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Water Spinach Dry Subzi (Vayal Cheera Thoran)

When you visit a new place, visiting the local vegetable market is such a delightful way of getting to know locally grown vegetables and greens. You discover and learn so many new things. One such really exciting discovery is the … Continue reading

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Raw Papaya Stir Fry (Thoran)

Back home we mostly cook backyard vegetables like mango, jackfruit, raw banana, banana flower and stem, amaranth leaves, drumstick, colocasia, drumstick leaves, etc. Papaya is also commonly found and used often in the kitchen. Papaya thoran (Kerala style dry subzi) … Continue reading

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Punarnava – The Neglected Medicinal ‘Weed’

Not so long ago, when our backyards were not manicured, we had an abundance of greens such as Punarnava, Poovamkurunnila, Thiruthaali, Manithakkaali, karuka, thumba, the list goes on. They grew like weeds but were very useful and handy for first … Continue reading

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Idichakka Thoran(Tender Jackfruit dry subzi)

A tasty side dish. It’s a summer specialty!   Ingredients: Tender jackfruit, diced – 250 gms Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Salt to taste Water – 1 cup For seasoning: Grated coconut – 1 cup Coconut oil – 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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