Parippu Vada – Learn how to make Parippu Vada

Parippu vada is nothing but deep fried lentil fritters. They are crispy from outside with a really flavorful inside. Drooling?? 🙂 I just love munching them with hot tea. And it is Mr Husband’s favorite snack too. Just like uzhunnu vada (urad dal vadas), we love having parippu vada too, from tea stalls during our…

Thani Naadan Mutton Mappas or Mutton Pappas

This mutton mappas or mutton pappas is one of the traditional dishes of Kerala. Mappas is a gravy made out of thick and creamy coconut milk. You can make fish mappas, chicken mappas, vegetable mappas or even egg mappas. Mappas goes well with appam (flat bread made of rice), idiyappam (string hoppers), rice and roti….

Chatti Pathiri – How to make Chatti Pathiri with step by step illustration

Today I present before you one of the most delicious dishes of the Malabar region, Chatti Pathiri, with little variations of my own. Chatti pathiri or Chatti pathal is also popularly known as Atti Pathal or Adukku pathiri.  They are basically layers of pancakes coated with eggs which are interleaved with meat filling.  You may…

Orotti or Nice Pathiri – How to make Orotti – Rice Flat Bread

Orotti is one of the (almost) gluten free flat breads of Kerala. We make orotti with roasted rice flour. It is a very simple recipe with minimum number of ingredients. Orotti when made correctly are ideally very light, thin and soft. Orotti tastes best when had together with coconut milk and spicy curries like chicken…

Chicken Cutlets – Learn how to make flavorful Chicken Cutlets

Chicken cutlets or kebabs are my all time favorite. Whether to eat, or to prepare, they are one of the most loved choice. Crispy on the outside, these cutlets have a juicy and luscious filling. Grab one, and make your tea time chit chats more interesting!! Scrumptious and spicy kebabs to make your tea time warmer and…