Semiya Laddu

This is a quick and easy recipe for making laddu with vermicelli/semiya. Usually we use semiya for preparing payasam or upma . But this time for a variety I have tried laddus. You can try this for any festive season or simply in the evenings as a snack. If you don’t like the smell of ghee,…

Palappam Chammanthi

This is a dry coconut chutney served with palappam. It is very easy to prepare and tasty too. Even though it is a dry chutney, this goes well with palappam. I’m very much  familiar with this chutney from my aunt. Ingredients Grated coconut – 1 cup Shallots – 3 Kashmiri chili  powder – 1 teaspoon…

Strawberry Wine

Wine making is a patience testing job because if something goes wrong in between, the whole effort is gone. Always remember to keep the utensils and pots without any moist all the time. It should be washed and sun dried always.This time I have tried it with fresh strawberries but with less quantity. Ingredients Strawberry…

Watermelon Popsicle

Popsicle  is easy to make and everyone likes it. The best thing is that you can try it with  fresh fruit puree or juice. Last time I tried with strawberry and kiwi fruits. This time it is with watermelon but method is same. Here I have added kiwi slice along with the puree in the…

Chemmeen Biryani / Prawns Biryani

Hi readers!! I’m back to my blog after a long vacation.  This time our state was not in a peaceful mind, the nature was in a terrific mood, full of floods affected by millions of people. In my hometown the flood was not affected, so I could see the agony of our fellow beings in…

Rainforest Cafe, Downtown

One of the finest restaurant in Dubai which is mainly for kids is this cafe. You will be amazed by the ambiance of this restaurant because rain forest is the theme of this place. Even though the animals and birds are not real, the look and feel  and the surrounding will present a different feeling….

Mooli Paratha

Parathas are easy and delicious breakfast from North India. Depends on the stuffing used, we can have different types of parathas. Here the main ingredient in stuffing is the radish. Here the recipe is bit different, to make the preparation more easy, the grated radish is directly used in the dough along with spice powders….

Pazhamkanji / Fermented Rice

This was a healthy breakfast of our older generations. It is not a recipe, but the way of consuming left over rice. This traditional breakfast once known as the poor man’s food, but nowadays it is available in some small shops across Kerala and people are crowded there to get the real taste of Kerala…