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
A bowl of rice, some fish, and a coconut – there are some people in the planet who would call it heaven 🙂 There are a number of dishes that combine fish and coconut in the coastal regions of India. Of all these this must be one of the simplest – Meen Peera.Read more
Ishtu is a simple breakfast side dish. Vegetables and sometimes meat cooked in coconut milk and a few assorted spices. Mild and flavorful this is the side dish of choice to be served with assorted appams and other breakfast breads.