Author: Shabbu

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Non Veg

Chicken Sweet Chilli Filling Wrap

Ingredients: 250 gm boneless chicken2 tbsp cornflour2 tbsp plain flour1 tbsp rice flour1 small onion, finely chopped5 small garlic cloves, finely choppedsmall piece ginger, finely chopped3-4 tbsp sweet chilli saucesalt to tastesesame oil, as requiredlettuce leaves Preparation: Clean and cut the chicken into thin strips. Mix well it with corn flour, plain flour, rice flour […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Muringayila / Drumstick Leaves Chutney

Ingredients: 4 sprigs of fresh muringayila / drumstick leaves1 cup grated coconut2 green chilliessmall piece ginger, choppedsmall piece tamarind2 shallotssalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1-2 dry red chilli, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the drumstick leaves and keep it aside. In a blender, add grated coconut, fresh drumstick leaves, 2 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa

Vazhapindi / Banana Stem Dosa

Ingredients: 8-10 ladle of thick dosa batter1 cup vazhapindi / banana stem, chopped 3-4 shallots, chopped2 green chillies, chopped1/2 inch ginger, chopped1/2 tsp cumin seeds5-6 curry leavessalt to tasteoil Preparation: Cut the banana stem into rounds and pull the fibre from the edges using fingers and remove them. Then chop into small pieces and keep […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Grapes Soda

Ingredients: 1 cup seedless black / red grapes 3 tbsp sugar (or as required)1/2 cup cold water1- 1 1/2 cup chilled soda Preparation: In a blender, add the grapes, sugar and cold water and blend well. Strain the juice if required. Transfer half of this prepared juice in two serving glasses and pour chilled soda […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Chemmeen – Koorka / Prawns – Chinese Potato Curry

Ingredients: 250 gm small prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 1/2 cup koorka / chinese potato, cleaned3/4 cup grated coconut1 tbsp coriander powder4 garlic cloves, crushedsmall piece ginger, crushed2 green chillies, slit10 pepper corns4-5 shallots1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersmall piece kudampuli / gambooge1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 […]

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

Pachakaya Tholi – Vanpayar Thoran (Plantain Peel – Red Beans Thoran)

Ingredients: pachakaya / ethakka tholi / planatain peel, chopped ( from 3-4 big bananas)1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2-3/4 cup cooked)1 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Chikku – Tender Coconut Layer Shake

Ingredients: Chikku Layer: 3 chikku/ chikkoo/ sapota , peeled and chopped1 cup chilled milksugar as required Tender Coconut Layer: 1 cup elaneer/ karikku/ tender coconut pulp1 cup chilled milksugar as required Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped chikkoos , chilled milk and sugar and blend well until thick and creamy. Chikku layer is ready… […]

Cakes & Bakes

Strawberry Cobbler

Ingredients: 3 cups fresh strawberries, chopped1/2 cup + 1/2 cup sugar1 cup plain flour2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1 cup milk1/2 tsp vanilla essence110 gm / 8 tbsp unsalted butter, melted Preparation: Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius. In a bowl, add chopped strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar and toss to coat well and […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Boneless Chicken Masala

Ingredients: 1/2 kg boneless chicken, cut into small pieces1 medium onion, chopped1 tbsp ginger – garlic paste1 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp chilli powder1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 cup yogurt / curd4 tbsp tomato puree / pastesalt to taste2 tbsp oil2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion and saute […]