Author: Shabbu

Cakes, Food

Red Velvet Cake

                          My little cutie, Sheza turned 2 today. So I made this red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting for her and garnished it with her favourite sprinkles and pink colour… Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups/ 250 gm all purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp red food colouring 1 […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Cherupayar- Pachakkaya Erissery / Green Gram – Raw Plantain Curry

Ingredients: 1 raw plantain, cut into small pieces 1 1/2 cup green gram/ cherupayar 1/2 cup grated coconut 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots,sliced 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 sprigs curry leaves 2-3 dry red chillies salt oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, 1 tsp chilli […]

Food, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Mushroom and Corn Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup fresh corn 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp pepper powder, crushed 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 1 tsp soy sauce 3 cups of boiling water 2 tbsp butter salt Preparation: Wash and drain the rice and keep it aside. Heat butter in a […]

Food, Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Fruit and Vegetable Salad

Ingredients: 1/2 cup mango, diced 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup strawberry, chopped 1 cup cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped 1 cup lettuce, chopped 2 tbsp red capsicum 2 tbsp yellow capsicum 2 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped 2 tbsp black raisins 1 tbsp almonds, chopped 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp olive oil […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Strawberry Mousse

Eid Mubarak to all my readers and fellow bloggers…. Ingredients: 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries, chopped 1 cup water 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp gelatin/ strawberry jelly powder 2 cups whipping cream or double cream 1 tsp vanilla essence strawberry slices, chocolate shavings, sprinkles etc for garnishing Preparation: In a pan, […]

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

Chakkakuru Ularthu/ Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry

Ingredients: 250 gm jack fruit seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup shallots 5 dry red chillies 5 cloves garlic 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 sprigs curry leaves 1 1/2-2 tbsp oil salt Preparation: Peel and cut jackfruit seeds into lengthwise and cook them with turmeric powder and salt adding enough water. Crush shallots, dry […]