Nadan Chicken Cutlet – Kerala style Chicken Croquettes

  Hello my Dear Wonderful People! How are you all doing? Happy Valentines day! A day for love, a day to be loved and a day for love to be loved! Yup.. Its one whole day when we get to show our special people that they matter to us. And unlike many people, I absolutely… Continue reading Nadan Chicken Cutlet – Kerala style Chicken Croquettes

Chettinad Milagu / Pepper Chicken

Hello My Dear Wonderful Readers , So the festivities are just around the corner and I have tons of festive food recipes to share with you. But before that I would like to share this recipe. If you are the kind of person who loves rotti and chicken or plain rice and chicken, then this… Continue reading Chettinad Milagu / Pepper Chicken

Sundal – Chicken pea salad with fresh Coconut, mustard and curry leaves

  Hello my wonderful readers! It has been so hot in Bangalore I can not begin to describe the heat! When I moved to Bangalore, I remember even in March some morning we would have to wear sweaters to school. But given the heat now, its hard to believe there was a time like that.… Continue reading Sundal – Chicken pea salad with fresh Coconut, mustard and curry leaves

Coconut Rice with a Red chilli, Curry Leaf and Gram Tempering

Hello my Dear Wonderful Readers!! How are you all doing today? So this is what I made for our dinner last night. It is so simple and hardly takes any time. If you have any left over rice, you can use that too. I make a new batch of rice everyday so I can add… Continue reading Coconut Rice with a Red chilli, Curry Leaf and Gram Tempering

Chemmeen Theeyal – Prawns cooked in roasted spices and coconut gravy!

Hello my Dear Wonderful Readers!! This time around I am taking you back to my roots. This recipe has been on my ‘to do’ list for quite sometime now but I honestly haven’t had the time to make it. Simply put, this one is a little tough and time consuming to make and for me this… Continue reading Chemmeen Theeyal – Prawns cooked in roasted spices and coconut gravy!

Simple Onion Salad / Kerala style / Challaas

My next post is an authentic Kerala style fish fry for which the perfect accompaniment is a “Nadan” salad. Back in Kerala it’s called Challaas. Usually when alcoholic drinks are served with fish fry, Challas is a must. So here it is. Ingredients – Onions – 2 large White Vinegar – 2tbsp Green Chilli –… Continue reading Simple Onion Salad / Kerala style / Challaas

Soft Fluffy Idli!

An authentic south Indian breakfast includes a preparation made with Rice or Wheat, usually fermented overnight and then either steamed or fried. Once such dish is the Idli! Accompanied with a chutney or a chammanthy, Iddli’s are best served hot out of the cooker with “Kappi” – Coffee.   Ingredients – Idli Rice/ Boiled Rice  … Continue reading Soft Fluffy Idli!