POONDU KUZHAMBU/ GARLIC CURRY/ GARLIC SIMMERED IN A TAMARIND BASED GRAVY

Have you ever tried cooking garlic as the main ingredient ? If you love them, then try making this easy POONDU KUZHAMBU/ Garlic curry, you won’t get the usual strong pungency from the garlic as it has a tamarind base. The garlic curry will be less pungent and tangy even the kids can give a try… Continue reading POONDU KUZHAMBU/ GARLIC CURRY/ GARLIC SIMMERED IN A TAMARIND BASED GRAVY

MEEN VEVICHATHU/ Kottayam Style Fish Curry/ Meen Mulakittathu

Kottayam fish curry or Meen vevichathu can be prepared in many ways. Here you can try a traditional fish curry recipe which even the amateurs can cook at home easily. This dish is also called as toddy shop fish curry. It can be prepared with or without coconut. Usually, Kerala fish curry (meen curry) is… Continue reading MEEN VEVICHATHU/ Kottayam Style Fish Curry/ Meen Mulakittathu

Kanava Kuzhambu/ Squid in a Roasted Coconut Sauce/ Nadan Koonthal Curry

Tender pieces of squid with a spicy coconut sauce makes it an enduringly popular dish.  This curry, as prepared with a paste of coconut gives a familiar aroma as the coconut based curry is more of a comfort dish to all Malayalis and Nagercoilians ofcourse. Squid is quite easily available here in Japan and I… Continue reading Kanava Kuzhambu/ Squid in a Roasted Coconut Sauce/ Nadan Koonthal Curry

Kerala style Kadala Theeyal Recipe / Chickpeas Curry / Chickpeas in a roasted coconut sauce

Somedays based on the season or the festivities around the corner, you may get to cook so early or go on a trip and so you compromise on the food. But with the best choice being a dish that doesn’t gets spoiled easily tops the list is roasted coconut gravy. And that’s my amma’s/ grandma’s… Continue reading Kerala style Kadala Theeyal Recipe / Chickpeas Curry / Chickpeas in a roasted coconut sauce

Chana Masala/ Chole Masala/ Chickpea Curry

A flavorful, thick, stew-like curry that’s not overly spicy, and the perfect plant-based vegan meal. Chana masala is traditionally based with chickpeas, onion, ginger, fresh cilantro, a blend of spices, and tomatoes. The magical step that takes this dish to the finger lickin’ level is the bulk of flavourful spices and DIY garam masala. It… Continue reading Chana Masala/ Chole Masala/ Chickpea Curry

Fish Dum Biriyani/ Malabar Fish Biriyani

Northern Kerala, the malabar region has many wonderful cuisines. One such authentic dish is Biriyani. Biriyani is always there to make us happy. Be it a lazy weekend or family get-together or any functions, it never fails to impress us. So for all the Biriyani lovers here, Come let me introduce you to the Malabar… Continue reading Fish Dum Biriyani/ Malabar Fish Biriyani

Orange Chicken/ Panda Express Orange Chicken Recipe

Do you love the ORANGE CHICKEN at Panda Express? The sweet, sticky sauce, the crispy breading, the incredibly average, but still so satisfying, American-Chinese dining experience. Ugh… It’s so good!! A flavourful reminiscent of the orange chicken in the comfort of your kitchen… I’m happy to say the final version of this recipe is the… Continue reading Orange Chicken/ Panda Express Orange Chicken Recipe

Semiya Ice/ Vermicelli Popsicle/ Homemade Popsicle recipe/ Kutchi Ice

One of the things we enjoyed during our childhood was the Summer vacations. As kids, we countdown to our summer holidays to visit grandma’s place, not just to play, but just to fuel our batteries with the ice creams. The croak sound ‘pom pom or awooah awooh’ from an ice cream cart was enough to gather almost every… Continue reading Semiya Ice/ Vermicelli Popsicle/ Homemade Popsicle recipe/ Kutchi Ice