Month: May 2015

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Pancakes

Strawberry Pancake

Ingredients: 1 cup plain flour/ all purpose flour 1/2 cup strawberries, chopped 1/4 cup yoghurt 1 1/2-2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp baking powder a pinch of baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil 3/4-1 cup milk butter/ cooking spray Preparation: In a bowl, whisk together plain flour,baking powder and baking soda. In another bowl, […]

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Apple Cinnamon Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 cup apple, peeled and chopped 2 cups chilled milk 2 tbsp sugar or to taste 1 tsp cinnamon powder Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped apples and sugar and blend well until smooth adding little milk. Then add the cinnamon powder and remaining milk and blend again. Pour the milkshakes into serving […]

Beef, Food, Non Veg

Dry Beef Chilli

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef, cut into small pieces 2 onions, chopped 1 tbsp ginger paste/ finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic paste/ finely chopped 3-4 green chillies, chopped 2 tsp pepper powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/4 tsp chilli powder 2 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp garam masala 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Carrot Pachadi

Ingredients: 2 cups carrots, grated 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1 cup yoghurt 1/4 tsp cumin powder 1 cup water 1/2 cup thick coconut milk 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped salt to taste 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies curry leaves 2 tsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add […]

Chicken, Food, Salads/ Raita

Cashew and Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cup boneless chicken, cut into small cubes 1/2 cup cashew nuts 1/2 cup apple, cubed 1/2 cup cucumber, cubed 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 – 1 tsp pepper powder 1/2 cup mayonnaise few coriander leaves, chopped salt Preparation: Cook chicken pieces with little pepper powder and salt adding water. In a bowl, add the […]

Drinks, Food

Banana Almond / Badam Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 cup badam / almonds 2 ripe bananas 3 cup chilled milk 3 tbsp sugar or honey 1/2 tsp vanilla essence (optional) Preparation: Soak the almonds in hot water for 30 minutes and peel off the skin.  In a blender, add the almonds and blend for a minute. Then add the sliced bananas, milk, […]

Food, Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Shahi Korma / Kurma

Ingredients: 300- 400 gm paneer, cut into cubes 1 1/4-1 1/2 cup milk 3/4 cup cream 2 medium onion, finely chopped 1 big green chilly, chopped 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 piece cinnamon 5 cardamom 1/4 tsp kasri methi coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste 1 1/2 tbsp butter Preparation: Heat […]

Chicken, Food, Soups

Chicken Coconut Soup

Ingredients: 1/4 cup chicken, cooked and shredded 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped 1/2 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 green chilli, finely chopped 1 tbsp celery, finely chopped 1 1/2 cup chicken stock 1/2 – 1 tsp pepper powder 2-3 tbsp coconut milk 1 tbsp spring onion, chopped 1/4 tsp star anise powder grated coconut, for […]