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Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vellapayar – Basale / Black Eyed Beans – Malabar Spinach Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups malabar spinach / basale, chopped1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds3-4 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Mutton, Non Veg

Mutton Chilli Roast

Ingredients: 1 kg mutton, cut into pieces1 onion, sliced1 big tomato, sliced1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste6-7 green chillies2 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder3-4 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp tomato sauce1 1/2- 2 tbsp chilli sauce / hot sauce1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1 1/2 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2-3 tbsp oil3 tbsp coriander […]

Malabar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Pazham Rava Nurukku

Ingredients: 1 ripe banana / nendrapazham, chopped into cubes1-2 tbsp sugar1/4 cup grated coconut1/4 cup rava / semolina10-12 cashew nuts10 raisins1/4 tsp cardamom powder1 1/2 tbsp ghee1 tbsp sliced almonds Preparation: Heat 2 tsp ghee in a non stick pan and add chopped banana and saute till golden brown . Add sugar to this and […]

Kerala Dishes, Vegetarian

White Chick Peas ( Vella Kadala) Gravy

Ingredients: 1 cup / 200 gm white chick peas3 medium onions, finely chopped1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 medium tomatoes, chopped2 tsp chilli powder1 1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp fennel powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 cup grated coconut3 whole green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp garam masala3 cloves2 cardamoms1 big piece cinnamon 1 tsp fennel seedssalt to taste2 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Puttu

Broccoli Puttu

Ingredients: 1 cup broccoli, cut into florets1 1/2 rice flour / puttu podi1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp ginger, gratedsalt to taste1/2 cup grated coconut (or as required) Preparation: In a sauce pan, boil water with little salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. Switch off the flame and add broccoli […]

Egg, Non Veg

Kaada Mutta / Quail Egg Kurma

Ingredients: 10-12 quail eggs / kaada mutta 1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 tsp ginger-garlic pastefew curry leaves12-15 cashew nuts1 cup thick coconut milk1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1 tsp fennel powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp pepper powder2 tsp lemon juice1/2 tsp sugarsalt to taste1 tbsp ghee / oil2 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Chicken Dry Fry

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg chicken, cut into small pieces1 tsp pepper powder3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp ginger paste/ crushed1 1/2 tbsp garlic paste/ crushed3 green chillies, slit2 sprigs curry leaves1 1/2-2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masalasalt to taste3-4 tbsp oil Preparation: In a thick bottomed pan, add cleaned chicken […]


Iced Green Tea with Chia Seeds

Ingredients: 1 cup green tea1 1/2 tsp chia seed1 1/2 tsp honeylemon slices and mint leaves, to garnish Preparation: Make 1 cup of green tea and keep it aside to cool. Then add chia seeds and honey to this and mix well. Garnish with sliced lemon and mint leaves and then serve..

Frozen / Chilled Desserts, Summer Specials

Blueberry Panna Cotta

Ingredients: For Panna Cotta:1 cup milk1 cup fresh cream1/2 tbsp gelatin2 tbsp cold water1/4 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla essence For Blueberry Sauce: 300 gm blackberries3-4 tbsp sugar3 tbsp water Preparation: For Panna Cotta: Dissolve gelatin in 2 tbsp cold water and leave it for 5-10 minutes. In a sauce pan, bring the cream, milk and […]