Kerala

Olan || Onam special || ഓലൻ

Ingredients Ash gourd – 1 cup Pumpkin – 1 cup Black eyed peas (cow peas) – 1/4 cup Thick coconut milk – 1/2 cup Thin coconut milk – 1 cup Green chillies – 4 nos (slit) Coconut oil – 1 Tsp Curry leaves – few Salt – to taste Preparation...

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Desserts

Bengali Mishti Doi || Bhapa Doi || Mitha Dahi

Mishti Doi is a traditional Bengali dessert made with milk, sugar and curd. Mishti in Bengali means sweet and Doi means dahi, so its also called sweet Dahi. It is prepared by thickening milk by boiling until it is reduced to half in quantity.We can set this in two ways: First is to ferment the...

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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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