The first time I ever tasted this dish was when I went to my in laws house after our marriage. Until then, I have had kappa koottan with coconut paste and also other varients which are commonly prepared in Trivandrum and Cochin. My amma either makes the tastier trivandrum style kappa koottan or makes kappa chenda with grated coconut for… Read more →
Author: Lekshmi Hari
Roasted Brinjal In Coconut Gravy!
Some days are like that when the only veggie to be left on the vegetable tray would be brinjal. In my awesome threesome family, both father and his daughter doesn’t like to eat brinjal much in any form.Though I try to include them in the little one’s diet as much as I can. I don’t know what to name… Read more →
Quail Egg Bhajis With Easy Bhaji Chutney!
Quail eggs have a permanent place in our pantry which is always refilled as soon as the stock is over. They are said to have more advantages over normal chicken eggs. Hard boiling them is so easy and popping them into the mouth with little salt and pepper is a fun thing to do. Here, Jebu eats chicken eggs and… Read more →
BBQ Chicken Wings!
During childhood, sunday evenings were always spent in front of the TV watching Doordarshan movies. All the homework and assignments for the next week would be finished by sunday afternoon. Evening movies and the cartoon Jungle Book was not a thing to miss. Also, my amma would make nice snacks for the movie time. She made cutlets, noodles, diamond cuts,… Read more →
Dried Anchovies Fry / Unakka Netholi varuthath!
Childhood was so yummilicious! Oops! What did I say right now! ? I was thinking about those good old days when my ammoomma would buy fresh fish from the market and preferably the ones her grand kids love to eat. She has a chart set in her mind about which grand child likes which fish. And she will be sending… Read more →
Gulab Jamuns with Milk Powder!
I am adding a sweet recipe to the blog after quiet a long time. I believe, gulab jamuns are the best for come backs! This a quick and lovely jamun recipe. Hope you all will love it. These are the ingredients for gulab jamuns! This makes about fifteen to twenty gulab jamuns. Milk powder- 1 cup All purpose flour-… Read more →
Easy and Yummy Skewers ( Stove Top)!
This is one of our family’s favourite evening snacks. The lip smacking taste and goodness of all the veggies and the marination makes them irresistable. I make them of different kinds depending upon the availability of ingredients in my pantry. Vegetarians can use paneer and non vegetarians can use chicken to make these skewers. Either way, it is a treat… Read more →
I did not have much love for ulli theeyal before I came to Singapore. But when something which was easily available suddenly becomes unavailable, the demand will gradually increase. Later I felt my hidden love for theeyal and the craving kept on increasing day by day. I was a beginner in cooking and it was difficult for me do all… Read more →
Chicken Cheese Pasta!
I am on the HUMBLE mode while drafting this post. Because, I have done not many experiments with pasta. Jebu is a BIG fan of pasta and what I make for her is just some pasta in a cheesy soup because she is a big fan of soft cheese. For her, it is a no veggie pasta for she… Read more →