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?? ūüôā 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…

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…

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…