Poori / Puri


Poori is a popular Indian fried bread which we occasionally make for breakfast at home. As it is fried we try to make it less, but it is still a favorite. Poori is generally served with a side dish like poori masala or chana masala. In Maharashtra, we used to eat it along with Shrikhand […]

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

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 […]

Aloo Paratha – Step by Step Recipe

Aloo Paratha with Chutney

Aloo paratha is one of my husband’s favorite breakfast items. Aloo paratha is quick, simple to make and utterly delicious. I also pack them in lunch boxes as they are can be quickly made in the morning. Aloo paratha is basically paratha with potato filling. We have these parathas with curd, tomato sauce or coriander […]

Vegetable Stew

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 […]