Chicken Kalmas

Are you familiar with this yummy chicken snack? Frankly I was not, until a few days back. Even if I spent my four years of engineering in Kannur, I had never heard about this snack that is popular in Kannur. Those days my favorite snack was a chicken roll that we used to buy from…

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Coconut Milk Pudding

This is our recent favorite pudding recipe. I have made it quiet a number of times since this recipe has reached my hands. I got this pudding recipe from my sister in law sometime back. It was in my to do list for a long time. This pudding can be made without much cooking involved.…

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Chicken 65

This is one of the best chicken appetizer or starter dish to be served in a party. It is a deep fried chicken dish that is very common in many Indian restaurants. Whenever we dine out from Indian restaurants, my younger one always has only one demand “I want Chicken 65”. He is not even…

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Mathanga-Vanpayar Erissery(Instant Pot method)

A delicious Kerala sadya dish made with pumpkin(mathanga) and red cow peas(vanpayar) with a coconut gravy. This is a perfect dish to enjoy with hot rice. Erissery is a very common Onam/Vishu sadya special. Dishes with pumpkin(mathanga) is very much loved by all of us. I make our naadan sadya dishes like pachadi, erissery, aviyal…

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Prawns Masala

A finger licking prawns gravy that goes really well with rice, chapathi, porotta etc. It is always a winner in our lunch table. Each of us have our own favorites when it comes to seafood dishes, but prawns masala is a dish that is unanimously loved by all of us in our family. Prawns is…

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Chicken Cutlet-Kerala Style

Here in BYG, today I have a very tasty chicken cutlets for you. This is a perfect appetizer or snack recipe for everyone be it a kid or a grown up. You can enjoy it with ketchup or challas or make it a light meal. If you have burger buns, these cutlets can be enjoyed…

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Beef Mappas-Beef in Coconut Milk Gravy

Happy New Year my dear friends:) I hope that I can share more yummy food stories this year. This is the first blog post of BYG for 2021 though I have posted a blog in the New Year which was already drafted last year. Now coming out of the Xmas vacation swing, I want to…

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Carrot Dates Cake

One of my most favorite cakes…made with the goodness of carrots and loaded with dates. This cake speaks of all its glory by itself. My love for carrot dates cake started many years back when I tasted one from a bakery in my hometown. Each time I had it, I got more addicted to it.…

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Cauliflower and Chinese Potato(Koorka) Stir Fry

As far as cooking is concerned, even if I try to be planned, many times it just ends up something to my surprise. I am talking about this cauliflower and Chinese potato stir fry. This just happened to be a surprise addition to our dinner tales. I had to make a stir fry for lunch…

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Fish Mango Curry in Coconut Milk

I shared my favorite Kottayam style fish curry few weeks back. Have you tried it? Now I am coming back with another fish curry, but this time the star of this fish curry is sour raw mangoes. It was during summer season when mangoes were in plenty, that my mother used to make this tasty…

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Swiss Chard and Red Cow Peas(Vanpayar) Thoran

Thoran or coconut based stir fries are always an unavoidable part of our naadan oonu. I like to try thoran with different varieties of veggies. Thoran with leafy vegetables is one of our favorite. Adding a legume variety like red cow peas makes it extra tasty and even the not so great veggie fans in…

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Beef Ularthiyathu/ Kerala Style Beef fry

I am an ardent fan of beef recipes. I have already shared my beef cutlet and beef puffs recipes. Of all the beef recipes that I tried, this is the one which is very close to my heart. I learned to prepare this dish from my mother. This was one of her staple dish which…

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Kottayam Style Red Fish Curry

Being a Kottayamkaari, I wanted the first seafood recipe entry in my blog to be our family favorite Kottayam style red fish curry:) I am a great admirer of fish recipes and this is a dish I grew up eating and is my all time favorite to go with rice. My mother used to cook…

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Beetroot Pachadi

This is the season of Onam, the main festive holiday season of Kerala and I am back with an Onam sadya(feast) recipe this time. My childhood memories of Onam sadya were always three or four vegetarian dishes along with a non veg presence served on a banana leaf. Frankly speaking I was more curious about…

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