Ulli Sambar in Kerala Style | Shallots Sambhar | Onion Sambar | Kerala Sadhya Recipe | Side Dish for Rice, Dosa, Idly

Sambar, also spelled as Sambhar is a very popular dish in India, especially South India. Normally, this lentil-based vegetable stew is served as a side dish for rice, dosa or idly. Whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner, no matter what, people have an immense love for SAMBAR! As cited in Wikipedia and other sources … Continue reading Ulli Sambar in Kerala Style | Shallots Sambhar | Onion Sambar | Kerala Sadhya Recipe | Side Dish for Rice, Dosa, Idly

Pazhampori | Ethakka Appam | Vazhakka Appam | Kerala Banana Fritters | Traditional Sweet Snack

Pazhampori / Pazham Pori (Ripe Plantain Fritters / Sweet Banana Fritters) is one of the most popular, easy-to-prepare, traditional snack of Kerala, available in almost every teashops across the state. In some areas, Pazhampori is also known as Ethakka Appam, Vazhakka Appam or Boli. This sweet snack can be prepared in minutes by dipping ripe … Continue reading Pazhampori | Ethakka Appam | Vazhakka Appam | Kerala Banana Fritters | Traditional Sweet Snack

Ulli Theeyal | Shallots in Roasted Coconut Gravy | Kerala Sadhya Recipe

Theeyal is a traditional preparation using roasted coconut as the base for the gravy. It also contain coriander, dry red chillies, fenugreek, tamarind and other spices. The roasted coconut and spices gives the curry a distinct flavour and a nice dark brown colour. Usually, Theeyal is prepared using vegetables like shallots, okra, brinjal etc. However, … Continue reading Ulli Theeyal | Shallots in Roasted Coconut Gravy | Kerala Sadhya Recipe

Amarapayar Mezhukkupuratti – Stir Fried Hyacinth Bean

Amarapayar or Amarakka Mezhukkupuratti is a vegetarian side dish usually served along with rice. Amara Payar is a member of legume family, commonly known as Hyacinth bean or field bean. You can find more details about the legume here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lablab Try this easy and tasty Amarapayar Mezhukkupuratti and let us know your feedback. WATCH VIDEO RECIPE … Continue reading Amarapayar Mezhukkupuratti – Stir Fried Hyacinth Bean

Savala Vada | Mulaku Vada : A Kerala Tea Shop Special Snack

If you have visited a tea shop or thattukada in Kerala, you might have seen this snack stacked neatly in the glass shelf. Savala Vada is also known as Mulaku Vada in some places. Few people call it as 'Ulli Vada' but, there is another snack with the same name. How is Savala Vada prepared? … Continue reading Savala Vada | Mulaku Vada : A Kerala Tea Shop Special Snack

Pazham Pulissery | Nendrapazham Pulissery | Ethappazham Pulissery | Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe | Ripe Banana in Coconut and Curd based gravy

Pulissery is a dish, unique to Kerala cuisine. Certain vegetables or fruits are cooked and simmered in a coconut and curd based gravy. Some of the variations of this dish are Mambazha Pulissery, Kumbalanga Pulissery, Ethakka Pulissery, Vellarikka Pulissery, Tomato Pulissery, Pazham Pulissery etc. This video shows how to prepare Pazham Pulissery or Nendrapazham Pulissery. … Continue reading Pazham Pulissery | Nendrapazham Pulissery | Ethappazham Pulissery | Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe | Ripe Banana in Coconut and Curd based gravy

Special Pappadam Thoran | Spicy Papad Stir Fry

Pappadoms (Pappads / Appalam / Pappadams) are thin round wafers usually made using Urad dal. Earlier, people used to make Pappadoms at home from scratch. But now, many varieties of them are common and easily available in the market. Pappadoms are ineluctable in a Kerala feast (Sadhya). They are usually deep fried and served with … Continue reading Special Pappadam Thoran | Spicy Papad Stir Fry

Varutharacha Chemmeen Curry | Shrimps in Roasted Coconut Gravy | Kerala Style

"Kerala and its love for seafood"- It is too hard to find a food documentary or write-up on Kerala cuisine without mentioning how important is seafood to people in Kerala.  With about 580 km of coastal line in the western side and more than 10 lakh people depending on marine and inland fisheries for livelihood, … Continue reading Varutharacha Chemmeen Curry | Shrimps in Roasted Coconut Gravy | Kerala Style

Gothambu Dosa (Wheat Dosa) – Instant and Soft Dosa

Dosa is basically crepes made using fermented batter. There are so many varieties of Dosas in India. Plain Dosa, Ghee Dosa, Masala Dosa, Pepper Dosa.. the list is very big. Gothambu Dosa or Wheat Dosa is a healthy breakfast made using only a few ingredients like Wheat flour, grated coconut, salt, and water. Unlike other … Continue reading Gothambu Dosa (Wheat Dosa) – Instant and Soft Dosa

Ulli Vada (Onion Fritters) – Hot & Crispy Teatime Snack

"Ulli Vada" or "Onion Fritters" (also known as "Pyaz ke Pakode" in Northern India) is a delicious and popular teatime snack in Kerala. Hot & crispy Ulli Vada will be available in most of the roadside tea shops in Kerala. It's super easy to cook and the ingredients required are easily available in the market. … Continue reading Ulli Vada (Onion Fritters) – Hot & Crispy Teatime Snack