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Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Squid

Koonthal Pidi / Koonthal Kadumbu/ Steamed Rice Dumplings in Squid Masala

Ingredients: For Pidi /Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour1/2 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seedssmall piece of onion, chopped2 cups of watersalt For masala / gravy: 1/2 kg squid / koonthal2 medium onions, chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masala1 tsp pepper powder1/2 […]

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, […]

Chicken, Non Veg, Soups

Hot and Sour Chicken Soup

Ingredients: 150 gm boneless chicken, chopped1 medium onion, chopped1/2 of 1 medium carrot, chopped1″ piece ginger, crushed2 garlic cloves, crushed1 egg2 tbsp cornflour1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped / julienned1/2 cup cabbage, julienned2 tbsp beans, chopped2 tbsp celery, chopped3 tbsp spring onion white, chopped1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp red chilli sauce1 tsp […]

Non Veg, Seafood, Squid

Squid / Koonthal Chukka

Ingredients: 400 gm squid, cleaned2 onions ( 1 cup ) ,finely chopped 2 green chillies, slit2 tomatoes ( 1 cup tomato puree )1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste3-4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala2 sprig curry leaves1 tsp fennel seedssalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Clean and cut squids into small pieces. Puree […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Mohabbat Ka Sharbat

Ingredients: 2 cups chilled milk1/2 cup watermelon, finely chopped2 tbsp sugar2 tbsp Rooh Afza ice cubes Preparation: In a jug / bowl, add chilled milk, sugar, chopped watermelon and Rooh Afza and mix well till sugar dissolves. In serving glasses, add ice cubes and pour the prepared sharbat. Top it with more chopped watermelon ..Enjoy…

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 […]