Capsicum Stir Fry / Mezhukkupuratti

Capsicum or Bell pepper used for cooking in many ways, as a snack, stuffed form and also as plain in salads. Here I have used as a quick side dish for rice and roti food items. The stir fry / Mezhukku is a usual side dish for rice in Kerala Cuisine. This multicoloured peppers looks so…

Chicken Curry / Nadan Chicken Curry

This is an easy recipe of chicken curry that goes with almost every items like appam,puttu, chapathi, idiyappam, rice etc. It is less spicy, ground onion is used so that it will make a delicious curry for your meals. When the curry is done, you can add half cup of thick coconut milk for an extra…

Mutton Roast

This is a tasty non-vegetarian side dish that goes well with rice and Indian bread varieties. Here tender mutton is cooked first and then roasted with onion and spices. Try it out once you will be tempted to make it repeatedly. This is an easy recipe to follow and it wont require much ingredients. So this is…

Kappa Biriyani / Tapioca Biryani

Kappa is the most favourite food among Keralites. This Kappa Beef Biriyani is the most delicious and popular  preparation of mashed tapioca and beef masala mixed together. It is a special item served in some of the christian marriage occasions also known as ‘Ellum Kappayum‘.Mainly Beef ribs are used for this preparation. Even though it…

Apple Pickle

Pickles are always there in my fridge. In south India there are lot of varieties of pickles. Today I’m sharing an apple pickle. Green apples are used for this. Green apples tastes bit sour, that could be the reason for choosing this for pickle. If it is not sour, you can add little lemon juice…

Mushroom / Koon Thoran

Mushrooms have been considered as a source of powerful nutrients. They are low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free yet they provide important nutrients, including selenium, potassium,vitamin D and more.Mushrooms are naturally gluten free, and make a delicious and nutritious addition to a gluten-free diet.They have important roles in stimulating immunity and maintaining heart health. This Mushroom…

Pazham Pradhaman/Banana Payasam

Happy Onam to all Keralites!! Onam is a state festival of Kerala.Today is Thiruvonam, the main day of the festival.There are lot of things associated with Onam. Among them Onasadya (feast) has an important role. Sadya will serve in banana leaf  and consists of around 26 dishes. Payasam is one among them. It can be any type of…

Erachi Choru / Meat Rice

Erachi choru is a combination of  rice, spices and meat. It looks like biriyani but this is an easy recipe than biriyani. It is a popular authentic rice recipe of Malabar region of Kerala. It is prepared with both normal boiled rice and biriyani rice. You can use either beef or mutton for this preparation….