A meal from Kerala

Kerala Meal is a meal with some special dishes from the southern state Kerala, which is also known as God’s own Country.   Kerala Meal was prepared for the last marathon which was a Flatbread Special. Pathiri is the flatbread from the Malabar region and while planning on this meal, I asked Rajani for help.…

Uddinvade

Uddinvade is spicy Black Gram patties which are shaped like a doughnut. They have a crisp golden exterior and a soft fluffy interior. We are working on an A to Z series where I have picked the theme, Pick One State and make Three Dishes. For this month it’s Karnataka and I am cooking from…

Togari Nuchhin Unde

Togari Nuchhin Unde is steamed lentil dumplings, which are an ideal protein-packed healthy breakfast from the Karnataka region of South India. Since we live in Gujarat we love our steamed snacks. Dhokla, Khaman and Patras are some of the most popular steamed snacks of Gujarat. I did know about some of the steamed snacks that…

Sada Dosa

Sada Dosa is a South Indian snack made with a batter, which is made with rice and urad dal. The ground batter is fermented to make crisp crepes. When we say Sada Dosa, it means simple Plain Dosa. A Dosa which is made with a basic batter made with rice and urad dal. It is…

Kodo Millet Khichadi

Kodo Millet Khichadi is a gluten-free, healthy and nutritious one-pot meal. The khichadi is full of vegetables and makes an excellent no-frill comfort meal. Khichadi is a mish-mash and a national dish of India. It is highly promoted for its simplicity and food value. My hubby is very fond of these and I make different…

Sheermal

Sheermal is a saffron-flavored traditional flatbread, from Awadhi Cuisine . It is one of the Nawabi breads served with mostly meat delicacies in Lucknow and Hyderabad . The bread is also popular in Kashmir. Mildly sweet , Sheermal is also made in Pakistan and Iran . The bread is influenced by the Persian Cuisine and…

Pathiri

  Pathiri is a flatbread from the Malabar region of Kerala, this unleavened flatbread is made from rice flour , salt , oil and water, where the flour is cooked and then kneaded to a smooth dough to make spotless white rice roti . The word pathiri traces its origin to the Arabic word fateerah…

Takkali Salad

Takkali Salad is a salad made with tomatoes, onions and green chillies. The Kerala style salad is topped with coconut oil. Takkali is tomato in Malayalam, and this is one word I learnt while we took a trip to the backwaters in Kerala. The Takkali salad is nothing but a very simple salad, in fact…