Chakka Varattiyathu Easy is a tasty jam or preserve that is very popular in Kerala. Most of the Malayalees have jackfruit trees in their vicinity and hence this dish is an all time favorite. This is unique and special with an awesome thick tasty preserve that kids devour as jam with chappathis etc. The traditional age old recipe was time consuming and here you can discover an easy preparation of the dish with no compromise to taste. This dish is prepared in a vessel named ‘uruli’. Stir well the contents in the ‘uruli’ until the jackfruit mixture solidifies and you can relish on this beautiful sweet. Generally this jackfruit preserve is made during jackfruit season and is stored for future use.”Chakka” is a Malayasam word which means Jackfruit and “Varatti” means to cook until there is no moisture content. Jackfruit is a rich source of dietary fiber that makes it a bulk laxative. This helps to improve digestion. It is a great source of Vitamin C and antioxidants, which can strengthen your immune system.
It is very difficult to resist Pacha Meen Porichathu as an accompaniment with your noon day meal. Fried fish finds a very favorite place in Kerala Cuisine. Spicy crispy Pacha Meen Porichathu is the favorite of every Malayalee. The yummy dish is unique and special with a mouth watering flavor and aroma. While frying, care has to be taken so that softness of the fish is maintained. Marinating fish with the spicy mixture is important so the flavors of the masala sink deep into the flesh. Marinate the fish pieces at least for 15 minutes. Fish is nutritious, rich with protein and other vital nutrients necessary for human body. The dish is totally irresistible both for the young as well as the old and you need not think twice. You can explore a step wise illustrated recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the dish.
Meen Mulakittu Vattichathu is a traditional and Nadan favorite of kerala very popular in almost all Malayalee homes. The fiery red, spicy flavored fish curry goes perfect with rice and is the best accompaniment with Kappa Vevichathu. The red color and thickness of the dish is the trick played by Kashmiri red chilli powder. It is Gambooge or ‘Kudampuli’ that grants the tangy flavored twist to Meen Mulakittu Vattichathu. Prepare Meen Mulakittu Vattichathu in a clay pot for best results. Fish is nutritious rich in vital nutrients necessary for human body. You can explore a step wise illustrated Meen Mulakittu Vattichathu dish here that can be easily prepared at home.
Kerala Meen Curry is a delicious accompaniment with noon day meals and holds an integral part in the meal menu. This is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy. Meen Curry is unique and special with a spicy red colored thick gravy and oil floating on top. Fish is nutritious and rich in vital nutrients necessary for human body. Sprinkling fenugreek powder on top of cooked meen curry dish instills a variety and awesome flavor unlike the usual fish curries. You can explore a step wise illustrated Spicy Meen Curry here that can be easily prepared at home.
Kerala Sambhar / Sambar is a delicious lentil rich vegetable stew prepared in an authentic traditional style. This can be cooked with lots of vegetables or you can also limit the addition of veggies as per requirement. It is a unique and tasty dish cooked with the tangy flavor of tamarind and very minimal oil. The veggies enhance the nutritive index and the dish is irresistible when served hot with idli, dosa and rice. This is uaually served with rice makes a wholesome nutrition rich meal. Lentils form the base of sambar. Usually it’s made with toor dal (split pigeon peas lentil) but can also be made by mixing moong and toor dal or masoor (red lentils) and toor dal. You can explore a well illustrated dish here that can be easily prepared at home.
Olan Simple And Easy is an authentic and traditional styled Sadhya dish that is very tasty and very nutritious. The simple and homely Olan curry dish is one of the essential dishes in Onam Sadhya. The flavors are so delicate and just perfect that suits the Malayalee palate. The creamy curry base rich with the fragrance of coconut oil, makes this a tempting dish that goes well with white hot rice. Olan, a simple and easy dish, is unique and special with a combo of nutritious veggies. These veggies are very nutritious and healthy for human body rich in vital nutrients. Kids love the mildly spiced creamy coconut milk flavored curry dish that is wholesome and very healthy too. You can explore a well illustrated Olan Simple And Easy dish here that can be easily prepared at home.
Payasam is a creamy, delicious rice pudding very popular in South India usually enjoyed after a grand Sadhya. Payasam is a healthy irresistible dessert a favorite with kids as well as elders. Payasam is unique and special with cooked rice blended in a thick creamy milk base and spiced up with flavoring agents. Payasam can be easily prepared at home following the detailed illustrations. You can explore a well detailed Payasam dish here.
Inji Curry with its sweet, sour and hot flavors is adjudged one of the best dishes in a grand Sadhya. No Sadhya is ever complete without the mouthwatering and tempting dish that is traditionally prepared. The tangy favorite complements almost all other dishes. Inji Curry is unique and tasty with ginger pieces blended in a mixture of jaggery and tamarind. Ginger rich in medicinal properties is effective for digestion. It is advised to consume ginger daily in any form to maintain good health and vigor. Indian dishes fortunately are rich in ginger flavor. Ginger is used in many form like ginger tea, ginger pickle, ginger theeyal, ginger chutney etc. The preparatory steps for preparing the flavorful dish has to be carefully followed for best results. You can explore an authentic Inji Curry recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Avial – Real Kerala Curry is a delicious blend of mixed veggies in coconut and yogurt mixture. Seasoned with curry leaves and coconut oil, Avial is a nutritious as well as traditional dish in Kerala cuisine. Avial termed as a classic dish uses vegetables like elephant yam, carrot, drumstick, potato, snake gourd, cucumber, beans, plantain etc as per choice. No Sadhya or a festive gathering is complete without Avial. You can discover the dish, a real Kerala curry in simple illustrations. It goes perfect with white hot rice. The dish can be prepared with a little gravy but some prefer it dry. Enjoy Avial dish.
Ethapazham Pachadi is one of the tastiest delicacies in a Grand Sadhya. Ethapazham Pachadi is a yummy pachadi with the perfect balance of taste and flavours. The mild sweetness from the banana is balanced with the usage of green chillies in this recipe. The dish is unique and special with a mouthwatering taste and aroma. You can explore a well illustrated Ethapazham Pachadi here that can be easily prepared at home.