Month: February 2017

Food, Popsicles, Summer Specials

Mango – Blueberry Popsicles

Ingredients: 1 mango, peeled and cubed 1 cup blueberries 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 4-5 tbsp sugar ( or as required) Preparation: In a blender, add the cubed mango and enough sugar and puree it adding little water until smooth. Fill popsicle moulds halfway with this mango puree and freeze it for 1 hour. Puree the […]

Chicken, Food

Kashmiri Chicken

Ingredients: 1/2 kg chicken 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 2 tbsp thick yogurt, less sour 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 cinnamon piece 3 cardamoms 3 bay leaves 3 cloves 10 cashew nuts 21 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Color Pencil Cookies

Ingredients: 225 gm all purpose flour 100 gm butter 100 gm icng sugar 1 tbsp curd/ sour cream 1 egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 tsp salt food colorings Preparation: In a bowl, sift together flour and salt and keep it aside. In a large bowl or in the bowl of electric mixer, add […]

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

Long beans Thoran / Achinga Payar Varavu

Ingredients: 1 bunch (300-350 gm) long beans / achinga payar 1 small onion, chopped 3-4 green chillies, chopped 1/2 of 1 small tomato, chopped (optional) 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 sprig curry leaves 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup grated coconut 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies salt to taste 2 tsp oil […]

Chicken, Food

Beetroot Chicken Roast

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken, cut into pieces 2 medium beetroots, grated 3 big tomatoes 5 onions, thinly sliced 5 green chillies, chopped 1 tbsp + 2 tsp crushed ginger- garlic 2 tbsp chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 big capsicum, chopped 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 1/2 cup water 3 tbsp coriander leaves salt […]

Crunchy Snacks, Food, Snacks

Chilli Murukku / Chakli

Ingredients: 3/4 cup gram flour 1/2 cup rice flour 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder (adjust to your spice level) 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp sesame seeds 1/4 tsp asafoetida salt to taste 1 sprig curry leaves oil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add the gram flour, rice flour, chilli powder, cumin seeds, sesame […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Mussels, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Crispy Fried Mussels / Kallummakaya

Ingredients: 12-15 mussels/ kallummakaya, cleaned 1/2-1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder a pinch of turmeric powddr 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 1 egg 1 tbsp rice flour 1 tsp cornflour bread crumbs, as required salt to taste few curry leaves oil for frying Preparation: Clean the mussels and to this add chilli powder, turmeric […]