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Asian,Indian,Vegetarian,CoconutAccompaniments, Beans, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Potato, White pumpkin

Aviyal / Mixed veggies cooked in coconut paste

This is a traditional Kerala ( a south Indian state) dish. No special occasion is complete without this aviyal. As far I know it is prepared differently in different parts of Kerala. This is Palakkad style which is my home town.In some other style of making they add turmeric powder,Tamarind pulp also. This is so flavor full dish. Hope you …

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Accompaniments, channa, Coconut, Kovaika/ Ivy gourd

Black Chickpeas & Ivy Gourd Masala

Black Chickpeas & Ivy gourd masala is a Mangalorean dish.I saw this dish first time in my friends Site Aromatic Essence. When I saw it ,I decided to try for sure. The dish she explained so well as I didn’t have any difficulty in following.The ingredients are also so simple.But for long time I didn’t try.I totally forgot about the dish.I …

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Gluten free Coconut Filled Mango CrepesCoconut, Desserts, Healthy, Kids, Mango

Gluten free Coconut filled Mango crepes – Namaste Giveaway on BlogAnniversary

Disclaimer :This is a sponsored post.The recipe Gluten free Coconut filled Mango crepes and all opinions are my own. Hi friends,You should have known by now that today is my blog anniversary.On  this special day I got an opportunity to review Namaste foods and host a giveaway.I already in love with their gluten free products.They have a variety of range of products …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Dal, Garlic, Indian, Lunch, Pudalangai, Snake gourd

Classic South Indian Pudalangai kootu / Snake gourd in Coconut paste

Hi Friends, are you waiting for another Smoothie recipe? I’m sorry for disappointing you. But this time I’m here with another yummy dish. This is a classic South Indian Pudalangai Kootu recipe.When you go tot any restaurant or Wedding in South India ,you will never miss any kind of kootu recipe. This is one of the various  variety of kootu. …

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Coconut, Palmiers, Snacks

Coconut Palmiers

Hi Friends, I recently moved my previous blog to self hosted one. As you all know my previous one was called Cookwithsmileblog. Due to your support and outstanding feedback,I thought of moving to self hosted to reach out more amazing friends. It is a little hectic and stressful to move the site. My most important aspect​was not to lose my …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Coconut thuvayal /Chutney

This is a humble, simple coconut thuvayal. Coconut thuvayal along with some hot rice in a cold weather is heaven.( Those who haven’t tried, should give a try)?.   Ingredients Coconut – 1/2 cup grated Channa dal – 2 tbsn Urad dal – 1 tbsn Dry red chilies – 2 or 3 Garlic pod – 1 Asafoetida – a generous …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Healthy, Indian, Kollu, Lunch, Uncategorized

Horsegram stir fry/ Kollu sundal

In this cold weather, body needs something to keep warm. Horsegram is one legume which have many medicinal value. It gives warmth to our body. It is widely used in South Indian cuisine. Here I give you a so simple stir fry, which you can have as an accompaniment for rice or as a snack like I do?. Ingredients  Kollu …

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Chicken, Coconut, Garlic, Ginger, Indian, Lunch, Onion, Shallots, Side dish for idli,dosa, Side dish for roti, Uncategorized

Chicken curry with coconut

Chicken is one ingredient which can be made in many ways, still tastes good. I personally love this chicken curry using coconut. Hope you also will love it. This goes well with rice,idli, dosa, chapathi, paratha or Pulao. Ingredients Chicken – 1 lb cut into small pieces Shallots – 6 to 8 thinly sliced Mustard seeds – few Green chilli …

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Coconut, Curries, Green gram, Indian, Lunch, Uncategorized

Green gram dal curry

This is a mild curry to go with rice. If you love to include pulses in your lunch, I recommend this. High in protein it’s good for kids. Ingredients Green gram dal – 1/2 cup Tamarind – a small lemon sized Shallots – 6 or 7 Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Salt – as required To sauté and grind Tomato …

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Breakfast, Coconut, Healthy, Indian, Kerala, Rice flour, Uncategorized

Puttu/ Steamed rice cake

Disclaimer:This post contains affliated link. Being a Keralite, I haven’t posted many dishes which are Kerala based. So here comes the typical Kerala breakfast, Puttu. It is a steamed dish, so obviously healthy. It is usually made in rice flour but it do have variations. All over Kerala, it is had with different side dishes like Kadala curry, Pappadam , …

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