A few spices make the simple rice the center of the meal, inviting you to to reach for the fork.. that is ghee rice for me! Nei Choru or Ghee Rice used to be the staple of our mini household celebrations. Mom used to serve these with hearty sides like roasted coconut vegetablesRead more
Here is another coconut chutney – Fresh and Creamy Coconut Chutney. Of the many variations of coconut chutney this one screams “fresh and creamy”! The creaminess comes entirely from fresh ground coconut. Coconut is definitely the star here!
Kalathappam is a traditional sweet snack from the Malabar region. This traditional recipe seems ridiculously simple, and tastes delicious. It is also known as “Cooker Cake” as pressure cookers are the utensil of choice to bake this cake in. Rice and jaggery makes up the body of this cake with onions,Read more
This is a typical Coconut Chutney prepared in Kerala homes. This creamy, red coconut chutney has smokey undertones and a tinge of tang. I have had it umpteen times – mom, granny, countless aunt’s and a few friends are all experts when it comes to making Coconut Chutney. The taste isRead more
Excuse my lame attempt at rhyming, but this is indeed a curry in a hurry. This is an easy dish to prepare when unexpected, but welcome dinner guests show up or when you simply do not have much time. Egg drop curry or or Mutta Pottichozhicha Curry, as it is called in Kerala, is aRead more
This is one of the most common fish curries made in Kerala homes. Fresh caught fish , fresh coconut milk , green chilies and curry leaves right from the backyard or fresh from the market, coconut oil and kokum , these are the ingredients that make this dish irresistible to sea food lovers. NotRead more
Wondering what is up with that title, well let me explain. Nei Payasam is a cherished offering of Kerala temples. The gods love Nei Paysasam , so do the devotees, the non religious folks and even the atheists. Nei in Malayalam means ghee or clarified butter, and Nei payasam is a sweet desert made withRead more
If you love seafood, these Tuna Cutlets are just ones to try! The best part is that these can be made with canned Tuna , and has the crunchy satisfying feel of fried fish. Serve them on their own as a snack or appetizer, or wrap along with a few salad greensRead more