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Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Papaya Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup papaya, thinly sliced1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder4-5 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds2-3 tbsp sour yogurt2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut papaya into thin slices and keep it aside. Crush grated coconut adding 1/4 […]

Cakes & Bakes, Mug Cake

Avocado Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour3 tbsp sugar1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tbsp oil2 1/2 tbsp milk2 tbsp avocado paste / puree1/2 tsp vanilla essence Preparation: In a large microwave safe mug, add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and mix with a spoon or fork. Add oil, milk, vanilla essence and avocado paste and mix everything […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Strawberry Pickle

Ingredients: 20 strawberries6 big garlic cloves, sliced1 tbsp ginger, sliced2 sprig curry leaves2 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp asafoetida1/4 tsp fenugreek powder2 tbsp vinegar1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and chop strawberries into pieces. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced garlic, ginger […]

Biriyani, Egg, Non Veg, Rice / Pasta

Pressure Cooker Egg Biriyani

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs2 cups basmati rice3 cups of water2 large onions, sliced1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 tomatoes, chopped3 tbsp yogurt1 tbsp + 1 tsp chilli powder1/4+ 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp coriander powder2-3 tsp garam masala3 cardamoms3 cloves3 cinnamon pieces1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped2 tbsp mint leavessalt to taste3 tbsp ghee1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Beetroot Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 small beetroots5 green chillies1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 cup yogurt1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oilsalt Preparation: Peel and cut the beetroot into thin slices. Coarsely grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and 2 green chillies together and keep it aside. Heat 1/2 cup of water […]

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

Carrot – Vanpayar (Red Beans) Thoran

Ingredients: 3 carrots (2 cups) , chopped1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2-3/4 cup cooked)3/4 cup grated coconut3-4 green chillies2 garlic cloves4 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and pressure cook it […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Blackberry Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup self raising flour, sifted1/2 cup caster sugar1/2 cup (110 gm) butter, softened2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence1 cup (150 g) blackberries Preparation: Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius. Line a 12 hole cupcake tin with paper cases. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla essence and […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Salads/ Condiments, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Ambazhanga Chammanthi / Dried Prawns – Hog Plums Chutney

Ingredients: 3-4 ambazhanga / hog plums1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1 cup grated coconut5-7 dry red chillies, adjust to your spice level4 shallots3-4 curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Chop hog plums into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat a pan and dry roast cleaned dried prawns along with dry red chillies for 3-4 […]

Egg, Non Veg

Kaada Mutta / Quail Egg – Potato Curry

Ingredients: 10-12 quail eggs / kaada mutta1 big onion, sliced1 small piece ginger, chopped6 garlic cloves, chopped2 green chillies, slit2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed1 tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala2 shallots, sliced2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Upma

Quinoa Upma

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa2 cups of water1 small onion, finely chopped1 small carrot, finely chopped1/4 cup beans, finely chopped 2 green chillies, finely choppedsmall piece ginger, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp urad dal1 tsp mustard seeds salt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Soak quinoa in water for at least 10 minutes. Then rinse it […]