Spanish Omelette

This omelette preparation is quite different from our normal process. Fried potatoes are also a main ingredient in this omelette. I tried this as part of an event in my kid’s school  based on Spanish theme. Ingredients Eggs – 2 Potato – 1, medium Onion – 1, small Olive oil Salt Preparation Slice the potatoes…

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…

Rabbit Roast / Muyal Ularthiyathu

I hope the christian families are busy with the preparations of Easter. After the 50 days of lent the dining table will be filled with different non-veg dishes. You can find out the Christmas/Easter recipes here, checkout for a reference. Today I’m posting another non-veg item  which is prepared with rabbit meat. It is almost like chicken,…

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…

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…

Chicken Mezhukkupuratti / Stir Fry

It is a delicious and very tasty  stir fry . Usually  we prepare stir fry with veggies, but this is using chicken as the main ingredient. It is very simple to prepare also. You can have it as a side dish for rice or chapathi. Ingredients Chicken – 500 gram, cut into small pieces Shallots…

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…

Aloo shimla mirch / Potato & capsicum stir fry

It is a simple and easy to cook dish. This is a dry side dish you can have with roti/rice. Capsicum / bell pepper comes in different colours. Here I have used the red one. Usually peppers are used in salads or stir fry kind of side dishes. Ingredients Potatoes – 2 Capsicum – 1…