Month: July 2018

Food, Prawns, Seafood

Prawn – Potato Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns 3 medium potatoes 3 onions, chopped 1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste 2 tomatoes, chopped 3 green chillies, slit 4-5 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2-1 tsp garam masala salt to taste oil as required chopped coriander leaves, to garnish Preparation: Boil potatoes, peel it […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

White Chip Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup self raising flour 125 gm butter, softened 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup white chocolate chips Preparation: Preheat oven to 160 degree celcius. Line a baking sheet with baking paper/ parchment paper. In a bowl, sift together […]

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

Kovakka – Kashuvandi Thoran / Ivy Gourd – Cashew Nut Thoran

Ingredients: 250 gm kovakka/ ivy gourd 1/4 cup cashew nuts 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 of 1 small tomato, chopped 3-4 green chillies, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 sprig curry leaves 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4- 1/2 cup grated coconut 1 tsp mustard seeds 1-2 dry red chillies salt oil Preparation: Soak the cashew […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Beetroot Puttu

Ingredients: 1 cup puttu podi / rice flour 1 small beetroot, chopped into pieces 1/4 cup grated coconut salt to taste Preparation: Peel and chop beetroot into small pieces and cook it with 1/4 cup of water until tender.  Then  puree the cooked beetroot to a smooth paste adding little water ( about 1-2 tbsp) […]

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Feijoa – Apple Milkshake

Ingredients: 2-3 feijoas 1 apple, peeled and chopped 2 cups of chilled milk 4-5 tbsp sugar or as required Preparation: Cut feijoas in half and scoop out the flesh. In a blender, add the chopped apple, feijoa, chilled milk and sugar and blend well until smooth and creamy. Pour the prepared milkshake into serving glasses […]

Food, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Raw Mango Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice 1 medium raw mango, grated 3/4 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp urad dal 1/2 tsp channa dal 1/4 tsp asafoetida 10 cashew nuts 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 sprig curry leaves 2 dry red chillies salt to taste 1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a large […]

Chicken, Food

Chicken Malai Kebab

Ingredients: 1 kg boneless chicken pieces 2 tsp ginger paste 2 tsp garlic paste 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup curd 2 tbsp cashew nut paste 2 tbsp cheese, grated 3 tsp white pepper powder 6 green chillies, ground to paste 3 tsp fresh cream 4 tsp olive oil a pinch of cardamom powder salt […]