Initial Preparations: Chop ivy gourd and onion into small pieces. Slice small onions and garlic into fine pieces. Mix the grated coconut with garlic, curry leaves, turmeric powder and cumin powder using pestle and mortar or in a mixer. Steps: In a pan, cook the ivy gourd pieces, chopped onion   Read More ...

Categories: Thoran, Vegetarian

Initial Preparations: Cut brinjal into lengthy pieces. Slice onion and tomato into fine pieces. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add dried chilly and curry leaves. Add sliced onions, salt and saute well. When it becomes light brown, add turmeric powder and mix well. Add chopped brinjal,   Read More ...

Categories: Mezhakuperatty, Side dish

Initial Preparations: Preheat oven 165 degree C. Line baking pan with parchment paper. Steps: In a bowl, sift together flour, cocoa and salt. In another bowl, add butter and beat on medium speed for 5 minutes until fluffy. Add sugar and beat for 2 minutes, until very light in color   Read More ...

Categories: Cookies, Eggless

Initial Preparations: Make puttu. Chop shallots and keep aside. Steps: Heat ghee in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped shallots, dried chilly and curry leaves. When it become ready, add puttu like small pieces. Add salt, if required. Saute it well. Enjoy it warm with a little sugar.. 🙂   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast, Puttu, Snacks

Initial Preparations: Clean, grate cabbage and carrot into fine pieces. Chop shallots, green chilly and garlic pods. Grind together the grated coconut, half of turmeric powder, cumin powder, garlic pods, green chilly and 1 or 2 curry leaves and keep aside. Carrot Cabbage Thoran Steps: Heat oil in a pan   Read More ...

Categories: Cabbage, Carrot, Thoran

Initial Preparations:  Add enough salt to water and make the solution ready. Fill the cooker or ‘puttukutti or puttumaker’ with enough water. Steps: Take the rice flour in a bowl, sprinkle the salt water solution little by little until it gets wet. To make it more soft, add a handful   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast, Kerala dishes, Puttu

Initial Preparations: Clean and grate the carrots. Chop small onions and green chilly. Crush coconut along with garlic, green chilly, turmeric powder, cumin powder and a few (1-2) curry leaves. Steps: Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they pop up add chopped shallots, dried red chillies   Read More ...

Categories: Carrot, Thoran, Vegetarian

Initial Preparations: Preheat the oven for 180 Deg Celsius. Sieve together all purpose flour with baking powder and keep aside. Slice cashew nuts into 2 halves. Keep ready the baking pan by either greasing it or covering it with a parchment paper. Steps: In a bowl, mix together sugar, butter,   Read More ...

Categories: Biscuit, Snacks

Initial Preparations: Peel the potato, wash and cut it into thin lengthy pieces. Cut onion, green chilly, ginger and garlic in to slices. Cook potato pieces along with a pinch of turmeric powder, enough salt and water for 10-15 minutes. Allow the water to evaporate. Steps: Heat oil in a   Read More ...

Categories: Mezhakuperatty, Potato

Initial Preparations: Wash, clean and slice bitter gourd into thin pieces. Chop the onion or shallots, ginger, garlic and green chilly. Make thin coconut chunks and keep it aside. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped onion and when it becomes translucent, add ginger, garlic and   Read More ...