Initial preparations: Clean and cut okra (vendakka) in to lengthy pieces (1 inch) pieces. Cut onion, tomato, green chilly, and garlic. Make the coconut milk ready Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves, dried chilly and garlic. Add onion, along with green chillies with little   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Okra, Vegetarian

 Initial Preparations: Clean, wash and keep bitter gourd pieces in water along with salt for half an hour. Chop bitter gourd and onion into thin small pieces. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add dried chillies and curry leaves. Add chopped onion with a little salt and   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Clean and separate the cauliflower into florets.Put it in a pan containing hot water mixed with salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. Keep aside for 20-25 minutes. Chop onion, tomato, ginger and garlic into thin pieces. Steps: Heat oil in a pan. Add fennel seeds. When it starts   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Wash and soak the raw rice for 5-6 hours. Grind together the soaked rice, grated coconut, cooked rice, 3-4 Tbsp of sugar and yeast to a fine paste. (We can use the same soaked water for grinding). Allow it to ferment for about 8-10 hours, preferably for a   Read More ...

Categories: Appam, Kerala dishes

                      Initial Preparations: For Poori: Prepare the salt water with enough warm water and salt. Pour the salt water in  to the wheat flour in a large bowl to form a soft dough. Keep aside for 10-15 minutes. (Don’t let   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Peel and cut bananas into small pieces Make a fine paste with grated coconut, shallots, green chilly and cumin powder by adding a little water. Crush 1/4 tsp of mustard seeds and set aside.                   Steps: Cook the banana in   Read More ...

Categories: Banana, Kerala dishes

Initial preparation Wash and clean the broken wheat. Heat the ghee in a pan and put the broken wheat and saute well for few minutes and keep it aside. Dissolve and boil the jaggery in to two cups of water until the jaggery is completely dissolved. Prepare the first and second   Read More ...

Categories: Payasam, Vegetarian

Initial preparations Remove the seeds from dates and slice it in to two or more pieces. Cut the banana in the small slices. Steps Pour the milk in to a blender, add dates and blend  until the dates are grounded and well mixed with the milk. Add banana slices, along   Read More ...

Categories: Banana

  Tapioca Initial Preparations Peel off the outer skins of fresh tapioca, clean the white portion well and cut into lengthy pieces. If using frozen tapioca, just wash it well and keep aside. Steps: Boil enough amount of water in a vessel, and add the tapioca pieces along with enough   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Boil water in a pan with enough salt. Grease the idly moulds with butter or ghee. Sprinkle grated coconut on each moulds. Make the steamer ready with enough water. Steps: Take the rice flour in a wide mouthed bowl. Pour the boiling water little by little and stir   Read More ...