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Beef, Food, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Beef Kakkam

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef3 medium onions, chopped3 medium tomatoes, chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut beef into pieces and clean it and keep it aside. In a bowl, add the […]

Food, Jams, Salads/ Condiments

Cherry Jam

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cherries3/4 cup sugar2 tbsp lemon juice Preparation: Wash and pit the cherries and chop them into half. Keep a plate in the freezer for testing the consistency of jam. In a thick bottomed saucepan, add the chopped cherries and cook on medium flame stirring constantly and mashing the cherries with a […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Food, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Tomato – Pottukadala / Roasted Gram Chutney

Ingredients: 2 ripe big tomatoes, chopped1 small onion, chopped3 garlic cloves, slicedsmall piece ginger, chopped2 green chillies, choppeda pinch of turmeric powder1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tbsp roasted gram / pottukadala1 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and add garlic, ginger and green chillies and saute till […]

Chicken, Food, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Irani Pola

Ingredients: 150 gm boneless chicken1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 tsp lemon juicesalt to tasteoil for frying For Masala: 2 onions, chopped1 tsp ginger, chopped1 tsp garlic, chopped1-2 green chillies, chopped1 tbsp curry leaves, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4-1 tsp garam masala1 tbsp coriander leaves For […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Apple Pulissery

Ingredients: 2 apples 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots3 green chillies, slit3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1/2 tsp sugar1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop apples into small cubes. Grind grated […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg

Chicken Vindaloo

Ingredients: 1 1/4 kg chicken, cleaned15-20 dry kashmiri chillies 1 1/2 inch piece ginger10 big garlic cloves1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp pepper corns1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 cloves3 cardamoms3 piece cinnamon2 tbsp vinegar3 medium onions, finely chopped2 medium tomatoes, chopped1 big potato, peeled and cut into cubes1 tsp sugarsalt to […]

Food, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Coconut Lemon Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice1 small onion ( 1/4 cup) , chopped1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, chopped 1 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp turmeric powdera pinch of asafoetida1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2-2 tbsp lemon juice2 tsp chana dal3/4 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urad dal10 cashew nuts2 dry red chillies salt to taste2 tbsp oil […]

paneer noodles
Food, Paneer, Pasta, Rice / Pasta, Vegetarian

Paneer Noodles

Ingredients: 150 gm paneer cubes150 gm noodles1 tbsp garlic, thinly chopped1 tbsp ginger, thinly chopped1-2 green chillies, thinly chopped1/4 cup sliced carrots1 small capsicum, sliced1/4 cup tomato, chopped2 tbsp tomato sauce1 tbsp chilli sauce2 tsp soy saucesalt to taste2 tbsp oilchopped spring onion, to garnish Preparation: Boil water in a large pan adding a tsp […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Frozen / Chilled Desserts, Summer Specials

Aval Milk With Ice cream

Ingredients: 1 cup aval/ avil / rice flakes1 1/2 cup cold milk3 ripe small bananas1/2 cup well ripe mango, finely chopped1/4 cup pineapple, finely chopped1/4 cup apple, finely chopped2-3 tbsp sugar2-3 tbsp condensed milk25 gm raisins50 gm cashew nuts, chopped25 gm almonds, choppedvanilla ice cream, as requiredglazed cherries, for garnishing Preparation: In a pan, dry […]