Egg Biriyani

This is an easy biriyani recipe, the same thing you can do it in pressure cooker also to reduce the cooking time. For that you have to reduce the quantity of water and cook for  2 whistles. Ingredients Basmati Rice – 1. 5 cups Egg – 4, Boiled Onion – 3 Ginger garlic paste –…

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…

Mambazha Pulisserry / Ripe Mango Curry

This vegetarian dish made with ripe mangoes is a part of Kerala sadya items. Even though I have shared this before, it was a guest post. I wanted to have a direct post in my blog. So when I prepared it at home, captured some pictures to post it here. Usually small variety mangoes (‘nattu…

Kerala Banana Chips

Banana chips are authentic  Kerala snack prepared with raw plantain and deep fried in oil. This is very popular even among non-keralites. I always buy it from shop and this time I tried it in home. You can make it at home even though it is little time consuming. The crispiness depend on the thickness…

Kerala Beef Fry

Beef fry recipe I have shared before, this is yet another tasty Kerala recipe of beef fry. Since it is a dry version, you can pick and eat as a starter or as a side dish. This beef fry is prepared during some functions like marriage or festival time. Ingredients Beef- 500 gram Onion –…

Purple Yam Curry

This is a species of Yam, and a tuber vegetable. The tubers are usually in white or purple in color, hence the common name is Purple yam. In Kerala , it is often boiled and consumed like Elephant Yam, Tapioca etc. This has some medicinal values also. Today I’m sharing a vegetarian curry with this…

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…

Fish Dum Biriyani

Fish biriyani is a tasty and delicious meal. Even though these dum biriyanis  will take more time to prepare, you can try it during any special occasions.You can use any fleshy type fishes like Salmon, King fish, Pomfret etc. Checkout out for some other types of biriyanis in this blog. Ingredients Fish – 500 gram…

Karimeen Mappas

Karimeen or pearl spot is the state fish of Kerala. Whether fry or pollichathu it will give a special taste to the dish because of this fish. This time it is a coconut milk based curry which can be served with appam, chapathi, idiyappam etc. Ingredients Karimeen / Pearl Spot – 500 gram Onion –…

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…

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…

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…