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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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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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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CURRY LEAVES KOZHAMBU | KARUVEPILLAI KOZHAMBU

curry leaves kozhambu

The humble curry leaf is packed with incredible nutrients to combat so many ailments and diseases that it’s no wonder our moms and grandmas included it in as many dishes as  possible mainly as a garnishing and even added some in rasam podi and sambar podi while grinding the podi in bulk . Sadly we… 

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