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Nilavilakku

Nilavilakku

Nilavilakku

Bring Auspiciousness to Where You Are!

  • There was one time when you looked through a trunk with old memorabilia you found the Nilavilakku(lamp). You picked it up and asked your mother whose it was. Mother said tha....
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    Cast-Iron Utensils

    Cast-Iron Utensils

    Cast-Iron Utensils

    Timeless Utensils in the Kitchen

    • Grandma quips, “Food just tasted better those days. And... people lived longer and healthy lives” when she talks of days when her family cooked delicious ap....
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    Basmati Rice

    Basmati Rice

    BASMATI RICE

    Aromatic and Flavourful Indian Meal

    • Remember weekends when your mother announced that she would make a 'special' meal and you stood around the kitchen, intrigued as she brought out Basmati rice, chopped vege....
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    Castor Oil

    Castor Oil

    CASTOR OIL

    A Therapeutic Powerhouse

    • One childhood memory involving Grandma is bitter - unlike others that are sweet and comforting. Once in six months every member of the family had to undergo a ritual of consuming a con....
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    Gulkand

    Gulkand

    GULKAND

    Enliven a summer day with the refreshing taste of rose petals

  • iThe scorching heat, the bright blossoms of summer flowers and the vendors on the road selling chaat, ice lollies in push carts are memories of an Indian ....
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    Mehendi

    Mehendi

    MEHENDI

    Imprinting memories that last

  • Intricate patterns and the cool refreshing of the henna being drawn on the hands and the feet bring back sweet memories of a wedding at home.A house bustling with activity, women huddled....
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    Puttu Kudam

    Puttu Kudam

    Puttu Kudam

    Steaming Up Health and Love

    • It is a beautiful day in spring, with flurries of clouds and the sky a bright blue. As a healthy breakfast gets prepared one remembersa much loved story of Grandma’s,- of chi....
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    Kasturi Manjal

    Kasturi Manjal

    Kasturi Manjal

    • Rejuvenate your Skin with this Miracle Spice!
    • You remember a summer long ago when your mother mixed Kasturi Manjal with Kadala Maav and rubbed it gently into your skin as she told you a story to keep you s....
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    Nalangu Mavu

    Nalangu Mavu

    NALANGU MAVU

    Refreshing Your Skin Naturally

    On a bright summer day long ago, Grandma dried turmeric root, rose petals, champak, white turmeric, muthakach khus, Indian sarsaparilla, cinnamon, marikolunthu/sagewort....

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    Strengthen Your Immunity with Nilavembu

    Strengthen Your Immunity with Nilavembu

    Strengthen Your Immunity with Nilavembu

    • When you were down with the flu, lying feverish in bed, the matriarch in your house cooled your body with a cold press and as you drifted off into a fitful sleep, you intermittently heard th....
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    sukku-kapi

    sukku-kapi

    SukkuKappi

    Refreshing memories with every sip

    Our early remembrances of sick days spent resting on the bed and inhaling the invigorating smells of sukkukappi wafting through the air, usually prepared by a matriarch - a grandmot....

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    Panniyaram

    Panniyaram

    Panniyaram – Pillowy and healthy snack,fluffed up with love

    Remember those evenings when you came home from school. You smell the sour and sweet smells of the panniyaram as your mother helps you remove the sagging school bag. Fluff....

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    Masalas

    Masalas

    Homemade Masalas: The Heart of Every Indian Kitchen

    The foods that we love from home always has a unique touch and flavour that make us go back to it again and again. One of the chief ingredients in every Indian kitchen is the masala. Wi....

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    Kerala Puttu - Nutrition in Every Layer

    Kerala Puttu - Nutrition in Every Layer

    Puttuis a popular dish in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and parts of Karnataka. Traditionally served with kadala (chana) curry or with green gram curry, Puttu has nutrition in every layer.

    In the past it was a nutritious breakfast eaten by farmers wh....

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    Marachekku Pure Organic Oil

    Marachekku Pure Organic Oil

    PURE ORGANIC OIL FROM INDIA

    Cold pressing is a technique in which the oil is mechanically pressed from the seeds at temperatures not exceeding 120F. The oil is cold pressed when the oilseeds are not precooked. In large sca....

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