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 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Idli 65

Ingredients: 6 leftover idli4 tbsp rice flour2 tbsp plain flour1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 tsp + 1 tsp soy sauce1 tsp ginger, chopped1 tsp garlic, chopped2 green chillies, chopped2 whole green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp chilli powder3 tbsp tomato saucesalt to taste1 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedoil, as required Preparation: Cut idlis into cubes and keep […]

Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Spicy Rice Balls

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked rice1/2 tsp ginger paste1/2 tsp garlic paste1/4-1/2 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 cup yogurt1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/4 tsp baking soda1 cup rice flour (as required)salt to tasteoil, for frying Preparation: Grind cooked rice adding 1/4-1/2 cup of water till smooth paste. […]

Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Corn Cheese / Cheesy Corn

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup sweetcorn kernels ( I used canned sweetcorn, drained)1 small onion, finely chopped1 small capsicum, chopped (I used mix of red, yellow and green capsicum)1 tsp garlic, finely chopped3 tbsp mayonnaisea pinch of pepper powder1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp chat masala/ garam masala (optional)1/2-1 tsp chilli flakes1 tbsp butter1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese […]

Kerala Dishes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Broccoli Pakoda

Ingredients: 1 broccoli, cut into floretssmall piece ginger3 garlic cloves2 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coriander leaves1/2 cup gram flour1 tbsp rice flour3/4 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil, for frying Preparation: Boil water in a pan adding a pinch of turmeric powder and little salt. Add broccoli […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Cakes & Bakes, Pizza, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Pepperoni Pizza

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour2 tbsp milk powder1 tsp baking powder3/4 tsp salt1 tsp yeast3 tsp brown sugar / white sugar1/2 cup + 1/2 cup warm water3 tbsp olive oilpizza sauce as required, homemade or ready-madegrated / shredded mozzarella cheese, as required16-18 slices pepperoni1/2 capsicum, chopped2 jalapenos, chopped Preparation: In a bowl / mug, add […]

Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Corn Disc

Ingredients: 2 sweet corns2 garlic cloves, crushedchilli flakes, as required1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped2 tbsp butter, melted2-3 tbsp cheese, grated1 tsp lemon juice1/2 tsp salt Preparation: Boil the sweet corns in a pressure cooker adding little salt. Cool down and then cut into discs. Crush garlic and add to the melted butter along with […]

Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Sago Vada / Sabudana (Chawwari) Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup sago/ sabudana/ chawwari2 medium potatoes, halved1/4 cup peanuts1 tsp ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp lemon juice1 tsp curry leaves, chopped1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1/2 tsp sugarsalt to tasteoil, for frying Preparation: Rinse and soak sago in 1 cup of water for at least […]

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

Beef Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 3/4 cup peas dal / chana dal ( kadalaparippu)150-200 gm beef1 tsp + 1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste15-18 shallots1″ piece ginger3 green chillies1 tsp fennel seeds1 tsp pepper powder2 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak dal in water for 3-4 hours. […]