Tender Coconut Pudding, Karukku Pudding from Kerala

Tender Coconut Pudding, Karukku Pudding from Kerala

This Layered Tender Coconut Pudding is a delicious treat for the hot summer days. Easy to make, low in calories, requiring very few ingredients-what more can you ask for in a dessert. Elaneer Pudding or Karukku pudding is an authentic recipe from Kerala, the land 

No Fry Banana Chips, Kerala Style Nendran Chips

No Fry Banana Chips, Kerala Style Nendran Chips

Here is an easy recipe for No Fry Banana Chips. Kerala Style Banana or Plantain or Nendran chips need no introduction. It is extremely popular not only in the state of Kerala in India, but you can find it almost everywhere in the world, in the snacks aisle.

Tricolor Oats Ammini Kozhukattai, Steamed Oat Rice Balls

Tricolor Oats Ammini Kozhukattai, Steamed Oat Rice Balls

Tricolor Oats Ammini Kozhukattai is a slight variation to the traditional recipe of Ammini Kozhukattai. This is a famous snack item from Southern India. In Andhra, it goes by the name Undrallu Guggillu or Talimpu Undrallu and the Kannadiga name for the same is seke undlaka.

Palakkad Special Ela Adai, Steamed Pancake, Vegan Gluten free

Palakkad Special Ela Adai, Steamed Pancake, Vegan Gluten free

Palakkad special Ela Adai is a traditional dessert from Kerala. It is an oil free, gluten free and vegan dessert. It is common to make Ela Adai during the summer season when ripe jackfruit is available in abundance. Traditionally Chakka Varatti (thick jelly prepared with 

Kerala Style Vegan Tapioca Stew, Kappa Ishtu

Kerala Style Vegan Tapioca Stew, Kappa Ishtu

Kerala style Vegan Tapioca Stew or Kappa Ishtu is a delicious, simple, one pot curry from the Southern state of Kerala in India.
Kappa is the malayalam name for Cassava or Yuca and is one of the main starch ingredients in Kerala’s food culture, along with rice. The other popular Malayalam names are maracheeni, Poola kizhangu, Maravalli Kizhangu, Kolli Kizhangu.

Malabar Special Kalmas, Popular street food from Kannur (Kerala)

Malabar Special Kalmas, Popular street food from Kannur (Kerala)

Malabar Special Kalmas is a spicy gluten free street food from Kannur District in Kerala. You will mostly find chicken stuffed Kalmas on the streets of Kannur. Here is a vegetarian version of the same. You can go creative with the stuffing for this recipe. Since traditionally chicken or beef is used for stuffing. You can use any vegetarian substitute like Mushroom, Soya chunks, Tofu, Paneer or any other item of your choice

Vazhai Poo Usili, Banana Flower Curry

Vazhai Poo Usili, Banana Flower Curry

Vazhai Poo Usili is a delicious dry curry with Banana flower and crumbled Lentils from the state of Tamilnadu. Vazhai Poo means Banana flower in Tamil. Usili is a preparation which is made using steamed and crumbled Lentil paste. You can add usili to many other vegetables like French Beans, Cluster Beans, Cabbage etc. For this recipe, Usili has been combined with Banana Flower. Let’s learn to make this signature dish of the Tambrahm community.

Mango Kadhi, Manga Morkootan from Southern India

Mango Kadhi, Manga Morkootan from Southern India

Manga Morkootan is a delicious coconut gravy based side dish made with semi ripe mangoes. This is widely consumed with rice during summer season when mangoes are found in abundance in entire India

Sweet and Sour Okra/ Vendakkai Puli Pachadi

Sweet and Sour Okra/ Vendakkai Puli Pachadi

This Sweet and Sour Okra or Vendakkai Puli Pachadi as it is called in Tamil, is a simple and satvik delicacy from southern india and is part of kerala cuisine.