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Pudding, Summer Specials

Chakkakuru / Jackfruit Seed Pudding

Ingredients: 12-15 jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru1/2 litre milk8-10 gm china grass1/2 tin / 200 gm condensed milk7 tbsp sugar (or as required)1 tsp vanilla essence For Topping: 4 tbsp sugar40-50 gm almonds or cashew nuts Preparation: Remove the outer white peel of jackfruit seed. Then pressure cook it adding little water. When it gets cooled, […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Chicken Majestic

Ingredients: 1/2 kg boneless chicken1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 egg white1 tsp + 1 tsp pepper powder2 tbsp corn flour1 1/2-2 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped1 cup onion, finely chopped7-9 whole green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp kasoori methi1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp chilli powder3/4 cup whisked yogurt1 tbsp soy saucesalt […]

Kerala Dishes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Sharkara Pazhampori / Banana Fritters with Wheat Flour and Jaggery

Ingredients: 3 big ripe plantians/ kerala bananas ( nendrapazham)1 cup wheat flour1/2 cup jaggery, grated or powdered2 -3 tbsp rice flour2 tsp black sesame seeds1/4 tsp baking powdera pinch of salt1 cup thick coconut milkoil for frying Preparation: Peel and slice bananas lengthwise and keep it aside. In a bowl, add wheat flour, rice flour, […]

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

Corn Beef Cutlet

Ingredients: 1 cup corn kernals ( I used frozen)250 gm beef, cut into small pieces1 tsp vinegar1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2-1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 onion, finely chopped1 tbsp ginger, crushed3-4 green chillies, finely chopped1 tbsp garlic, crushed1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped3 bread slices1 egg, beaten1 cup cornflakes, crushed using […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Non Veg

Egg Kothu Chapathi

Ingredients: 6 chapathi4-5 eggs4 shallots2 garlic cloves1 piece ginger2 green chillies2 onions, finely chopped2 tomatoes, finely chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves3 tbsp oil Preparation: Stack the chapathis, halve them and cut into strips and keep it aside. Crush together garlic, […]

Cakes & Bakes

Basbousa

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup semolina / rava1/2 cup sugar, powdered1/3 cup refined oil or melted butter1/2 cup fine desiccated coconut / coconut powder1 cup milk1 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence1/4 cup almonds ( or as required) For Sugar Syrup: 1/2 cup water1/2 cup sugar1 tbsp lemon juice1 tsp rose water Preparation: Soak the almonds […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Pineapple – Apple Juice

Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple, peeled and chopped1 apple , peeled and chopped2-3 tbsp sugar ( or as required)1 1/2 -2 cups water ice cubes Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped pineapple, apple, sugar and water and blend well. Strain the prepared juice and pour it in serving glasses…Serve with ice cubes…

Breakfast/ Dinner, Pancakes

Red Currant Poppy Seed Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 cup plain flour1 tbsp poppy seeds1 tsp baking powder1/4 cup sugar1/4 tsp salt1 cup buttermilk1 egg1/4 cup red currantsbutter/ cooking spray Preparation: In a mixing bowl, combine plain flour, poppy seeds, baking powder, sugar and salt and whisk well until mixed. In another bowl, add buttermilk and egg and whisk until smooth. Pour […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Ivygourd / Kovakka Chammanthi

Ingredients: 5-6 kovakka / ivygourd, chopped1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup grated coconutsmall piece ginger2 green chillies4-5 curry leaves3 shallots5-6 raw mango pieces, peeledsalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add ginger, green chillies, shallots, kovakka pieces, mango pieces , curry leaves and crush together adding salt. Add grated coconut to this and blend again […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Strawberry Kulukki Sarbath

Ingredients: 6-8 strawberries3-4 tbsp sugar1 tbsp lemon juice1 green chilli, slit2-3 mint leaves, chopped2-3 tsp basil seedsice cubes Preparation: Soak the basil seeds in 1/4 cup of water for 10-15 minutes. Mix sugar with 1 cup of water in a jug / bowl till the sugar dissolves. Keep it aside. In a blender, add the […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Non Veg, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Chicken Lasagna Rollups

Ingredients: 1/2 kg boneless chicken breast 7-8 lasagna sheets3 medium onions, finely chopped2 tsp garlic, crushed1 capsicum, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1 1/2 tsp pepper powder1 cup mozzarella cheese3 tbsp pizza sauce or tomato sauce1/4 tsp oregano1 tsp red chilli flakes1 tsp coriander leavessalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind the chicken using a […]