Potato Bhaji – Learn how to make Potato Bhaji

Potato bhaji or just ‘Bhaji’ as we call them is a gravy made of potatoes. The version that we prepare is not too dry. This potato bhaji is usually served along with poori, and the combination is just perfect. Hot, crispy and fluffed up pooris served for breakfast with this spicy potato curry will definitely…

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…

Kerala Style Egg Roast – Learn how to make Kerala style Egg Roast

Kerala style egg roast is always remembered with Appam, a traditional breakfast bread of Kerala. This combination is very popular and an everyday favorite of many Malayali households. It is a match made in food heaven. You could even hear the rhythm of ‘appam mutta roast!!!…appam mutta roast!!!…’ (or appam mutta curry) in almost all…

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….

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,…

Mambazha Pulissery or Sweet and Sour Ripe Mango Curry – How to make Mambazha Pulissery

Mambazha pulissery is one of the most loved curries served for Kerala sadyas. For those who are unaware of Kerala sadya, it is an elaborate banquet served during festivals like Onam and Vishu, and for auspicious occasions like weddings.  It consists of steamed Kerala rice with a variety of different accompaniments and desserts. So this mambazha pulissery is one of my…