Sambar is very popular in South India and indispensable dish for meals, Idlis and dosas. Vegetable Sambar is a healthy side dish; prepared with lentils and vegetables in a flavorful spicy gravy with homemade Sambar powder.
Mathanga Aval Payasam is a sweet dessert, with the goodness of golden Pumpkin and flattened Rice flakes in creamy, Jaggery treacle. This simple, original recipe is a delightful sweet dish for Sadhya and other festival occasions.
Kerala style Pavakka Theeyal/ Bittergourd theeyal is a classic vegetarian dish, a popular theeyal prepared with Bitter Gourd in a roasted, spicy, coconut – tamarind gravy. Pavakka is very therapeutic, rich in vitamins and minerals.
Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti/ Long Beans stir fry is a great side dish for rice. Mezhukkupuratti is a Kerala style preparartion; vegetables are roasted on slow fire. Fried coconut strips render a delicious nutty flavor to this dish.
Beans Thoran is a simple and delicious Kerala style thoran served with rice. Green Beans are cooked with Coconut and red chili, to make this nutritious side dish for rice. Beans are rich in fiber, minerals and vitamins, which are great for your diet.
Erissery is an essential item in Kerala Sadya, the elaborate vegetarian spread on Banana leaves. This special Koottu Erissery has Mathanga, Chena and Kaya along with red cow peas to bring down the sweetness of Pumpkin and tastes just delicious!
Kalan is a favourite yoghurt/ curd dish among Keralites and Kurukku kalan is a must have dish for Onam menu. Kalan is a yoghurt/ curd recipe with raw banana (ethakka),/yam and coconut.