Tag Archives: Breakfast

Paneer Paratha

Winter has almost bid farewell but that does not deter paratha lovers from biting into these delectable stuffed breads. I tried paneer parathas today and it turned out quite well. Paneer parathas are easy to make and are absolutely wholesome … Continue reading

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Tangy Poha

Here is a tangy variety of poha that almost tastes like puliyodarai. I tasted this at a¬†friend’s house and soon after tasting the first spoon, me and my mother were after my friend and her¬†mother-in-law to get the recipe secret … Continue reading

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Sesame Cheese Toast

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A wedding that I attended recently had a good spread of starters and cocktails. Among the more predictable paneer tikka fare, there was an interesting crispy fried bread geneously sprinkled with sesame seeds. Though I like to pretend that I … Continue reading

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Pazham Nurukku/Jaggery Coated Plantain/Steamed Plantain

Plantains are an integral part of Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala. Malayalis cannot think of an Onam without plantains. Keralites leverage plantain in all its forms and age. Raw plantains are deep fried and salted or jaggery coated to … Continue reading

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Milaga Podi (Dry Chutney Powder)

There are two items that you will definitely find in every South Indian household – curd and milaga podi (dry chutney powder or gun powder as non-Southies call it). Podi is potent gun powder that can make any food item … Continue reading

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Ammini Kozhukattai (Steamed rice balls)

Soft and chewy steamed rice balls with a tadka and grated coconut. An easy and yummy snack item also made during Ganesh Chathurthi. This dish is also made on the occasion when small children start crawling and crosses the doorstep … Continue reading

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Appam & Vegetable Stew

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Mixed vegetables cooked in coconut milk and flavored with spices served along with soft and fluffy appams. A lip-smacking combo that can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Ingredients: Mixed vegetables (cauliflower, potato, carrot, peas, beans) cut in small … Continue reading

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