Author: Shabbu

Pasta, Rice / Pasta

White Sauce Pasta

Ingredients: 2 cups pasta 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped1 medium capsicum, finely chopped1 small carrot, finely chopped1 small tomato, finely chopped50 gm butter1 1/2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped1/2 cup plain flour / maida1 1/2 cup milk1 tbsp pepper powder1 tbsp chilli flakessalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation:

Desserts & Sweets, Frozen / Chilled Desserts, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Elaneer Avil Milk / Tender Coconut Aval Milk

Ingredients: 3 ripe small bananas1/2 cup tender coconut pulp ( I used store bought one)a pinch of cardamom powder1/4 cup aval / avil / rice flakes2-3 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped2-3 tbsp almonds, chopped1/2 cup chilled milk2 scoop of vanilla ice creamcaramelized coconut, for garnishingcrushed pistachios Preparation: Recipe Source:

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawn / Chemmeen Kondattam

Ingredients: 400 gm prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 tbsp + 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp + 1 tbsp ginger-garlic pastejuice of 1/2 lemon1/4 tsp fennel seeds2 clovessmall piece cinnamon2 tbsp coconut bits1 cup shallots, sliced1/2 tsp coriander powder1-2 tsp red chilli flakes1 tbsp […]

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

Chicken Bonda

Ingredients: 2 big potatoes, peeled and cubed100-150 gm boneless chicken, cubed1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp pepper powder3 green chillies, chopped1 tsp ginger, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped2 onion, finely chopped1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 cup plain floursalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: 9. […]

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

Beef – Kappa (Tapioca) Cutlet

Ingredients: 250 gm beef, cut into pieces1 1/2 cup tapioca / kappa, peeled and cubed1 big onion, finely chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp ginger, crushed1 tbsp garlic, crushed3/4 tbsp chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp meat masala2 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Crunchy Snacks, Snacks

BBQ Popcorn / Barbecue Popcorn

Ingredients: 1/3 cup popcorn kernels / popping corn2 tsp paprika1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp onion powder1 tsp salt2 tbsp brown sugar3 tbsp olive oil1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a small bowl, add paprika, chilli powder, garlic powder, onion powder and salt and mix together and keep it aside. In another small […]

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

Red Spinach and Dal Curry / Chuvanna Cheera Parippu Curry

Ingredients: 2 cups red amaranthus / spinach leaves / cheera, chopped3/4 cup toor dal / thuvaraparippu1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder5-6 garlic cloves, chopped10-12 shallots, chopped2 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp mustard seeds3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tbsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add toor dal and cook it […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Green Apple Pulissery

Ingredients: 2 big green apples 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots3 green chillies, slit3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1/2 tsp sugar1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop green apples into small […]