Kinnathappam – Easy Steamed Rice Cake

Kinnathappam

I am always on the lookout for easy to make and healthy tea time snacks. Kinnathappam is the perfect example of this. Traditionally, Kinnathappam is made by grinding soaked rice and then grinding it. This takes a long time, so I make it with ready made rice flour. Also, traditionally, jeera is sprinkled on top, but […]

Chemba Puttu

Chemba Puttu

Chemba puttu is made with chemba puttu podi or brown rice flour. The puttu made in this style will be red brown and darker than the traditional puttu. I generally like the flavour of this puttu compared to the other one. It can be made along with Kadala curry for a quick, delicious and healthy […]

Lemon Rice

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Lemon rice takes me back to my childhood and long train journeys to Kerala. We would generally take a big container of lemon rice along with fish fry to eat on the train journey. Lemon rice is fresh and light and easy on the stomach. I generally take it nowadays in my lunch box as […]

Vegetable Stew

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For our breakfast whenever there is appam there is stew. Usually it is mutton stew, but when mutton is not available then we make this delicious traditional Kerala vegetable stew. This is a very simple and quick dish to make.   Ingredients 1 cup thick coconut milk 1 cup thin coconut milk 1 chopped potato […]