Author: Kamala


Bread Upma

An upma made with bread slices, tomato and other spices. In this recipe, I have added “Karpooravalli Leaves” also known as “Oma Valli Leaves” or “Mexican Mint” instead of “Coriander Leaves”. 


Aval Payasam

Aval payasam is a South Indian dessert typically made for festivals and special events. The dish includes fried flattened rice (aval), sugar, and cardamom, boiled with milk until a thick consistency is achieved. The payasam is then enhanced with fried cashew nuts and coconut bits for additional flavor.


Paruppu Payasam

Paruppu payasam is a traditional South Indian dessert made from lentils, unrefined sugar, coconut milk, and seasoned with cardamom and ghee. Commonly served at festivals in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it’s prepared by cooking and mashing lentils, and combining them with melted sugar and coconut milk. It can be served warm or chilled.


Raw Mango

Mangoes are not only delectable but also packed with essential nutrients, making them a truly superlative food choice. Rich in a spectrum of vitamins—such as A, C, and E—these vibrant fruits are a powerhouse of health benefits. Beyond that, mangoes are abundant in a suite of B-complex vitamins, which are […]