Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash Vanpayar Ularthiyathu is the classic Kerala comfort food. The ‘brown beans’ (red cow peas / red gram / ‘red chawli’) are a brownish version of the ‘green bean’ or whole ‘mung dal’. Continue reading


Dill Pickles | Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles

dill pickles easy

Dill Pickles | Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles (with slideshow)   These dill pickles are my favorite instant pickles..  They may be used just after 24 hours. It’s no doubt that home made products, usually beat the flavor and reliability of store Continue reading


Asparagus Dip | Creamy Simple Asparagus Spread

asparagus dip

Asparagus Dip | Creamy Simple Asparagus Spread   This Asparagus dip, is extremely quick and easy to make! Quite tasty and even kids will enjoy this vegetable in spreadable form!  I am always looking for ways to get the kids Continue reading


Gambooge | Fish Tamarind

Gambooge | Fish Tamarind ripe fruit

Home > Spices and Ingredients > Gambooge | Fish Tamarind Gambooge | Fish Tamarind Gambooge  – Also known as Garcinia gummi-gutta,  Garcinia cambogia (a former scientific name), Brindleberry, Kudampuli, Pot Tamarind, Malabar Tamarind or  Fish Tamarind. This fruit looks like a small green pumpkin. The ripe fruit is yellow. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2016 Shana Shameer (RecipesAreSimple)


Fish Roe Fry | Kerala Palinjeen Fry

fish roe fry

Fish Roe Fry | Kerala ‘Palinjeen’ Fry Fish Roe Fry is a favorite in our house. Whenever I get good fish roe (Fish Eggs), I usually prepare it in this way. Both female fish roe (Hard Roe) and male fish roe (Soft Continue reading


Salted Egg Yolk Chicken | Batter Fried Chicken in Egg Yolk Sauce

salted egg yolk chicken-recipe

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken | Batter Fried Chicken in Egg Yolk Sauce Salted Egg Yolk Chicken is a delicious and rich tasting Fried chicken in a special creamy sauce that is very popular and trendy here in Singapore. The salted egg Continue reading


Katira Drink |Special Ramadan Drink

katira drink

Katira Drink |Special Ramadan Drink   This Refreshing, Rehydrating and Cooling Drink is a Hunger Buster too! Known simply as Katira Drink here in Singapore, it is loaded with some cooling ingredients. This drink is popularly served during the Month Continue reading


Fig Iced Tea | Healthier Sweetness

fig iced tea

Fig Iced Tea This Fig Iced Tea takes advantage of the natural sweetness of Dried Figs to reduce the refined sugar content. A refreshing twist on the regular Iced Tea. The Fig is one of the oldest fruits known to man. It Continue reading


Spanish Orange Cake | Gluten free and Fat free

Spanish Orange Cake | Gluten free and Fat free This ‘ Spanish Orange Cake ‘ is one of my favorite Gluten free recipes! The cake is so moist and light at the same time. It’s perfect at tea time or Continue reading


Kadai Chana Masala

Kadai Masala Chana recipe

Kadai Chana Masala This version of Kadai Chana Masala is variation on the tradional recipe. Very tasty and very simple to make. It has a rustic flavor that is so popular in the Indian  fixed menu items. It may be Continue reading