• Bread Upma - Bread and Vegetables masala Stir Fry

    Bread Upma - Bread and Vegetables masala Stir Fry

    Bread cubes stir fried with vegetables and spices. An easy, healthy and tasty breakfast option using leftover bread. You can add other veggies of your choice too. I usually prefer the above vegetables which get cooked quickly. Never miss tomato.

  • 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 ...

  • Pineapple Pachadi - Kerala Style

    Pineapple Pachadi - Kerala Style

    Pineapple cooked in coconut and yogurt based gravy. It's a yummy sweet and sour side dish with rice. One of the must side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya. Notes: I made it with slightly thick consistency. Based on the consistency you need, you can add more water while grinding the ...

  • Moru Kachiyathu / Kachiya Moru / Seasoned Buttermilk without coconut

    Moru Kachiyathu / Kachiya Moru / Seasoned Buttermilk without coconut

    Buttermilk seasoned with shallots, ginger and spices. This is a very easy and yummy curry which can be made in no time. It is a must side dish with rice at any house in Kerala :) Notes - Incase, if buttermilk is cold, switch off the pan after preparing the ...

  • 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 Chickpea / Kadala curry

    Kerala Style Chickpea / Kadala curry

    Chickpea simmered in coconut milk with ginger-garlic and spices. Brown Chickpea is mostly preferred for this recipe. Puttu with kadala curry is a comfort breakfast for any Malayalee. It can also be served with Idiyappam, Appam, Porotta and any Indian bread.

  • Jackfruit seeds and Raw mango curry (chakkakuru manga curry)

    Jackfruit seeds and Raw mango curry (chakkakuru manga curry)

    Jackfruit seeds cooked with raw mango and coconut mix. This curry has a sour and lightly spicy flavor. One of the traditional Kerala delicacy! A great side dish to go with rice.It is a summertime favourite at my home.Recipe credits to my mom :) You can also replace drumsticks for ...

  • 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.

  • Ripe mango curry (Without coconut)

    Ripe mango curry (Without coconut)

    Quite simple recipe and a yummy side dish with rice!! It is the best if mango is ripe and bit sour. Recipe adapted from my friend Ammu. Ripe and bit sour mango gives best results.

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