Kappa puzhukku or Tapioca curry

Dishes made with kappa is most popular in Kerala. During the world War 2 Travancore state faced acute scarcity of rice. Kappa or maracheeni served as a staple food of kerala in those times. I loved kappa/ maracheeni in any form. In my family my amma used to make variety of dishes with kappa like…

Carrot chutney without coconut.

Carrot chutney is very healthy ,easy side dish without coconut for dosa, idly, uthappam etc. We need very few ingredients to make this. Let us see how to make this chutney Preparation time approx 15 minutes. Ingredients. 1big onion chopped finely. 1 big or 1 cup grated carrot. 2 tbsp channa daal 2 pod of…

Wheat flour halwa/ Gothumai halwa

Gothumai halwa making is a very tedious work if you are taking the milk and do. Today I tried a new method. It tastes like iruttukadai Thirunelveli halwa. Even bigginer’s can make this sweet without failure.with in 30 minutes we can make this halwa. With little ghee we will get yummy halwa. Let us see…

Matta aval vilayichathu/nanachathu

This traditional evening snack from Kerala is made with jaggery and coconut.  We need not cook. When we were young my amma used to make this as an evening snack. It is very easy and yummy too. This you can make with white aval Also. It will be more tasty with Matta aval.you can use…

3 minutes Tomato 🍅curry for dosa Idly

This easy tomato curry we can use for all kind of tiffins and with in 3 minutes we can make. This curry is a good option for chutney and sambar. I always make this because it’s less calories. With very few ingredients we can make this yummy curry. Let us see how to make this….

Arisi upuma.( In pressure cooker)

Arisi upuma is one of the popular breakfast dish in South Indian houses Today I am giving you the easiest method of making arisi upuma without any lumps. I made this in pressure cooker using store bought Idli rawa. With in few minutes we can make this. Its a good option for lunchbox. We can…

Instant Paniyaram.

I have already posted 2 different varities of paniyaram. This one is very easy no need of fermentation or idly batter. We can make instantly and it is very spongy. We need very few ingredients to make this. I have added eno salt to make it more spongy. If you dont want to add eno…

Green apple pickle.

I have already posted green apple recipe in my blog. This one is totaly different and it will stay at room temparature for 3 to 4 days and 3 to 4 weeks if you refrigerate. I have not added garlic in my pickle. If you like garlic you can add some chopped garlic also. It…

Rawa laddoo

Let us start my New year with a sweet recipe. I made rawa laddoo for new year. Its one of the easiest,popular sweet dish from South India. Even beginners can make this sweet without failure. Let us see how to make this sweet. Preparation time approx. 15 to 20 minutes. Ingredients. 1 cup rawa or…

Puli Venda saar.

Puli means tamarind in Malayalam and tamil. Saar means curry. Puli venda saar means boiled tamarind curry. Venda saar is a very traditional curry of tamil brahmins. If we dont have any vegetable or if you are in a hurry to make some curry this one is the best option. Those who like tamarind flavour…

Thanni Kozhukkattai.

Thanni kozhukkattai is one of the popular traditional breakfast dish from Kerala. Rice and coconut are the main ingredient for making this kozhukkattai. We have to grind the rice and coconut and cook the kozhukkattai in hot water. This water is very tasty to drink and has lot of health benifits also. I learnt this…

Podi podicha palakkad temple style Pulingari

I have already posted the southern kerala style pulingari recipe. This one is totaly different from southern style. . For making podipodicha( means powdered masalas) pulingari we have to powder the masala and add to the curry using very little coconut. This type of pulingari is served in temple festivals also. It is very popular…