Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Herbs (thyme, rosemary, marjoran, garlic, ginger) salt brined, buttermilk fried chicken. Perfect fried chicken in golden brown, with tons of beautiful, juicy, tender meat, with lots of flavour both in the batter and within the chicken. It’s got a bit of spice and fantastically crispy skin. I usually make Kerala chicken fry and it goes…

Kerala Parippiu vada

  Chaayayum Parippu Vada- is a common reply if you ask someone “what’s for tea?” I love to munch these parippu vadas in a rainy day sitting idle in the balcony. Wow! Have you ever tried this combination? I am sure all keralites had such a wonderful experience. Parippu vada -Dal/Lentil Fritters is famous deep…

Idiyappam/String Hoppers/Noodle appam

  Idiyappam an easy to make and super delicious South Indian steamed rice noodle. Made simply from rice flour. Idiyappam is one of those dishes which have been my favorite right from childhood. My mom used to serve it with sugar, milk and grated coconut for breakfast. As a kid, I used to absolutely love…

Shrimp/Prawns Pickle (Kerala Style)

Pickling is one of the ways by which you preserve food items. And if you are living in a place where you do not get good, fresh sea food very often, then you could try this prawn pickle recipe whenever you get some fresh ones. In most of the Indian cuisines, pickles are an unavoidable…

Hariyali Chicken /Mint Chicken /Grilled Chicken

Chicken is my all time favourite, especially as stew or curry. Since it’s grilling season and want to try something different. “I started to think”, namely that I can cook less oily, non spicy and in a healthy way. One summer long ago, I had an impulse to try Tandoori Chicken and kalmi chicken…Since I…

Idli/ Dosa

View this post on Instagram Good morning Saturday☺ Made Idli (steamed rice lentils batter) with Coconut chutney & Samabar! Idli is a very common South Indian Breakfast and is healthy. It is made from a fermented batter of rice and lentils. Idili is usually served with Hot Chutneys (Chammanthi)  and Sambar (vegetable with lentils and Sambar powder)…