• Moong Bean / Green gram stir fry with coconut (Cherupayar Thoran - Kerala Style)

    Moong Bean / Green gram stir fry with coconut (Cherupayar Thoran - Kerala Style)

    Mung bean stir fry with coconut, garlic and green chilly. A relatively simple Kerala side dish - prepared together with rice/rice porridge/kanji for lunch. A comfort food and a very common dish at Kerala homes. I always get good quality organic dal and pulses from Bigbasket's organic section, when I ...

  • Indo Chinese Chicken Fried Rice

    Indo Chinese Chicken Fried Rice

    Chicken and vegetables cooked in a sauce combo and then mixed with rice. One another easy and most popular Indo Chinese style fried rice recipe to make at home. It's loaded with plenty of chicken and veggies and an easy one to prepare even on a hectic day. Notes: 1) ...

  • Kerala Style Sambar

    Kerala Style Sambar

    A lentil based vegetable stew cooked with spices and tamarind pulp. A South Indian delicacy. It tastes so good with dosa, idli and rice. This is my own evolved kinda sambar recipe with tips taken from my mom and my friends :)

  • Kerala Style Beans stir fry with coconut (Beans Thoran)

    Kerala Style Beans stir fry with coconut (Beans Thoran)

    Kerala style beans stir fry with coconut, garlic and green chilly. A simple and healthy dish that can be served with rice. It's also called as "beans upperi" in the central part of Kerala. One of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya :) Coconut is the key ingredient in ...

  • Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)

    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)

    Kerala style long beans stir fry with spices, ginger and garlic. A quick and healthy dish that can be served with rice. One of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya :) Don't add water while cooking long beans for better taste.

  • Au Gratin with Chicken

    Au Gratin with Chicken

    Gratins are perhaps the best filling dinner bakes of the Euro cuisine. They don’t take much skill to bake and like Fritata’s can accommodate mostly anything as filling. The key part is to get the @[D55137] in right quantity. Once you get a hang of gratins, this will be the ...

  • Sauteed Vegetables in Coconut Oil - vegetable olathiyathu

    Sauteed Vegetables in Coconut Oil - vegetable olathiyathu

    This is a very simple and tasty side dish for all Kerala lunch recipes. The key to this recipe is to not use a lot of oil and not over cook. The flame should be medium and ingredients constantly stirred. Vegetables should be cut into small pieces so that the ...

  • Vegetable Fried Rice

    Vegetable Fried Rice

    Quick, easy and delicious!! It is an Indo Chinese rice based dish with good flavor of veggies and sauces. I usually serve it with any indo chinese gravies like gobi / chicken / mushroom manchurian.