Here are four special dishes that are usually cooked for Shivratri.
The spicy and sour flavours of the unique dishes from Idukki perfectly represents the struggles and the great will power of the farmers of the hilly Kerala district.
Horse gram works best during the cold monsoon months. Easy on the stomach, its digestive properties are commendable.
During this season, you must choose food items that are easily digestible, and should abstain from heavy intakes.
The Karkidaka kanji is prepared in a kashayam or a herbal concoction made of various herbs and spices.
Your kanji needs a companion and what better than a spicy, nutritious chammanthih? Check out this recipe of Kerala-style chutney.
Instead of stocking up our shelves and refrigerators, or panic buying perishable goods, it would do us good to go old school and not let food go waste.
Rima has posted the picture from the Kanthari hotel in Mangalore where Rimi enjoyed the pazhankanji, quite traditionally, in an earthen chatty.
Hot kanji that has great demand costs just Rs 30. Two types of stir fries, chilli chutney, mango pickle, lemon pickle, pappadam and round chillies are served as sides for the kanji.
Special porridge prepared using fenugreek and garden cress is incredibly healthy.