Pineapple Kesari

Kesari usually makes with rava or semolina. For a twist we can use pineapple pieces also along with it and it is called pineapple kesari. It is a dessert and you can prepare it any time. Eventhough you can use pineapple essence for the flavour, I would suggest to use fresh pineapple for this. Ingredients…

Maan Erachi Curry / Deer Meat Curry

Venison or deer meat is available in hypermarkets during festive season. Here I have used Gazelle meat instead of venison.  Gazelle is a deer like animal in antelope species. Also the preparation is like any meat curry with south Indian masala. This has a thick gravy which goes well with rice and breads. Ingredients Meat …

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…

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…

Vermicelli / Semiya Kesari

Kesari is a South Indian sweet dish made with semolina. Here I have prepared the sweet replaced semolina with semiya or vermicelli. This is an easiest and simplest recipe. You can try it out for any occasion. Ingredients Semiya – 1 cup Water – 2 cups Sugar – 1/4 – 1/2 cup Ghee – 1…

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…

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…

Nadan Chicken Soup

It is a very simple and tasty soup you can easily prepare. It is very healthy and also a good option when you are having cold. Usually chicken pieces with bones are used for this. You can make it less or more spicy depends on your taste. This is a South Indian preparation of soup…

Squid / Kanava / Koonthal Peera

Squid / Calamari is a seafood item which is very tasty  and delicious. Squid roast is usually prepared with this. Here it is prepared with coconut as a side dish for rice. We usually do this preparation with small fish like anchovy or sardines. Squid is rich in protein, vitamin and minerals. You should be…