Month: November 2018

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Smiley Idli

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup idli batter green peas, for eyes carrot, for mouth beetroot, for nose Preparation: In an idli cooker/ steamer , take enough water and allow to boil. Grease the idli moulds with little oil  and pour the idli batter in the moulds. Then top/ decorate it with green peas for eyes, a […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Quail

Kaada Fry / Quail Fry

Ingredients: 2 big/ 3-4 small kaada/ quail 2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tbsp lemon juice salt to taste few curry leaves oil for frying Preparation: Clean the kaada and make slits on them. In […]

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Blueberry – Mango Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 cup ripe mango, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup / 18-20 fresh or frozen blueberries 2 cups of chilled milk sugar as required Preparation: In a blender, add chopped mango, blueberries, milk and sugar and blend well until smooth. Pour the prepared milkshake into serving glasses and serve….

Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Seafood

Fish / Meen Vayattu Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg fish pieces 20-25 shallots 3 green chillies, chopped 1 big tomato, chopped 1 1/2 tbsp ginger, crushed or finely chopped 2 kudampuli / gambooge soaked in water 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 2 cups thin coconut milk (2nd coconut milk) 1/2 cup thick coconut milk 1/4 tsp […]

Egg, Food

Broccoli Egg Bhurji / Scrambled Egg With Broccoli

Ingredients: 2 cups broccoli florets 2 eggs 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste 1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop the broccoli florets into fine […]

Beef, Food, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Beef Curry

Ingredients: 1 kg beef, cleaned 2 medium onions, sliced 1/2 cup shallots, sliced 1 tbsp ginger, chopped 1 tbsp garlic, chopped 3-4 green chillies, slit 1 small tomato, chopped 2 sprig curry leaves 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 2 piece cinnamon 3 cloves 2 cardamoms 2 tsp chilli powder 3 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp […]

Food, Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Tikka Masala

Ingredients: 250 gm paneer, cubed 2 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp coriander powder 3/4 tsp garam masala 1 tsp crushed ginger 2 tbsp yoghurt 2 medium onions, chopped 1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic, crushed 2 big tomatoes 1/2 capsicum, cubed 1 1/2 tbsp kasuri methi 1/4 cup fresh cream 1/2 tsp cumin seeds salt to […]