Valentine’s Day Special

“Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.” — John Lennon It’s that time of the year when the world celebrates love, an occasion to make your special one feel even more special. Cupid strikes in the form of card, flowers, sweets, gold, diamond, platinum, sapphires and […]

‘Ethekya Appam’ (Banana Fritters)

A popular evening snack from our own Kerala Kitchen. Have tasted its best version at Indian Coffee House. It is widely known as Pazham Pori or Ethekya Appam. Its numerous variety available is proof of its everlasting popularity. Here’s my customized version of  Ethekya Appam.. Ripe Kerala bananas.  Bananas split into half – lengthwise.  Wheat dough batter with salt […]

“Madakku Appam” (Kerala Pancake!)

Madakku Appam Recipe, rare, really, Mom’s kitchen reverie, Relishing childhood memory My son’s appetite alimony A cup of dough Wheat, Small Bananas four split, One small cup grated Coconut, Sugar and salt added to taste, Soaked almonds three, peel and chop, And Ghee, For tawa fry. Dough mixed with salt and water, Blended enough making […]