Articles by: Dean Panicker

watermelon

Happy Watermelon Day!

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Posted: August 3, 2016

I wish everyone a Happy Watermelon Day today, as everyone across the globe celebrate August 3rd as the Watermelon Day! I think this big fruit deserves it’s own day. Do you all agree with me? […]

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puttu

Puttu / Steam Cake

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Medium

Puttu / Steam Cake is the one of most famous breakfast dishes in Kerala. Oh! Yes, this is my personal favorite too and I always believe that if I can eat puttu for breakfast, my […]

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Cherry Pickle

Cherry Pickle

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Cherry Pickle Last week I got some cherries from my cousin and they were sour and very sharp in taste. I have seen people soaking cherries and in pickling juice and using. But, I wanted […]

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Karimeen Fry

Karimeen Fry

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Medium

Karimeen or Pearl Spot fish is seen in the fresh waters of Southern India, especially in Aleppy region of Kerala. It’s very sad that,very recently I have seen in a local news paper that Karimeen […]

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cheera and payaru curry

Cheera and Payaru Curry /Spinach and Mung Bean Curry

Serves: 4

Time: 00:45 Hrs

Difficulty: Medium

Spinach and Mung bean curry is a healthy dish and at the same very delicious and fulfilling too. Mung beans are rich in protein and fiber and spinach is a good source of vitamins. The […]

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egg and potato masala

Kerala Style Egg and Potato Masala

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Medium

This stylish Egg and Potato Masala is a typical Kerala style breakfast dish. I was always in love with this dish. My school days have a special association with this dish, as I used to […]

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papaya thoran

Papaya Thoran

Serves: 4

Time: 00:30 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

A simple papaya and coconut stir-fry is so delicious with rice and yogurt combo. This thoran is slightly different from the normal thorans as I have added urad dal to give an element of crunchiness […]

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Slow Poached Squid-Kerala Style

Slow Poached Squid-Kerala Style

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Posted: July 15, 2016

‘A very easy to make dish’ – no complicated masala mix involved. I just relied on the quality of the ingredients, and kept it very simple. I have used an earthen ware pot to enhance the […]

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mutta thoran

Mutta/Egg Avial

Serves: 4

Time: 00:25 Hrs

Difficulty: Easy

Mutta Avial is a lovely side dish for rice. Hard boiled egg and the ground coconut-spice mix is gently combined together and finished with the aromatic tempering of curry leaves, dried chilly and mustard seeds. […]

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Jack fruit/ Chakka Avial

Jack fruit/ Chakka Avial

Serves: 4

Time: 00:25 Hr

Difficulty: Medium

Chakka avial is a seasonal and more of a traditional delicacy of Kerala. The young, unripened jack fruit is used to make Chakka avial. For this I have used only jack fruit as the main […]

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