Latest Posts

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Payyoli Chemmeen / Prawn Fry

Ingredients: 300 gm prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp lemon juice2 sprigs curry leaves2 green chillies, slitsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp grated coconut1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the prawns and marinate it with kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, garam […]

Cakes & Bakes, Mug Cake

Funfetti Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour1/4 tsp baking powder3 tbsp sugar3 tbsp milk1/2 tsp vanilla essence3 tbsp melted butter2 tsp rainbow sprinkles / funfetti Preparation: Add plain flour, baking powder and sugar in a microwave safe mug and mix with a spoon or fork. Add vanilla essence, melted butter and milk and mix everything well until […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Non Veg

Spinach Omelette

Ingredients: 2 eggs3/4 cup spinach, chopped2 shallots, chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1/4 inch ginger, finely chopped1 tbsp grated coconut1/4 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1 1/2 tsp oil Preparation: In a bowl, beat eggs adding pepper powder and salt and keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped shallots, green chilli and ginger […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Coriander Coconut Chutney

Ingredients: 1/4 cup coriander leaves1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies1/2 inch ginger, chopped1 tbsp roasted channa dalsmall piece of tamarindsalt to taste1/4 tsp mustard seedsfew curry leaves2 tsp oil Preparation: In a blender, add grated coconut, coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger, roasted chana dal, tamarind and salt and grind adding enough water till smooth. Heat […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa

Cauliflower Masala Dosa

Ingredients: 2 cups of dosa batter 1 1/2 cup cauliflower, cut into small florets1 big onion, finely chopped2 small tomatoes, finely chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala2 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and add the […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Pancakes

Mango Pancake

Ingredients: 2 cup plain flour1/2 cup mango puree1 tsp baking powder1/4 cup sugar1/4 tsp salt1 cup milk2 eggs Preparation: In a blender, add milk and eggs and blend until well mixed. Add plain flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into this and pulse until batter is well blended. Transfer the batter to a mixing bowl […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes

Open Book Cake / Chocolate Mud Cake

Last month was my little one Shayaan‘s 6th birthday. He enjoys collecting and reading books. So for this year’s birthday cake we chose ” open book” as the theme… Ingredients: For Chocolate Mud Cake: 2 cups plain flour1/2 cup cocoa powder2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt3/4 cup water250 gm unsalted butter, at […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Saucy Chicken Curry

Ingredients: 3/4 kg chicken, cut into pieces2 tomatoes, chopped8-10 dry kashmiri chillies3 garlic cloves1 tbsp tomato sauce1 tbsp chilli sauce1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp ginger chopped2 green chillies, chopped2 big onions, chopped1 tbsp chilli powder1 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp sugarsalt to taste2 tbsp oil2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: In a sauce […]

Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Nellikka / Gooseberry Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice5-6 big gooseberry, grated2-3 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped10 cashew nuts 1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urad dal1 tsp chana dal1/4 tsp asafoetida1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1-1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a large pan, boil 4-5 cups of water and cook the rice with […]