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The main advantage is that the much-sought-after item is available free of cost in Oman, while it needs to be purchased from fish sellers in Kerala.
Quail egg and meat are indeed considered nutritious, so much so that there is a saying in Malayalam ‘Aayiram kozhikku ara kaada’, which translates to ‘For 1000 chickens, half a quail is enough’.
More than 15 varieties of fresh and dried fruits including dates, grapes, figs, cherries, papaya and nuts like cashews, almonds and pistachios are added to make the Christmas cakes rich and delicious.
Try it as a snack for your Christmas feast.
Just like cauliflower rice, broccoli rice can also be paired with a variety of non-vegetarian options and the result can be mind-blowing.
If also accompanied by a cup of tea, a butter cake can make your day without question.
The dish is a favourite in many Kerala households on Sunday mornings and they often feature on our Christmas menus as well.
Breakfast provides energy to take on the day on an amazing note.
You can prepare the curry at home too and can even use it as a sandwich or chapati filling to make a snack.
The snack, which's popular in Thalassery, is also a much-loved Iftar preparation.
If you could keep the leaves in the fridge after removing its water content, they can stay fresh for up to one month.
The salad can be both healthy and tasty.
If you are ready to spend a little time in the kitchen, you can prepare a comparatively healthy chicken fried rice at home.
It can also give you a good dose of essential nutrients.
A handful of kitchen tips can be used to make the curry edible.
North Indians add carom seeds in puri while sesame is used in the preparation of luchi.
It is popular in countries like the UK and Ireland.
This dosa can be savoured even without curries.
Avoid common mistakes while drinking this healthy concoction.
The cake can be whipped up easily with this recipe.
Whip up a healthy and filling omelette with some carrots, tomato, curry leaves, and more which can be found in any Kerala kitchen.
An alternative to sweets is lavender tea, which offers much relief for people suffering from mental stress or headaches.
Vellayappam pairs well with any non-veg curry, vegetarian dishes like kadala curry, green piece curry, vegetable stew and more.
Raisin wines are also called straw wines and are capable of very long aging.
Lololikka or Indian coffee plum is a popular, sour fruit that's grown in Kerala homes.
The ideal time to apparently drink this tea is before bedtime.
It is also considered a classic comfort food by many.
It is also available in Mangalore by the name Kidyo.
If you’re looking to shed some extra pounds, then it’s best to have boiled eggs.
Scientists at the College of Chemical Sciences in Sri Lanka have discovered that consuming white rice does not necessarily lead to an increase in body weight.
Pomegranates can also increase platelets blood levels and haemoglobin count. Make pomegranate wine at home for this Christmas.
You can pair it with appam, bread, rice and more.
The grain-free, yummy faux rice can be used to make many healthy preparations too, especially if you are on a diet.
Powdered coconut sugar is used in this cake instead of regular sweeteners.
It is made by adding a banana as well.
It can be made with easily available ingredients.
This tip comes in handy and spares you several hours, especially when you are in a hurry.
A combination of dried fruits and nuts, this plum cake can be an ideal treat for other special occasions as well.
It's a melt-in-the-mouth meal that's packed with flavour and it can impress both young and old.
The key to prolonged freshness, as per the tip, lies in submerging them in water in a sealed container before refrigerating.
Brinjal is a rich source of fibre and has several health benefits like helping to lose body weight.