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Panakam

panakam

Panakam is a simple sweet drink prepared during festivals like Rama Navami. In my village, Thekkegramam, this drink is served to people pulling the temple chariot on Rama Navami day. Some households would keep a huge vessel full of Panakam … Continue reading

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Chukku Kaapi (Dry Ginger Coffee)

Sitting snuggled up in your sofa, warm and cozy, watching the drizzle with a steaming cup of coffee in your hand; something all of us wanna do during monsoons. Imagine the coffee had a very interesting twist! Chukku kaapi (dry … Continue reading

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Sharkara Varattti (Jaggery-coated Banana Chips)

Mildly spiced sweet chips synonymous with Onam, an indispensable item in sadya (feast). Ingredients: Raw plantains (large) – 5 Nos Jaggery (Sharkkara/achu vellam) – 10 Nos (2 pieces of jaggery per plantain) Cardamom (Elakkai, elaichi) – 5 nos Dry ginger … Continue reading

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