Month: September 2012

Appams, Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes

Vellayappam/ Appam

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice/ white rice 1/2 cup cooked rice 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp yeast 1 tsp sugar water for grinding salt Preparation: Wash and soak raw rice in water for 4-5 hours. Grind it with all other ingredients into a smooth batter adding enough water and keep for fermentation for about […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Wheat Puttu

Ingredients: 2 cups wheat flour/ wheat puttu podi ( I used Double Horse wheat puttu podi) 1 cup grated coconut water as required salt Preparation: Add salt to the wheat flour and mix well. Add water little by little to the flour till it becomes wet/ moist and mix thoroughly without any lumps. Take a […]

Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Prawns

Spicy Prawn Fry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg Prawns 3 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp rice flour salt to taste 2 sprigs curry leaves oil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add chilli powder, turmeric powder, rice flour and salt and mix together adding little water. Add cleaned prawns and curry leaves and mix well. […]

Food, Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Pasta

Spinach Pulao

Ingredients: 2 cups of  basmati rice 1 tbsp whole cumin 1/2 tsp whole pepper 2 sticks of cinnamon 2 cloves 2 cardamom 2 onions, chopped 2 cups of finely chopped spinach 1/2 cup peas, boiled for 5 minutes and drained 1 small green capsicum, finely diced 1 big potato, peeled and cubed 2 tbsp sweetcorn […]