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Home and help

Moving houses and setting up our own house has been a welcome challenge. We finally found house help to help with some work around the house. 66 more words


Avial life

Avial is a traditional Kerala dish served mostly with rice for lunch and dinner. The name means a mix of, which is apt for the same reason as it’s made of a mix of vegetables. 7 more words


Avial (mixed vegetable sabji )


  1. Ash gourd ( Vellarikka)  – 100gms
  2. snake gourd (Padavalanga) – 100 gm
  3. Long runner beans(Achinga/Payar) – 100 gm
  4. Drumsticks (Muringakkai) – 3 nos
  5. Elephant yam(Chena) – 100 gm…
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Kerala meals

If you walk in to a small restaurant in the south of India, the chances are that there will be a "meals" on offer. This is a set lunch or dinner. 294 more words



Avial is one of my favorite dishes from Kerala. I love both my Grandmothers’ and Mother’s Avial. I still miss eating Avial made by them. My recipe follows a lots of tips and guidelines from these leading ladies. 464 more words


Vishu-Embracing the New Year

Come April 14, and in my hometown of Palakkad, people stroll around looking to get a bunch of yellow flowers, and children excitedly burst fire crackers. 857 more words



My mom has been making this coconut based curry at home right from my childhood, and everyone in our family used to love scooping up the curry with some amazing Adai! 404 more words