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Mulaku Varutha Puli (Chilies and Shallots in Tamarind Water)

Every region has a few dishes that involves just rustling up some basic stuff together to get by on a lazy or difficult day. These dishes are never made for guests as they are considered too simple, minimalistic, and not … Continue reading

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Kerala Style Roasted Coconut Chammanthi/Chutney

A chammanthi/chutney (not to be confused with chutneys served with dosa) that can add punch to the most mundane item like a rice gruel (kanji) meal. Mouth-watering, lip-smacking, flavorful, tangy; all these adjectives cannot do justice to this chutney. Make … Continue reading

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Thaal Avial – Colocasia Stem Avial

“Naattinpuram nanmakalaal samruddham” This line from a Malayalam poem loosely translates to “Goodness abounds in the village.” Life in the village is so much about sharing. Produces from your garden, special items made in the kitchen, sweets and savories that … Continue reading

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Coriander Chutney Powder/Kothamalli Chutney

Moms never cease to surprise! Just when you think you have tasted almost everything that your mom makes, there comes a new one. How I wish culinary skills were hereditary! So, the latest one that mom surprised me with is … 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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