Month: October 2015

Drinks, Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Apple – Basil Seed Drink

Ingredients: 2 cup milk 2 heaped tsp custard powder 2 tbsp condensed milk 3-4 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp basil seeds/ kaskas 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 cup apple, finely chopped 1 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped Preparation: Soak the basil seeds in 1/2 cup of water. In a pan, add milk, condensed milk, sugar and custard […]

Chicken, Food, Malabar Recipes

Chicken / Kozhi Varavu

Ingredients: 1/2 kg chicken 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 big tomato, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 5 garlic cloves, crushed 1″ piece ginger, crushed 1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder 3 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1 1/2-2 tsp garam masala 1 cup grated coconut salt to taste oil few […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Malabar Recipes, Other Malabar Breakfast Items..., Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Therada / Thera Ada / Coconut Filled Rice Crepes

Ingredients: 2 cups raw rice/ pachari 1 1/2-2 cup grated coconut 1/2 cup cooked rice 2-3 tbsp sugar ( add to your taste) water as required a pinch of cardamom powder salt Preparation: Soak raw rice in water for 3-4 hours. Grind it with  3/4 cup grated coconut, cooked rice and salt by adding water […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Snacks

Kozhikkal / Tapioca Fritters

                 Kozhikkal / Koyikkal is a delicious Malabar / Thalassery special tea time snack..It is a vegetarian snack and when fried it resembles like chicken legs, hence the name “Kozhikkal”.. Ingredients: 1/2 kg tapioca/ kappa/ kolli kizhangu 3/4 -1 cup gram flour 1/4 cup rice flour 1 green […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Vegetable Chicken Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup chicken, cooked and shredded 1 cup cabbage, finely chopped 1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped 1/2 cup beans, finely chopped 3 onions, sliced 1 tomato, finely chopped 1/2 tsp ginger, crushed 1 tsp garlic, crushed 3-4 green chillies, chopped 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/4 tsp […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Pickles

Sweet and Sour Raw Mango / Kadumanga

Ingredients: 1 big raw mango 3 garlic cloves 5-6 dried red chillies 1/2 tsp mustard seeds small piece jaggery, grated few curry leaves salt to taste oil Preparation: Chop raw mango into small pieces. Crush garlic and 4 dried red chillies together. Mix this crushed mixture and salt with  mango pieces  and keep it aside […]