Plantain Halwa (Ethakka Halwa)

Plantain Halwa (Ethakka Halwa)

Halwa are sweet dessert made from flours like all purpose, wheat and with rice, some time with fruits and vegetables. Plantain Halwa (Ethakka Halwa) is a famous recipe in Kerala. The main ingredients is the over ripe Ethakka (Kerala Banana or Nethrakaya or Plantains), it should be over ripe. I tasted this halwa from my friend and thought to give it a try.

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Creamy Fruit Salad

Creamy Fruit Salad

This fruit salad is creamy, sweet and absolutely delicious! Plus it takes all of 10 minutes to prepare it (additional 15 minutes for cooling in refrigerator). It’s the perfect side for family get together and other occasions. People of all age group will love it. The ingredients for this Creamy Fruit Salad are simple and easily available.

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Kovakka Thoran

Kovakka Thoran

Kovakka is the Malayalam name of Ivy Gourd or Little Gourd. Kovakka Thoran is a tasty, delicious side dish from Kerala Cuisine. It is a common stir fry dish which is mainly used as a side dish for steamed rice.

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Vazha Koombu Thoran

Vazha Koombu Thoran

Vazha Koombu Thoran is a delicious, easy, tasty, and nutritious thoran (side dish) recipe. It is a popular recipe in Kerala where most houses have banana tree in their backyard. Vazha Koombu is also known as banana flower or vazha chundu or vazha poovu or kodappan. It is a side dish to use along with steamed rice. This thoran is gives a nostalgic feeling to many when they are away from home.

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Cheera Thoran

Cheera Thoran

Cheera Thoran is a tasty, healthy side dish common in Kerala. It is widely used as a side dish for steamed rice. It is commonly available in most of the houses in villages of Kerala and also in vegetable shops. Cheera (Spinach) is very healthy and contains vital nutrients required for human body.

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Paneer Rice

Paneer Rice

It is a simple paneer rice recipe to try at home. A very delicious recipe which can be eat up without any side dishes or with achar. A healthy vegetarian recipe from North India.

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Soyabean Biryani

Soyabean Biryani

Soyabean biryani / soya chunks biryani / meal maker biryani is a delicious, healthy biryani recipe. This biryani recipe is full of nutrients as it has protein-rich soyabean. You can make this recipe in special occasions or for your kids who likes to eat biryani but not like soyabean. It is a main dish and can be eat without any side dish. It is also good when eat with simple onion raita.

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