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Ghee roasted plantains are layered with egg, roasted apples and coconut and then baked; tasted delicious… I am a huge plantain lover, may be because I grew up in Kerala where plantains are abundantly available. And, we make so many different snacks using plantains. One of the famous evening snacks in Kerala is Pazhampori or plantain fritters. Most of the snacks...

  Plantain/Raw banana mash with fish!!!!   Print Author: Barwin Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Indian Ingredients To grind Coconut, grated- 4 tbsp Turmeric pwdr- ½ tsp Chili powder-1 tsp Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp Small onion-2 Garlic-2 pods Other ingredients Raw plantain - 2 Fish- 4 pieces Oil- 1 tbsp Mustard seeds- 2 tsp Curry leaves- 1 sprig Salt-...

  Healthiest smoothie made out of plantain and almonds… I hail from the land of plantains, that explains why I can hardly resist them. I am so glad that plantain is available at almost all stores in my city. Though plantain belongs to banana family, plantains are much more healthier and have more health benefits than bananas. Plantain is abundantly found in...

A healthy cutlet to devour any day… Don’t let me talk about plantain, I would be seen talking endlessly and you’ll probably doze off 😛 A very versatile fruit, it belongs to banana family yet it tastes different. A lot of people in N.America are not aware of plantain as it’s not common here. Seeing plantain in my shopping cart, many got...

Richness of coconut milk and sweetness of ripe plantain= Yummy dessert I hail from the land of coconuts and plantains. This explains why I have so many recipes that call for plantain and coconut. They both make a remarkable combination and makes any dish taste delicious. In Kerala, this particular dish is served mostly for breakfast along with puttu or rice cakes/rice...

A snack that has almond, dates, plantain and coconut, so rich and healthy… I am getting ready for Ramadan which is starting on Monday. While talking with my sister and my cousins last weekend, they all had asked me to share the recipes for some healthy snacks that can be made during Ramadan. Since then, I have been thinking and researching on healthy snacks....

I got out of the comfort zone and stuffed the chicken breasts… Last Saturday, though I got the feeling of dining out I kind of overcame it and decided to give myself a fine dining experience sitting in my own home. I had never thought of stuffing chicken breasts before as I had other things to make with them. When everything sounded unimpressive I finally had...

Perfect as evening snacks… Rice flakes or flattened rice (“Poha” in Hindi and “Aval” in Malayalam) are often used to make snacks, sometimes a quick meal can be whipped up on lazy days, they are also found  in some rice cereals. In Kerala, wet rice flakes (Aval Nanachathu) combined with grated coconut, jaggery/sugar is quite famous and...

Presenting a popular evening snack of my hometown, Kerala… Pazham pori with a cup of hot cardamom tea, even the thought of this makes me nostalgic and cozy. Pazham pori (in malayalam) or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala. It’s one of the simplest and the humblest snacks as well. As Kerala is the land of plantain, you will...

Kaipola is a delicious sweet dish made with ripe plantain… Kaipola or steamed plantain cake is an authentic Malabar dish which is often served as an evening snack and also during Ramadan. Ripe plantain when shallow fried tastes delicious and will impart the needed sugar to this dish. It tastes rich and extremely yummy. Whenever I have plantains I am tempted...