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Dahi Puri || Dahi Batata Puri

Vaaav, the look itself is yummy, Isn’t. This is Dahi Puri Chaat, originated from the ever great city of Mumbai, Maharashtra and one of the most sold items in Mumbai streets. Chaat masala is originally from North India, mainly Uttar Pradesh but then people made different variants of chaat...

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Snacks

Banana Fritters | Pazham Pori

Banana fritters aka Pazham pori in Malayalam is a favourite tea time snack for most of the Keralites. In my case, I would love to have it  with piping hot tea on a rainy day immersed in melody romantic songs. Its a quick and easy snack that can be prepared with less time for any unexpected...

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Snacks

Chicken Nuggets

Chicken nuggets have become one of the favourite snacks of our kids. Packed chicken nuggets are now available in market from various brands. But all these are made by adding many preservatives and these are not good for kids health. We can make these nuggets easily at home with few ingredients...

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Pani Puri / Golgappas

Pani puri also called Golgappa, phuchka is the most sought after street food in Mumbai. This has gained a general approval from all parts of the world regardless of its origin. At a pani puri stall, we can see  rich people to join the queue alongside the cities poorest. Ingredients...

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Chutneys

Sweet Tamarind Chutney || Dates Tamarind Chutney

Sweet Tamarind Dates Chutney or Imli Khajur Ki chutney is a finger licking good chutney made with tangy tamarind, sweet dates & jaggery, and some Indian spices. It is a sweet & sour in taste and an essential ingredient in making most of the chaat recipes. This has a long shelf life and...

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Chutneys

Green Chutney | Coriander-Mint Chutney

Green chutney is a spicy and tangy chutney that tastes great with samosas, pakoras, kachori etc.This is a must chutney that is being used in any chaat recipe. Ingredients Coriander leaves – 1 cup Mint leaves – 1/2 cup Ginger – small piece Green chillies – 1 (can adjust...

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Indian, Vegetarian

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer recipes are all time favourite recipes for all age groups apart from the veg category it belongs to. Kids have always an inclination towards this recipe because of it’s rich creamy  gravy made up of butter, onions & tomatoes.This is a simple recipe that can be made at home...

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Indian, Kerala

Mutton Pepper Roast

Ingredients Mutton – 500 gm (cut into medium pieces) Onion – 2 nos (finely chopped) Shallots – 8 nos Green chilli – 8 nos Coriander leaves – 1 cup Curry leaves – 2 stem Mint leaves – 5 stem Ginger – 1 inch piece (finely chopped) Garlic – 6...

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Fish, Kerala

Malabar Fish curry / Kerala style fish curry

This classic Kerala fish curry is cooked in an earthenware pot that is called a “manchatti” in Malayalam.I can cook this curry with such confidence because I grew up having it.You can use any fresh, fleshy fish of your choice to make this dish.The curry tastes best the day after cooking...

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Fish

Prawns Koliwada | Spicy Crispy Prawns

Ingredients Prawns(medium) – 500 g Besan(gram flour) – 1/2 cup Ginger – Garlic paste – 2 Tbsp Yogurt – 2 Tbsp Cumin powder – 1/2 Tsp Red chili powder – 1 Tbsp Lemon juice – 1 Tbsp Chaat masala – 1/2 Tsp Salt – To taste Green chilies...

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Indian, Vegetarian

Chilli Paneer

Ingredients Paneer – 500 g (cut into medium cubes) Ginger-garlic paste – 1 Tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder – 1 Tsp Crushed black pepper – 1 1/2Tsp Tomato sauce – 2 Tbsp Red chilli sauce – 1 Tbsp Soya sauce – 1 Tbsp Cornflour – 2 Tbsp All-purpose...

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Fish

Fish Biriyani / Pomfret Biriyani

Biryani is familiar to all. Chicken biryani, mutton biryani, Hyderabadi, Mughlai, Malabari etc. But fish biryani is not common. If you look at the menu in any restaurants, It may be available in very limited restaurants.  I used to try different types of fish biryanis but mainly with...

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Kerala

Chakka varattiyathu / Jackfruit Halwa

Ingredients Jackfruit(Large) – 1 no (cleaned and deseeded) Coconut – 3 nos Jaggery – 150 g Rice flour – 2 Tbsp Water – 1 cup Preparation Take jackfruit with 1.5 cups of water in a pressure cooker. Cook for 3 whistles and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the flame.\...

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International Cuisine

Chicken Tacos with Salsa

Ingredients Chicken – 1 cup Taco shells – 6 nos Capsicum – 1 no (finely chopped) Onion – 1 no (finely chopped) Tomato salsa – 1/2 cup Lettuce – few Salt – to taste Pepper – 1/2 Tsp Preparation Cook chicken with salt and pepper. Shred the chicken...

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Fish

Tandoori Tiger Prawns

Ingredients Large Prawns – 5 nos Ginger-garlic paste – 2 Tsp Red chili powder – 1 Tsp Hung curd – 2 Tsp Salt – to taste Curry leaves – Few Oil – For Brushing Preparation Add all ingredients in a bowl except oil. Mix well and marinate for at least two...

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Desserts

Strawberry Delight

Ingredients Milk – 500 ml Condensed milk – 1/2 cup Strawberry Custard powder – 4 tbsp Sugar – 2 tbsp Seasonal fruits – 2 cups (chopped) Sponge cake – 1/2 kg (cut into squares) Whipped cream – for topping Cherries – for garnishing Preparation Mix 4...

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Misal Pav

Ingredients For Usal : Sprouted moth beans/Matki – 1 1/2 cup Onion – 1 (finely chopped) Tomato – 1(finely chopped) potato – 1 (cut into cubes) Ginger-garlic paste – 1 Tbsp Bay leaves – 1 Peppercorns – 3-4 nos Curry leaves – 5-6 nos Cinnamon stick...

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