Parippu Vada

Ingredients 1.5 cups Toor dal 3/4 cup Onion (chopped) 1 sprig Curry leaves (chopped) 1 tbsp Ginger (finely chopped) 2 Green Chillies (finely chopped) 1/2 tbsp Dry red chilli flakes Salt to taste Recipe 1. Soak toor dal (split pigeon peas) for 3-4 hours 2. Drain and grind coarsely along with salt 3. Add chopped … More Parippu Vada

Sharkara upperi / sharkara varatti (Spiced Jaggery coated plantain chips)

Onam’s coming up, which means I need the customary chips for the sadhya. This time around I have run into a problem. I cannot find Sharkara varatti in any Indian store 😭. And being the stickler for certain things, it meant that I now need to make something I have always just bought in a … More Sharkara upperi / sharkara varatti (Spiced Jaggery coated plantain chips)

Banana muffins

Ingredients 3 large overripe Bananas 1.4 cups All purpose Flour 1/2 cup Sugar (Increase to 2/3rd if you have a sweet tooth) 1 Egg 2 tbsp Coconut milk (thick, unsweet) 4 tbsp Sunflower oil 1 tsp Baking powder 1 tsp Baking soda Pinch of Salt Recipe Preheat your oven to 425 F Line your muffin … More Banana muffins

Kerala Vattayappam

Ingredients 1 cup Raw rice1 cup Cooked rice1 cup Grated coconut1/2 cup Coconut milk (thick)1/2 cup Sugar1 tbsp Water1 tsp Sugar1 tsp Yeast Recipe 1. Soak the uncooked rice for 6 hours2. Drain and set aside after soaking3. In a grinder or a blender, grind the soaked rice, cooked rice, coconut and sugar along with … More Kerala Vattayappam