Podalangai Poduthuval – Palakkad speciality (snake gourd curry)

This is yet another favourite sidedish from childhood days.Poduthuval is vegetables prepared by using grated coconut,green chillies,cumin and turmeric with  a handful of cooked toor dal or moong dal. This features almost everyday in Kerala cuisine. Although the ingredients seem so simple and the preparation method so easy this is one tasty dish altogether. You can choose… 

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Quick chilli cheese spread

Quite often we run out of spreads for breads and fall back on jam or simply toast dry. The quick chilli cheese spread is something you could do quickly at home without rushing to a store to buy a tub which you might use couple of times  and then forget about it. Quick Chilli cheese… 

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Cranberry Orange Moist cake…..Eggless version

This is one of the most easiest and the most divine of all cakes as the orange flavour and the tangy aroma wafting while baking is simply irresistible.This cake doesn’t need any embellishments as glaze or cream as the flavour is something you don’t want to  mute with other flavours. Combined with dried cranberries this is easily the most favoured …. 

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Cranberry chocolate pancake mix cake

Thee are so many varieties of recipes you could turn out with a pack of pancake mix. If you find yourself left with a box of pancake mix leftover after preparing pancakes for your kids and they dont want any more pancakes, dont despair. There are such fabulous varieties of cakes you could bake quickly… 

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Fruit and nuts granola bites

As the wave of health consciousness is gathering momentum and moms are being ever so careful to watch what their kids put in their mouths more innovative snack options , the grab and go kind are evolving. Fruits ,nuts,seeds must form a part of our daily diet in some form so this is a very good way to include… 

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