Category: Spicy/Savory Snacks

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Spinach / Cheera Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup peas dal / chana dal ( kadalaparippu)1 1/2 cup spinach, finely chopped1″ piece ginger3-4 green chillies1 dry red chilli1 tsp fennel seeds1 medium onion, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped2 sprig curry leaves, choppeda pinch of turmeric powder1/4 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak dal in water for […]

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

Chicken Keema Pakoda / Minced Chicken Fritters

Ingredients: 300 gm chicken keema (kheema) / chicken mince1 large onion, sliced3 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp red chilli flakes2 tbsp gram flour / kadalamavusalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add chicken keema, chilli powder, red chilli flakes, finely chopped garlic, […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Mini Chicken Puff Pies

Ingredients: For the filling: 350 gm boneless chicken, cut into thin strips1 medium onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1/2 green capsicum, cut in juliennes1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp cumin powder1/4 tsp dried oregano1 tbsp plain flour1/3 cup milk1 tbsp buttersalt and pepper to taste2 tbsp oil For Pie: puff pastry sheets, as requiredshredded mozzarella […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Red Spinach Pakoda / Cheera Pakoda

Ingredients: 2 cups red spinach / cheera, chopped2 onions, sliced2 green chillies, finely choppedsmall piece ginger, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powdera pinch of asafoetida4 tbsp plain flour1 tbsp rice flour1 tbsp cornfloursalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add chopped cheera, sliced onion, green chillies, ginger, […]

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

Quail Egg Puffs / Kaada Mutta Puffs

Ingredients: 6-7 hard boiled quail eggs / kaada mutta1 large onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1-2 tsp tomato sauce1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4- 1/2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp garam masala5-6 curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp oilsalt to tastepuff pastry sheets1 beaten egg for egg wash Preparation: Thaw the puff pastry […]

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

Chicken Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu200-250 gm boneless chicken1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped1 big onion, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak kadalaparippu in […]

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

Clams / Kakka Irachi Pakoda

Ingredients: 1 cup clams / kakka irachi / elambakka, cleaned3 onions, thinly sliced1 tsp ginger, chopped1/2 tsp garlic, chopped4-5 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1 3/4-2 cups gram flour / kadalamavusalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add […]

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

Mutton Cutlet

Ingredients: 300 gm mutton, cut into small pieces3 medium potatoes, boiled and mashed1 onion, finely chopped2 tsp ginger, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp + 3/4 tsp garam masala3/4 tsp chilli powder1 tsp meat […]

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

Chicken Samosa Roll

Ingredients: 200 gm boneless chicken1 big potato, boiled and mashed1 big onion, finely chopped1 tbsp crushed ginger-garlic2-3 green chillies, chopped1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder3/4-1 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp chicken masala1/4 tsp garam masala4-5 curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped2 tbsp maida / plain floursamoosa sheetsbread crumbs, […]

Malabar Recipes, Mussels, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Mussels / Kallummakaya Pola

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mussels / kallummakaya, cleaned1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp fennel powder pinch of salt2 garlic cloves, crushed3-4 tbsp oil For Masala: 2 onions, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, chopped1 tbsp curry leaves, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4-1 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp fennel […]

Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Prawn / Chemmeen Kalmas

Ingredients: For dough: 1 cup rice flour3/4 cup grated coconut2 shallots3/4 tsp fennel seeds1 green chilli salt to taste1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup boiling water For prawn filling: 250 gm prawns, cleaned1 tbsp + 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 tsp ginger, chopped1 tsp garlic, chopped1 […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Purple Cabbage Pakoda

Ingredients: 1/2 purple cabbage, thinly sliced1 large onion, thinly sliced2 green chillies, choppedsmall piece ginger, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/4 cup plain flour1/4 cup gram flour / kadalamavu1/4 cup rice flour1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder (add to your spice level)1/4 tsp baking sodasalt to tasteoil, for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add sliced purple cabbage, […]