Month: June 2014

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Pineapple Carrot Custard

Ingredients: 1- 1 1/2 cup pineapple ( 1 small pineapple) 1 big carrot 3 cups milk 2 tbsp custard powder 1/4 cup water 6 tbsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 50 gm cashew nuts, chopped 1 tbsp ghee Preparation: Grate or finely chop pineapple and carrot and keep it aside. In a sauce pan, add […]

Drinks, Food

Elaneer/ Tender Coconut Shake

Ramadan Mubarak to all my friends and readers… Ingredients: 1 cup elaneer/ karikku/ tender coconut flesh 1/2 cup tender coconut water (optional) 1 cup milk, chilled 2-3 tbsp sugar or as required Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped tender coconut flesh , tender coconut water, chilled milk and sugar and blend well. Pour into […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Rose Milk Pudding

Ingredients: 2 cups (500 ml) milk 1/2 can condensed milk 10 gm china grass 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp rose milk/ rose syrup Preparation: Soak china grass in 1/2 cup of water for 10 minutes. Add milk and condensed milk in a saucepan and boil. Melt the soaked china grass in another pan on low […]

Chicken, Food

Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Ingredients: 5 chicken drumsticks 3/4 tbsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp fennel powder 1/2 tsp garlic paste 1/2 tsp ginger paste 1/2 tsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp tomato sauce 1 tbsp shallots, crushed or paste chopped coriander leaves salt oil for frying Preparation: Clean chicken drumsticks and make gashes on it. In a bowl, mix chilli […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Popsicles

Watermelon – Kiwi Fruit Popsicles

Ingredients: 2 cups watermelon, seeds removed and cubed 1 tbsp lime juice 4 kiwi fruits, peeled and chopped 4-5 tbsp sugar (adjust according to your taste) Preparation: Add the cubed watermelon, lime juice and 2 tbsp sugar in a blender and blend well until smooth.  Fill popsicle moulds halfway with  watermelon mixture and freeze it […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Honey Drop Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour/ maida 1 1/2 tsp baking powder a pinch of salt 100 gm butter 2 tbsp honey 2 eggs 3/4 -1 cup sugar, powdered 1/2 tsp vanilla essence Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line the baking tray with parchment paper/ baking paper. In a bowl, sift the plain […]

Egg, Food, Non Veg

Egg Kurma

Ingredients: 4-5 boiled eggs 2 onions, finely chopped 1 large tomato, chopped 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 8-10 mint leaves few curry leaves 3/4 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp white poppy seeds/khus khus 1″ cinnamon 1 cardamom 2 cloves 4-5 tbsp grated coconut 6 […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Custard Apple Pudding

Ingredients: 2 custard apples/ seethappazham 500 ml milk 1/2 tin condensed milk 10 gm china grass sugar, as required Preparation: Soak china grass in 1/2 cup water for 10 minutes.  Remove seeds from custard apples, take out its pulp/ flesh and grind it to a paste adding little milk. ( The only time consuming part […]

Food, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawn – Cauliflower Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 cup cleaned prawns 2 cup cauliflower, cut into small florets 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tbsp tomato sauce a pinch red color (optional) few coriander leaves, chopped salt 3 tbsp oil Preparation: Cook cleaned prawns with turmeric powder and salt […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food

Bread Vegetable Upma

Ingredients: 6-8 bread slices 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup carrots, thinly sliced 1/4 cup beans, finely chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp mustard seeds few curry leaves salt 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Crush the bread slices into coarse powder/ crumbs and keep it aside. Heat oil in a […]