Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Chakka Pradhaman / Jackfruit payasam is a traditional payasam of Kerala prepared using jackfruits.Various food items are made from jackfruits like jams,payasam,juices,chips,candies and many more.Even the seeds of jackfruits are edible and used to make sambar and many delicious curries. I tasted this payasam for the first time in Alapuzha and could still remember that … Continue reading Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Broccoli Drumstick poriyal

Broccoli,a healthy,tasty vegetable packed with hundreds of super nutrients.It is very low in calories but high in vitamins,minerals and fiber.I have made a vegetable curry using broccoli and one more healthy vegetable drumstick(Moringa).Moringa tree has been referred as the Miracle tree for its versatility .All parts of the Moringa are used in some form or … Continue reading Broccoli Drumstick poriyal

Sirukeerai kootu

I love to have Keerai/Greens the whole day for all three meals,they are my favorites.Keerai is a easy and simple to cook food.They are highly nutritious and delicious to taste. Keerai kootu can be prepared with any greens of our choice.All kootu varities are basically prepared with dhall and coconut which makes them more nutritious … Continue reading Sirukeerai kootu

Chicken kulambu (Virudhunagar style)

Chicken Kulambu is a very basic,simple recipe most of us make at home with chicken.They do differ in taste with variations of the ingredients we use.Always use freshly ground items to make Chicken Kulambu for it enhances the aroma and flavour of it.This Chicken kulambu recipe which I have posted is easy to prepare with … Continue reading Chicken kulambu (Virudhunagar style)

Masala vadai kulambu recipe

I don't make masala vadai that often but when i do i make few extras to make masala vadai kulambu for lunch.You can either steam the vadai or deep fry them before making the kulambu.Click here for masala vadai recipe before starting with masala vadai kulambu recipe. INGREDIENTS 10 masala vadai 2 onions chopped 2 … Continue reading Masala vadai kulambu recipe

Tomato Kulambu/Thakkali Kulambu recipe

Tomato kulambu is made with just two vegetables tomatoes and onions,when i run out of vegetables i immediately make Tomato kulambu for breakfast and lunch.The speciality of this kulambu is mainly its tangy taste which makes it go well with Idly,Chapathi and Steamed rice. INGREDIENTS 1 onion (cut into thin strips) 7 tomatoes (chopped) 7 … Continue reading Tomato Kulambu/Thakkali Kulambu recipe

Idiyappam/Sevai or String hopper recipe

Idiyappam is a steamed breakfast made with rice flour.To make Idiyappam we need an Idiyappam pala(sevai nazhi)(Idiyappam maker) and an Idly maker to steam them.The rice flour is made into a soft dough and then pressed through idiyappam maker to make these string like structures called Idiyappam. Though being a time consuming breakfast to do … Continue reading Idiyappam/Sevai or String hopper recipe

aapam/appam recipe

Aapam is a very popular breafast of keralites but people of other states also make soft delicious aapams at home with slight variation.I have posted here a typical Tamil Nadu style of making Aapams.No yeast required for this recipe.Lets make them with simple steps following pictures. INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 Raw rice (pacharisi) 1 cup Ponni … Continue reading aapam/appam recipe

MUTTON KOTHU KARI KULAMBU /MINCED MEAT OR KHEEMA MASALA

Kothu Kari kulambu  is made with minced mutton.Kothu kari must be favorite dish for most of the non vegetarians. Kothu kari with parota or egg dosai tastes really great but also goes well with idly,idhiyappam,aapam,poori and chapathi. Here s a simple recipe on how to make Kothu Kari Kulambu with simple steps and pictures. INGREDIENTS … Continue reading MUTTON KOTHU KARI KULAMBU /MINCED MEAT OR KHEEMA MASALA

PEAS PULAO (OR) PATANI RICE

Pulaos are made with basmati rice and vegetables of our wish.There are many varieties of pulaos in India.Lets make them with peas using coconut milk  following simple steps with pictures. INGREDIENTS  1 cup basmati rice(soak for 10 min in warm water) 1/4 cup peas 1 onion (chopped) 2 green chillies (slit) 1/2 cup coconut milk … Continue reading PEAS PULAO (OR) PATANI RICE