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…

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…

Dry Roasted Chicken / Chicken Ularthiyathu

It is a dry version of chicken coated with spices and masala powders. In this preparation, chicken will cook first, and then roasted in the  of masala. In the same way you can try other meat also. This will goes well with rice, roti, chapathi etc. Ingredients Chicken – 1 Kg Onion – 3, thinly sliced…

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…

Mutton Biriyani

Happy Women’s Day!! On this international women’s day I would like to wish a very  joyful day for all the beautiful and cheerful ladies over here… Today i’m sharing a special item, mutton biriyani in Kerala style. It is a kind of Malabar recipe. In Kerala, the tasty biriyani you will get in the north…

Egg Roast / Mutta Roast

A simple yet tasty side dish with egg, which you can serve with breakfast items like appam, idiyappam, bread, chapathi and rice also. It is a semi gravy type, with roasted onions and masala. Ingredients Eggs – 3 Onion – 2, thinly sliced Tomato – 1, chopped Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon Green chilis…

Avial / Aviyal

A traditional South Indian, especially Kerala dish, which is a part of the feast (sadya) also .This is actually  vegetarian dish with lot of vegetables cooked in ground coconut. Vegetables like yam, plantain, carrot, beans, snake gourd, drumstick, pumpkin, cucumber are used in this. Usually it will be in thick consistency. It is a side…

Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi Podi / Dried Prawns Chutney Powder

Chutney or Chammanthi is a nostalgic thing for all Malayalis. There are lot of variety chutneys we used to prepare like Thenga Chammanthi,Manga Chammanthi, Unakka Chemmen Chammanthi and so on. This is actually chutney powder with dried prawns. Its shelf life is very long if you prepare it cleanly and without any moist. You can…

Turkey Roast

Another tasty dish from Turkey!!(the bird, not the country :)) Usually the full turkey is roasted or grilled in the oven. But this I have done similar to the normal meat roast. I have taken some fleshy parts and cut it into small pieces. It is the same way how we roast a normal chicken…

Masala Egg Fry

This is a simple and very tasty side dish with egg. You can serve it with Appam, Rice or Chapathi. It is very easy and required only few minutes to prepare. Also you don’t need any onion, tomato kind of usual stuffs and no cutting and chopping is needed. Interesting, ah?  so you can check the…