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Kerala’s breakfast dish Puttu or steamed rice cakes stuffed with shrimp roast… Puttu or steamed rice funnel cakes are popular breakfast dish in Kerala. Over the years, Puttu got fancy makeovers by stuffing it with chicken, shrimp, beef, mussel, fish, etc. I’ve already tried making chicken stuffed puttu, mussel and squid stuffed puttu, tuna stuffed...

Idiyappam, a popular South Indian breakfast dish cooked in the Instant Pot… 3-minute pressure cooked idiyappam or string hoppers in the Instant Pot. Idiyappam is a popular South Indian & Srilankan breakfast dish. Making Idiyappam from scratch is an art. For making idiyappam, you’ll need idiyappam maker & plates. These are available on Amazon or...

Crispy dosas and the dosa batter fermented in the Instant Pot… Dosa is a crepe, the batter is made out of rice and urad dal or black lentil. This is a popular South Indian breakfast dish. If you own an Instant Pot, fermenting dosa batter is a breeze. Ground rice & urad dal batter can be kept in the Instant pot in yogurt setting for 8 to 10 hours. After...

South Indian style lunch or breakfast: Dosa or Rice-lentil crepes with Mint cilantro chutney and tomato chutney… This is truly a comfort meal for any South Indian: Dosa along with chutneys taste delicious literally any day. Recipes Dosa batter and Dosa Recipe: Click here Mint Cilantro Chutney Recipe: Click here Tomato Chutney Recipe: Click here More Lunch...

Pathiri, popular in Malabar cuisine-served for both breakfast and dinner… Pathiri is a traditional roti that’s popular in Malabar cuisine. These days, it is found on the menu of most South Indian restaurants. The texture of the pathiri is light and thin that almost everyone finds it hard to resist, especially when served with spicy chicken/mutton/beef...

  Oats Idli or steamed oats cake, by adding oats idlis got a healthy makeover… One of the popular South Indian breakfasts is Idli. Traditionally, the idli batter is made by grinding soaked rice and urad dal which is then allowed to ferment overnight, the batter is then poured onto idli molds and is steam cooked. It resembles a soft and spongy round cake so...

A healthy breakfast or evening snack… Oats is one of the heart healthiest ingredients that can be used for making so many dishes. I start my day mostly with oats: oats mixed with milk, oats pancake, oats porridge, sometimes I make cookies or granola bars with oats. It’s such a versatile ingredient that can be added as whole or ground. One of the breakfast...

Breakfast dishes of South India… Breakfast means “breaking the fast”, after almost 7 to 8 hours of fasting food eaten for breakfast have to make us feel good and impart the energy to kick start the day. In South India, most of the breakfast dishes are rice based, made from scratch and are served fresh and warm. Common dishes served are Appam (rice...

Soft and melt into the mouth rice crepes of South India… Appam, which can be referred as “Kerala’s Laced Rice crepes” is one of the popular breakfast dishes which is served with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries. Appam literally goes well with almost any curries: chicken, beef, mutton or veggie korma. My sister’s favorite way...

Puttu gets delicious when stuffed with mussel and squid… Puttu or steamed rice flour is a popular breakfast dish in Kerala. Making puttu is really easy: wet the rice flour and add to the puttu maker along with grated coconut and is steamed for a few minutes. It can be served with literally anything: my absolute favorites are puttu with chicken curry or fish...