Ayala / Mackerel Fish Curry (Kerala Style)

For me food is all about memories! Every unique food takes me back to the place where I have tasted or tried. I tasted Ayala fish curry for the first time years back at Alleppey in a small hotel somewhere near the boat jetty. When I moved to Kochi this had become my staple Sunday…

Pallipalayam Chicken

Whenever I think of this dish my salivary glands gets a rush 😉 And when I came to know this simple recipe I was challenging that it should have been curated by men with whatever simple items available in the farm easily as a side dish to the toddy back then. This is purely my…

Dhal Rice / Arisiyum Paruppum Saadham

When it comes to food, every region across the globe has some renowned dish, this is one such item from Kongunadu of South India. Any food blogger from this region wouldn’t miss writing about this. Every household has their own recipe of this dish but ultimately it will taste delish! Here is my mom’s recipe…

Horse Gram Chutney / Kollu Chutney

Where do you think Horse gets that power?  😉  Horse Gram gets its name as it is widely used for feeding horses but this is less popular in the cooking world. To my surprise, even many of my colleagues from Chennai didn’t know that this wonderful protein-rich beans can be used in cooking as well….