Month: September 2016

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Pasta

Spicy Tomato Noodles

Ingredients: 100 gm noodles 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup capsicum, chopped 1 tsp ginger, crushed 1 tsp garlic, crushed 1-1 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tbsp tomato sauce 2  tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 2 tbsp oil salt to taste grated cheese for garnishing Preparation: Boil water in a large pan adding […]

Food, Ice cream, Summer Specials

Pomegranate Ice cream

Preparation: 2 big pomegranates / 3/4 cup pomegranate juice 2 cups heavy cream 1 tin condensed milk / 1 1/4-1 1/2 cup sugar Preparation: Make juice from the pomegranates and keep 3/4 cup aside. In a bowl, whip the cream until it forms stiff peaks. Add the pomegranate juice to this and whip again. Then […]

Food, Vegetarian

Cauliflower Chikkiyathu / Scrambled Cauliflower

Ingredients: 3 cups cauliflower, finely chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tomato 1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1-1 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp roasted cumin powder salt to taste 2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop the […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks, Squid

Koonthal Undaputtu / Rice Balls with Squid Masala

Ingredients: 1/2 kg squids, cleaned 1 1/2-2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 big onions, chopped 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2-3 green chillies, chopped 1 small tomato, chopped a pinch of turmeric powder 1/2 tsp garam masala few curry leaves chopped coriander leaves 2 cups of rice flour 1 cup grated coconut […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Prawns, Seafood

Malabar Prawns Fry

Ingredients: 1 cup prawns, cleaned 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp ginger, crushed 1 tsp garlic, crushed 3 green chillies, slit 2 sprig curry leaves 1/2 cup / 1 onion, sliced salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a manchatty/ claypot, add […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Pistachio and Almond Cookies

Ingredients: 225 gm butter, softened 225 gm plain flour 140 gm caster sugar 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 2 tsp almond extract pinch of salt 55 gm ground almonds 55 gm pistachio, finely chopped Preparation: Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat together until light and fluffy. Then beat in the […]