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Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes

Ottu Pola / Ottupola

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice / pachari1/2 cup cooked rice1/2 cup grated coconutsalt to tastewater as required Preparation: Wash the raw rice and soak in water for 3-4 hours. In a blender/ grinder, add the drained raw rice, cooked rice, grated coconut and salt and grind together adding enough water to a smooth batter. Transfer […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Pineapple Kulukki Sarbath

Ingredients: 1/2 cup pineapple pieces1/4 cup / 3-4 tbsp sugarlemon juice of 1 lemon1 green chilli, slit5-6 mint leaves1 tbsp basil seedsice cubes Preparation: Soak the basil seeds in 1/4 cup of water for 10-15 minutes. Grind the pineapple pieces into a smooth paste and keep it aside. Mix sugar with 1 cup of water […]

Clams, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Stuffed Clams / Kakka (Elambakka) Nirachathu

Ingredients: 1 kg big fresh clams with shells2 cups rice flour1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies1 small onion, chopped2-3 tsp fennel seeds2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to tastehot water, as required Preparation: Clean the shell of the clams and split open  through the slits with a knife without breaking the shells apart.  Wash […]

Pudding, Summer Specials

Butterscotch Pudding

Ingredients: 500 ml milk3/4 cup sugar1/4-1/2 cup condensed milk25-50 gm unsalted butter8 gm china grass1/2 tsp vanilla essence1 cup water For Garnish: 2 tbsp sugar1 tsp water2-3 tbsp cashew nuts Preparation: Soak china grass in 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. In a pan, add 2 tbsp sugar and 1 tsp water and melt […]

Chicken, Non Veg

Chicken Chandni / Chandini Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces10-15 almonds2 medium onions, sliced8 garlic cloves, chopped1 piece ginger, chopped7-10 green chillies , slit1 cup less sour yoghurt, beaten1/2 – 1 tsp white pepper powder1/2 cup fresh cream1/2 tsp cardamom powder1 big piece cinnamon, cut into pieces5-6 cardamom4 clovessalt to taste2-3 tbsp chopped coriander […]

Paneer, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks, Vegetarian

Paneer Samosa

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour2 tbsp melted butter/ ghee250 gm paneer, cut into very small pieces1 cup onion, chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 green chilli, finely chopped1 small tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp cumin powdera pinch of pepper powder1/2-3/4 tsp garam masala1 tsp tomato sauce1 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Banana Lakkottappam

Ingredients: For Pancake: 1 cup plain flour1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 eggsalt to tastewater, as required For Filling: 2 ripe bananas / nendrapazham, chopped1 cup grated coconut3-4 tbsp sugar1/4 tsp cardamom powder10-12 cashew nuts, chopped10-12 raisins1 tbsp ghee For Sugar Syrup: 1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup water1 tsp lemon juice1/4 tsp cardamom powder Preparation: In a bowl, […]

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

Koonthal Kinnapathiri / Steamed Rice And Squid Masala Layered Pathiri

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup jeerakashala rice/ kaima rice1 cup thick coconut milk2 cardamoms 400-500 gm squids, cleaned2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 big onions, finely chopped1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3-4 green chillies, finely chopped1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp garam masalafew curry leaves, choppedchopped coriander leaves salt to tasteoil as required Preparation: Wash and soak the […]