Breakfast

Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

    Idiyappam also known as Nool Puttu or String Hoppers is a traditional South Indian dish made of rice flour, and is a very healthy breakfast as it is steamed cooked. I remember it used to be an all time favourite recipe at home. I […]

Physalis and Rosemary Focaccia

Physalis and Rosemary Focaccia

  Physalis otherwise known as Cape Gooseberry, Golden Berry or Peruvian Ground Cherry, is a fruit native to the Americas and grows in warm temperate and subtropical areas of the world. This berry is prized for its nutritional properties, containing Vitamins A and C, Iron, Calcium, and […]

Nutella Oatmeal

Nutella Oatmeal

    It’s the kind of food that makes you feel like you’re eating dessert instead of breakfast. What can be better than that? Treat yourself to this delicious chocolate goodness to get your day off to a good start. 🙂 Ingredients 1 cup Rolled oatmeal 1 […]

Tomato and Chana Dal Chutney

Tomato and Chana Dal Chutney

  Ingredients 1 Tomato (chopped) 1 Onion (chopped) 4 Red Chilies 1 tbsp Grated Coconut 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Salt to taste 2 tsp Oil To Temper 1 tbsp Oil 3/4 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Urad Dal 1 sprig Curry Leaves Method Heat a pan, […]

Neer Dosa

Neer Dosa

    Ingredients 1 1/2 cup White rice 3 tbsp Grated Coconut 2 to 2.5 cups Water (or as required) Salt to taste Oil to grease the pan Method Wash and soak the rice in water for 3-4 hours. The longer you soak the rice, softer the […]

Kozhukatta/ Sweet Rice Dumplings

Kozhukatta/ Sweet Rice Dumplings

  Kozhukatta is a popular sweet dish in South India that’s usually prepared on the eve or morning of Palm Sunday. It’s steamed rice dumplings filled with jaggery and coconut filling. Though kozhukatta is prepared as a part of a custom, this can be made at any […]

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Plain Flour 2 cups Water 1 tbsp Sugar 2 pinches of salt 1 Egg 1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter) For the filling 1 cup Grated Coconut 2 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Method In a small bowl beat the eggs […]

Very Berry Shots

Very Berry Shots

    Ingredients 1 cup Mixed berries (frozen) 1 tsp Chia seeds 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract 1 cup Almond milk 1/4 cup Plain yogurt 1/4 cup Cold water Method Place all ingredients into blender (liquid ingredients first). Blend on high for 2 minutes or until smooth. Scrape […]

Pesaha Appam and Pal / Puliyathappam and Pal

Pesaha Appam and Pal / Puliyathappam and Pal

  Pesaha Appam is unleavened bread and Pesaha Pal refers to passover coconut milk made on Holy Thursday (falls on the day of the Jewish Passover). I remember my mother used to make Pesaha Appam and Pal every year on this day. It was one of my favourites, and […]

Palak Paratha/ Spinach Flatbread

Palak Paratha/ Spinach Flatbread

Ingredients 2 cups Whole wheat flour 1 bunch Spinach 1/2 tsp Garam masala 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Chilli powder Water (few spoons as needed) 1 tsp Ghee/ Oil (extra to brush on the parathas) Method To make the dough […]