Month: February 2013

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

Bitter Gourd ( Pavakka ) Masala

Ingredients: 1 big bitter gourd/ pavakka/ kaipakka 1 tomato, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 3 green chillies, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed tamarind- size of a lemon 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 sprig curry leaves salt oil Preparation: Chop bitter gourd into small pieces and keep it aside. Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup […]

Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Coin Banana Fry

Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas/ Nendrapazham 1/2 cup maida/ plain flour 1/4 cup cornflour 1 egg a pinch of baking soda a pinch of turmeric powder 2 tsp sugar Preparation: In a bowl, add plain flour, cornflour, baking soda, turmeric powder, sugar, egg and little water (if needed) and make a batter of coating consistency and […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Ingredients: 12 medium strawberries 155 g (5 oz) white chocolate, roughly chopped 60 g (2 oz) dark chocolate, roughly chopped Preparation: Clean strawberries lightly with a pastry brush and keep it aside. Do not remove hulls.  Line a flat tray or board with baking paper and keep it aside. Place white chocolate in a medium […]

Cakes, Food, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups self raising flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup milk 1/2 cup cream cheese 1 egg 1 tsp finely grated orange rind 1 cup strawberries, chopped Preparation: Preheat the oven to 200 degree celsius. Grease the muffin pans with cooking spray or line with paper liners. In a large bowl, […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Mutton

Mutton Fry

Hi Friends,               I am back from holidays…Had a great time with family…Today I would like to share the recipe of  a simple  mutton fry…  Ingredients: 1/2 kg mutton, cut into pieces 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, crushed curry leaves 1- 1 1/2 tbsp chilli […]