Rava kesari is a very tasty and very popular Indian dessert.  It is very easy to prepare and makes use of very few ingredients namely rava / semolina (cream of wheat), sugar and ghee.  This is such an easy dessert which can be prepared in a jiffy.  This is available in all the restaurants in South India.  The softness of kesari depends on the amount of ghee added.  You should


kadai soya chunks is a tasty side dish for chapathi / roti / paratha.  Usually I make kadai paneer which is very popular in India.  But today, I made this kadai soya chunks and it was very tasty.  I followed the same procedure for kadai paneer.  One thing to be taken care while making kadai soya chunks is that, roast the soya chunks well so that all the water gets


Turkey berry is called as sundakkai is Tamil.  It can be cooked as such or dried and used.  Here I have made use of dried sundakkai.  Turkey berry contains all essential nutrients and minerals which are helpful in preventing and curing diseases.  It is better to have fresh sundakkai than the dried ones.  You can prepare sambar with fresh sundakka.  It has the ability to kill germs and also helps


In Malayalam muringakka means “drumstick” and manga means “mango”.  This is a very easy Kerala style side dish for rice made with drumstick and raw mango.  The addition of mango gives a tangy taste to the dish.  There are various kinds of thenga aracha ozhichu curry.  Thenga aracha means cooked in coconut gravy and ozichu curry is one which can be poured and had with rice.  The addition of drumsticks


Kerala is very famous for their prawns dishes.  This is a dry prawns roast recipe.  It is very easy to make and uses very few ingredients which are readily available in almost all houses.  When you are in a hurry and want to make some non vegetarian dish, then, this is the right one you can go for.  Apart from the marination process, it takes hardly 20 – 25 minutes


Masala corn is a tasty snack which I usually make as a tea time snack.  It is not only easy to prepare, but healthy too.  It is a guilt free snack which can be served for people of any age group.  My kids like masala corn very much and they always ask me to get it from local street shops.  But considering the hygiene factors, I started preparing them at


Today’s recipe is an easy to make, tasty and healthy rice dish.  It is called as jeera rice as it is flavored with cumin.  Inspite of being an easy to make rice dish, it is very tasty and makes use of very few ingredients.  Just whole spices, cumin seeds and rice.  These are the only three ingredients needed to make this dish and this is a one pot dish.  I


Tomato curry is a tasty side dish which can be served along with rice or with chapathi. Tomato curry with appam is also very popular combination.  As I have told you before, we usually make chapathi for dinner and hence I prepare different curries to go with it.  So few days back I made this simple tomato curry which was a tasty combination with chapathi.  I served it for next

Coconut curd chutney / Easy chutney recipes

Today, I am sharing another easy chutney recipe.  Coconut chutney is a tasty South Indian side dish which is served with idli, dosa, uttappam and also with vadas.  Coconut is one of the most sought after ingredients especially in a Kerala kitchen since it is used in almost every recipe made in Kerala.  It is also rich in vitamins and minerals.  Coming to chutney, it is a vital side dish


Today’s recipe is pazham pori / banana fritters.  This is a special Kerala dish made with banana. In Malayalam,  pazham means “banana”.  Long sized bananas called as nendran pazham is made use of for making this dish.   Banana is cut into long size pieces and dipped in maida batter.  Then it is deep fried.  This is one of the favorite dish of all Keralites.  Pazham pori with a cup


Idli / dosa is a staple breakfast of South India, which is often served along with sambar which is a lentil based curry and chutney.  Chutney is a condiment which is served with South Indian breakfast items like idli / dosa.  There are many types of chutney’s prepared and each has its own unique flavor.  This chutney is very tasty and easy to prepare.  And since it contains carrots, it


Prawns mango curry is a tasty Kerala based dish where prawns and mangoes are cooked in coconut milk.  It is not necessary that it should be cooked only in coconut milk, you can also grind coconut with onion, ginger, garlic and the other spice powders and make this tasty curry.  Apart from the process of taking coconut milk and de-veining the prawns, this curry can be made very easily.  Usually I


One day I was talking to my neighbour’s daughter and asked her what you had for breakfast.   She told me neeru dosa.  That was the first time in my life that I have heard this name. I thought they might have made a very complicated dish.  After that I asked her mother for the recipe.  They told me how to make that and you won’t believe me it was so easy


Kurma is a coconut based vegetable stew that is very popular across South India and is served as a side dish along with chapathi.  You will find vegetable kurma being served as a chapathi side dish in most of the hotels.  Potato kurma is a tasty side dish made with potatoes which can be served along with chapathi.  It can also be served along with rice.  This is very easy


Mutton pepper fry – a tasty recipe for mutton lovers.  My husband is hard core mutton fan and loves this pepper fry.  So I made this today.  This can be served with dosa, chapathi, or with rice.  I made this for lunch today.  Usually I serve this with plain rice and rasam, but today my daughter wanted peas pulao and hubby wanted mutton.  So I made this mutton pepper fry


Channa masala is a a tasty side dish which can be served along with chapathi / roti / phulka.  Channa masala / chole is a famous Indian side dish.  There are different versions of channa masala in India, with amritsari chole, kerala kadala curry and so on.  Usually I make kadala curry in Kerala style, which makes use of loads of coconut, but today, I am sharing a non-coconut version


Burfi is a very popular and tasty Indian sweet.  It is made with different ingredients in different places.  Today’s burfi is an easy to make one and takes less than half an hour for the entire process to complete.  It is super easy and tasty.  This burfi makes use of milk powder as the main ingredient.  Considering the ingredients, this makes use of only 4 main ingredients:  milk powder, cocoa


Indian food is very famous for its diversity there are a variety of vegetarian foods which are made in India.  Today’s recipe is a tasty side dish for chapathi made with potatoes and bottle gourd.  It is very tasty and easy to prepare too.  I am sharing a pressure cooker method of making this potato bottlegourd curry.  This is a very simple, easy to make and tasty North Indian side


Today, I am sharing an easy recipe with corn – corn fritters / corn pakoda.  I had a few corn cobs with me and I made use of fresh sweet corn to make this fritters.  You can also make use of regular corn for making pakodas.  Tea time snacks are very important part of our Indian culture and this would make a great evening snack.  This pakoda is filled with


Today, I am sharing with you a mutton curry recipe I hope all of you will relish .  Mutton is a favourite at most homes and I always love to try different versions of mutton recipes.  The regular Mutton Curry I make at home is the nadan Kerala mutton curry and I have already shared with you nadan kerala style chicken curry but today, I have made a mix and match mutton