KFC Coleslaw

Those who often visits KFC might be a great fan of their coleslaw, its nothing but a salad. This sweet and sour salad you make it at home without any difference in the taste. Here is an easy and simple recipe for a coleslaw. Though the original recipe uses buttermilk, I haven’t added it here….

Zucchini Omelette

This is a type of summer squash which is also known as Marrow and Koosa in super markets. This vegetable has lot of nutritional values with lower calories.  It is a significant source of vitamin A, vitamin C, dietary fiber, calcium, and iron. I was searching for different recipes with this veggie and finally ended…

Pappadam Chammanthi

There are a lot variety of chutney / chammanthi recipes in Kerala. This is a special recipe which made with fried papad and coconut which goes well with rice and porridge(‘kanji’). It is a ‘nadan’ recipe which you will get from generation to generation or from person to person. For spiciness, either you can use…

Pickled Pineapple

Have you seen pickled vegetables and fruits in small tea shops or in beach side shops? Nowadays it can be seen in almost all Kerala restaurants in Dubai. In different glass jars, there will be gooseberries, carrot, mango etc. The sight itself makes you drool, so i wanted to try it at home. I have…

Bharwa Baingan / Stuffed Brinjal

This is an authentic North Indian recipe of stuffed brinjal, the stuffing masala you have to prepare first. Then cook the brinjal in that masala, you can use green or purple colour of brinjal for this. This is a great side dish for Indian breads like roti, chapathi etc. Ingredients Brinjal – 5 Dry mango…

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…

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…

Stuffed Capsicum

Stuffed Bell pepper or ‘Bharwan Shimla Mirch’ is a popular North Indian preparation of capsicum. You can use any colour/variety  for this. It is great side dish for roti as well as rice. The stuffing can me made with many things like paneer, peas, corn etc. Here i have used a simple stuffing with mashed…

Tomato Chutney / Thakkali Chammanthi

This is a simple recipe of chutney with tomato and coconut. You can serve it with dosa, idli and rice. It is an easy side dish to prepare. Ingredients Tomato – 2 Onion – 1 Coconut – 1/2 cup Garlic – 4 flakes Ginger – a small piece Dry red chili – 4 Curry leaf…

Drumstick / Muringakka Thoran

An easy dry side dish with drumstick you can have with rice. It contains high level of vitamin C which boosts immunity. This is highly beneficial for curing many ailments. Overall drumstick has lot of excellent health benefits. Ingredients Drumstick  – 5 Chili powder – ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon Grated Coconut –…

Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi / Dried Prawns Chutney

We do have lots of varieties of chutneys. This is one among them and very popular. It is a chutney with dried prawns. You can serve it with rice. I have already shared a dried prawns chutney powder before. But this chutney you can’t store for long, you have to consume it in the same…

Beetroot Pickle

I would like to share another pickle recipe today. I have already shared different pickle recipes here. Since pickles are an essential part of meals, with rice, breads and all we will try different options instead of normal stuffs. Beetroot can also be used for making juice,wine, cake etc. other than our normal dishes. Ingredients…