Jackfruit/Chakka Avial

The flesh of the jackfruit is starchy and fibrous and is a source of dietary fiber.In Kerala two varieties of jackfruit  are predominanat mainly varikka  and koozha .Raw jackfruit can be used to prepare curries,fries,puzhuku etc.Here is a recipe of Chakka Avial.   Ingredients Jackfruit  Pieces                2cups Jackfruit Seeds  …

Vegetable Cutlet

Vegetable Cutlet is an appetiser that is a good starter for a dinner or as a snack.The snack made with vegetables and potatoes is a healthy dish.try out this recipe. Ingredients Mixed vegetables 1 cup (It Includes carrot,french beans,cabbage) Potatoes (Boiled) 2 Onion (big) 1 Green Chillies-3-4 Ginger – 1 inch piece Garlic…

PARIPPUVADA

Parippuvada is a nadan tea time snack which is crispy as well as tasty.It is made with Chana Dal.The Dal is fried in coconut oil with  some ingredients to enhance the taste.Here is the recipe to try out. Ingredients Chana Dal-2cups Onion -1 Big Ginger – 1 piece Curry Leaves-1 Spring Whole Green…

Kerala Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is a good combination for Dosa, idly or Oothappams. This version is exclusively used as a side dish for breakfast. The chutney/Chammanthy for Kanji or rice differs from this. Now have a look at this recipe. Ingredients Scraped coconut – 1cup Green Chilly – 2 Ginger – A small Piece Onion(Ulli)…

Chicken Cutlet

Chicken Cutlet is a simple and easy to cook snack that can be served along with evening tea or even as a side dish for lunch or dinner. You can easily put in between two bread pieces and make sandwich or can roll along  chappatis to make a lunch for the kids.Its quiet…

Idiappam and Egg Roast

Idiappam is a popular Kerala breakfast made of rice flour.The flour is pressed in to noodle form and steamed.Since it is oil free it serves as a healthy breakfast.It can be served with any side dish or can use scraped coconut and sugar as side dish.Here i suggest Egg Roast which is a…

Dates Milk Shake

This is a milk shake that the kids loves most.With the natural sweetness of dates and milk the recipe becomes a sweeter one even with less sugar.Try this for yourself and your family. Ingredients Dates                      20 Sugar            …

Kappa and Meen Curry

Kappa with Meen curry is a tasty combination that can be served as a side dish for dinner or for evening tea.Here is a simple and easy recipe for it. Kappa Ingredients Kappa/Tapioca – 1Kg Coconut – 1/2 Turmeric Powder – 1/4 Tsp Green Chilly-4 Garlic – 3 Curry leaves Small Onion –…

Kerala Appam and Chicken Stew

Appam is a popular breakfast among the Keralites. Appam can be prepared with or without using yeast.We can use toddy instead of yeast.Then we call it Kallappam.The ingredients used are much less but it is an awesome breakfast that you can make out very easily.It goes very well with any side dish as…

Meen Curry in Curd

Fish/ Meen curry cooked with curd/yoghurt is a special item which is seen usually in Northern parts of Kerala especially in Kannur.For the preparation we should use small fish like Natholi,small mathi(sardine),Mullan etc which do not contain fat.It is said that curd does not go well with the fish but since the small…