onam vishu sadhya

Beans Carrot Thoran

  Hi friends, today i am presenting a very common and simple kerala recipe. And it is a thoran, a combination of beans and carrot . As it looks colorful. it is healthy too.   Beans Carrot Thoran Recipe Ingredients :- Oil – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds- 1/2 tbsp Small Onion – 3 nos Beans – 250 gm carrot – 250 gm Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Curry Leaves salt

Puli Inji Recipe

Puli Inji is a traditional side dish of Kerala. Usually serves in sadya. It is very delicious because it contains sweetness sourness and spicy. It helps in digestion because ginger helps to increase the blood flow. Ginger is an antioxidant and it prevents the production of gas in the intestine. This dish is an essential part of celebrations. We can keep puli inji till one week outside without  getting damage.

kerala-moru-kachiyathu

Moru kachiyathu is a favourite amoung most of the Malayalees.  There are certain dishes which are  simple but yet very close to the heart and this is one such dish.  It is very easy to make, simple and tasty.  Even bachelors can try making this dish.  My cousin who leaves abroad always makes this dish for lunch along with some potato fry or with an omelette.  He told me that it

vermicelli-payasam

Semiya payasam is a South Indian dessert made with semiya / vermicelli. Payasam is prepared on special occasions and since Onam is nearing, I thought of sharing this tasty payasam with you all. Semiya payasam, I would say is an easy payasam which can be made by all and during all occasions.  Though we make parippu pradhaman or some other payasams with coconut milk, this is a favourite among my kids

Kerala Dal Curry - Kerala Parippu Curry

Onam is coming, so I am updating few sadya recipes. Kerala Onam Sadya or any Kerala Sadya/Feast Nadan Parrippu Curry is an inevitable part. The best combination of Kerala Dal Curry is ghee and pappad. Its an superb and really easy recipe. Its a dal based curry mixed with a spiced coconut mixture and forms an integral part of onam sadya. In kerala sadya this parippu curry is the first

Ethakka Mezhukkupuratti Recipe (Stir-Fried Raw Plantains)

  Stir fried plantain/kaya mezhukkupuratti is a classic  food for south indian people of all ages. For this wonderful recipe the main ingredients is raw plantains and coconut oil, which means the plantains is coated with coconut oil. After seasoning the plantains, they are boiled with little water and tossed with seasoned oil still water completely evaporates. Its an excellent recipe.  I used to remove the outer skin of the

Ada Pradhaman Recipe

Ada Pradhaman is a traditional payasam or a classic dessert of Gods Own Country. This Ada Pradhaman can make in both ways, thats preparing rice ada with milk and sugar or with jaggery/sharkara and coconut milk. Its a traditional payasam  made for onam. In onam sadya, the main highlight is this ada pradhaman and is incomplete without this rich recipe. There are many payasam and pradhaman in the rich cuisine

Vada  Kootu Curry/Urad Dal Flitters in Potato Masala

One of the highlights of my onam sadya is always delicious Vada Kootu Curry. Vada kootu curry is a semi spicy vegetable curry,can made more spicy also with urad dal flitters/ uzhunnu vada. Its the urad dal, soaked in water for 3 hours and made into a fine paste, fried and added  to a potato and coconut masala curry. In southern part of kerala its an essential dish for kerala

Kerala Olan Recipe Ash Gourd in Coconut Milk Gravy)

Onam is a great festival of ‘Gods Own Country’ Kerala. And it is just round the corner. Today am going to introduce a sadya recipe and it  is very tasty dish. Its a very simple recipe compared to any other dish in sadya. Kerala Olan is quite essential part of onam sadya menu. It is said that when you are having sadya, if you taste a bit of Olan before

Kumbalanga Pachadi or Winter Melon Pachadi

Here is the another sadya recipe, kumbalanga pachady. Pachady is made of fresh vegetables and is  served along with rice, different kind of vegetables are included. Vegetable pachady is usually made with fresh and typically made of finely chopped and boiled vegetables like cucumber, winter melon, bottle gourd, pineapple, betroot etc. The vegetables are cooked with less water and  mix with grounded fresh coconut and wisk curd, tempered with mustard

Cabbage and Carrot Thoran/ Kerala Sadya Recipe

Thoran is a popular dry dish from the cuisine of kerala. This thoran is very colourful and tasty dish. During onam time my amma/mom  used to cook this for sadya. Sadya is a variety of pure vegetarian dishes tradionally served  on a banana leaf in kerala. The sadya is usually served for lunch. This dishes like pickles, thoran, aviyal, pachadi, olan etc are served on specific places on a banana leaf in

Aviyal/Kerala Sadya Recipe/Mixed Veggies Cooked in a Coconut Masala

Onam is a great festival of food and flowers. It is celebrated by the malayalees all over the world. Onam starts on the day of attam and goes on for ten days of celebration till thiruvonam. The most important part is  the ‘Thiruvona sadya’. The sadya has steamed rice along with many side dishes. Among the sidedish one of them is aviyal. Avial is a traditional side dish accompanied with

How To Make Mambazha Pulissery

Kerala Mambazha Puliserry Mambazha pulissery is very popular among the pulissery recipes as pulissery can be made with a variety of veggies/fruits like pineapple, yam, vazhakka/Nendea Pazham, Pumpkin, Ash gourd/kumpalagga etc. Very ripe/ sweet mangoes are usually used for making this dish. Pulissery being a traditional kerala side dish served in onam sadya and a integral part of kerala feast menus. I was waiting for this year’s mango season to

Beetroot kitchadi (Betroot in Yogurt Gravy)

Kichadi is a yogurt based curry mainly prepared for Kerala sadhya recipes.We can use vegetables like ladies finger,fried/dried bitter gourd,beet root and fruits like pine apple.Usually vegetables are cooked with little water or fried in oil and simply add the plain curd. So simple. Here i used beet root for preparing kichadi. Beet root is very rich nutrients and minerals which helps in blood formation and reduces anemia. It is

Kumbalanga moru curry

Moru curry is a tasty curry for rice.  It is a tasty delicacy from Kerala.  It is called as morozhichu kootan or moru curry.  Moru is a malayalam word which means curd / yogurt.  This is a traditional curry which is made in all Malayalee families.  It can be prepared with various vegetables like cucumber, raw plantain, yam, jack fruit seeds and so on.  Here I have made use of

palakkadan sambar

Today’s recipe is Palakkadan sambar.  Sambar is a very imporatant dish in South India.  It is served along with rice, with idli / dosa.  As I have told you before, there are various kinds of sambar available.  Most of them are made with sambar powder, but Palakkadan sambar is one made with freshly ground spices, and coconut which makes it very unique.  You can make use of various kinds of

payar mezhukkupuratti

Achinga payar mezhukkupuratti / long beans stir fry is a very commonly made side dish for lunch.  It is a very healthy and tasty side dish which can be easily prepared for lunch. Achinga payar is a Malayalam word for long beans.   Coming to the health benefits, long beans are low in fat content, is an excellent source of protein, fiber, folic acid and complex carbohydrates.  The addition of

olan|kerala sadya recipe

Since Vishu is very nearby, I thought I would share some of our authentic sadya recipes with you and this is one among them.  I have seen my mother and grandmother preparing olan at home, I have tasted it and I loved the taste but I never thought of doing it myself.  Then finally I decided to make it when my mother came home this time.  With her guidance I

SAMBAR

SAMBAR സാംബാർ is a vegetable stew or chowder based on a broth made with tamarind and pigeon peas, and is very popular in the southern regions of India especially in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Each state in South India prepares it with a typical variation, adapted to its taste and environment. Sambar accompanies many South Indian meals, like dosa, idli, vada, rice. INGREDIENTS : Toor Dal –

travancore sambar

Today I am sharing the recipe of sambar.  Though the name sambar looks very simple, but for the same word, there are various methods of preparation.  Tamilnadu sambar is different from Kerala sambar and if you think about Kerala sambar, Palakkadan sambar is very different from Travancore sambar .  Though I love palakkadan sambar with the taste of roasted coconut and other whole spices, I also like travancore sambar and