Vella Pola | Spongy and Soft Fermented Rice Cakes

Vella Pola is a soft and spongy fermented rice cake that is served with coconut milk, sugar and small Kerala banana. This is a Malabar delicacy. Vella Pola is a popular breakfast item in the Malabar region of Kerala. This is a soft and spongy rice cake is very commonly eaten during Ramadan for SuhoorRead more

Egg Sandwich – 2 Ways

This post contains two very delicious Egg Sandwich recipes which are very easy to put together and will be a great dish for brunch or breakfast. I love a savory breakfast any day than a sweet one. Sipping on hot tea or coffee after a flavorful, savory breakfast definitely hits the spot. I got aRead more

Sheet Pan Pancakes

Sheet Pan Pancakes are the perfect way to make breakfast for a crowd without having to spend a lot of time in front of the hot griddle. These fluffy pancakes can be baked in the oven and will be ready in 5-7 minutes. See how easy it is to make this in this video. IRead more

Cheese Fatayer with the Softest Melt in the Mouth Bread

Fatayer is a Middle Eastern savory pastries that are stuffed with either cheese or meat. This recipe that I have here makes super soft melt in the mouth bread and we are in love with this recipe. This is one dish that I am making on repeat this Ramadan for Iftar. We just can’t getRead more

Buttermilk Biscuits

These buttermilk biscuits are a like a breeze to make and you’ll need only 30 minutes to make it. The outside is lightly crisp while the inside is super light and fluffy with buttery layers throughout. These buttermilk biscuits are not the regular biscuits we know of, the one we dip in tea..nope, not that.Read more

Mutta Sirka / Fried Malabar Appams (without egg)

Mutta Sirka is a traditional Malabar item which can be served with any non-veg curry. The batter is made with very few ingredients, which involves mainly rice (both raw and cooked) which is then deep fried until nicely puffed up and crisp. Mutta sirka might be something new to many of you. But if youRead more

Muttapam

Muttapam is a traditional Malabar breakfast item which is eaten with sugar. The batter is made mainly with rice and egg. I never knew that you all liked to see traditional Malabar recipes here on the blog. I was so happy with the overwhelming response I received on the kunhi kalthappam post which I postedRead more

Chicken Fatira

Fatira is a flatbread that is a popular breakfast and snack item. It is made by pressing the dough very thin and adding chicken filling and finally folding all four sides to create a package. It is then shallow fried in oil till it gets crisp on outside. I am sure that the term fatiraRead more

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Soft and fluffy pancakes made with whole wheat flour. Perfect for a light and healthy breakfast. I just realized recently that over the years I forgot to post the recipe of a basic pancake. I’m remedying that today with these delicious, light and fluffy, 100% whole wheat pancakes made from scratch. If you are lookingRead more

Valayappam/ Funnel Cake/ Kaiveeshal

Valayappam/ Funnel Cakes are deep fried pancake like batter topped with powdered sugar. Hey! Here I am, late as usual with the first post of 2019. Hope this year started off well for you all. Mine was amazing as I was with my family in Dubai for new years. 🙂 Now I am back inRead more

Goli Baje/ Mangalore Bhajji

Goli Baje/ Mangalore bajji are deep fried fritters made mainly with all purpose flour, rice flour and yoghurt. It is so addictive and very delicious. The super crispy exterior and the fluffy, pillowy soft interior is the main feature of this dish. Serve this with coconut chutney and enjoy it as your breakfast or asRead more

Fatteh

Fatteh is a popular breakfast dish all over the Levant. It can be eaten for lunch or dinner too. It is made of crumbled fried or toasted pita bread, seasoned yoghurt with tahini, chickpeas plus other ingredients and finally garnished with toasted nuts. I added pomegranate seeds to it too.       The nameRead more