Month: July 2015

Chicken, Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks

Crumbled Chicken Cubes

Ingredients: 250 gm boneless chicken 1 tsp pepper powder 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste a pinch of garam masala 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped 1 tbsp grated cheese 1 egg 2-3 tbsp plain flour salt to taste 1/2-1 cup bread crumbs oil for frying Preparation: Cut chicken into cubes and marinate it with pepper powder, […]

Drinks, Food

Avocado Dates Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 big ripe avocado 10 dates 2 cups chilled milk sugar as required Preparation: Soak dates in 1/2 cup of milk for 15 minutes. Cut avocado into half and scoop out the flesh. In a blender, add avocado flesh, soaked dates and sugar and blend well until smooth adding little milk. Then add the […]

Beef, Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes

Beef Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef 1 big onion, chopped 1 big tomato, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 1/4 tsp fennel powder 1 tbsp shallots, crushed 1 tsp ginger 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder few curry leaves salt to taste oil Preparation: Cut and clean beef […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Cabbage- Muringayila / Drumstick Leaves Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cup cabbage, grated or finely chopped 1 cup muringayila/ drumstick leaves 1 onion, finely chopped 4 green chillies, chopped 1 small piece ginger, chopped 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and drain drumstick leaves/ muringayila and keep it aside.  […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Nan Khatai / Nankhatai Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup all purpose flour/plain flour 1/2 cup wheat flour a pinch of baking powder 1/2 cup sugar 2 cardamom 1/2 cup ghee / melted butter ( add little more or less to make a smooth dough) 2 tbsp pistachios, powdered Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a cookie sheet with ghee/ […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Mango Mousse

Ingredients: 1 large ripe mango/ 2 cups mango puree 1 cup whipping cream 2 tsp gelatin 3 tbsp water sugar as needed Preparation: Peel the mango and puree it in a blender until smooth and keep it aside. Soak gelatin in 3 tbsp water for 5 minutes and then microwave for 30 seconds or melt […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Pudding

Pink Guava/ Perakka Pudding

Ingredients: 3 ripe pink guavas/ perakka 500 ml milk 1/2 tin condensed milk 8-10 gm china grass sugar, as required Preparation: Soak china grass in 1/2 cup of water for 10 minutes.  Peel the guavas and cut it into pieces. Then puree it to a thick paste adding 3/4-1 cup of milk. Strain the pureed […]