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Malabar Recipes, Mutton, Non Veg

White Mutton Kuruma

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mutton, cut into pieces3 medium onion, sliced10-12 shallots1 piece ginger5-6 garlic cloves6 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 small potato, boiled and mashed8-10 cashew nuts1 1/2-1 3/4 cup thin coconut milk1 cup thick coconut milk2 tbsp pepper powder1/2 tsp fennel powder1/4-1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp vinegar5 cloves3 cardamoms2 piece cinnamonsalt to taste3-4 tbsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam, Malabar Recipes

Chemba Idiyappam and Paal / Red Rice Flour Idiyappam and Sweetened Coconut Milk

Ingredients: For Chemba Idiyappam 2 cup red rice flour / chemba idiyappam podi (I used store-bought idiyappam flour )boiling water as requiredsalt to tasteoil for greasing For Sweetened Coconut Milk / Paal 2 cups thick coconut milk100 gm jaggery , crushed (adjust to your sweetness)2-3 cardamomsa pinch of salt Preparation: For Idiyappam: In a mixing […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Fresh Milk Lime

Ingredients: 3 limes4-5 tbsp sugar (or as required to your taste)1 cup cold milk1 1/2-2 cups of waterice cubessprigs of mint, to garnish Preparation: Cut the limes in half and freshly squeeze the juice using lemon squeezer or by your hand. Then blend it together with cold milk, sugar, water and ice cubes using a […]

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

Prawns / Chemmeen Nurapola

Ingredients: 250 gm prawns / chemmeen , cleaned1/2 cup jeerakasala rice/ kaima rice3 large eggs1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped3 green chillies, chopped2 big onions, finely chopped1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp fennel powder1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste1- 1 1/2 tbsp oil1 tbsp ghee […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Rose Dalgona

Ingredients: 1 cup thick cream, chilled2-3 tbsp rose syrupcold milk ( 400 ml or as required ) condensed milk, as required Preparation: In a mixing bowl, add cream and rose syrup and whip well using an electric beater until light, fluffy and soft peaks are formed. In a jug / bowl, pour cold milk and […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Beef Chaps / Chaaps

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef1 big onion, chopped2 tsp ginger, crushed2 tsp garlic, crushed2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp vinegarsmall piece cinnamon4 cloves4 cardamoms1 tsp cumin seeds2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Cut the beef into pieces , wash it and drain the water completely and keep […]

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 […]