This year Onam will be celebrated from August 25, 2018. Celebrated in Kerala as a 10-day festival of which the last 4 days are the most important. As with all Indian festivals, Onam is celebrated with a traditional meal called Onam Sadya or Onasadya. Here are a few Onam Sadya recipes thatContinue reading
When the came across this recipe for Mango Pachadi in Coconut Milk in a collection of recipes for Onam Sadya, I was intrigued at the flavours it combined. Fortunately for me, unripe mangoes are available in plentiful in Mumbai though it is already September and so here I come presentingContinue reading
Amla or the Indian Gooseberry is a rich source of Vitamin C. Called Usirikaya in Telugu and Nellikai in Tamil, this tart fruit can be quite a challenge to eat by itself.
A great way of including Amla in one’s diet is to make this Nellikai Thayir Pachadi (Usirikaya Perugu Pachadi or Amla Raita).
Believe you me, it is delicious and will help you get your more than your daily dose of Vitamin C and some Vit A and E also.Continue reading
In most South Indian festivals, there is always a Dal that is served as a part of the meal. In Andhra, it is plain boiled Tuvar Dal or Mudda Pappu. In Kerala, it is the Kerala Parippu Curry which is an integral part of Onam Sadya. This is a super simple dish made with boiledContinue reading
So far the only cooking I have done with Pineapple was Pineapple Kesari or Pineapple Sheera. When I posted that recipe on one of the many Facebook food groups that I am a part of, one of the moderators mentioned Pineapple Curry and I have been to meaning to tryContinue reading
Ada Pradhaman – Onam Special Recipe from Kerala
An absolutely delicious kheer made with steamed rice flakes, coconut milk, and jaggery that is a must for the Sadya at Onam and Vishu.Continue reading