Kerala style kadala curry

Kerala style kadala curry

Kerala style kadala curry is a common breakfast side dish of Kerala. It has the creaminess of coconut and tanginess of tomatoes which is a perfect combination with main dishes such as puttu, appam, idiyappam and pathiri. The method of preparation is very simple as…

Chilli fried papad

Chilli fried papad

Chilly fried papad is a best accompaniment with plain rice, variety rice, puttu and upma. This can be fried in large quantities and stored in airtight jars for upto two weeks. Take the whole papads and cut into strips using scissors, two at a time…

Green Peas Kurma

Green Peas Kurma

Green peas kurma is the most popular accompaniment for many breakfast dishes like puttu, chapati, poori, porotta etc. Whenever I see frozen peas in supermarkets I buy and the first dish I prepare with it is peas kurma. All members of my family like it…

Kappa Puzhukku/ Mashed Tapioca with Ground Coconut and Spices

Kappa Puzhukku/ Mashed Tapioca with Ground Coconut and Spices

Selecting good tapioca???? Only experts can do that!!! If you are lucky, you get good type of tapiocas get cooked to soft. But some kind of tapioca will not become soft even after cooking for a long time.  I buy from market, clean, chop and…

Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage thoran is one of the popular side dishes in onam and Vishu sadhya. A sadhya is never complete without a cabbage thoran. Sometimes, mixed veg thoran with cabbage, carrot and beansa are also served in Sadhyas. But the all-time favorite thoran of Malayali is …

Broken Wheat Payasam / Nurukku Gothambu Payasam

Broken Wheat Payasam / Nurukku Gothambu Payasam

In Kerala most of the joyous occasions, be it birthday, festival, passing exams, marriages, all of them are celebrated with a serving of the traditional dessert payasam. I have a long list of payasam varities which are made in Kerala households. Broken wheat payasam is…