Month: September 2015

Food, Traditional Sweets

Milk Peda

Ingredients: 50 gm butter 1 cup milk powder 1/4 – 1/2 tin condensed milk pistachios for garnishing Preparation: Heat a non stick pan and melt butter on low flame or melt it by double boiling method. When it melts, remove it from flame and add condensed milk and milk powder and mix it well carefully […]

Chicken, Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks

Chicken Crispy Strips

Ingredients: 1/2 kg boneless chicken 2 tsp pepper powder 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp white sesame seeds 2 tbsp tomato sauce 3 tbsp finely chopped spring onion 2 tbsp cornflour 1 egg salt to taste oil for frying Preparation: Clean and cut chicken into thin strips. In a bowl, add the chicken strips, pepper […]

Food, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawns – Mushroom Roast

Ingredients: 1 cup small prawns, cleaned 1 cup mushrooms, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 1 green chilly chopped 1 small tomato, chopped 3/4 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped salt to taste oil Preparation: Heat little oil in a pan and add cleaned prawns and chopped mushrooms and […]

Food, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Banana – Dates Balls

Ingredients: 2 bananas / plantains/ nendrapazham 10 dates 10 cashew nuts white poppy seeds for rolling oil for frying Preparation: Cut the bananas/ plantains into pieces and steam cook until it turns soft. Then remove its skin and mash / grind into smooth dough without adding water. Remove the seeds of the dates by making […]

Drinks, Food

Fresh Fig and Pear Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 pear, peeled and chopped into pieces 4-5 ripe fresh figs 2 cups of chilled milk 2-3 tbsp sugar or as required Preparation: Remove the skin of fresh figs and cut each into pieces. In a blender, add the chopped pear, figs, chilled milk and sugar and blend well until smooth. Pour the prepared […]

Chicken, Food

Cooker Chicken

Ingredients: 1 big whole chicken 4 big onions, sliced into cubes 8 green chillies 2 medium tomatoes, cubed 12-15 small garlic cloves 1 tbsp crushed pepper 3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2-1 cup chopped coriander leaves 2 tsp cornflour 1/2 cup water salt to taste Preparation: Clean the whole chicken and make slits on it and […]

Food, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Saffron Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 3 cups of water 1/4 tsp saffron 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp rose water 2 cardamoms 1 bay leaf 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 3 cloves salt to taste 2 tbsp ghee Preparation: Wash the basmati rice, drain it and keep it aside. In a bowl, mix saffron and rose water […]