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 ...

Initial Preparations: Clean and cut chakkakuru into medium lengthy pieces. Cook the seeds by adding turmeric powder, salt and enough water in a medium flame until water has evaporated completely. Keep it aside. Crush small onions and garlic. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, crackle mustard seeds. Add crushed garlic   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Chop shallots and green chilly. Steps: Grind all ingredients in a mixer. Transfer it into a bowl and mix well by using hand. Enjoy it with dosa, idly or vada!!! Tips: If you would like to have the chutney as gravy, heat oil in a pan,  crackle mustard   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Soak the urad dal in water for 4-5 hours. Chop shallots, ginger, green chilly and curry leaves into very small pieces. Grind the urad dal into smooth paste without adding water. If necessary, add very little water. Keep some water in another bowl, this is required for making   Read More ...

Categories: Snacks, Vegetarian

 Initial Preparations: Peel  of the skin from the mangoes. Grind together the ingredients for grinding into a fine paste by adding 1/4 cup of water and keep aside. Blend or whip the curd and keep it ready. Steps: Cook the mangoes with sliced green chilly , enough salt and water   Read More ...

Categories: Mango, Side dish

 Initial Preparations: Peel the bananas and cut it into lengthy thin pieces. Make the batter by mixing flour, sugar, salt, turmeric powder and cumin seeds together without any lumps. The batter should have a medium consistency as of dosa batter. Steps: Heat oil in a thick bottom pan or kadai.   Read More ...

Categories: Banana, Snacks

 Initial Preparations: Boil water, add salt. In another pan, melt jaggery  with a little water and strained. Wash and clean the banana(plantain) leaves and set aside. Get the steamer or Idly cooker ready with enough water. Steps: To prepare dough, pour the boiling salt water little by little into the   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Snacks

 Initial preparations: Cut the carrot and potato in to long thin pieces. Slice the onion. Steps: Heat oil in a pan. Add crushed garlic, followed by sliced onion and curry leaves. Once the onion turns slightly brown add crushed chillies. Put turmeric powder, salt and garam masala. Mix it well   Read More ...

Categories: Mezhakuperatty, Vegetarian

Avial Initial Preparations: Clean thoroughly and chop all the vegetables into medium sized pieces (lengthwise). Cut raw mango into thin slices and keep aside. Grind together the grated coconut, shallots, 2-3 curry leaves, 1 green chilly, turmeric powder and cumin powder. Steps: In a pan, put all the vegetables together   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Clean and slice ivy gourd into thin round or lengthy pieces. Cut onion and garlic into thin fine pieces. Chop green chilly and ginger into small pieces. Steps: In a pan, heat oil and crackle mustard seeds. Add finely chopped onion with a little salt and saute well   Read More ...