Savory Beetroot Paniyarams

Gorgeous pink colored savory dumplings that can be made part of a healthy breakfast or snack! Ingredients: Beetroot -1 cup, finely gratedDosa batter – 2 cupsOnion-1, finely choppedGinger-garlic paste- 1 tspMustard seeds- 1/4 tspDry red chili flakes – 1/2 tspCurry leaves- A small sprig, finely choppedCoriander leaves- A small bunch, finely choppedSalt- To tasteOil- As

Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram / Chettinad Style Egg Dumplings

Try these egg bites that are delicious and protein rich perfect for breakfast on-the-go!   Ingredients: Eggs – 2 Chili powder – 1/4 tsp Onions – 1, finely chopped Green chilies– 2, finely chopped Coriander leaves – A small bunch, finely chopped Salt – To taste Oil- As needed Method: Heat oil in a pan.

മാത്തുക്കുട്ടിച്ചയന് കൊച്ചുത്രേസ്യ കൊച്ചിന്റെ പിടിയും കോഴിക്കറിയും/ Kerala Style Rice Dumplings with Chicken Curry

A traditional Kerala Christian delicacy that is lip smacking and classic. Small rice dumplings cooked in a thick coconut milk sauce flavored with a hint of garlic and cumin along with fresh sprigs of curry leaves served with chicken curry!   Ingredients for Pidi/Rice Dumplings: Roasted rice flour/puttu powder/pathiri podi – 1 cup + 2

പഴം കുമ്പിൾ അപ്പം/ Therali Appam/ Steamed Banana-Rice Dumblings

An authentic & traditional snack made from ripe plantains or jackfruits -this is purely an amalgamation of flavor and fragrance which can whet one’s appetite!   Ingredients: Ripe plantains/nenthrapazham/ethakka- 6 Jaggery-3-4 medium size pieces Clarified butter/ghee- 2 tsp Cardamom-2, crushed Cumin seeds/jeera- 1/4 tsp, crushed Dried ginger powder/chukku – 1/4 tsp (optional) Shredded coconut- 1 cup

Pulivaral / Nulliyitta Appam / Malabar Style Tamarind Fritters

An excellent and tasty Malabar snack. These easy to make sweet deep fried dumplings are made in the shape of tamarinds, hence the name!    Ingredients: All purpose flour/maida – 1 1/2 cup Rice flour – 4 tbsp Ripe bananas – 4, mashed Jaggery – 5 tbsp Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp Baking soda –

Carrot Vazhayila Ada / Kerala Style Steamed Carrot & Rice Dumplings

A twist to the very traditional & popular Kerala sweet dish! These little wonders are made of rice parcels with the addition of carrots, coconut, & jaggery and then steamed in banana leaves to give a nice flavor to your sweet tooth!    Ingredients: Rice flour – 2 cups Carrot – 1, grated Coconut- 1

Chakka Kumbilappam / Kerala Style Cone Shaped Steamed Jackfruit Dumplings

A seasonal authentic snack that goes by several names – Chakka Appam/ Vazhanayappam/ Theraliyappam/ Edanayappam. The jackfruit preserve is mixed with grated coconut & jaggery to form a smooth dough which is then wrapped in fresh (or frozen) bay leaves shaped into cones & steamed. The delicious flavor of the jackfruit and the aromatic fragrance of

Kozhukkatta/Modka/ Steamed Rice Dumplings with Coconut & Jaggery Filling

Kozhukatta/Kozhukattai/modka is a popular South Indian sweet dumpling made with rice flour and different kinds of fillings. This is also served as an offering at the temples and is also a traditional Kerala Christian recipe made on Palm Sunday!  Ingredients: Rice flour – 1 cup Jaggery – 1/4 cup grated Coconut shredded/sweetened coconut flakes – 1/2 cup Ghee