Month: January 2017

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Ice cream, Summer Specials

Dates Ice cream

Ingredients: 3 cups whipping cream, chilled 1 tin condensed milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1-1 1/2 cup dates, chopped 1/4 cup dates syrup Preparation: In a bowl, add the whipping cream, condensed milk and vanilla essence and beat using an electric beater until thick and creamy. Add the chopped dates into this and fold gently. […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes, Food


Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 113 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup milk, at room temperature Chocolate icing/ frosting: 3 1/2 cups icing sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 3 tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 […]

Food, Pickles, Sadhya Recipes

Pineapple Pickle / Pineapple Achar

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup pineapple, chopped into small pieces 1 tsp ginger, sliced 6-8 garlic cloves, sliced 2 green chillies, chopped 2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp fenugreek powder 1/4 tsp asafoetida 1 sprig curry leaves 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 tbsp vinegar salt to taste 2-3 tbsp gingelly oil Preparation: […]

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Watermelon Lemonade

Ingredients: 4 cups watermelon, chopped into small pieces 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 3 cups of cold water ice cubes as needed Preparation: In a saucepan,  bring 1/2 cup water and sugar to a boil over medium heat until sugar dissolves,  about 5 minutes. Remove from the flame and […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Crab, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Seafood

Njandu Kadumbu / Njandu Pidi / Steamed Rice Dumplings in Crab Gravy

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups of water salt For Crab Gravy: 4 medium crabs, cleaned 1 cup grated coconut 1 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 3/4-1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots […]

Food, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Nutella French Toast Rolls

Ingredients: 10 bread slices 10 tsp nutella 1 large egg 1 1/2 tbsp mik 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1/4 cup sugar 2-3 tbsp butter, for frying Preparation: In a plate, combine the sugar and cinnamon powder and keep it aside. In another bowl, whisk the egg and milk until combined. Remove crust from each slice […]