Mutton Curry – How to make Mutton Curry

Mutton curry is a very delicious and easy curry to make. I often make Mutton Biriyani or mutton curry with Ghee Rice when guests arrive. This is the way that my Mother makes mutton curry, except for that I add a bit of garam masala powder towards the end, for that extra flavor. It is a very…

Kadala Curry – Learn how to make Kadala Curry the easy way

Kadala curry is a quick and easy gravy to make. It is made with whole Bengal gram or black chickpeas. It has a beautiful color and a very pleasing aroma. We usually prepare kadala curry for breakfast together with Puttu. Puttu is a layered cake made of rice flour or semolina (rava), with interleaving layers…

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…

Roasted Squid / Koondal varattiyathu – How to make Roasted Squid

Here is another lip smacking dish made of squid – roasted squid or koondal varattiyathu. Usually when I get fresh squid, I make either Roasted Squid or Spicy Squid Fry. Both are equally delicious. While fried squid is a dry side dish, roasted squid has thick gravy, and is perfect to be had with hot appams,…

Meen Pathiri or Fish Dumplings – How to make meen pathiri

Meen pathiri is a very tasty snack, again, from Kerala, especially the Malabar region. If you are an avid follower of my blog, you would have noticed that many of my dishes are from the Malabar cuisine. And that is because, I belong to this wonderful land of foods, rich in flavors and tastes. So…