Ethakka Kothapichathu

An amazing breakfast side dish prepared in the Christian homes in Kollam, Trivandrum, for Christmas! Ingredients: Ripe plantains -2, cut into 1” round slices Jackfruit – 1 cup, semi ripe pieces, seeds removed & sliced lengthwise Thick coconut milk – 1 cup Thin coconut milk – 1/2 cup Cardamom pods- 3, crushed Sugar- 1 cup

ഏത്തപ്പഴ സ്ട്യുവും പുട്ടും / Plantain Stew

A hearty rich broth that is full of goodness of coconut & plantains! Ingredients: Plantain – 1, cut into slices Coconut milk – 2 cups Cardamom- 3-4 pods Cinnamon stick- 1” Star anise- 1 Curry leaves- A sprig Method: Heat oil in a pan. Splutter cardamom pods, cinnamon stick, curry leaves, and star anise. Add

Mangalorean Pundi / Mangalore Style Rice Rava Dumplings

A traditional breakfast in the south Mangalorean regions, these dumplings are healthy and easy to make! Ingredients: Idli rava / rice rava (semolina) – 1 cup Grated coconut- 1/4 cup Boiling water- 3 cups Urad dal – 1 tsp Dried red chilies- 2, broken Curry leaves- A sprig Salt- To taste Ghee/clarified butter- As needed Method:

മാമ്പഴ പുട്ട് / Mango Steamed Rice Cake

Enjoy the most iconic breakfast dish of Kerala with the tropical flavor of mangoes! Ingredients:Multigrain puttu powder (readymade) – 2 cups (you can use rice flour too)Ripe sweet mangoes- 1, roughly chopped Grated Coconut – 1 cup Salt – To tasteLukewarm water – As needed Method: In a bowl, mix together the puttu powder &

Croissamosa

When the Austrian croissant wedded the Indian samosa, a new creation came up as Croissamosa! Ingredients: Potatoes- 3 medium Croissants – 10 Frozen/fresh green peas- 1/2 cup Carrot- 1, finely chopped Onion- 1, finely chopped Ginger-1/2 inch, finely chopped Garlic pods- 4, finely minced Green chilies- 1, finely chopped Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2

മലബാറിൻ്റെ കണ്ണ് വച്ച പത്തിരി / Malabar Kannan Pathiri

These are traditional Malabar style fried bread. Also known as “Poo Pathiri” – Flower Pathiri as it resembles a flower, or “Madakku Pathiri” – Folded Pathiri! Ingredients: Wheat flour – 1/2 cup All purpose flour/maida – 1/2 cup Salt- To taste Sugar – 1/2 tsp Ghee/clarified butter- As needed Water – As needed Oil- As

Banana Blueberry Pancakes

Simple & delicious high-protein pancakes that are easy to make! Ingredients: Pancake mix- 2 cupsEggs- 2, lightly beatenMilk – 1-1/2 cupsRipe bananas- 3, mashedVanilla extract – 1 tspFresh or frozen blueberries – 1 cup Butter- As needed Method: In a large bowl, mix together the pancake mix, eggs, milk, bananas and vanilla extract just until

Pecan & Sausage Mini Frittatas

Individual frittatas baked in a muffin tin are the perfect on-the-go breakfast for the busy schedules! Ingredients:Eggs- 5Breakfast sausages- 4, cooked & finely chopped Pecans (caramelized) – 1/2 cup, roughly chopped Onion-1, finely chopped Tomato- 1, finely chopped Milk- 1/4 cupGarlic- 2 pods, finely choppedPaprika- 1/2 tspBlack pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Grated cheese – 1/2

Crispy Peanut Butter & Hazelnut Spread Coconut Toast

A satisfyingly crunchy spread of peanut butter & hazelnut spread on a warm gooey nutty flavor toast is the perfect dreamy breakfast to start your day with! Ingredients: Wholewheat bread slices – 6Sweetened shredded coconut flakes- 4 tbspSugar- As neededCoconut oil- As neededPeanut butter spread- As needed Hazelnut spread- As needed Blueberries- As needed for garnish Method: