Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Dates Pickle

Dates pickle / Eenthapazham achar is a malabar delicasy. It goes best with Thalassery Biriyani. It has a sweet, tangy and spicy taste goes well with chapati and dosa also. Try this sweet and spicy dates pickle. 

Monday, 29 June 2015

Kadachakka Thoran (Bread Fruit Stir Fry)

Bread Fruit / Kada chakka / Cheema chakka, its a tropical fruit used for cooking before ripening. This fruit looks similar to Jack fruit, it belongs to the same family. When we cook it becomes so soft. I like the texture. One of my aunt cookes the ripen fruit, she makes payasam (sweet dish) that also tastes good. Here is simple and tasty stir fry recipe for you all to try.  

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Ney Pathiri / Ney Pathal ( Deep Fried Rice Roti)

Ney Pathiri / Ney Pathal / Fried Rice roti, its a speciality of kerala malabar region and one of the popular Ramzan recipes. So here is the recipe for you all to try during this Ramadan season..

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Kola Cocktail(Non Alchoholic)

Kola Tonic, its a syrup made with Kola nut and spices, and taste similar to cola syrup. Its a non alchoholic beverage in South Africa, they mix this with lemonade and other juices. So here is the recipe for you all to try. 

Friday, 26 June 2015

Fish Fry with Rava

An easy and delicious fish fry with rava recipe enriched with ginger, garlic and red chillies..

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Lotus Root With Sesame Sauce

An easy dish I could make using lotus root. It has white crunchy texture and sweet taste. Its very common in Chinese and Japanese cooking. The lotus root is very filling and is a good source of dietary fiber. It supports proper digestion, aids blood circulation, positively affects mood, boosts the immune system, normalises blood pleasure, prevents cold, cough, flu, infections and other common diseases, good for the skin, promotes weight loss and reduces risk of cancer. 

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Beef Dry Fry - Kerala Style

Kerala style beef fry, here is a easy and simple recipe. The more you roast on low flame, the more dark color beef fry gets. When i was making in a hurry so couldn't roast more. 

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Coconut and Tomato Chutney

Coconut and Tomato, its an excellent combination, not very spicy, little tangy chutney. Here is the recipe for you all to try..

Friday, 19 June 2015

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Its a fragrant Thai -spice pot with chicken, easy to make and one of my favourite thai dish. Impress your friends and family with this fragrant and creamy Thai Green Chicken curry.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Prawns Tempura

Tempura is Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. The recipe for tempura was introduced to Japan by portuguese missionaries. Its one of my favourite dish so here is prawns tempura recipe for you all to try.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Peanut and Coconut Chutney

Peanut and Coconut make awesome combination for chutneys. Here is a quick and easy chutney recipe for you all to try.

Monday, 15 June 2015

Radish Greens Thoran

Here is a healthy radish thoran recipe, most people just twist off the leaves from radishes and throw them into the dustbin. But this leaves once we cook its mild and delicious.

Sunday, 14 June 2015

Sweet Plantain Filled Wheat Crepes

Its a nutrient-dense breakfast or Snack. Crepes often have a filling of syrup , fresh fruit or mixed berries and cream etc.. Here i have made a healthy crepe version. Hope you all will like it.

Saturday, 13 June 2015

Friday, 12 June 2015

Fish Biriyani - Steamed Version(Malabar Style)

Fish Biriyani, fish is one of healthy meat that has so many benefits. Here is an absolutely delicious and healthy recipe for you all to try.

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Classic Potato Salad

This delicious potato salad recipe is filled with flavour - it gets lots of flavour from mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, chilli flakes and cooked eggs. This is the perfect salad for your next cook out or potluck.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

These are really healthy and not fried. Lovely change for a summer party served with dipping sauce.

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Beetroot Chutney

Easy and healthy chutney to make.  Chutneys are great with idli, dosa and with warm rice. This is made with beetroot, onion and tamarind. I know you will love this chutney colour and taste. Here is the recipe for you all to try.

Monday, 8 June 2015

Pappadam Thoren

Pappadam thoren is very innovative recipe using grated coconut , green chilli , small onion. Here is the recipe how to prepare pappadam thoren. 

  • Pappadam. 10-15 nos
  • Grated Coconut 1/2 cup
  • Shallots/small onion 6 finely chopped
  • Green chillies 2 finely chopped
  • Dry red chillies 3- 4
  • Turmeric Powder. 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder. 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper Powder. 1/4 tsp
  • Garlic. 2 finely chopped
  • Cumin seeds. 1/4 tsp
  • Musturd seeds. 1/2 tsp
  • Coconut oil. 
  • Curry Leaves few
  • Salt to taste


Cut Pappadam in small pieces and fry them in oil and keep it aside or you can fry Pappadams and then crush them. 

Using your hands, mix grated coconut with turmeric powder, shallots, green chillies cumin seeds and garlic or you can just pulse 1 time everything together coarsely In blender.

Heat oil in a pan and splutter musturd seeds and then add dry red chillies, curry leaves and sauté for a minute

Add red chilli powder, pepper powder and when the raw smell goes away add coconut mixture and salt( add little salt , as the Pappadam should be salty) and mix everything together .

Add fried Pappadam pieces into the coconut mixture and mix well. Lower the flame and cook for two minutes and remove from the fire.

Serve with rice.

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Spicy Kozhukatta (spicy rice dumplings)

Kozhukatai is a important dish for South Indians. There are so many variations in that. Here is a spicy kozhukatai recipe for you all to try. This can be had as breakfast or as a snack.

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Amarula Sunset

Amarula-The Spirit Of Africa.

This creamy cocktail, using South Africa's favourite liquor and fresh strawberries, offers taste of exotic. Amarula cream is quite widely available outside africa these days, but you could substitute with another cream based liquor, like Baileys. 

Friday, 5 June 2015

Chicken and Pepper Pasta

An Italian version of stir-fry, this tasty dish mixes chicken and pasta with red and yellow bell peppers, garlic, tomatoes, oregano and basil for an easy supper.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Brocoli Salad

Its a mayonnaise based salad gives bite, crunch and sweetness. So here is delicious and easy to prepare Brocoli salad recipe, thats sure to please everyone.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Chemmen Varutharachathu( Prawns with Roasted Coconut)

Prawns cooked in a roasted coconut masala gravy, this is one of my favourite gravy recipe. I know Prawns is most favourite sea food for everyone. So here is the recipe for you all to try.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Andhra Style Spicy Tomato Till Chutney (Tomato Sesame Chutney)

As I said earlier I love deferent types of chutneys, So here is another chutney recipe from Andhra which I learnt from my friend. Its very delicious spicy and tangy chutney.

Monday, 1 June 2015

Beetroot Thoran ( Beetroot stir fry with coconut)

A colourful and nutritious side dish. It has some spiciness and sweetness. Here is the simple recipe.

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