Latest Posts

Drinks, Summer Specials

Pomegranate Fizz

Ingredients: 2 cups of pomegranate arils (seeds)2-3 tbsp sugar ( add to your taste)2 tbsp lemon juice2 mint leaves, chopped / crushed1- 1 1/2 cup chilled sodaice cubes Preparation: Add the pomegranate seeds in a blender and blend well. Then using a strainer and a spoon, extract the juice to a bowl / jug. Add […]

Egg, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Quail Egg Puffs / Kaada Mutta Puffs

Ingredients: 6-7 hard boiled quail eggs / kaada mutta1 large onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1-2 tsp tomato sauce1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4- 1/2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp garam masala5-6 curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp oilsalt to tastepuff pastry sheets1 beaten egg for egg wash Preparation: Thaw the puff pastry […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Chicken Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu200-250 gm boneless chicken1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped1 big onion, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak kadalaparippu in […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Custard Jelly Drink / Custard Jelly Sarbath

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cup milk1 1/2 tbsp custard powder1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup condensed milkjellies ( I used strawberry, mango, orange and banana flavoured jellies)1 tbsp basil seeds2 tbsp almonds, chopped Preparation: Prepare the jellies as per the package instructions. Then refrigerate until the jelly sets completely and cut them into small cubes… In a small […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Malabar Beef Kuruma / Kurma

Ingredients: 600-700 gm beef, cut into pieces3/4 cup shallots, sliced3 green chillies, slit1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp coriander powder3/4 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp garam masala1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp yogurt1 1/2 tbsp mint leaves1 1/2 tbsp coriander leaves8 cashew nuts, soaked in hot water for 30 minutes1 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes

Veeshappam

Ingredients: 1 cup kaima rice / jeerakasala rice1 egg1 3/4 cup coconut milksalt to taste Preparation: Soak the rice in water for 2-3 hours. In a blender, add the drained rice and grind it adding egg and 1/2 cup coconut milk to a smooth batter. Transfer to a bowl and add remaining 1 1/4 cup […]

Clams, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Clams / Kakka Irachi Pakoda

Ingredients: 1 cup clams / kakka irachi / elambakka, cleaned3 onions, thinly sliced1 tsp ginger, chopped1/2 tsp garlic, chopped4-5 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1 3/4-2 cups gram flour / kadalamavusalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Mutton, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Mutton Cutlet

Ingredients: 300 gm mutton, cut into small pieces3 medium potatoes, boiled and mashed1 onion, finely chopped2 tsp ginger, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp + 3/4 tsp garam masala3/4 tsp chilli powder1 tsp meat […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Kadumbu / Pidi, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Steamed Rice & Chicken Masala Dumplings / Chicken Masala Stuffed Kadumbu

Ingredients: For Chicken Masala: 1 cup chicken pieces 1 onion, sliced1 green chilli, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp cumin seeds1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powder2 tsp chilli powder1/4 + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp coriander powder3-4 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp lemon juicesalt to taste3 tbsp oil For Rice Dumplings: 1 1/2 […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Cucumber Mint Juice

Ingredients: 1 large cucumber / 2 medium cucumbersjuice of 2 lime 1/2 cup mint leaves1/2 cup sugar (adjust to your taste)small piece of ginger4 cups of waterice cubes Preparation: Cut off the ends of the washed cucumbers and peel them. Chop them into cubes. In a blender, add chopped cucumber, mint leaves, sugar, ginger, lime […]