Tagged: Kochi

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Bolgatty Island

Near the historic town of Fort Kochi in Ernakulam district, the commercial capital of Kerala, is the Bolgatty Island. This lush, lovely island is famous for its palace of the same name. The Bolgatty...

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Fort Immanuel

Fort Immanuel, situated at Fort Kochi is a bastion of the Portuguese in Kochi. It was a symbol of the strategic alliance between the Maharajah of Kochi and the Monarch of Portugal, after whom...

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Chicken with Spring Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

INGREDIENTS (SERVINGS 4) 1/4 c. olive oil, divided 8 small bone-in, skin-on chicken this (weighing about 1 1/2 pounds total) Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 1 c. quinoa, rinsed 2 tbsp. unseasoned rice wine...

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Kuzhupilly Beach, Vypeen

Kuzhupilly beach, located in Vypeen or Vypin, this white, sandy beach is ideal for swimming. The backwaters nearby are an added charm, as are the paddy fields and coconut groves on the way to...

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Marine Drive

Marine Drive is a beautiful promenade in Kochi (Cochin), Kerala state of India. The Marine Drive is built facing the backwaters of Kochi. It is a popular hangout for the local populace as well...

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Athirappilly Waterfalls

The Athirappilly Falls is situated 1000 ft above sea level on the Chalakudy river, at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats, Athirappalli is a scenic combination of forests and little...

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Gavi, Kerala

Gavi Eco-Tourism a project of the Kerala Forest Development Corporation has caught the attention of tourists, mostly from European countries. The project is exclusive in many respects and the majority who visited was nature...

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Chicken Puttanesca Recipe

INGREDIENTS (SERVINGS 4) 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups tomato-basil pasta sauce (such as Muir Glen Organic) 1/4...

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Nelliyampathy Hills, Palakkad

From the town of Nenmara in Palakkad district, the cloud-caressed peaks of the majestic Nelliyampathy hill ranges are a sight to behold. The height of the hills ranges from 467 m to 1572 m....

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Spicy Sauteed Shrimps

INGREDIENTS (SERVINGS 4) 3 medium onions chopped lengthwise 25-30 medium size shrimps or prawns 1 tbsp of ketchup 2-3 tbsp of recheado masala salt to taste DIRECTIONS Heat a pan with some oil add...