Archive For March 27, 2017

5 hours in the Trail of Ten Falls, Silverton – Oregon

5 hours in the Trail of Ten Falls, Silverton – Oregon

First of all, a big hurray to the “Sunshine” in Oregon. Ever since we moved here, the weather was all gloomy and subdued because of rain. Of course, this rain can’t stop anybody from being an explorer. And when the sun is bright and out, definitely take them all in. Moreover, spring is at our doorsteps….

Chemmeen Podi/ Shrimp powder

Chemmeen Podi/ Shrimp powder

Kerala is famous for dry fishes and the recipes made out of them. Most of the dried fishes will have a pungent smell and will be salty enough. But I tell you, the taste of the curries made out of it is unbeatable. Chemmeen/ shrimp is one of the most popular fishes which is dried…

Best after- school-snack – Spinach Cutlet

Best after- school-snack – Spinach Cutlet

Those tiny $4.00 spinach cakes have always fascinated me whenever I visit the bakery. But $4.00 for a cold spinach cake? not so cool, that’s a lot of money. So I decided to make a great variant from this ingredient in my own kitchen. I added our Indian spices and some american green leafy veggies along…

Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce- Thai Style

Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce- Thai Style

This is a light dish made out of delicate rice wrappers, thin noodles, vegetables and shrimp. Needless to say, if you are on a highly tight dieting schedule and want to eat something healthy but “filling”. This will be a perfect option for you. Salad rolls are also called as summer rolls. They are popular…

Shredded Crispy Hash Browns -American Style Breakfast Recipe

Shredded Crispy Hash Browns -American Style Breakfast Recipe

This is a classic American breakfast which I am sure you all will enjoy and relish. I had hashbrowns for the very first time in Mc Donalds and I totally loved’em. The crunchy and crispy potatoes totally stole my heart. Then recently, my husband decided to try out hashbrowns at home which came out really…

Manga Kaalan / Mango Curry – Palakkad Style

Manga Kaalan / Mango Curry – Palakkad Style

The mango season has started already and what are you waiting for? It is time to experiment more recipes with these delicious and sweet mangoes. After the Mango Mousse recipe, today I am going to jot down the recipe for one of the traditional dishes in Kerala – Manga Kaalan/ Mango curry. This dish is also…

Evening snacks – Parippu Vada/Lentil Fritters

Evening snacks – Parippu Vada/Lentil Fritters

Parippu Vada (lentil fritters) was one of the most popular snacks available in all the tea stalls (chayakada) in Kerala. The aroma of parippuvada with a tall glass of tea – just Wow. No wonder the kerala communist party used to thrive on them so much. This snack can be made anytime or anyday. But…

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