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Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vendakka (Okra) Pulissery / Moru Curry

Ingredients: 10-12 vendakka / okra / ladies finger1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds4 green chillies, slit1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastea pinch of chilli powder2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the okra into 1-1 1/2 inch pieces […]

Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes

Dates / Eenthappazham Puli Inji

Ingredients: 1/2 kg dates4-5 green chillies, chopped1/4 cup ginger, crushed or finely chopped1 tbsp garlic, crushed or finely chopped3-5 tbsp jaggery ( add to your sweetness)large gooseberry sized tamarind3 tbsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp roasted fenugreek powder2 pinches of asafoetida1/4 cup coconut oil2-3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig […]

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

Beans Vanpayar ( Red Beans )Thoran

Ingredients: 300 gm beans1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2 cup cooked)1/2 cup grated coconut4 shallots, thinly sliced3-4 green chillies1/4 tsp cumin powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and pressure cook it adding enough water and salt. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Ragi Ela Ada / Steamed Ragi Parcels with Coconut – Jaggery Filling

Ingredients: 1 cup ragi flour / finger millet flour3/4-1 cup boiled water1 cup grated coconut200 gm jaggerya pinch of salt1 tsp cardamom powder1 tsp ghee Preparation: In a sauce pan, melt the jaggery adding 4-5 tbsp of water and keep it aside. Heat ghee in a pan and add grated coconut and saute for 2 […]

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 […]

Pudding, Summer Specials

Creamy Custard Pudding

Ingredients: 2 cups milk3 tbsp custard powder3 tbsp milk powder1/2 cup sugar1/2-1 tsp vanilla essence1 cup whipping cream, chilled2 tbsp powdered sugar / icing sugar (as required)roasted nuts / pistachios Preparation: In a pan, add custard powder, milk powder and sugar and mix well. Add milk gradually to this and mix well without any lumps. […]

Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Green Peas Butter Masala

Ingredients: 1 cup dried green peas ( 1 1/2 cup frozen green peas)2 onions, chopped3 tomatoes, chopped1 piece ginger, chopped5-6 big garlic cloves, chopped1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masala1 1/2 tsp kasuri methi3 cardamoms3 cloves1 small piece cinnamon1 bay leaf1/4 cup fresh cream1/2 tsp sugar3 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt […]

Cakes & Bakes, Non Veg, Other Baked Goodies.., Pasta, Prawns, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Baked Prawn Pasta

Ingredients: 300 gm pasta15-20 prawns1 tsp pepper powder1/2-1 tsp soy saucesalt to taste1/2 onion, finely chopped1/2 capsicum, chopped1/2 tsp paprika powder / chilli powder1/2 tsp Italian seasoning / herb mix2 tsp tomato sauce2 tsp olive oil3 tsp cream cheese3 tsp mayonnaise200 ml fresh cream1 cup mozzarella cheese / cheese slices1/4 tsp chilli flakes Preparation: Boil […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Lotus Biscoff Milkshake

Ingredients: 2 lotus biscuits1 cup chilled milk1 1/2 -2 tbsp lotus biscoff spread2 scoop vanilla ice cream1 tbsp sugar 8-10 ice cubes Preparation: In a blender, add crushed lotus biscuits, chilled milk, lotus biscoff spread, ice cream, sugar and ice cubes and blend well. Pour into serving glasses and top it with whipped cream/ ice […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Lababdar

Ingredients: 400 gm paneer, cut into cubes3 medium tomatoes, chopped12-15 cashew nuts1-2 green chillies, chopped1/2 inch ginger, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped2 cardamoms2 cloves1/4 cup onion, finely chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 1/2-3 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1/4-1/2 tsp sugar1 cup hot water / milk1/4 cup fresh cream1/2 tsp kasuri methia pinch […]

Egg, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg

Kale Mutta ( Egg) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 bunch kale3 green chillies, chopped3/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 garlic cloves2 eggs1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash and finely chop the kale leaves and keep it aside. Crush together grated coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, green chillies […]