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Beef, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Beef Puffs

Ingredients: 250 gm beef, cut into small pieces1 large onion, finely chopped3 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 green chilli, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil puff pastry sheets, cut into 8 squares1 beaten egg, for brushing Preparation: […]

Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Dahi Bhindi / Okra in Yogurt Gravy

Ingredients: 300 gm okra / lady’s finger1 large onion, finely chopped1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3/4 cup yogurt, beaten2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp cumin powder3/4 tsp kasuri methi, crushed1 tbsp gram flour / besan1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp cumin seeds2 dry red chillies1/4 tsp asafoetida / hing1 sprig curry leavessalt […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Upma

Coconut Rava Upma

Ingredients: 1 cup roasted rava / semolina1 1/4 cup boiling water1/4 cup onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped3/4 cup grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves3 dry red chillies, broken1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal salt to taste1 tbsp ghee Preparation: Heat ghee in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Chicken – Red Spinach Cutlet

Ingredients: 350-400 gm chicken1 1/2 cup red spinach / chuvanna cheera, finely chopped1 big potato, boiled and mashed2 big onions, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped3-4 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped1 tsp pepper powder1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1-2 eggs, lightly beatenbread crumbs as requiredsalt to tasteoil Preparation: Cook the chicken pieces […]

Pudding, Summer Specials

Creamy Berry Pudding

Ingredients: 1/2 litre milk1 tin condensed milk3 tbsp sugar10 gm china grass 1/2 cup whipping cream4-5 tbsp Hershey’s strawberry syrup or as required 1 packet raspberry jelly strawberry slices, for garnishing Preparation: Soak china grass in 1/2 cup of water for 10 minutes. In a pan, add milk, condensed milk and sugar and heat at […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Tender Coconut Fizz

Ingredients: 1 cup elaneer / karikku / tender coconut flesh1 cup tender coconut water sugar, as required 5-6 ice cubes 1-1 1/2 cup chilled soda Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped tender coconut flesh , tender coconut water and sugar and blend well until smooth. Add ice cubes into this and blend again. Transfer […]

Mutton, Non Veg

Mutton Rogan Josh

Ingredients: 3/4 kg mutton, cleaned1 1/2 tbsp garlic, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder20-25 shallots, sliced1 onion, finely chopped3/4-1 tsp dry ginger powder / chukkupodi1 1/2 tsp coriander powder3/4 tsp fennel powder1/2 cup less sour yoghurt1 piece cinnamon3-4 cloves3-4 green cardamoms1 black cardamom1 bay leaf1 mace, choppedsalt to taste3 cups of water3 […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Zucchini – Prawns / Chemmeen Curry

Ingredients: 2 cup zucchini, peeled and cut into small cubes300-400 gm prawns, cleaned6-7 shallots2 tsp chilli powder1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut2 green chilliessmall piece ginger, crushed or finely chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop zucchini […]

Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Mango Salad

Ingredients: 2 big mangoes1 cup lettuce , chopped1 small cucumber, chopped1 tbsp mint leaves, chopped2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp honey salt to taste1/4-1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper Preparation: Peel and chop mangoes into small cubes. In a mixing bowl, add mangoes, lettuce, mint leaves and cucumber and combine well. In a small […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients: 500 gm paneer2 big tomatoes2 big onions, finely chopped1 tbsp garlic paste1 tbsp ginger paste2 big green chillies, finely chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 heaped tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce50 gm cashew nuts1/2 tsp cumin powder1 1/2 tbsp kasuri methi, crushed1 1/2 tsp sugar3-4 tbsp fresh cream50 gm butter1 […]

Batura / Poori, Breakfast/ Dinner

Mini Batura / Coin Batura

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour/ maida1 tsp yeast1 tsp sugarsalt to taste2 tsp oilwarm milk, as required for kneadingoil for frying Preparation: In a large mixing bowl, add plain flour, yeast, sugar, 1 tsp oil and salt and mix well with your hand. Add required amount of warm milk to this and knead it well […]