Cheru Kizhangu Puzhukku / Boiled Lesser Yam

First time I was preparing this at home, I didn’t see this lesser yam in super markets before. It is preparing in the same way as other tubers like tapioca(kappa), taro(chembu). It is also known ‘nana kizhangu’ in Malayalam. It has a mild sweetness. Ingredients Lesser yam / Cheru kizhangu – 5- 6 Water Salt…

Chicken Pulao

This is a similar and easy version of biriyani. If you don’t want to go through the long process of making biriyani but still wanted to have something similar, this would be your choice. It is very tasty and you don’t need any side dish for this. You can try this for weekends or for…

Kerala Kaada Roast / Quail Roast

Quails are small birds, the meat of quail is very healthy and tasty. Quail eggs are much richer in vitamin B2, iron, potassium, calcium and phosphorus than chicken eggs. There is even a saying in Kerala that 1/2 quail is equal to 1000 chickens. I have tried preparing quails only 2-3 times that too in festive…

Cucumber Lemonade

Summer is about to start and we will be finding different ways of cooling mind as well as body. To avoid dehydration, have plenty of water and juices. Cucumber is a coolant veggie, you can consume it in the form of juice or as such. It is very good for your skin also. Drinking plain…

Avocado Milkshake

Have you noticed any difference between smoothie and milkshake? There is no bigger difference in the ingredients used in both. Some of the differences are, milkshakes are diary based, it is a combination of milk/ ice cream and fruits. whereas smoothies are fruit blended beverages with a base of yogurt, milk or fruit juices. Smoothies…

Sugar Factory, Dubai Festival City

A wonderful place to dine in the festival city mall. It looks very attractive (with lot of candies, not only for kids) from outside. American, Italian cuisines you can try out from here that too deliciously. The popular food items are waffles, brownies, pizza, pasta… I really liked the ambiance and interiors of this place….

White Sauce Pasta

Pasta in white sauce is actually a basic pasta recipe. It is very easy to prepare, only we have to make the white sauce along with cooking pasta. Here I have used penne pasta, but you can make it with any pasta/spaghetti. If your kids like pasta, you can definitely try out this for them….

Cucumber Raita

Cucumber raita is an easy an quick side dish you can serve with biriyani as well as pulao. I have used only cucumber in this recipe, but you can add on tomatoes and onion to serve it as a salad. It is a refreshing , cooling and healthy dish you can prepare with very minimum…