July 2015

Sinigang Sa Miso

Siningang is sour soup dish that many Filipinos love to eat. Sinigang sa miso is another version of sinigang because this recipe used fish instead of pork. Sinigang sa miso compared to the typical sinigang which uses pork has richer flavor. The savory taste of the fish comes from miso or soybean paste. Miso gives this dish an added flavor. I often cooked sinigang sa miso when I want to

Maddur Vada Recipe

After sharing a pakora recipe, I am again sharing another famous South Indian vada recipe: Maddur vada. It is a very tasty and easy to prepare vada made with all purpose flour, rava / semolina and rice flour.  Vada is a famous South Indian delicacy usually made with lentils.  But this vada recipe is very easy as it requires no soaking or grinding.  Just mix all the ingredients and make

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


Today’s recipe is a tasty pakoda – methi pakoda.  Fenugreek leaves are called as methi in Hindi.  This pakoda contains methi leaves and hence it is called as methi pakoda.  Pakoda is a fritter usually made with gram flour or besan as the main ingredient.  This dish also contains besan as the main ingredient.  It makes use of all the ingredients which are readily available in all Indian families.   This dish

Kumbilappam Recipe

Kumbilappam is a sweet snack of Kerala. It is very delicious and have attractive smell. We used to make this in a special leaf called vazhana leaves(leaf of cinnamon,but bigger one). You can make this with jack fruit or plantain. Here i used jack fruit. If you don’t have cinnamon leaves, you can use plantain leaves instead. Jack fruit is always healthy since it has high fiber content and vitamins. This

Kerala Fish Molly Recipe (Fish Cooked in Coconut Milk)

Fish Moly is very simple and easy coconut based curry. Its a very light curry, very close to the recipe of stew. In this curry the main ingredients are fish and coconut milk. Its a low spiced curry, so the flavour of the fish dominates the taste of curry. So fresh fish are usually used to make fish moly/fish stew. This curry is one of my kids favourite curry, because


Today’s recipe is mango milkshake – a refreshing drink which is liked by many people.  It is very easy to prepare and needs just a few steps.  Moreover, it is healthy and filling. Peel and chop the mangoes, blend them along with milk.  Mango milkshake is ready.  Here I have added 1 teaspoon of sugar.  But this step is optional.  If you feel that the mangoes are sweet enough, then


Matar mushroom masala is a tasty side dish for chapati or rice.  Matar mushroom masala is a very popular recipe and is served in almost all the restaurants in India.  But this recipe which I am sharing here is a regular home version of the famous curry. This curry makes use of two main ingredients: matar / green peas and mushrooms.  I have used button  mushrooms for making this curry

Drumstick Leaves Coconut Stir Fry/Muringayila Thoran Recipe

Lets Get into today’s recipe. This is a very simple but very nutritious dish which goes well with rice along with butter milk or rasam like that. Its a thoran/stir fry recipe of drumstick leaves which my family enjoyed having and hopefully anyone  trying this recipe enjoys it too. I know we all aware about that drumstick leaves are very highly nutritious. This wonderful leaves has got lot of health

Capsicum Fry

Hello buddies, I am sharing recipe of capsicum fry.  I cook a light lunch today. Generally we prepare it with curd or potato but for a change I cooked slice capsicum fry. It’s very healthy and those who are controlling there diet they can include it in there meal. As its can be cooked with very less oil. Let’s begin Ingredient: Capsicum- 2 medium size, Sliced Green Chilly- 4 nos,

Palitaw Recipe

Palitaw is sweet rice cake that is very popular in the Philippines. Palitaw, a small, flat rice cake is made from malagkit, washed, soaked and ground. This sweet rice cake is easy to make, just get a spoonful of galapong, shaped into a ball then flatten it and dropped into a pot of boiling water. When the galapong resurface, the palitaw is done. This sweet rice cake called palitaw because


Muthira upperi or muthira mezhukkupuratti is a side dish for rice. Mezhukkupuratti is a general name for dry side dish made in Kerala.  There are two types of side dishes made : thoran and mezhukkupuratti. Thoran is made with addition of coconut to it, but mezhukkupuratti is made without coconut and with addition of onion, chili powder and few other ingredients. Horse gram is called as muthira or kollu in

Varutharacha Meen Curry/ Fish in Roasted Coconut Gravy

Varutharacha meen curry is a fish curry of Gods Own Country. Its a best recipe for the traditional fish curry using roasted grounded coconut along with some traditional spices. Roasted to a golden brown perfection and ground to a very fine paste. Fish is cooked in this paste along with fish tamarind/ kudam puli, and seasoned with  roasted fenugreek seeds and shallots. Varutharacha meen curry is a very spicy curry

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

Crab Omelette Recipe

Crab omelette is quick and easy dish to prepare. This dish is made from beaten eggs with crab meat and cooked in oil. Omelette is a healthy and delicious dish that you can serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I cooking omelette as I can use leftover meat, ham or veggies to make a complete meal. My crab omelette is very easy to follow and quick to prepare that you

Kerala Olan Recipe  For Kerala Sadya

Olan is quite essential dish of any sadya. Its a very simple recipe compared to any other dish in sadya. It is said that when you are having sadya, if you taste a bit of Olan before tasting any particular dish, we would get the real flavor of the dish alone. It  is very simple dish to make with pure thick coconut milk and filled with flavor of coconut oil and


  Today’s recipe is an Andra special dish made with mutton – mutton pulusu.  Andhra dishes are well known for its spiciness. Mutton pulusu or mamsam pulusu is a traditional Andhra style meat curry.  Traditional Andhra style mutton curry uses tamarind but I have used tomatoes here.  Though I cook non vegetarian recipes very often, it is the first time I am cooking mutton pulusu. This mutton curry is very easy to


Pongal is an easy and healthy South Indian breakfast dish.  It is made with rice and dal (moong dal).  But today’s pongal is a little different.  It is made with rava / semolina and moong dal – rava pongal.  It is very easy to prepare, tasty and healthy too.  The method of preparation is little different for both.  In rice pongal, both rice and dal are cooked together whereas in

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