Muta Cheera Thoran

Ingredients Cheera/spinach – 2 Cups (Cut into fine) Onion – 1 Turmeric – 1/2 Teaspoon Green Chilli – 2 or 3 Ginger – 1 small piece Coconut Oil – 1Table spoon Eggs – 2 Curry leave – 5 leaves Pepper powder – ½ Teaspoon Preparation Chop the Muta Cheera (Ceylon Spinach), Onion, Ginger and GreenContinue reading “Muta Cheera Thoran”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Instant onion and lemon pickle with no cooking

Are you in a hurry and want to dash off to work? Or too tired in the evening and lazy to make any curry , but want to munch something with your rice or bread? Get hold of an onion and a lemon and there you go…. Ingredients Onion – 1 Chilli powder – 1Continue reading “Instant onion and lemon pickle with no cooking”

Lovely Eggless Chicken Cutlet

Ingredients Cooked Chicken boneless – 1 Cup (minced or cut into fine bits) Green Chilli – 1 crushed Curry leaves – 5-10 Chilli powder – 1 Tea-spoon Turmeric Powder – ¼ Tea-spoon Cloves – 3 Cinnamon – 1 (2 inches piece) Cardamom – 3 (open and take only seeds) Fennel (Saunf) – 1 Tea-spoon GarlicContinue reading “Lovely Eggless Chicken Cutlet”

Fast and Adipoli Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients Sweet Potato – 1 Big Onion – 1 Green Chilli – 1 Pepper Powder – 1 Tea-spoon Coconut/ Olive Oil – 1Table spoon Scraped Coconut – 1 Cup Salt – To taste Cheese – 1 piece (optional) Preparation Wash and clean sweet potato. Cook in a cooker for 3 to 4 whistles. Off theContinue reading “Fast and Adipoli Sweet Potato Salad”

Egg Thoran Quick and Easy

Did some friends or relatives suddenly show up in your house at lunch or dinner time? Or want to rush your kids to school with a fast and easy side dish? Try out this quick and tasty dish. Ingredients Egg – 1 Tomato – 1 Onion – 1 medium Turmeric powder – ¼ Tea-spoon GreenContinue reading “Egg Thoran Quick and Easy”