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Moru Kachiyathu

Moru Kachiyathu or kachiya Moru is a simple and traditional dish of everyday Kerala lunch menu. Learn how to prepare delicious Moru Kachiyathu. Ingredients Buttermilk (moru) – ½ ltr/ 500 ml ( room temperature) Small onion – 4-5 Ginger – 2 tsp, chopped Green chili – 3-4 Red chili –...

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Kootu Curry

Kootu Curry is a very famous traditional Sadya recipe. It serves as a great side dish with rice. Learn how to prepare delicious kootu curry. Ingredients Raw green plantain – 3/4 cup chopped Elephant yam – 3/4 cup chopped Black channa – 1/2 cup Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chilly...

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Aviyal

Aviyal  is a classic Kerala recipe which is a delightful mix of all kinds of vegetables in yoghurt and grated coconut and is seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves. Lets learn to prepare yummy aviyal. Ingredients Thick yoghurt – ¼ to ½ cup Carrot – 2 Potato – 1 Beans –...

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Sambar

Sambar is a very popular dish of South Indians. It is served with steamed rice or as a side dish for idli, dosa etc. Sambar with rice is one of the main courses in sadya. Learn how to prepare Sambar Ingredients Tur dal – 1/3 cup Tamarind – small lemon or gooseberry sized...

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Beef Ularthiyathu

Beef Ularthiyathu is a delicious and spicy non vegetarian dish of the Keralites. Learn how to make Spicy Beef Roast or Beef Ularthiyathu Ingredients Beef – ½ kg Onion – 1 big, sliced finely Small onion – ½ – ¾ cup, sliced Chili powder – ½ tbsp Coriander powder – 1tbsp...

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Sughiyan

Sughiyan is a deep fried Kerala snack made with whole green gram, jaggery and coconut. Learn how to prepare tasty and yummy Sughiyan here Ingredients Whole Green Gram – 2 cups Jaggery – 3/4 cup grated Coconut – 3/4 cup grated cardamom crushed – 2 Dry Ginger Powder – 1/4...

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Bonda

Potato or Aloo Bonda is a spicy snack which is famous all over India. Learn how to prepare tasty and yummy Aloo Bonda. Ingredients For the Batter 2 cups besan/gram flour ¼ cup rice flour ¾ to 1 cups water ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp red chili powder a pinch...

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Parippu Vada

Parippu Vada is a delicious tea time snack common in South India. It is prepared using Toor Dal or Channa Dal. Learn how to prepare tasty Parippu Vada. Ingredients Toor Dal (Thuvara parippu) or Channa dal (Kadala parippu) :1 cup or you can use 3/4 cup toor Dal or 1/4...

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Pal Payasam

Pal Payasam is a very delicious dessert made with rice, milk and sugar. It is prepared mainly during festive seasons or special occasions. Learn how to prepare tasty Pal Payasam Ingredients Milk – 4 cups (full fat preferable for creamy kheer) Basmati rice – 2 tbsp Ghee – 1 tsp...

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Milk Peda

Milk Peda or Doodh Peda is a popular South Indian sweet which is normally made during special occasions or festive seasons. Learn how to prepare yummy Milk Peda. Ingredients Condensed Milk – 1/2 tin (200 gms) Milk powder – 1 cup Melted Ghee – 2 tsp + to grease Saffron...

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Ghee Mysore Pak

Ghee Mysore Pak is a popular sweet of the South Indians which is very delicious and yummy. Learn how to prepare tasty Ghee Mysore Pak. Ingredients Besan flour – 1 cup Sugar – 2 cups Ghee – 1 and 3/4 cups + 1 tbsp Oil – 1/4 cup Water –...

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Boondi Laddu

Boondi laddus are very tasty and delicious sweet popular in India which is made usually during festive seasons. Learn how to prepare delicious Boondi Laddu. Ingredients For the Sugar Syrup 1.5 cups sugar ¾ cup water For the Boondi Batter 1.5 cups besan/gram flour 1 cup + 1 tbsp water...

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Unniyappam

Unniyappam is a very special tea time snack which is popular is Kerala. It is normally prepared during special occasions or festive seasons. Learn how to make Unniyappams. Ingredients Rice flour – 1 cup Jaggery – 100 gms Water – 1 cup Coconut bits (thengakothu) – ½ cup, fried in...

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Semiya Payasam

Semiya Payasam is a very sweet and delicious dessert famous in Kerala and is made normally during festive seasons. Learn how to prepare yummy Semiya Payasam Ingredients Semiya/ Vermicelli – 1/2 cup heaped Sugar – 1/2 cup levelled Milk – 1/2 cup Ghee – 2 tsp Cashew nuts – 6...

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