Month: July 2014

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Mango Pudding

Ingredients: 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and chopped 1 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tin condensed milk 3-4 tbsp sugar 10 gm china grass 1/2 cup water Preparation: Soak china grass in 1/2 cup water for 10 minutes. In a blender, add chopped mangoes and sugar and blend to a thick paste. In a pan, add mango […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Jeeraka Kanji

Ingredients: 1/2 cup kaima / jeerakashala / basmati rice 1 cup grated coconut 3 shallots 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cumin seeds a pinch turmeric powder salt Preparation: Clean rice and cook it in a pressure cooker adding enough water ( about 3-4 cups of water) till rice is very soft. Grind grated coconut, shallots, cumin […]

Chicken, Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks

Chicken Pakora/ Pakoda

Ingredients: 1/2 kg ¬†boneless chicken, cut into thin strips 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 3-4 green chillies, finely chopped 3/4- 1 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp fennel seeds 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp vinegar 1/2 cup gram flour/ kadalapodi 2 tbsp rice flour few curry leaves, chopped few coriander leaves, chopped […]

Drinks, Food

Pineapple Juice

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup pineapple, cut into pieces 1 1/2- 2 cups water sugar to taste Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped pineapple pieces, sugar and water and blend well. Strain the prepared juice and pour it in a serving glass…Serve with ice cubes…

Drinks, Food

Custard Apple Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 large custard apple/ seethappazham 1 1/2 cup chilled milk sugar to taste Preparation: Scoop out the flesh of the custard apple along with its seeds. Put them in a blender along with 1/4 cup milk and pulse for 3-5 seconds. This will help to separate seeds from the flesh/ pulp.. Strain the mixture […]