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…

Pearl Spot Fish Curry / Karimeen Curry

Karimeen is the official state fish of Kerala. It is very tasty and delicious, especially the karimeen fry, karimeen pollichathu are the popular and top demanding dishes in restaurants. This is a Kerala recipe of fish curry with coconut milk and raw mangoes. This curry can be served with rice, appam, bread and roti. Ingredients Karimeen /…

Egg Puffs

Puff pastry are the favorite bakery item of everyone, whether it is veg, non veg or sweet. If you can spend a little time, you also can make it at home instead of buying from shop. Here I have used store bought pastry sheets. That also you can make at home.To make Kerala Egg puffs, first…

Banana Blossom / Vazhakoombu Thoran

Almost every part of the banana tree is useful in one or other way. This banana bud is very healthy and nutritious. It is loaded with fibre, protein,calcium, iron etc. As it is a rich source of magnesium it acts as an antidepressant. Manages diabetes and anemia. All banana buds are not edible, if you…

Nadumuttam, Karama, Dubai

It was few days before Christmas, we had a nice lunch from here. This restaurant is located in Al Karama, a popular place for varieties of restaurants. Actually I heard about this restaurant from the FM radio. So we wanted to try the dishes there. It was special dishes there because of the festival  season….