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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Chat Corner

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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Indian

Beef Vindaloo

Ingredients Boneless beef cubes – 1/2 kilo Ginger – garlic paste – 3 Tbsp Vinegar – 1 Tbsp Onion – 1 no (finely chopped) Tomato – 2 nos (finely chopped) Cinnamon sticks – 1 piece Cardamom – 2 nos Cloves – 1 no Fennel seeds – 1/4 Tsp...

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Fish

Mussels fry / Kallummakkaya fry

Ingredients Mussels (Kallummakkaya) – 30 nos (Large size) Red chili powder – 2 Tbsp Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp Curry leaves – few Oil – 4 Tbsp Preparation Wash Mussels in fresh water and boil for 8 minutes. No need to add water as water comes out from mussels while...

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Indian

Kadai Mutter

Ingredients Green peas (Mutter) – 2 cups Onion – 1 no Ginger – garlic paste – 1 Tbsp Tomatoes – 3 nos Lemon juice – 1 Tsp Green chilli – 1(deseeded and slit) Garam Masala – 3/4 Tsp Red chilli powder – 1/2 Tsp Coriander powder – 1 Tsp...

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Snacks

Dhokla

Ingredients Batter Besan(Chickpea flour) – 1 1/2 cup Turmeric powder – 1/4 Tsp Salt – 3/4 Tsp Lemon juice – 1 Tbsp Water – 1 1/3 cup  Baking powder – 1 1/4 Tsp Baking soda – 1/4 Tsp Tempering Oil – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds – 3/4 Tsp Curry...

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International Cuisine

Mongolian Beef

This is an easy recipe which can be made with less time and ingredients. I was searching for a different dish with beef and came through this recipe. So thought of trying this but gave a variety touch by adding some ingredients and precooking the beef before frying. My kids loved as the tastes...

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Desserts

Besan Laddu

Diwali means festival of lights but foodies like me its festival of sweets. I really started enjoying Diwali celebration after reaching Mumbai.Most of the homes and buildings are decorated with lights and bakeries full of Diwali hampers packed with sweet and savory bites like Diwali fruit cake...

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Snacks

Elayada

At our home, we make this snack often because it was my dads favorite.The name itself brings back nostalgic memories of my childhood days where my mother tells us to cut one banana leaf to make Adas. My brother and I would run away with a knife to bring long leaf without tearing. We mostly...

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Desserts

Trifle Pudding

  Ingredients Milk – 500 ml Condensed milk – 1/2 cup Vanilla 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...

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Snacks

Egg Pakora / Egg bajji

Ingredients Egg – 5 nos Besan / Gram flour – 2 cup Hing – 1/4 Tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Cumin powder – 1/4 Tsp Salt – to taste Oil – For frying Preparation Boil the eggs and cut into two pieces. We can cut into four pieces also. Mix besan, hing, red...

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