How do I describe Avial? A mix of vegetables in a tangy coconut sauce ? This could describe a number of things. This is a dish popular in Kerala and neighboring regions. Different variations of this recipe exist in other parts of south India – those I would refer to as “vegetables with inRead more
Happy Onam !!! So today is the first day of Onam – Onnam Onam or Utradam – the start day of 4 days of festivities. Clean up and get ready for the main festivities the next day – the Thiruvonam. No major sadya today, just a couple traditional dishes and of course the desertRead more
Have you ever wondered what kind of chips the gods are likely to much on ? If you are a Malayali the answer is “Plantain chips”, of course! All right , that was a bit over the top, but these chips are darn delicious. Chips, Onam , nostalgia.. be warned, this is going toRead 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!
What better way end a cookout in summer than with a sweet ice pop ? What if it is simple and good for you as well !! Well I am not kidding – these coconut Popsicles comes pretty close and they are very easy to make.
Here is a recipe for #CookoutWeek – sweet and crunchy Pineapple Cucumber Salad. Crisp sweet pineapples and crunchy cucumbers bring refreshing flavors that is prefect complement to hot off the grill meat. What is more there is absolutely no cooking involved :-).
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
Just like the Dosa and Idli of the south stuffed parathas are the choice of breakfast for many in the north. Aloo paratha – potato stuffed whole wheat flat bread is the most popular of them all . Fresh made Aloo Paratha served with a bowl of curds (yogurt) and a spicy pickle makesRead more