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Fried Rice, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Shallot Rice / Ulli Choru

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup cooked rice (matta rice / jeerakashala rice)1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil8-10 shallots, sliced1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp crushed peppersalt to taste Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and saute sliced shallots turn golden at medium flame. Add curry leaves and turmeric powder and saute for a minute. […]

Bread / Loaf / Buns/ Rolls, Cakes & Bakes

Avocado Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup avocado pulp2 ripe bananas3/4 cup sugar2 large eggs6 tbsp milk1 tsp vinegar1 tsp baking soda2 cup plain flour, sifted1/2 cup chocolate chips/ nuts Preparation: Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius.¬†Grease a loaf pan with butter or spray with baking spray ( or line with baking paper). In a blender, add the […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Avoli (Pomfret) Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 1 big pomfret / avoli (3/4-1 kg)3 shallots, sliced1/2 tbsp ginger, sliced1 tbsp garlic, sliced1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder (adjust to your spice level)1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 kudampuli /gambooge, soaked in little water2 sprig curry leaves2 pinch fenugreek seedssalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the pomfret into pieces, clean it and […]

Mutton, Non Veg

Mutton Ghee Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mutton1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 cardamom2 clovessmall piece cinnamon1 mace1/2 tsp sajeerakam / caraway seeds1 tsp fennel seeds1 tbsp coriander seeds5 whole kashmiri chillies2-3 garlic clovesgooseberry sized tamarind1 tsp crushed ginger-garlic1 onion, finely chopped1/2 cup yogurt, beaten1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tsp + 2 tbsp ghee Preparation: Cut the […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup plain flour1 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda1/4 cup yogurt1/3 cup sugar, powdered1/2 cup orange juice 1/4 cup oil1-2 tsp orange zest2 tbsp chocolate chips Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a cupcake / muffin tin with paper cases. Sift together plain flour, baking powder, baking soda and chocolate […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Vegetarian

Muringayila Kappa / Drumstick Leaves with Tapioca

Ingredients: 3/4 kg tapioca / kappa1 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 cup drumstick leaves / muringayila1 cup grated coconut4-5 shallots1 garlic clove2-3 green chilliesa pinch of cumin seeds3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut the tapioca into small cubes. Grind grated coconut, shallots, garlic […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Kashmiri Chicken Masala Curry

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken1 tbsp + 2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp lemon juice3 onions, finely chopped3 tbsp ghee2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste3 tomatoes1 tbsp coriander powder1 1/2 tsp garam masala3 tbsp yogurt1 cup milksalt to taste3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped4-5 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind tomatoes to a paste and keep […]

Egg, Non Veg

Kaada Mutta / Quail Egg Masala Gravy

Ingredients: 12 quail eggs / kaada mutta1″ piece ginger, chopped4 garlic cloves, chopped3 medium onions, chopped2 sprig curry leaves1 large tomato, chopped2 tsp chilli powder1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and hard boil the quail eggs in water for 10 minutes. Then […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa

Purple Dosa / Purple Cabbage Dosa

Ingredients: 1 cup purple cabbage, chopped8-10 ladle of thick dosa battersalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Grind the chopped purple cabbage into a smooth paste adding 1-2 tbsp of water using a blender. Add this cabbage paste to the dosa batter and mix well. Adjust the salt. 3. Heat a dosa tawa/ pan and lightly […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Red Kale Thoran (Stir Fry with Coconut)

Ingredients: 1 bunch red kale1/2 cup grated coconut2-3 shallots1 garlic clove1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 dry red chillies1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Wash and finely chop the red kale leaves and keep it aside. Crush together grated coconut, garlic, shallots, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and dry […]