Chacka Kuru Olath Quick and Easy

Oh!! when I think of cleaning and making Chacka Kuru (Jack fruit seed) I usually leave the idea because it is so difficult to take each raw seed and remove the outer skin with a knife.  In olden days there was a joke of cleaning jack fruit seeds.  Ladies in villages usually gather here andContinue reading “Chacka Kuru Olath Quick and Easy”

Heal Mind, Body and Spirit with ‘Gayathri Mantra’

A scientifically proven mantra to obtain physical, mental and spiritual health (Holistic health). The ‘Gayathri Mantra’ Dear Readers, please note all that is written here are the outcome of my research and understanding of a Universal Prayer, the “Gayatri Mantra”.  Thanks to all the YouTube contributors and writers. References are all at the bottom.  ThisContinue reading “Heal Mind, Body and Spirit with ‘Gayathri Mantra’”

He..Bed Bug !!! Ouch….Centipede!!! – Short Story

A long-awaited happy Saturday arrived for Reenu. Her Uncles son’s wedding would be on Sunday.  She with her older sister and mother reached her mother’s brother’s house on Saturday morning.  It was a very happy occasion for Reenu and all the children of the family, who met only once in a while for celebrations likeContinue reading “He..Bed Bug !!! Ouch….Centipede!!! – Short Story”

Snake Under the Stone – Short Story

Once a girl of 7th grade came home after her school, had her tea and snacks then ran to the paddy fields of her father, without even changing her school uniform. She loved playing in the water and catching little fishes from the small streams near the fields.  On that particular day there were aboutContinue reading “Snake Under the Stone – Short Story”

Mullatha Thoran

Today I am presenting to you a rare fruit which has earned name and fame lately for its benefit in preventing or curing cancer. In some parts of Kerala it is called Mullatha, it is also known as Piruthi Chacka/Plathi Chacka. In English it is called Sour soup. Mostly people use its ripe fruit forContinue reading “Mullatha Thoran”

Idinchaka Cutlet

Hello friends, here I am with a rare recipe….Have you heard of cooking and eating tender jackfruit (Idichacka in Malayalam)?? Since it is jack fruit season in India, you can find tender jack fruits on trees. So I thought this is the best recipe for this season of fasting or Lenten season for Christians. IngredientsContinue reading “Idinchaka Cutlet”

Multigrain Bread Sandwich

Hi friends, here I am with my 50th recipe!!  Thanks a lot for all your support and encouragements.  When I began my site, I didn’t even think that I would be able to persevere in posting so many recipes because I am a bit lazy chap you know!!..Now somehow with your help and support IContinue reading “Multigrain Bread Sandwich”

Vow! Fish Pickle

Ingredients Any Fleshy fish pieces – ½ Kg Kashmiri Chilli – 2 Cups (Soak in little water for an hour and make paste) Coriander powder – 1 tea-spoon Pepper Powder – 2 Tea-spoon Turmeric Powder – 1 Tea-spoon Fenugreek powder – ¼ Tea-spoon Asafetida – 2 pinches Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon Garlic – 3Continue reading “Vow! Fish Pickle”

Banana Viral (Finger): Healthy Recipe

Ingredients Un ripe (green) banana – 3 Egg – 1 Gram flour – 3 Table spoons Chilli Powder – 1/2 Tea-spoon Pepper powder – 1 Tea-spoon Meat masala – 1 Tea-spoon Turmeric Powder – ¼ Tea-spoon Lemon juice – ¼ Tea-spoon Salt – To taste Oil – 3 or 4 Table spoons Flax seeds –Continue reading “Banana Viral (Finger): Healthy Recipe”

Yummy Mango Chutney: Healthy Recipe

Ingredients This was a must have dish in Kerala during my childhood days in mango season.  In those days mangos were available only during summer. During our summer vacation, we kids would pluck mangos from the tree and make chutney on our own and relish it. It was real fun, climbing mango trees and plucking,Continue reading “Yummy Mango Chutney: Healthy Recipe”