Kadala (black chickpea) Curry

Kadala or black chickpea is one of my favourites. I can have it in curry form or the stir fry version, that can be had as a snack also. Usually people have it with puttu, but I like it with plain white rice. Chickpea is a healthy food packed with lots of vitamins, minerals, fiber…

Varutharacha Mackerel Curry

Ayala (Mackerel) is a type of fish most commonly known here as Ikan Tenggiri. Varutharacha – Varutha means roasted and Aracha means ground. Basically, we would fry/saute or dry roast the shredded coconut (together with other ingredients like coriander seeds, dried chilli etc.) till it turns golden brown, depending on the recipe. In this recipe,…

Unniappam

Mum made these after eons and boy, were we drooling just knowing that she was going to make them for tea, as it was an all-time favourite of ours once upon a time! I guess it still is a favourite of ours, though now we are more health conscious over fried food etc., but still…

Seeni Sambol & Pol Sambol

Last week, I had posted the recipe for Kiribath and as promised, here is the recipe for both Seeni Sambol and Pol Sambol. It’s easy to make and if you have any leftovers, you can spread some on your bread and put that in your sandwich maker. Don’t forget to butter your toast on the…