Easy, tangy and tasty seasonal raw mango rice or mangai sadam, Tamil style. Grate the mango with the peel and add peanuts for greater flavour and nutrition.
Recipes for the Hungry- sometimes Exotic, mostly Healthy, always Delicious
Festival & Celebration
Panakam or Panagam: Traditional chilled drink of Jaggery water with dry ginger -specially made for Sri Rama Navami festival – easy, refreshing and healthy
Christmas Plum cakes are my favourite eats. A trip to Kerala is not complete if I don’t stock up on the rich cakes available at the numerous bakeries, after first checking out from locals as to which one is the ‘best’. I have been wanting […]
A deliciously tasty rice, made by mixing cooked rice with a spiced mint sauce. Nutritious and so easy to make!
An Exotic yet healthy Payasam / Kheer of Black Rice, Vanilla and Apricots. Soaking the rice for 3 hours reduces the actual cooking time. The rice is soft and chewy in texture, with a nutty taste and a heady aroma and the kheer is delicious. The cardamom is optional as the rice has enough flavour on its own.
Pulikachal – A South Indian delicious paste of dry red chillies, spices, a handful of lentils and a thick tamarind extract cooked in hot sesame oil. The cooked paste is mixed with rice to make the fragrant dish called Puliyodharai.
Everything about this bread is good, the making and baking, the taste, the aroma. I have followed the recipe for Brown butter Banana Cranberry Bread from Joy the Baker, as faithfully as I could except that I reduced the cranberries to 1 cup and used frozen instead of fresh. The original recipe did n