Month: November 2019

Food, Pickles

Sliced Mango Pickle

Ingredients: 3 raw mangoes 1 1/2 tbsp heaped chilli powder 1 tbsp fenugreek powder 1 tsp asafoetida salt to taste 1/2 cup vinegar 3 tbsp sesame oil Preparation: Wash the mangoes, pat dry and cut each into long slices. In a pan, dry roast the fenugreek seeds and then powder it and keep it aside. […]

Chicken, Food, Kerala Dishes

Spicy Chicken Masala

Ingredients: 1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces 2 onions, thinly sliced 2-3 green chillies, slit 2 tsp ginger-garlic, crushed 1 tomato, chopped 3 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp garam masala 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste 3 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add the cleaned chicken pieces and […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes, Food

Coconut Banana Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut 2 tbsp chopped almonds Preparation: Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius. Grease a cake tin with […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Seafood, Squid

Squid Bread Masala

Ingredients: 200 gm squid 6 bread slices 1 tbsp + 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp pepper powder 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 tomato, chopped 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste oil as required Preparation: Clean squid and then […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Mutton

Nadan Mutton Curry

Ingredients: 1 kg mutton 1 cup / 20-25 shallots, peeled 2-3 green chillies 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste 1 medium tomato, chopped 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3-4 tsp chilli powder 2 tbsp coriander powder 1 -1 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1 1/2 tsp garam masala 3/4-1 cup of hot water salt to taste 2 sprigs curry […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food

Rice Flakes/ Aval Kaarayappam

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice/ pachari 3/4 cup white aval/ rice flakes / beaten rice a pinch of baking soda salt to taste Preparation: Soak raw rice in water for 4 hours. Soak the beaten rice / aval in little water for 5 minutes. Grind together the drained raw rice and white aval adding salt […]

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Chambakka / Rose Apple Juice

Ingredients: 1 cup chambakka / rose apples 3-4 tbsp sugar or as required 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2-2 cup chilled water Preparation: Wash the rose apples, slit open it and remove its seeds.  Chop them into pieces. In a blender, add the chopped rose apples, sugar, lemon juice and chilled water and blend well. […]