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Cakes & Bakes, Food, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients: 3 cups (375 gm)  plain flour 1 tbsp baking powder 3/4 cup (165 gm) firmly packed soft brown sugar 125 gm unsalted butter, melted 2 eggs, lightly beaten 250 ml (1 cup) milk 185 gm fresh or thawed frozen blueberries Preparation: Preheat the oven to 210 degree celcius. Lightly grease 12 hole muffin tin. […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg

Grilled chicken

       Ingredients:    4 pieces of  chicken leg portions (1 kg)   2 tsp chilly powder   lemon juice ( 1 lemon)   1/2 cup yoghurt   2 tbsp fresh cream   1 tbsp garlic paste   1 tsp ginger paste   1 tsp garam masala    red colour (optional)    salt Preparation:  Wash and […]

Food, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Asparagus Thoran

              I was recently introduced to this Asparagus thoran recipe by one of my neighbour/friend’s mom. Easy to prepare and tasty thoran… Ingredients: 1 bunch of Asparagus 3 shallots,thinly sliced 2-3 green chillies chopped 1/4 cup grated coconut curry leaves 1 tsp mustard seeds oil salt Preparation: Cut asparagus into small pieces. Heat oil in […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Puttu / Rice Flour Puttu

                      My favourite breakfast combination- Puttu and Kadala curry….                   Ingredients:     2 cups rice flour/ puttupodi (I used store-bought) 1 cup grated coconut water as required salt Preparation:  Mix the salt in water and add this water little by little to the rice flour till it becomes wet /moist. Mix well with hand without […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa, Food, Malabar Recipes

Neer Dosa / Ari Dosa

                     Neer dosa  is the most popular breakfast dish in our area (Kasaragod).  It is easy to prepare-just soak raw rice for 4-5 hours, grind it to a thin watery batter and prepare dosa. No need of fermentation. It goes well with any vegetarian or non-vegetarian curries. Ingredients: 2 cup raw rice 1/2 cup grated […]

Crab, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Crab Roast

                    Ingredients: 3 large crabs ( approximately 1 kg) ,cut into pieces 3 onions, sliced 2 chopped tomatoes 2 tsp garlic, chopped 2 tsp ginger, chopped 3 green chillies, slit 3 tsp chilly powder 2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp fennel powder 1/2 crushed pepper curry leaves few coriander leaves salt […]

Fish, Food, Non Veg, Seafood

Anchovies/Netholi Peera

Ingredients:  1/2 kg netholi /anchovies  1 cup grated coconut  4 green chillies  1 small piece ginger  6 cloves garlic  1/2  tsp chilly powder  1/2 tsp turmeric powder  1 lemon size tamarind  1/2 tsp cumin seeds  curry leaves  1/2 tsp mustard seeds   2 tbsp oil   salt Preparation:    Cut and clean the anchovies/ netholi. […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Summer Specials

Creamy Fruit Salad

                Delicious fruit salad with milk and fresh cream. Ingredients: 1 cup milk 1/2 cup milk powder 1/2 cup fresh cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence chopped fruits (of your choice, here I used mangoes, apples, grapes, pineapple, strawberries and  banana) dry fruits Preparation: In a […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg

Chilli Chicken

                Recipe,thanks to my dear friend Thahseen from USA. Ingredients: 400 gms boneless chicken, cut into small pieces 5-8 green chillies,chopped 2 1/2 tbsp cornflour 1/2 tsp black peppercorns, crushed 1 egg 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 8-10 garlic cloves, chopped 2 medium onion, chopped 2 medium green capsicums, seeded cut into thick strips 2 […]