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Summer Specials

Strawberry Sorbet and Mango Sorbet

Ingredients: 4 cups milk1 tin condensed milk1-2 tbsp sugar, powdered2-3 drops of strawberry mix2-3 drops of mango mix Preparation: In a bowl / jug, add milk, condensed milk and sugar and mix well. Then divide it into two equal parts. In one part, add 2-3 drops of strawberry mix and mix well. In other part, […]

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

Papaya – Vanpayar / Red Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar / red beans1 cup raw papaya, peeled and chopped into small cubes2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves4 shallots, slicedsalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water for 5-6 hours or overnight. In […]

Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Puff Pastry Glazed Donuts

Ingredients: 2 puff pastry sheets, thawed 2 cups powdered sugar2 tbsp milk1 tsp vanilla essence1/4 tsp saltoil for frying Preparation: Roll out the thawed puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Cut circles out of puff pastry using 2 different sized round cookie cutters. (Cut out smaller circles in the centre of larger circles […]

Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

White Mushroom Kurma

Ingredients: 250 gm mushrooms, sliced1 onion, chopped1/2 tomato, chopped1 tbsp ginger, thinly sliced3-4 garlic, thinly sliced4-5 green chillies, slit1/2 cup grated coconut5-6 cashew nutsa pinch of turmeric powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp pepper powder2 pinch of fennel powder3 cloves1 piece of cinnamon1 cardamom1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste2- 3 tbsp oil […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup plain flour2 tbsp sugar2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp cinnamon powder1/2 tsp mixed spice powder1 cup milk6 tbsp pumpkin puree2 tbsp melted butter1 egg Preparation: In a bowl, add plain flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon powder and mixed spice powder and whisk well. In another bowl, add milk, pumpkin […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Gobi Paneer

Ingredients: 200 gm paneer2 cup cauliflower / gobi, florets1 onion, chopped1 small capsicum, chopped1 tomato, chopped2 tsp crushed ginger-garlic1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp kasoori methi3 tbsp yogurtsalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the paneer cubes in hot water for about 20 minutes and drain […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 250 gm pitted dates125 gm tamarind250 gm jaggery, grated5 medium green chillies, chopped2 tbsp garlic, thinly sliced2 tbsp ginger, thinly sliced1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder2 cups + 1/2 cup water1 tsp fenugreek seeds1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1/2 cup coconut oil Preparation: Chop the dates into small […]

Biriyani, Egg, Non Veg, Rice / Pasta

Kaada Mutta / Quail Egg Biriyani

Ingredients: 18-20 quail eggs / kaada mutta5 big onions, thinly sliced7-8 green chillies8-10 garlic cloves1 1/2 ” piece ginger2 big tomatoes, chopped3/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1/2 cup coriander leaves3 tbsp mint leaves2 tbsp lemon juice2 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2-3 tbsp oil 5 tbsp ghee3 cups jeerakasala rice5 cups water3 cloves3 cardamoms2 piece […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Banana Bonda

Ingredients: 2 big bananas1/4 cup sugar3 cardamoms1 cup plain flourpinch of salt1/4 tsp baking sodaoil for frying Preparation: In a blender, add sugar and cardamom and powder it well. Add chopped bananas into this and blend well. Transfer this to a bowl and add a pinch of salt and plain flour little by little and […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies

Choco Coin Biscuits

Ingredients: 3/4 cup plain flour1/2 tsp baking powder1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder2 eggs6 tbsp sugar2 tbsp butter/ ghee, melted1/4 tsp vanilla essence / chocolate essence Preparation: Preheat the oven at 150 degree celcius. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix plain flour and baking powder in a bowl and keep it aside. In a […]

Paneer, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Vegetarian

White Chick Peas – Paneer Masala Rice

Ingredients: 1/2 cups white chickpeas/ vella kadala 2 cups basmati rice2 onions, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp amchur powder/ dry mango powder200 gm paneer cubes3/4-1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak white […]