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Dhaba style Dal

Dhaba style Dal Dal is a curry made of lentils to go with rice and is a staple in every corner of India, though made differently from region to region. Dhaba are restaurants that are usually situated on highways, they majorly cater heavily spiced Punjabi food and are very popular for their style of cooking. Many restaurants have adopted this style of cooking and gradually turning into a cuisine of its own kind, this dal is one such recipe. This absolutely delicious...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 0 Comments November 24, 2014

Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread Zucchini bread, a quick and moist bread packed with all the goodness of Zucchini, nutty flavor of walnuts/pecans and aroma of warm cinnamon. The bread is more like a breakfast than dessert, the flavors soak in as it sits for a while and the recipe is so simple that it is easy to bake the previous night and great with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate next morning.   It was hard time...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 0 Comments November 13, 2014

Onam Sadya Recipes

Onam Sadya Recipes Happy Onam Readers. September 7,2014 is Onam, Festival of Kerala and since two weeks we have planned on what to cook and how to take pictures to do a Onam Sadya. The inspiration was after our trip to God’s own country, Kerala, last November. We did stay and travel in the boat house from Alappuzha (Alleppey) to Kumarakom, where we had a personal cook who made tons of authentic food and we instantly fell in love with the coconut oil infused...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 0 Comments September 06, 2014

Inji Curry

Inji Curry   Recipe: Edible Garden Preparation & cooking time: 30 minutes Shelf life: 1 month (if refrigerated) Ingredients you’ll need: 1 cup of cleaned, peeled and roughly chopped fresh ginger 2 of green chilies 1/4 cup oil 1/4 tsp of mustard seeds 1/8 tsp of asafoetida 1/8 tsp of fenugreek seeds 4-5 curry leaves 1/2 tsp of red chili powder or adjust to taste 1/4 cup of thick...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 0 Comments September 06, 2014

Vendakai|Okra Pachidi

Vendakai|Okra Pachidi Vendakai|Okra Pachidi     Ingredients you’ll need: 12 okra 1/2 onion 1 tbsp oil and Oil to deep fry 1/4 tsp mustard seeds 1 green chili (or to taste) 1 cup thick plain yogurt Buttermilk or water (to adjust consistency) Salt to taste Preparation:     Clean okra and chop them in thin rounds, not very thin or...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 1 Comment September 05, 2014

Palada Pradhaman

Palada Pradhaman Onam celebration is incomplete without Palada pradhaman or ada pradhaman. Palada pradhaman is a creamy, cardamom flavored (not over powering taste though) payasam made with rice sheets broken into small bits, called ada and cooked along with milk and sugar. The ingredients are quite simple but the dish is soothing and satisfying after a fulfilling sadya.     It’s a comfort...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 1 Comment September 03, 2014

Kerala Style Avial

Kerala Style Avial Kerala Style Avial is a medley of vegetables that is simmered in ground coconut – cumin mixture and topped off with a dollop of coconut oil. Many friends shared their version and then I knew, even within Kerala, it’s made in a few different ways and differs from city to city, home to home. I decided to follow Edible garden’s recipe because it is a no onion – garlic recipe and her pics of avial is so tempting. ...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 1 Comment September 01, 2014

Mambazha Pulissery

Mambazha Pulissery Mambazha Pulissery is a yogurt based dish made with ripe mangoes, the ripe mango gives the curry a sweet-sour flavor. Pulissery is also called moru curry and is served towards the end of the sadya|meal. Other pulissery variations are with yam, taro or raw banana.     Ingredients you’ll need: 1 and 1/2 cup of ripe or semi ripe mango 1 cup of sour yogurt 1/2 cup Fresh or frozen...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 1 Comment August 30, 2014


Erisseri Erisseri is also a traditional Kerala dish like Olan that is served in any festival or marriage sadya. The preparation is simple and effortless. Yellow pumpkin can also be substituted with yam or raw banana. The texture of cooked vegetable and cowpeas along with coconut flavor and sauteed shallots is divine with steaming rice. Enjoy with rice, parippu curry or theeyal and some lime/mango pickle and make it a whole meal or just serve as a side dish...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 1 Comment August 28, 2014

Olan with Pumpkin and Cowpeas

Olan with Pumpkin and Cowpeas Olan is an essential dish in any traditional Kerala Sadya and one of the simplest dish anyone can make. The dish is made with very few ingredients and its mild flavor goes well with theeyal and pappadam. The days we are too bored to cook anything elaborate or want to whip up something quick, this dish comes handy. All we do is cook rice, mix with paruppu podi (dhal powder) and have along with olan, this is our favorite combo, do try! ...
Cooked and Clicked by SnehaSathya 2 Comments August 26, 2014

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