Month: October 2012

Food, Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Fruit and Vegetable Salad

Ingredients: 1/2 cup mango, diced 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup strawberry, chopped 1 cup cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped 1 cup lettuce, chopped 2 tbsp red capsicum 2 tbsp yellow capsicum 2 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped 2 tbsp black raisins 1 tbsp almonds, chopped 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp olive oil […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Strawberry Mousse

Eid Mubarak to all my readers and fellow bloggers…. Ingredients: 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries, chopped 1 cup water 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp gelatin/ strawberry jelly powder 2 cups whipping cream or double cream 1 tsp vanilla essence strawberry slices, chocolate shavings, sprinkles etc for garnishing Preparation: In a pan, […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Chakkakuru Ularthu/ Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry

Ingredients: 250 gm jack fruit seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup shallots 5 dry red chillies 5 cloves garlic 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 sprigs curry leaves 1 1/2-2 tbsp oil salt Preparation: Peel and cut jackfruit seeds into lengthwise and cook them with turmeric powder and salt adding enough water. Crush shallots, dry […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Pasta

Vegetable Pasta Biriyani

Ingredients: 2 cups grain shaped pasta ( Risoni ) 2 tbsp ghee 1-2 tbsp oil 1 tsp ginger, crushed 1 tsp garlic, crushed 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1 cup cabbage, finely chopped 1/2 cup carrots,finely chopped 1/2 cup beans, finely chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped 4-5 green chillies, chopped 1/2 cup water lemon juice […]

Food, Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Pomegranate Raita

Ingredients: 1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 cup yoghurt 2 green chillies, chopped 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste Preparation: In a bowl, add pomegranate seeds, chopped green chillies and coriander leaves and mix together. Add yoghurt and salt to this and stir well. Garnish with few pomegranate seeds and serve….