Roasted Red and green bell pepper chutneys

This post has two recipes , one for roasted red bell pepper chutney and the other recently added green bell pepper chutney . Roasted red bell pepper chutney :  In this recipe Iam using roasted bell peppers which Iam greatly fond of by making a chutney using gram dal, roasted pepper and some coconut. This… 

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Vazhakkai Podimas | Raw Banana curry

raw banana curry , vazhakkai podimas

There are so many ways to cook raw plantains , but we prefer this podimas , which is nothing but grated raw plantains spiced mildly with minimal ingredients . The raw plantains may be pressure coked or in a pan , i prefer the open cooking as the plantains need to be removed from hot… 

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Beet Root Pachadi ( Kerala Festival recipe |Raita )

Beetroot Pachadi is one of the side dishes  or a dip prepared during the festive lunch  of Onam, Vishu and even for Tamil New Year . Pachadi in the South Indian version is basically a grated , cooked  vegetable used to mix with yogurt, and a spiced coconut ground paste is added to give a… 

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Mathanga Eriseri | Yellow pumpkin ( Vishu Sadya Recipe )

Erisei , Vishu sadya recipe ,Mathanga Eriseri , yellow pumpkins eriseri

This is a popular dish from Kerala and is almost always prepared as part of the Sadya. The varieties of making eriseri are many and combination with different vegetables. The most popular erisseri made are the chena (yam) and green plantain (vazhakkai),the yelllow pumpkin/mathanga erisseri.The recipe given below is for the yellow pumpkin/mathanga.   Ingredients:… 

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Pani varagu Menthiyam Dosa | Proso millets and methi seeds dosa

millets dosa, proso millets methi dosa

Millets and fenugreek !! There cannot be a more healthier mix to make delicious soft, porous , crispy edged  and soft centred dosas  to satisfy all dosa lovers  .  The  scent of the ground fenugreek seeds  and the amazing  colour of the dosa is sure tempting .If you are a die hard dosa fanatic, then… 

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Olan ( Kerala Vishu Sadya Recipe with winter melon )

Olan, kerala vishu sadya recipe

Olan is a family favorite and I make it  as often as possible . With the simplicity of preparation and the ingredients it can be made many times and will not be overpowering as the flavors of the coconut milk is so subtle, creamy and any age can enjoy this easy dish without any health… 

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