Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Thenga Aracha Meen Curry / Fish Curry in Coconut Paste

Ingredients: 350 gm fish (I used pomfret)3/4 cup grated coconut4 shallots, thinly sliced3/4 tsp ginger, sliced2 green chillies, slit2 1/2 -3 tsp kashmiri chilli powdera pinch of fenugreek powder1-2 gamboge / kudampuli, torn into pieces2 sprig curry leaves1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the fish into pieces, clean it and […]

Chicken, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg

Nadan Chicken Stew

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg chicken 1 big onion, thinly sliced1 tsp ginger, sliced7 green chillies, slit7-8 garlic cloves, sliced2 big potatoes, peeled and cubed1 tsp vinegar10 cardamoms4 cloves2 small cinnamon pieces1/2 tsp cumin seedsfennel seedscurry leaves1 tsp crushed pepper1 1/2 tsp1 1/2 cup thin coconut milk (second extract)1/2 cup thick coconut milk (first extract)salt to […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg

Murgh Makhani / Butter Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg chicken4 medium tomatoes1 tbsp garlic paste1 tbsp ginger paste2 tbsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/4 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp chaat masala4 tbsp less sour thick yoghurt50 gm cashew nuts1 1/2 tbsp oil2-3 tbsp butter3/4 tsp kasuri methi, powdered1-1 1/2 tbsp sugar1/2 cup fresh cream2-3 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste […]

Cakes & Bakes, Food, Mug Cake

Mango Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour4 tbsp milk3 tbsp mango puree1 tbsp oil3 tbsp sugar1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda Preparation: Add milk, oil and mango puree in a large microwave safe mug and mix with a spoon or fork. Add plain flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda and mix everything well until thoroughly […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Pulissery

Ingredients: 200 gm red spinach / red amaranth / chuvanna cheera, finely chopped1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 cup yoghurt, beaten1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash the red spinach leaves and chop them into […]

Food, Popsicles, Summer Specials

Elaneer / Tender Coconut Popsicles

Ingredients: 1 cup elaneer/ karikku/ tender coconut flesh1 cup tender coconut water sugar, as required Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped tender coconut flesh , tender coconut water and sugar and blend well until smooth. Pour this prepared mixture into popsicle moulds and freeze it for 6-7 hours or overnight. To release the popsicles, […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Crispy Chicken Fritters

Ingredients: 200 gm boneless chicken1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 tbsp crushed ginger-garlic2 green chillies, finely chopped1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp curry leaves, chopped1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala2 tbsp gram flour / kadalamavu1 tbsp rice flour1 tbsp plain floursalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Cut the boneless chicken into small […]

Beef, Food, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Beef Kakkam

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef3 medium onions, chopped3 medium tomatoes, chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut beef into pieces and clean it and keep it aside. In a bowl, add the […]

Food, Jams, Salads/ Condiments

Cherry Jam

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cherries3/4 cup sugar2 tbsp lemon juice Preparation: Wash and pit the cherries and chop them into half. Keep a plate in the freezer for testing the consistency of jam. In a thick bottomed saucepan, add the chopped cherries and cook on medium flame stirring constantly and mashing the cherries with a […]