Year: 2015

Crunchy Snacks, Food, Snacks

Chocolate Cashew Clusters

Ingredients: 250 gm roasted cashew nuts 250 gm milk chocolate Preparation: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper / baking paper. Place the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1- 1 1/2 minutes or until the chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred ( or melt by double boiling method ). Stir […]

Drinks, Food

Pumpkin Shake

Ingredients: 250 gm pumpkin 5-6 tbsp sugar ( add to your taste) 2 cups of chilled milk a pinch of cinnamon powder 3 tbsp condensed milk 1/2 tsp vanilla essence (optional) chopped nuts for garnishing Preparation: Peel and chop pumpkin into small pieces and cook it covered ( or pressure cook) adding sugar and enough […]

Food, Popsicles, Summer Specials

Strawberry – Pineapple Popsicles

Ingredients: 1 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 1/2 cup pineapple, chopped 1 tbsp lemon juice 4-5 tbsp sugar ( or as required) Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped pineapple, 1/2 tbsp lemon juice , enough sugar and 2-3 tbsp water and blend well until smooth.  Fill popsicle moulds halfway with this pineapple juice and […]

Food, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Broccoli Masala Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice 2 cups broccoli florets 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 onion, sliced 1 tsp ginger, chopped 1 tsp garlic, chopped 1 tsp chilli powder a pinch of turmeric powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp asafoetida 1 tbsp cashew nuts 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp chana dal 2 dry red chillies, […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Oats Puttu

Ingredients: 2 cups oats 1/2 cup grated coconut salt to taste water as required Preparation: In a nonstick pan, dry roast the oats on medium flame for about 3-4 minutes. Allow it to cool and then powder it using a blender. In a bowl, add this powdered oats and 2-3 tbsp grated coconut and mix […]