Month: January 2014

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa, Food

Cucumber/ Kakkirikka Dosa

Ingredients: 2 cups raw rice/ pachari 1 cup cucumber/kakkirikka, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup grated coconut 1/4 cup cooked rice water as required salt Preparation: Soak raw rice in water for 4-5 hours. Grind it with grated coconut, chopped cucumber, cooked rice and salt adding water to a smooth batter. Add enough water to make […]

Egg, Food, Non Veg

Egg – Coconut Milk Curry

Ingredients: 3 hard boiled eggs, cut each into half 2 onions, chopped 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 tsp ginger, crushed 1 tsp garlic, crushed 5 green chillies, slit 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp fennel powder 2 cup thick coconut milk salt 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped oil Preparation: […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Ice cream

Strawberry Ice cream

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries 1 cup milk 3/4 cup fresh cream 1/2 cup sugar Preparation: In a blender, add strawberries, milk, fresh cream and sugar and blend well until smooth. Transfer it to any freezer proof container and place it in the freezer for 5-6 hours. Take the set ice cream out […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Popsicles

Cherry Popsicles

Ingredients: 2 cups cherries 1/2 cup water 4-5 tbsp sugar (add less or more to your taste) 2-3 tbsp fresh lime juice Preparation: In a pan, add  the pitted cherries, water, sugar and lime juice and cook on medium heat until the cherries are soft and cooked. Remove it from heat and cool it to […]

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

Kumbalanga/ Ash Gourd Pulissery

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup kumbalanga/ ashgourd/ wintermelon 1 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2-3 green chillies, slit 1 cup yoghurt 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds 2 shallots, sliced 3 dry red chillies 2 sprig curry leaves salt coconut oil Preparation: Peel and dice kumbalanga into small […]

Cakes & Bakes, Food, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe Source: Joy of Baking Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup (175 gm) all purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 cup boiling hot water 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup (113 gm) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract Preparation: Preheat oven to 190 degree […]

Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Seafood

Mathi/ Sardine Peera

Ingredients: 1/2 kg sardines/ mathi 2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 dry red chillies 1/2 cup shallots, sliced 1 tbsp green chillies, chopped 6 garlic cloves 2 sprig curry leaves 3 kudampuli pieces/ gambooge/fish tamarind salt 2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean and cut sardines into pieces and keep it aside. Soak […]