Chakka Varatti | How to make Jackfruit Halwa

We are starting the BM# 52 with first week featuring Seasonal Produce. This theme can feature one seasonal produce in different forms or different vegetables/fruits. I opted to make dishes with Jackfruit. Jack fruit is one of my favorite fruits and I love it in all forms. Growing up, we used to get this fruit […]

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Prawns Biryani | Kerala Style Chemeen Biriyani

For the final day under Biryanis I made Prawns Biryani. I already have a version of Prawn Biryani, and wanted to try from a different cuisine. Today’s version is from Kerala cuisine. It’s also called as the Shrimp or Chemeen Biryani. I landed here and almost followed the recipe. Since I was cooking along with […]

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Neyyappam ~ Traditional Kerala Sweet

Neyyappam or Nei Appam is a Traditional Kerala Sweet, made with rice and Jaggery. These can be served as part of the festival meal or as an evening snack. I have always loved Athirasams that are famous in so many states across India. The knack in making a Athirsamas that are soft to eat, is […]

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Pazham Pori | Banana Fritters | Step By Step Recipe

Pazham Pori is also known as Ethakka Appam as I am told. The mere mention of Pazham Pori conjures of memories long forgotten, of childhood delights, of youthful indulgence and a mature fantasy. Well for all the adventures we have had, the conquest of Pazham Pori remains the one of the top. And my fondness […]

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Kerala Vegetable Stew in Microwave!

From our many vacations spent in Kerala, the most prominent things that come to mind, are the Idiappam, Appams, Istew and Pazham Pori. I can’t decide in which order I like them. I simply love them all. When we visit those places, we always had the honour of getting royal treatments from Dad’s assistants. Starting […]

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My Ever Green Appam!

Well sorry my appams are white as a pristine! To say I am fond of Appam is saying too little. My attachment to Kerala and its delights started very early, as we were introduced to Kerala feasts on many visits to the different places in Kerala during our vacations. Most were reproducible with equal taste […]

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Kerala Kollah Puttu

I have always been very fond of all kerala breakfast. They have so many healthy dishes for breakfast that helps us keep going. My all time favorite breakfast items have been Appam with Stew, Puttu with Sugar and Iddiappam. Wow all mouth watering dishes. Amma makes Puttu both in the regular form and in the […]

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