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Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Thenga Aracha Meen Curry / Fish Curry in Coconut Paste

Ingredients: 350 gm fish (I used pomfret)3/4 cup grated coconut4 shallots, thinly sliced3/4 tsp ginger, sliced2 green chillies, slit2 1/2 -3 tsp kashmiri chilli powdera pinch of fenugreek powder1-2 gamboge / kudampuli, torn into pieces2 sprig curry leaves1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the fish into pieces, clean it and […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Pineapple – Watermelon Juice

Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple, peeled and chopped into pieces 1 cup watermelon, chopped into pieces2 tbsp sugar ( as required)1 1/2 cup water ice cubes Preparation: In a blender, add chopped pineapple, watermelon, sugar and water and blend well. Strain the prepared juice and pour it in serving glasses…Serve with ice cubes…

Cakes & Bakes, Mug Cake

Passionfruit Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour1/2 tsp baking powder2 tbsp sugar2 tbsp unsalted butter1 passionfruit, halved1 tsp oil1/2 tsp vanilla essence1 egg yolk2 tbsp white chocolate chips Preparation: Place butter in a microwave safe mug and melt in microwave for 15-20 sec. Add oil, passionfruit pulp, vanilla essence and egg yolk and mix with a fork. […]

Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Carrot Erissery

Ingredients: 1/4 kg carrots, cubed1/4 cup toor dal3/4 cup grated coconut2 garlic cloves2 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds3/4 -1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal1/2 tsp chana dal2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/4 cup grated coconut salt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Cook toor dal in a […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Mango Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour3/4 cup sugar1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1 cup mango puree1/2 cup yogurt1/2 cup oil1 tsp vanilla essence3/4 cup chocolate chips Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases. In a mixing bowl, combine plain flour, sugar, baking powder, […]

Vegetarian

Chilli Tofu

Ingredients: 300-350 gm tofu cubes1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped2 big onions, cut into cubes1 capsicum, cut into cubes1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce1 1/2 tbsp chilli sauce3 tbsp tomato sauce1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1 tsp cornflour1/4-1/2 tsp sugar1/2 cup spring onion, choppedsalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat 1 1/2 tbsp oil in […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Ingredients: 2 egg whites1/2 cup sugar1/2 tsp vanilla essence3-4 drops of lemon juice2-3 drops of food colour (optional) Preparation: Preheat the oven to 100 degree. Line a cookie tray with parchment paper and keep it aside. In a bowl, whisk together egg whites, sugar and vanilla essence for 2 minutes. Then beat it with an […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Beef Mulakittathu / Beef Mulaku Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef, cleaned into pieces1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped2 tbsp shallots, crushed1 tbsp ginger, crushed1 tbsp garlic, crushed3-4 green chillies2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker and add fenugreek seeds. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes

Pulichappam

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice / pachari1/4 cup urad dal1/2 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp instant yeast2 tsp sugar3/4 tsp salt1 tbsp coconut oil1/4 cup shallots, slicedfew curry leaves Preparation: Soak the raw rice in water for 4-5 hours. Wash and soak urad dal in little water for 4-5 hours. In a blender , add the […]

Egg, Non Veg, Soups

Mushroom Egg Drop Soup

Ingredients: 150 gm mushroom, chopped into small pieces2 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 tbsp spring onion whites, chopped1 tsp pepper powder2 tsp corn flouregg white of 1 egg, beaten well with a fork1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp spring onion, chopped2 tsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: In a small bowl, mix corn flour with 1/4 cup […]

Malabar Recipes, Mussels, Non Veg, Seafood

Mussels Coconut Dry Fry

Ingredients: 250 gm cleaned mussels / kallummakaya2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 tbsp grated coconut1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powder1-2 garlic cloves, crushedsalt to taste2 sprig curry leavesoil, as required Preparation: Clean the mussels and marinate it with chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes. Heat oil in a pan […]