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Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Asparagus – Carrot Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 medium carrots1 drumstick1 bunch of asparagus1/2 tsp turmeric powder3/4 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 3-4 green chillies 1/2 cup yogurt, beaten2 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oilsalt Preparation: Cut the vegetables into 2 inch long pieces ( 2 1/2-3 cups of vegetables). Wash the chopped vegetables and cook it with turmeric […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Beetroot Pulissery

Ingredients: 1 cup beetroot, cut into small cubes.1 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp cumin seeds2 green chillies1 cup yogurt/ curd1 tsp mustard seeds1/4-1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop beetroot into small cubes. Grind grated coconut with green chillies and cumin seeds to a fine […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Vazhakoombu-Parippu (Banana Flower-Toor Dal) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 large vazhakoombu / banana flower, finely chopped1/3 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu1/2-3/4 cup grated coconut2 garlic clovesa pinch of cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 green chillies2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Apply little oil in your hand and remove the outer hard layers […]

Kerala Dishes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Wheat Unniyappam

Ingredients: 2 cups wheat flour3 ripe small bananas/ cherupazham / palayankodan pazham 2 cups jaggery, grated3 tsp back sesame seeds1 tsp cardamom powder2 tsp gheeoil for frying Preparation: In a pan, add jaggery and melt it adding 1/2 cup of water, strain it and keep it aside to cool completely. Puree the bananas using a […]

Kerala Dishes, Pachadi, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Taro Stem / Chembin Thandu (Thaalu ) Pachadi

Ingredients: 1 cups taro stem / chembin thandu (thaalu) , finely chopped1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies1/4 tsp cumin seeds1 cup yoghurt1/2 tsp crushed mustard1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Peel off the outer skin of taro stem and chop into small pieces and keep it […]

Kerala Dishes, Rasam, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Pineapple Rasam

Ingredients: 1 cup chopped pineapple1/4 cup toor dal1 big tomato4 big garlic cloves1 tsp pepper corns3-4 dry red chillies1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp asafoetida3 tbsp coriander leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Add washed toor dal in a pressure cooker […]

Clams, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood

Clams / Kakka Irachi Ada (Elambakka Ada)

Ingredients: 1 cup cleaned clams / kakka irachi / elambakka1 onion, finely chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, chopped1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tbsp chilli powder1 cup grated coconut1 tsp pepper powder2 cup rice flour/ pathiri podi2 cup water1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oilbanana leaves/ parchment paper Preparation: Heat […]