Split Chickpeas Pudding | Kadala Pradhaman

Split Chickpeas Pudding | Kadala Pradhaman

Kadala Pradhaman is hands down everyone’s favorite Kerala dessert in this house and it makes an appearance for every single sadya we make throughout the year! If you’re a chickpeas lover like us, I guarantee you’ll be a fan too. Mashed split chickpeas is simmered 

Vermicelli Pudding | Seviyan Kheer | Semiya Payasam

Vermicelli Pudding | Seviyan Kheer | Semiya Payasam

This is quite possibly the easiest and quickest Indian dessert. Roasted vermicelli is cooked in milk, cardamom, and sugar then garnished with roasted cashews and raisins. Typically payasams from Kerala are made with coconut milk and sweetened with coconut sugar. This particular one is not 

Cucumber Pulissery | Vellarikka Pulissery

Cucumber Pulissery | Vellarikka Pulissery

Diced cucumbers in spiced coconut and yogurt-based curry. Pulissery is typically served last during a sadhya when my stomach is ready to burst at the seams so I usually end up not eating it. But I do love it as a casual every other week 

Pulissery

Pulissery

Pulissery is another spiced coconut and yogurt-based curry. It’s typically served last during a sadhya when my stomach is ready to burst at the seams so I usually end up not eating it. But I do love it as a casual every other week curry 

Ash Gourd & Black-Eyed Peas Curry | Olan

Ash Gourd & Black-Eyed Peas Curry | Olan

One of my friends who tried olan for the first time said, ” It tastes like a bowl full of love!” Yeap, that pretty much sums it up. Black-eyed peas and ash gourd or winter melon is simmered in coconut milk and seasoned ever so 

Okra Kichadi | Vendakka Kichadi

Okra Kichadi | Vendakka Kichadi

I love okra, especially fried okra, so it’s no surprise that this is my most favorite kichadi of them all. Fried sliced tender okra smothered in a creamy coconut and yogurt gravy seasoned with ground mustard seeds. Kichadi is one of the very few sadhya dishes that 

Cucumber Kichadi | Vellarikka Kichadi

Cucumber Kichadi | Vellarikka Kichadi

Cucumber’s smothered in a creamy coconut and yogurt gravy seasoned with ground mustard seeds. It’s one of the very few sadhya dishes that are not vegan. But that can easily be solved by either swapping the dairy yogurt or curd with your favorite homemade or store-bought non-dairy yogurt, 

Vegan Sicilian Cannoli

Vegan Sicilian Cannoli

During the past couple of months during our quarantine life, I’ve found myself diving head first into vegan cheese making. I made some cashew ricotta recently and all I could think of was cannoli! The first time I made it, I made it using the 

Easy Cashew-Tofu Ricotta

Easy Cashew-Tofu Ricotta

This recipe was born out of my need for an easier, faster and cheaper ricotta. Sometimes an idea or dish pops into your head and you need some ricotta right away! You just don’t have the patience or time to culture and drain it for 

Divine Chocolate Cupcake

Divine Chocolate Cupcake

Get ready to taste the best chocolate cupcake ever! They are super moist and airy with a flavor that’s oh so divine. Be prepared to make more than one batch because these little guys are really addictive. I’ve made these cupcakes with cane sugar, dates puree, banana puree and