Month: May 2017

Appams, Breakfast/ Dinner, Food

Carrot Appam / Vellayappam

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice/ white rice 1/2 cup cooked rice 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp yeast 1 tsp sugar 2 carrots salt Preparation: Wash and soak raw rice in water for 4-5 hours. Then it along with cooked rice, grated coconut, yeast and salt into a smooth batter adding little water and keep […]

Food, Summer Specials

Watermelon / Bathakka Kalakkiyathu

Ingredients: 2 cups watermelon / bathakka ( 1/4 of a watermelon) 3 tbsp sugar 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (optional) 3-4 ice cubes Preparation: Remove seeds from watermelon and chop into small pieces. In a bowl, add the chopped watermelon and crush/ mash roughly with the ladle. Add sugar, ice cubes and lemon juice […]

Chicken, Food, Soups

Chicken Ball Soup

Ingredients: For Chicken Stock: 2 cups chicken pieces with bones 1 carrot, cut into pieces 1 onion, chopped 1 leek, chopped 1 big celery stick with leaves 1 tbsp crushed pepper salt to taste For Soup: 1 cup chicken breast pieces 1 1/2 tsp white/black pepper powder 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten salt to taste […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes, Food

Sprinkle Lamingtons

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1 1/4 cup castor sugar 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup milk 3 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 60 ml vinegar 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 tsp baking soda For Chocolate Coating: 350 gm icing sugar 60 gm cocoa powder 180 ml boiling water 2 cups of coloured sprinkles Preparation: […]

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

Dal Chicken Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups kaima rice/ jeerakasala rice 1 cup moong dal/ cherupayar parippu/ split green gram 3 1/2-4 cups boiling water 1/2 kg chicken 1 onion, finely chopped 3 green chillies, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1 tsp ginger, crushed 1 tsp garlic, crushed 1 tsp garam masala  1 1/2-2 tsp pepper powder 1/4 cup coriander […]