Watermelon pieces
sugar to taste
a pinch of salt
a pinch of pepper powder
cold water
Cardamom powder(optional)


Blend all the above ingredients. And serve immediately.

Cabbage Palya or Cabbage with Aloo and cinnamon


1small cabbage, finely shredded
1 large onion, finely sliced
3 fresh green chillies, slit lenghtwise
2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1" cubes
3 or 4 cinnamon sticks
1/2tsp turmeric powder
1/4tsp chilli powder
1 cup water
salt to taste
4 tbsps oil
few chopped coriander leaves
1tbsp grated fresh coconut (optional)


Heat the oil over medium heat and fry the onions, green chillies and cinnamon sticks until the onions are pinkish colour or soft.
Add the potatoes, stir and fry on low heat for 5 minutes. stir in the turmeric and chilli powder.
Add the water and bring it to the boil, cover the pan and simmer until the potatoes are half cooked.
Add the cabbage and salt, stir and mix well, adjust the heat and cover the pan. cook until the vegetables are tender.
The cabbage should not be mushy, the finished dish should be fairly moist but not runny, take the lid off and let the liquid evaporate.
Stir in the coriander leaves and remove the pan from heat. If you want more taste add the grated fresh coconut.
Serve with chapati, naan, paratha, bread or any meals for side dish.
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