Kerala Veg

Lime Pickle

This is a Kerala Style Lime Pickle. Lime Pickle is often served with rice and curries in Malayalee homes. There are different versions of Lime Pickle. This is my style of making it. Lovely Zlamushka of burntmouth is hosting the event a spoonful of Christmas. For the

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Snake Gourd Dal Curry

Padavalanga Parippu Curry Ingredients: Snake gourd -1\2 kgToor dal -1\2 cupGrated coconut -1\2 cupGreen chillies -4Turmeric powder -1\2 tspCumin seeds -1\4 tspWater -2 cupsSalt -to taste For Tempering: Mustard seeds -1 tspSmall onions -4 slicedDry red chillies -3 brokenCurry leaves -1 sprigOil -1 tbsp Method: Scrape the

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Kerala Banana Pulisseri

Nendhrapazha Pulisseri Pulisseri is a famous Kerala dish. Here I have made the Pulisseri using ripe Kerala Bananas called Nendhrapazham or Ethapazham. It is a sweet and sour dish and is so yummy! This is my entry for JFI hosted by Mandira. What you need: Ripe Kerala

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GBP – Bitter Gourd Thoran

I like growing vegetables in my compound. In February, I had a good harvest of Pumpkins from my backyard. This inspired me to grow Bitter Gourd this time. In April, I sowed the seeds, which were bought from a nursery. It began to give yield from last

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Avial is a famous Kerala vegetarian recipe. Is is one of the essential items served in ‘Onasadhya’!  A variety of vegetables like drumstick, carrot, yam, pumpkin, string beans and snake gourd are used to make this recipe. In fact, you can use whatever vegetables are there in

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Spinach Stir-fry

Cheera Mezhukkupuratti Here is a simple and tasty recipe to make spinach. I’m sure your kids will love it! In this recipe, I have used the variety called cheera/arakeerai . Here in Bangalore, there is a boy who brings greens of all varieties on his bicycle to

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Lady’s Finger Stir Fry

Vendakka Mezhukkupuratti This is my mom’s recipe for Lady’s Finger Stir Fry. It is very simple and easy to prepare. It goes well with rice and rotis. Ingredients: Lady’s Finger -1\4 kgOnion -1 slicedGreen chillies -2 slitTurmeric powder -1\4 tspPepper powder -1\4 tspSalt -to tasteOil – 2

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Raw Mango in Coconut Milk (Manga Curry)

Hi everybody! This is my first posting. It is a very simple curry which you can make with very few ingredients. It is Mango season and raw mangoes are available everywhere! Try this raw mango curry which goes well with steamed rice. Ingredients: Raw Mango:1 Geen Chillies:4

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