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Chicken, Non Veg

Dahi Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/4-1 1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces2 tbsp ginger paste1 1/2 tbsp garlic paste6 green chillies, slit4 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 bay leaf2 piece cinnamon5-6 cloves7 cardamoms4 onions, thinly sliced2 cups less sour yogurt2 tbsp whole coriander seeds2 tbsp gheesalt to taste Preparation: In a mixing bowl , add cleaned chicken […]

Non Veg, Seafood, Squid

Squid Ghee Roast

Ingredients: 350-400 gm squid2-3 dry red chillies5-6 kashmiri red chillies1 1/2 tsp coriander seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp pepper cornsgooseberry sized tamarind1″ piece ginger5 garlic cloves1/ 2 tsp turmeric powderlemon juice of 1/2 lemon1/4 tsp pepper powder2 tbsp ghee2 sprigs curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Clean and cut the squids into pieces […]


Chocolate Self- Saucing Pudding

This yummy pudding was prepared by my daughter Safa as part of her school Food Technology class….. Ingredients: 1 cup self-raising flour80 gm butter, melted and cooled1/2 cup milk1 egg2 tbsp cocoa powder1/2 cup brown sugarberries, to servethick cream, to serveextra cocoa powder, to serve For Sauce: 2 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted3/4 cup brown sugar1 […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Pickled Jalapenos

Ingredients: 12 jalapenos3/4 cup vinegar3/4 cup water2 garlic cloves, lightly crushed3 tsp salt3 tbsp of sugar Preparation: Wash and slice jalapenos into round / disc shape and keep it aside. In a saucepan, add vinegar, water, garlic, sugar and salt, stir well and allow it to boil. Add the sliced jalapenos and let it soak […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Non Veg

Thattukada Omlette

Ingredients: 2 eggs1/4 cup onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, chopped1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1 tbsp milksalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a bowl or mug, add eggs and beat well with a spoon. Add chopped green chilli, onion and salt and beat well. Then add milk and beat well with a spoon Heat a […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes

Hot Milk Sponge Cake In Sandwich Maker

Ingredients: 1/2 cup plain flour1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 cup sugar1 egg1/4 cup hot milk1/2 tsp vanilla essence1/2 tbsp melted butter Preparation: Sift together plain flour and baking powder and keep it aside. In a bowl, add the egg and the vanilla essence and beat well until fluffy. Add sugar to this and beat again. Add […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Non Veg, Pasta, Rice / Pasta

Egg Noodles

Ingredients: 4 packets noodles ( about 300 gm)2 medium carrots1 big capsicum4 eggs1/2 cup spring onion, chopped1/2 cup spring onion leaves, chopped1 tbsp soy sauce3/4-1 tsp black pepper powder1 chicken stock cube salt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Boil water in a large pan adding a tsp of oil and 1/2 tsp salt. Add noodles […]

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

Navratan Korma / Navaratna Kurma

Ingredients: 1 cup carrot, cut into small cubes1/2 cup beans, chopped1/4 cup cauliflower, chopped1/2 cup potato, peeled and chopped into small cubes1/2 cup paneer, chopped into small cubes1/2 cup apple, chopped into small cubes1/2 cup pineapple, chopped into small cubes1/4 cup grapes1 big onion, cut into cubes2 green chillies, chopped50 gm cashew nuts1/2 tsp kashmiri […]

Jams, Salads/ Condiments

Pineapple Jam

Ingredients: 1 big ripe pineapple, chopped 1 1/4 cup sugar2 tbsp lemon juice Preparation: Add the pineapple pieces ( keep 1 tbsp finely chopped aside) in a blender and puree to a smooth paste without adding water. In a non stick pan, add pineapple puree and 1 tbsp finely chopped pineapple, mix well and heat […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Pepper Chicken Kuruma

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken, cleaned3 medium onions, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped4 green chillies, slit2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coriander powder2 tbsp pepper powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 cups thin coconut milk3/4 tsp garam masala1/2 cup thick coconut milk4 shallots, slicedsalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a […]

Summer Specials

Strawberry Sorbet and Mango Sorbet

Ingredients: 4 cups milk1 tin condensed milk1-2 tbsp sugar, powdered2-3 drops of strawberry mix2-3 drops of mango mix Preparation: In a bowl / jug, add milk, condensed milk and sugar and mix well. Then divide it into two equal parts. In one part, add 2-3 drops of strawberry mix and mix well. In other part, […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Papaya – Vanpayar / Red Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar / red beans1 cup raw papaya, peeled and chopped into small cubes2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves4 shallots, slicedsalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water for 5-6 hours or overnight. In […]