Author: Shabbu

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 250 gm pitted dates125 gm tamarind250 gm jaggery, grated5 medium green chillies, chopped2 tbsp garlic, thinly sliced2 tbsp ginger, thinly sliced1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder2 cups + 1/2 cup water1 tsp fenugreek seeds1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1/2 cup coconut oil Preparation: Chop the dates into small […]

Biriyani, Egg, Non Veg, Rice / Pasta

Kaada Mutta / Quail Egg Biriyani

Ingredients: 18-20 quail eggs / kaada mutta5 big onions, thinly sliced7-8 green chillies8-10 garlic cloves1 1/2 ” piece ginger2 big tomatoes, chopped3/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1/2 cup coriander leaves3 tbsp mint leaves2 tbsp lemon juice2 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2-3 tbsp oil 5 tbsp ghee3 cups jeerakasala rice5 cups water3 cloves3 cardamoms2 piece […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Banana Bonda

Ingredients: 2 big bananas1/4 cup sugar3 cardamoms1 cup plain flourpinch of salt1/4 tsp baking sodaoil for frying Preparation: In a blender, add sugar and cardamom and powder it well. Add chopped bananas into this and blend well. Transfer this to a bowl and add a pinch of salt and plain flour little by little and […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies

Choco Coin Biscuits

Ingredients: 3/4 cup plain flour1/2 tsp baking powder1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder2 eggs6 tbsp sugar2 tbsp butter/ ghee, melted1/4 tsp vanilla essence / chocolate essence Preparation: Preheat the oven at 150 degree celcius. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix plain flour and baking powder in a bowl and keep it aside. In a […]

Paneer, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Vegetarian

White Chick Peas – Paneer Masala Rice

Ingredients: 1/2 cups white chickpeas/ vella kadala 2 cups basmati rice2 onions, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp amchur powder/ dry mango powder200 gm paneer cubes3/4-1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak white […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Beetroot Chammanthi

Ingredients: 1/2 of 1 beetroot, peeled and chopped2-3 shallotssmall piece ginger, chopped3 green chillies6 curry leaves3 mint leaves1 cup grated coconut2 tsp vinegarsalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped beetroot, shallots, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves and mint leaves and crush together. Then add grated coconut, salt and vinegar and blend again […]

Pasta, Rice / Pasta

Zucchini Pasta

Ingredients: 2 cups pasta1 tbsp butter2 tsp plain flour1 cup milk3 cheese slices1 tsp garlic, chopped1 onion, chopped1 capsicum, finely chopped1 zucchini, chopped2 tomatoes2 tsp crushed chilli1 tbsp basil leaves1 tbsp celery, chopped1/2 tsp oregano1 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Boil water in a deep pan, add pasta, 1 tsp of oil […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Muringayila Chakkakuru Curry / Drumstick Leaves and Jackfruit Seeds Curry

Ingredients: 15 chakkakuru / jackfruit seeds, peeled and chopped1 tomato, chopped4-5 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmerc powder1 tsp chilli powder2 cups muringayila, cleaned1 cup grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds5-6 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add chopped jackfruit seeds, green chillies, tomato, turmeric […]

Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Saucy Chilli Prawns

Ingredients: 300 gm prawns, cleaned1 tbsp lemon juice1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder2-3 tsp soy sauce1 tbsp +1 tsp red chilli sauce2 1/2 tbsp plain flour2 1/2 tbsp + 1 1/2 tsp cornflour1 1/2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, chopped1 onion, cubed1 capsicum, chopped3-4 tbsp spring onions, chopped2 tsp […]