Appam and Vegetable Stew (Ishtew) from Kerala – Fermented Rice Pancakes with Vegetable Stew

  Kerala is a state in the South West region of India. It is bordered by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and the Lakshadweep Sea. The state capital is Tiruvananthapuram and the language is Malayalam. Kerala has a heavy seasonal rainfall with

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Curried Cabbage made the West African Way

17th Jan, 2014 When the international theme for the BM was announced, I was very happy. I see this being one way to read and learn in depth about a different cuisine. Out of the choices given, I chose to

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Sodhi (Coconut Milk Kuzhambu) with Puli Inji (Ginger and Tamarind chutney/pickle)

12 July, 2013 Sodhi, the Tirunelvelli specialty dish is something that I have not even heard of before. When Valli gave us the choice of combo dishes to choose from, I chose to work on recipes that I have never

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Chow-chow Carrot Kootu (Chayote Squash and Carrot simmered in coconut based stew)

Cold winter days are making me crave for more comfort foods. This is one of the foods that I love to eat on a lazy day with saadham and paruppu (Rice and lentils) and dollop of freshly made ghee. I

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Paruppu urundai More Kuzhambu (Steamed lentil dumplings in buttermilk stew)

2nd Oct, 2012 This dish is my husband’s all time favorite. On any day at any given opportunity, this would be his first choice for lunch/dinner. The paruppu urundai in the kuzhambu is a wonderful way to get more protein

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