Category: Vegetarian

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Thiruvathira Puzhukku

  Thiruvathira puzhukku is usually prepared during Thiruvathira celebration in Kerala. It is made using tubers, red cow peas and raw banana. The common tubers that are used for this dish, in Central Travancore region are kachil, vettu chembu, chinese...

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Vendakka Mappas / Okra Stew

    Ingredients Vendakka / Okra – Around 20 – 25 small, cut into 1 – 1.5 inch rounds Onion – 1/2 medium, thinly sliced Ginger – 1.5 tsp, chopped Green chillies – 2 – 3, slit Tomato – 1...

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Kaya Upma / Raw Banana Upma

      This is a really interesting dish from my dear friend, Manju Jyothish. We all know of different varieties of upma such as semolina upma, sabudana upma, rice noodle upma, vermicelli upma, bread upma, broken wheat upma, aval...

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Chembu Asthram / Taro Root Curry

Chembu asthram is a typical Kerala dish that is served as part of an offering, along with kanji (rice gruel), muthira puzhukku (horse gram stir-fry) and mango pickle, during kumbha bharani festival in Chettikulangara, Kerala. It is so easy to...

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Mushroom – Potato Curry

  Ingredients (Serves 2) 1. Mushroom – 250 g, sliced 2. Potato – 2 small, cubed 3. Onion- 1 small, thinly sliced Ginger – 1.5 tsp, chopped Garlic – 1.5 tsp, chopped Green chilli – 1, slit Curry leaves –...

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Easy Dal

      This simple, quick yet tasty dal recipe was shared by Manju Jyothish. It calls for the most common ingredients that everyone will have in their pantry. Here moong dal/ cherrupayar parippu  is cooked in a pressure cooker...

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Kaya (Raw Banana) Mulakooshyam

  Mulakooshyam is quite a popular dish in my part of Kerala. This is a kind of medicinal recipe as it is mostly prepared when somebody is down with fever or cold. Hot kanji and a bowl of mulakooshyam can...