Month: June 2013

Food, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawns Tikka

Ingredients: 500 gm prawns, cleaned 1 tsp garlic paste 1/2 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp tomato paste 1/2 tsp cumin powder a pinch of turmeric powder 1 tbsp tandoori masala 1 tsp red chilli powder 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp oil capsicum, cubed onion, cut into squares bamboo skewers, soaked in […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Mango Panna Cotta

Ingredients: For Panna Cotta: 2 tbsp cold water 2 tsp gelatin 1 cup milk 1 cup cream 1/4 – 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence For Mango Gelee: 1 1/2 cup mango puree ( I used store bought mango pulp) 1/4 cup sugar (add to your taste) 1 tbsp/ 2- 2 1/2 tsp gelatin […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg

Tomato Garlic Chicken

Ingredients: 750 gm chicken, cut into pieces 2 large tomatoes, chopped 3 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 2-3 tsp chilli powder 3 tbsp tomato sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 3 tbsp corn flour 2 tsp green chillies, chopped spring onions, chopped olive oil salt Preparation: Blend the tomatoes and keep it aside. In a bowl, add […]

Egg, Food, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Egg Palak Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice 3 medium onions,finely chopped 4 eggs 2 tsp green chillies, finely chopped 1 cup palak / spinach, chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 1/2- 2 tsp pepper powder 4 cloves, crushed 4 cinnamon, crushed few coriander leaves salt 1 sliced onion, fried for garnishing raisins cashew nuts oil/ ghee Preparation: […]

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

Methi Leaves – Cabbage Thoran / Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 cup methi leaves/ fenugreek leaves/ uluvayila, finely chopped 2 cup cabbage, finely chopped 1 1/2 cup grated coconut 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 dry red chilly 1/2 tsp urad dal salt oil Preparation: Crush grated coconut, cumin seeds, […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli, Snacks

Masala Idli

                  Masala idli is a tasty dish prepared with left over idlis. It is easy to prepare and can be served as a snack or breakfast item.. Ingredients: 6 idlis 2 small onions, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 big green chilly, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger, […]

Chicken, Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks

Chicken Fingers

Ingredients: 125 gm boneless chicken, cut into strips 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp garlic paste 1 egg bread crumbs salt oil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add chicken strips, garlic paste, pepper powder, paprika and salt and mix well. Keep it aside for 30 minutes. Beat the egg in a […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Simple Vanilla Cookies

            Today’s recipe is a basic vanilla cookies, which is crispy and tasty… Perfect for kid’s snack… Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 3/4-1 cup butter, melted 3/4 cup sugar, powdered 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla essence red tutti frutti or chopped cherries Preparation: Preheat oven to 170 […]