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Duck, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg

Duck / Tharavu Porichu Varattiyathu

Ingredients: 1 kg duck, cleaned10 +10 shallots, sliced1 medium piece ginger6+10 garlic cloves6 green chillies1 onion, sliced1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder1 1/2 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp crushed pepper3 tbsp vinegarcoconut oil, as requiredsalt to taste Preparation: Cut the duck into medium pieces. Add 1 tbsp vinegar and 1 […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Banana – Cinnamon Muffins

Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup plain flour1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp ground cinnamon2/3 cup sugar1/2 cup oil2 large eggs1 tsp vanilla essence2 small ripe bananas, mashedFor Cinnamon-sugar: 1/4 cup sugar1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 cup melted butter Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a 12- hole cupcake /muffin tin with […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes


1 cups wheat, skinless (kuthiya gothambu)1 litre water1 medium onion2 garlic cloves4-5 chicken pieces3 piece cinnamon4 cloves2 tbsp gheesalt to taste1 cup coconut milk2 tbsp ghee For Garnishing: 3 tbsp ghee1 medium onion, thinly sliced10-12 cashew nuts, split10-12 raisinssugar, as required Preparation: Soak wheat in water for 6 hours or overnight. In a pressure cooker, […]

Crunchy Snacks, Kerala Dishes, Snacks

Spicy Banana Chips

Ingredients: 3 raw bananas / plantains (nendran pazham) salt to tastechilli powder ( add to your taste)oil for frying Preparation: Peel the skin of the bananas and slice them into thin round pieces. Heat oil in a deep pan on medium flame and fry sliced banana pieces in the hot oil without overcrowding them. Stir […]

Non Veg, Pickles, Salads/ Condiments, Seafood, Squid

Koonthal / Squid Pickle

Ingredients: 1/2 kg squid2 tbsp + 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 big piece ginger, crushed10-12 garlic cloves, crushed10-12 green chillies, finely chopped2 sprig curry leaves1 tsp asafoetida1 tsp fenugreek powder1/2 cup vinegar1 tsp sugar1/2 cup gingely oilsalt to taste Preparation: Clean and cut the squid into small pieces. Then […]

Snacks, Sweet Snacks


Ingredients: 1 cup plain flour1/4 cup unsalted butter, diced into small pieces1 tbsp sugar1 cup water1/4 tsp salt1 large egg1/2 tsp vanilla essenceoil for frying For Cinnamon-Sugar Coating: 1/2 cup sugar3/4 tsp ground cinnamon Preparation: Combine together 1/2 cup sugar and ground cinnamon in a shallow bowl/ plate and keep it aside. In a large […]