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Manga Curry ( instant mango pickle)

This pickle is a must and hit with any festival..since it is instant, will not last long as we are not adding preservatives…whatever, it never lasts long as it gets over soon…

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Chicken cutlet

From left over chicken..( I have posted this dish before…Only the photo is a bit better..so posting again) An easy to make snack and loved by all…Whatever way you make you can’t make it wrong…a perfect starter or snack…I had leftover chicken from the day before and it came in handy… Mixed with boiled potato and the necessary veggies and masala this became a hit…To reduce calories I shallow fried the cutlets. You can add veggies to this if you like, like carrots, beans, cabbage, or anything you are okay with.

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Seer fish pollichathu (Fish fried in banana leaf)

The Authentic Malabar meen pollichathu. This Vishu I wanted to try some fish fry as we Kozhikkodans like non-veg dishes for Onam and Vishu…For us non-veg is not inauspicious…In fact without fish and meat we feel Vishu sadhya is not complete…For this dish I used seer fish which has less bones. Coming to think of it, nobody has said not to eat non-veg during festivals..It is our personal preference.

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“Happy Vishu” to all

The harvest festival of Kerala..and is celebrated as Malayalam New Year…We start the day by seeing the best vision possible to last a whole year…And do our best to make a good impact… This year I could not do much of a variety in my kitchen due to being busy with other things. Still being the first day of the year tried some easy, well known dishes that we Malayalis are nostalgic about… Here I used drumstick as the main ingredient…Nutritional value is many, almost all parts of the tree are edible and has got medicinal value..rich in vitamins and…

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Chili prawns-Sunday lunch

The no-effort prawns stir fry with the rustic masala…And it came out quite good…As I said before, shrimp is one dish where you do not need expertise…It has got its own heavenly taste whatever way you cook…. Here I used only chili powder. We can use dhania powder also and instead of coconut oil use any oil you are okay with, but coconut oil gives the authentic taste of Kerala prawns fry.

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