mint Coconut Chutney/ Puthina Thenga Chammanthi

Mint Coconut Chutney/ Puthina Thenga 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. […]