Category Archives: Vegetarian

Traditional keralite Parippu Payasam to celebrate 2nd anniversary of Blogging

It’s our 2nd anniversary!! It’s been 2 years since I’ve started this blog or rather another food blog was added to this huge pool of lovely food blogs.  When I started I didn’t know if I could sustain this even for … Continue reading

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Ethakka Appam / Pazham Pori / Banana fritters/ Ripe Plantain fritters

Ethakka Appam is what we call these golden beauties. At my inlaws place they call it Pazham Pori and in English it’s either Ripe plantain fritters or banana fritters. Whatever name they go by, these are yet another Keralite delicacy that is a regular … Continue reading

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Sheera (Sweetened Semolina with Raisins n Nuts)

Sheera is a typical Indian sweet dish made with semolina (known as either “rava” or “sooji” in India).  So therefore it’s called as “Sooji ka halwa” also in many places. This very light, fluffy, moist halwa may be eaten for breakfast, served with … Continue reading

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Black-Eyed Beans Curry

The benefits of Black-Eyed Beans (Lobia) are so numerous that we can’t say enough in praise of it.  They are loaded with nutrition and taste and plus it’s not at all expensive. It’s rich in proteins, fibres, anti-oxidants, potassium, and a whole lot of other … Continue reading

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Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage Thoran or stir fry is a signature Kerala dish. It’s served for lunch as a side dish / accompaniment and is a sure thing even for Sadyas. This delicious thoran is super easy to make, the beautiful yellow color makes it really … Continue reading

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Palak Paneer Matar Masala

Just realized I’ve got way too many pending recipes in my drafts and even more number of pictures taken and saved on my hard drive…hoping to make its way to the drafts of my blog space and then to the … Continue reading

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Mushroom Peas Masala

I bought a box of mushrooms yesterday when I went grocery shopping. None of us are fans of mushrooms but I obviously couldn’t resist picking up a box ONLY because it looked gorgeous and sooo fresh! It was literally like … Continue reading

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