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Pudding, Summer Specials

Vancho Pudding

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup chocolate cake crumbs1/3 cup nuts (cashew nuts/ walnuts / hazel nuts etc)3 cups milk3/4 cup condensed milk6 tbsp corn flour150 gm dark chocolate1 tsp vanilla essence Preparation: Heat nuts in a pan over low heat until its crisp. Crush it lightly using hand and keep it aside. In a bowl, add […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Mango Dates Pickle / Sweet Mango Pickle

Ingredients: 4 raw mangoes/ pacha manga1/4 kg dates, pitted1/4 cup + 5 tbsp vinegar1/2-3/4 cup sugar (add sugar according to the sourness of the mango)20 dry red chillies1 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1 tsp mustard seeds4 green chillies, chopped1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastewater, as required5 tbsp gingelly oil Preparation: Wash the mangoes […]

Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Green Tomato Tamarind Rice / Pacha Thakkali Pulihora

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati / raw rice2 green tomatoes/ pacha thakkali, chopped2 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp asafoetida1 pinch cumin seeds2 tsp urad dal1 tbsp roasted chana dal / pottukadala3 tbsp peanuts1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillieslemon sized tamarindsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Cook […]

Ice cream, Summer Specials

Lotus Biscoff Ice cream

Ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream3/4 cup condensed milk1 cup lotus biscoff spread, melted10 lotus biscoff biscuits Preparation: Crush or chop the lotus biscoff biscuits with your hand and keep it aside. In a mixing bowl, add heavy cream and whip it until stiff peaks form. Add condensed milk and lotus biscoff spread and beat on […]

Egg, Non Veg, Paneer

Green Peas Paneer Egg Masala

Ingredients: 3 boiled eggs, cut each into pieces1 cup frozen green peas100 gm paneer, cubed2 onions, chopped4 green chillies, slit2 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 tomatoes, chopped1 small capsicum, chopped2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1 tsp kasuri methi4 cloves2 cardamoms2 small cinnamon sticks1/2 cup fresh creamsalt to tastechopped coriander […]

Appams, Breakfast/ Dinner

Purple Vellayappam / Purple Cabbage Appam

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice/ white rice1/2 cup cooked rice1/2 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp yeast1 tsp sugar1 cup purple cabbage, choppedsalt Preparation: Wash and soak raw rice in water for 4-5 hours. Then grind it along with cooked rice, grated coconut, yeast and salt into a smooth batter adding little water and keep for fermentation […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Vanilla Sponge Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups self-raising flour125 gm butter, softened3/4 cup caster sugar1 tsp vanilla essence3 large eggs1/4 cup milk Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line baking pan with paper cases. In a bowl, beat ingredients on low speed with electric mixer until ingredients are just combined. Increase speed to medium and beat for about […]

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

Kondattam Mulaku / Thairu Mulaku (Curd Chilly) Pachadi

Ingredients: 6-8 curd chillies/ thairu mulaku / kondattam mulaku3/4-1 cup grated coconut1 cup yoghurt, beaten1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut, 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and cumin seeds together to a thick smooth paste adding little water. […]

Egg, Non Veg

Palak Egg Curry

Ingredients: 5 hardboiled eggs4 cups palak / spinach leaves1 big onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger paste1 1/2 tsp garlic paste2 tomatoes1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp kasuri methi2 bay leaves1 cinnamon stick1/4-1/2 cup fresh creamsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Remove the shells of boiled eggs […]

Pudding, Summer Specials

Lotus Biscoff Pudding

Ingredients: 250 gm lotus biscoff biscuits3/4-1 cup warm milk1 1/2 cup whipping cream1/2 cup fresh cream1/2 tsp vanilla essence1/4 cup condensed milk4-5 tbsp lotus biscoff spread Preparation: In a bowl, add warm milk and keep it aside. Melt lotus biscoff spread by heating in microwave for 20 seconds and keep it aside. In a deep […]