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Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Salads/ Condiments, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen Pacha Manga Chammanthi / Dried Prawns – Raw Mango Chutney

Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1 small raw mango / pacha manga 1 cup grated coconut5-7 dry red chillies, adjust to your spice level4 shallots3-4 curry leavessalt to taste   Preparation: Peel and chop the green mango into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat a pan and dry roast the cleaned dried […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Ambazhanga Moru Curry / Hog Plum Pulissery

Ingredients: 8-10 ambazhanga / hog plum1 cup grated coconut2 shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, shallots, 2 green chillies and 1/4 tsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes

Podiyari Kanjiyum Mulaku Pappadavum / Broken Red Rice Gruel With Chilli Pappadam

Ingredients: For Kanji: 1 cup broken rice rice / podiyari / podi ari6-7 cups watersalt to taste For Chilli Pappadam: 10 pappadams1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 garlic cloves, crushed1 sprig curry leavesoil, as required Preparation: For Kanji: Wash the rice well and soak it for 30 minutes. Boil water in a large vessel and add […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Payyoli Chemmeen / Prawn Fry

Ingredients: 300 gm prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp lemon juice2 sprigs curry leaves2 green chillies, slitsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp grated coconut1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the prawns and marinate it with kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, garam […]

Cakes & Bakes, Mug Cake

Funfetti Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour1/4 tsp baking powder3 tbsp sugar3 tbsp milk1/2 tsp vanilla essence3 tbsp melted butter2 tsp rainbow sprinkles / funfetti Preparation: Add plain flour, baking powder and sugar in a microwave safe mug and mix with a spoon or fork. Add vanilla essence, melted butter and milk and mix everything well until […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Non Veg

Spinach Omelette

Ingredients: 2 eggs3/4 cup spinach, chopped2 shallots, chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1/4 inch ginger, finely chopped1 tbsp grated coconut1/4 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1 1/2 tsp oil Preparation: In a bowl, beat eggs adding pepper powder and salt and keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped shallots, green chilli and ginger […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Coriander Coconut Chutney

Ingredients: 1/4 cup coriander leaves1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies1/2 inch ginger, chopped1 tbsp roasted channa dalsmall piece of tamarindsalt to taste1/4 tsp mustard seedsfew curry leaves2 tsp oil Preparation: In a blender, add grated coconut, coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger, roasted chana dal, tamarind and salt and grind adding enough water till smooth. Heat […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa

Cauliflower Masala Dosa

Ingredients: 2 cups of dosa batter 1 1/2 cup cauliflower, cut into small florets1 big onion, finely chopped2 small tomatoes, finely chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala2 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and add the […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Pancakes

Mango Pancake

Ingredients: 2 cup plain flour1/2 cup mango puree1 tsp baking powder1/4 cup sugar1/4 tsp salt1 cup milk2 eggs Preparation: In a blender, add milk and eggs and blend until well mixed. Add plain flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into this and pulse until batter is well blended. Transfer the batter to a mixing bowl […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes

Open Book Cake / Chocolate Mud Cake

Last month was my little one Shayaan‘s 6th birthday. He enjoys collecting and reading books. So for this year’s birthday cake we chose ” open book” as the theme… Ingredients: For Chocolate Mud Cake: 2 cups plain flour1/2 cup cocoa powder2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt3/4 cup water250 gm unsalted butter, at […]