Ayala (Mackerel) Mango Fill

Ingredients Ayala Fish (Mackerel) – 3 nos Green Mango small pieces (Sour) – 5 pieces Chilli Powder – 2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder – 1 Teaspoon Small Onion – 10 nos Salt – To taste Curry leaves – 5 leaves Grated Coconut – 2 Table spoons Ginger – One 3 inch piece Garlic – 5 ClovesContinue reading “Ayala (Mackerel) Mango Fill”

Egg Fruit mango Chutney

Ingredients Egg fruit (Brinjal) – 1 Mango small pieces – 3 pieces (if  not sour take only 5 pieces) Chilli Powder – 1 Teaspoon Big Onion – 1 Chopped Salt – To taste Curry leaves – 5 leaves Grated Coconut – 4 Table spoons Ginger – 1 small piece Roasted ground nuts – 1 TablespoonContinue reading “Egg Fruit mango Chutney”

Anchovy (Kozhuva) Chutney

Anchovy (Kozhuva) This small fish is known as Nethili, Natholi, Netha, Nathal or Kozhuva in Malayalam; Indian Anchovy in English; Nethili, Thogaimeen, Nethail in Tamil; Nethallu, Pooroava, Kelba, Poravallu in Thelungu; Bolingei Kollathuru in Kannada; Kati in Hindi/Marati and Phyasa in Arabic. This tiny fish is very tasty and good for health. It is richContinue reading “Anchovy (Kozhuva) Chutney”

Instant Eggless Jack Fruit Pudding….Yummy!!

This is the jack fruit season in Kerala and we make lots of dishes with raw as well as ripe jack fruits. This is a unique dish which I made and its simply yummy and soft as icecream.  All must try it up if you have few pods of ripe jack fruit and rice flour.Continue reading “Instant Eggless Jack Fruit Pudding….Yummy!!”

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”

Easy and delicious Multi Grain Bread Pudding

Ingredients Multi Grain Bread – 4 slices Milk – 1 1/2 Cups Egg – 2 Cups Vanila Essence – ½ Teaspoon Melted Jaggary/Honey – 3 Table spoons Preparation Break Multi Grain Bread into pieces and place in a mixer grinder jar, add milk vanila and melted jaggery or honey, then break the eggs into it.Continue reading “Easy and delicious Multi Grain Bread Pudding”