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Drinks, Summer Specials

Tender Coconut Fizz

Ingredients: 1 cup elaneer / karikku / tender coconut flesh1 cup tender coconut water sugar, as required 5-6 ice cubes 1-1 1/2 cup chilled soda Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped tender coconut flesh , tender coconut water and sugar and blend well until smooth. Add ice cubes into this and blend again. Transfer […]

Mutton, Non Veg

Mutton Rogan Josh

Ingredients: 3/4 kg mutton, cleaned1 1/2 tbsp garlic, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder20-25 shallots, sliced1 onion, finely chopped3/4-1 tsp dry ginger powder / chukkupodi1 1/2 tsp coriander powder3/4 tsp fennel powder1/2 cup less sour yoghurt1 piece cinnamon3-4 cloves3-4 green cardamoms1 black cardamom1 bay leaf1 mace, choppedsalt to taste3 cups of water3 […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Zucchini – Prawns / Chemmeen Curry

Ingredients: 2 cup zucchini, peeled and cut into small cubes300-400 gm prawns, cleaned6-7 shallots2 tsp chilli powder1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut2 green chilliessmall piece ginger, crushed or finely chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop zucchini […]

Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Mango Salad

Ingredients: 2 big mangoes1 cup lettuce , chopped1 small cucumber, chopped1 tbsp mint leaves, chopped2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp honey salt to taste1/4-1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper Preparation: Peel and chop mangoes into small cubes. In a mixing bowl, add mangoes, lettuce, mint leaves and cucumber and combine well. In a small […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients: 500 gm paneer2 big tomatoes2 big onions, finely chopped1 tbsp garlic paste1 tbsp ginger paste2 big green chillies, finely chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 heaped tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce50 gm cashew nuts1/2 tsp cumin powder1 1/2 tbsp kasuri methi, crushed1 1/2 tsp sugar3-4 tbsp fresh cream50 gm butter1 […]

Batura / Poori, Breakfast/ Dinner

Mini Batura / Coin Batura

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour/ maida1 tsp yeast1 tsp sugarsalt to taste2 tsp oilwarm milk, as required for kneadingoil for frying Preparation: In a large mixing bowl, add plain flour, yeast, sugar, 1 tsp oil and salt and mix well with your hand. Add required amount of warm milk to this and knead it well […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Idiyappam, Non Veg

Chicken Idiyappam Kothu

Ingredients: 6 idiyappams100-150 gm boneless chicken1 1/2 tsp cornflour1 1/2 tsp plain flour1 1/2 tsp gram flour / kadalapodi1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp thick yoghurt1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 medium tomato, finely chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2 tbsp oil2 tbsp […]

Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Pasta

Potato – Green Peas Pulao

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice1 big potato1 cup fresh green peas1 onion, chopped1 green chilli, chopped1 tsp ginger paste1 tsp garlic paste1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste2 tbsp ghee1 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and drain the rice and keep it aside. Peel […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Beetroot Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 beetroot ( 1 cup grated) 1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu1/4 cup toor dal / thuvaraparippu2 dry red chillies2-3 tbsp finely chopped onion1 green chilli, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp fennel seedssalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak chana dal and […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Chilli Paneer

Ingredients: 350 – 400 gm paneer cubes1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped2 big onions, cut into cubes1 capsicum, cut into cubes1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce1 1/2 tbsp chilli sauce3 tbsp tomato sauce1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1 tsp cornflour1/4-1/2 tsp sugar1/2 cup spring onion, choppedsalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat 1 1/2 tbsp […]