Author Archives: kerala

Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari is a popular sweet in Kerala made with Rava, ghee and sugar. Learn how to prepare yummy and tasty Rava Kesari here Ingredients Rava / Semolina -1 cup Sugar – 1 cup Ghee – 6 tbsp Raisins – a handful Cashews – a handful Water – 2 cups Food colour...

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Carrot Halwa

Carrot halwa is a popular dessert which is popular among the Indians. It is very sweet and tasty. Learn how to prepare yummy carrot halwa here Ingredients Carrot – 1 kg, peeled and grated Milk -1 litre, preferably full fat Sugar – 5 Tbsp Ghee – 2 Tbsp Cardamom powder...

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Paal Pidi

Paal Pidi or Paal Kozhukkatta is a popular dessert in Kerala. It is prepared with rice flour and coconut milk. Learn how to prepare tasty Paal Pidi Ingredients For the Rice Ball Roasted Rice Flour – 1 cup Thin Coconut Milk – 1/2 cup Hot Water – as needed For the...

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Ela Ada

Ela Ada is a popular tea time snack in Kerala. It is prepared with rice flour and normally filled with something sweet. Learn how to prepare Ela Ada Ingredients Rice flour – ¾ – 1 cup (I used roasted rice flour) Boiling water – 1 – 1¼ cup (refer notes) Salt...

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Idli

Idli is a very healthy common breakfast of Kerala. There are varieties of Idli made using rava, oats etc. Learn how to prepare plain idli Ingredients Urad Dal (Uzhunnu Parippu or Black Gram) – 1 cup Rice Flour – 3 cups Salt – As required Water – As required Baking...

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Uppumavu

Uppumavu made usually with Rava or Vermicelli is a popular breakfast dish of Kerala. Learn how to prepare tasty and delicious Uppumavu Ingredients Green Chillies (Chopped) – 3 or 4 Ginger (minced finely) – A small piece (about 1 inch long) Dry Red Chillies – 4 Onion (chopped into fine...

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Puttu

Puttu or steamed rice cake is a popular breakfast dish of Kerala. Puttu with Kadala curry, banana or pappadam is a great combination. Learn how to prepare tasty puttu. Ingredients Rice Flour – 2 cups Grated Coconut – 1 cup Ghee – 1/2 tbsp, melted Water – as required (approx 2/3 cup) Salt...

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Idiyappam

Idiyappam or Kerala rice noodles are white soft tasty breakfast popular in Kerala. It goes well with spicy non veg curries. Learn how to prepare yummy idiyappams. Ingredients Rice flour – 2 cups Water -1 1/2 to 2 cups. Salt – 1/2 tsp. Coconut oil – 2 drops Grated coconut – 1/2 cup...

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Fish Molee

Fish Molee is a variety of fish curry popular in Kerala made with coconut milk. Learn how to make traditional and delicious Fish moli Ingredients Pomphret, Pearl Spot, Mullet or Seer fish – 1/2 Kg Onion  – 2 (thinly sliced) Ginger – 2 inches (sliced) Garlic – 10 to 12...

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Pazhampori

Pazhampori also called as Ethakka appam is the fried banana fritters which is a popular snack of Kerala. Learn how to prepare yummy Pazhampori Ingredients Banana – 4 Refined flour – 100 g Yellow colour – 4 drops Cumin seed – 1 pinch Sugar – 100 g Refined oil –...

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Appam

Appam is one of the famous breakfast of Kerala. It is popular among the Malayalees and goes well with spicy non veg curries. Learn how to make Appam Ingredients White rice – 2 cups Grated coconut – 1 cup Cooked rice – 2 tsp Sugar – 2 tbsp Yeast –...

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Ada Pradhaman

Ada pradhaman, a favorite dessert among the Malayalees is made using ada with coconut milk and jaggery. Learn how to prepare yummy Ada Pradhaman Ingredients Raw rice – 1 cup Sugar – 1 cup Coconuts – 2 Jaggery – ½ kg For Garnishing Cashews – ¼ cup Raisins – ¼...

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Dr A P J Abdul Kalam’s Inspirational Quotes

Former Indian President Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away on 27th July 2015 was a great personality who had always inspired many people especially the youngsters. He was a great lecturer who was able to influence the youth of India with his inspiring and interesting speeches. Here...

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Pray for Nepal

A powerful magnitude of 7.8 has hit near Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal before noon on Saturday. The tremors reached as far as New Delhi in India and Dhaka in Bangladesh. This is the most powerful earthquake to have hit these areas recently and this catastrophe has struck near...

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