Year: 2018

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

M & M Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour 100-125 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature 5 tbsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp M & M baking bits Preparation: […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Quail

Kaada Roast / Quail Roast

Ingredients: 4 quails/ Kaada, cleaned 3 big onions, sliced 1 big tomato, chopped 1 1/4 tbsp ginger-garlic paste 3 green chillies, slit 4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 sprig curry leaves salt to taste 2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 4 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Ice cream Sandwich

Ingredients: 1 1/2 tbsp plain flour 1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder 3 tbsp sugar 2 eggs a pinch of baking powder 2 tsp butter vanilla ice cream , as required Preparation: In a bowl, add plain flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and mix well and keep it aside. Add eggs to another bowl and […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Pickles

Raisin Pickle /Unakka Munthiri Achar

Ingredients: 1 cup raisins 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp green chillies, chopped into rounds 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2-3/4 cup vinegar 2 tbsp sugar salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped ginger, garlic […]

Chicken, Food

Methi Chicken Curry

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg chicken 1 bunch fresh methi leaves/ fenugreek leaves 2 tsp heaped kashmiri chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp heaped coriander powder 2 cup thick less sour yoghurt 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 big onions, thinly sliced 2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped ( 1 1/2 tbsp ginger paste) 2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped […]

Food, Paneer

Dragon Paneer

Ingredients: 200 gm paneer, cubed 1 egg white 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger, chopped 1 tbsp garlic, chopped 1 tbsp dried red chillies, crushed 3 dried red chillies, chopped into rounds 1/4-1/2 cup capsicum, chopped 2 tbsp spring onion, chopped 50 gm butter 1-1 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce 1 tsp soy sauce 1/4 […]

Dips / Salsa/ Sauce, Food

Mango Salsa

Ingredients: 1 ripe mango, peeled and cubed 1/4 cup red capsicum, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 tomato, deseeded and chopped 3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 2 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp crushed black pepper 1/4 tsp red chilli flakes 1/4 tsp sugar salt to taste Preparation: In a bowl, combine […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli

Smiley Idli

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup idli batter green peas, for eyes carrot, for mouth beetroot, for nose Preparation: In an idli cooker/ steamer , take enough water and allow to boil. Grease the idli moulds with little oil  and pour the idli batter in the moulds. Then top/ decorate it with green peas for eyes, a […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Quail

Kaada Fry / Quail Fry

Ingredients: 2 big/ 3-4 small kaada/ quail 2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tbsp lemon juice salt to taste few curry leaves oil for frying Preparation: Clean the kaada and make slits on them. In […]