Friday, September 27, 2013

Kachiya Moru


Buttermilk: 1/2 ltr

Shallots chopped: 3-4 nos
Garlic chopped: 2 tsp
Ginger chopped: 2 tsp
Green chilly slitted: 2-3 nos
Dry red chilly: 2-3 nos
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder: 1 tsp
Cumin seed powder: 1 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds: 1/4 tsp
Oil: 1 tbsp
Curry leaves: 1 spring
Salt: to taste


Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard and fenugreek seeds, fry dry red chilly and curry leaves. Add chopped ginger, garlic and green chilly, saute for 2-3 minutes. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and cumin powder. Reduce the flame to low, Pour buttermilk, stir continuously till the buttermilk turns warm, do not allow to boil. Add enough salt.Remove from fire. Stir again for 2-3 minutes. serve with rice..

Friday, August 30, 2013

Cauliflower Cherupayar Thoran

Cauliflower chopped: 1cup
Cherupayar/Green Gram: 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder: 1tsp
Green chili chopped: 2-3 nos
Salt: to taste
Sliced shallots: 4-5 nos
Curry leaves: few
Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
Oil – 1 tbsp

Cook green gram with enough water,turmeric powder, salt and set aside. Cobine cauliflower turmeric powder, green chilli, shallots and grated coconut. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaves. Add the preapred mix, saute well. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add the cooked greengram and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Serve with rice.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

macaroni pizza

Pizza Dough:(2 Base)
Alpurpose flour: 2 cups
Yeast: 1/2 tbsp
Sugar: 1/2 tbsp
Salt: to taste
Warm water: 11/4 cup
Olive oil: 1 tbsp

For Topping:

Pasta cooked: 1/2 cup
Cooked chicken: 1/4 cup
Onion chopped: 1 small
Green olive chopped: 2 tbsp
Black olive chopped: 2 tbsp
Capsicum chopped: 3 tbsp
Mushroom sliced: 3 tbsp
Mozrella Cheese: 1/2 cup
Tomato Sauce: 4 tbsp
Pizza Sauce: 3 tbsp
Garlic: 1 tsp

Pre-heat oven to 170 degree. Cook pasta as per the direction on the cover. Mix yeast in warm water and rest for 3-4 minutes. Combine al purpose flour and salt. Pour the water to the flour and knead well till the dough turns soft. Add the olive oil and knead again for 2-3 minutes. cover the dough with wet cloth or kling foil, allow to ferment for 2 hrs. Divide the dough into 2 equal balls and spread into circle shape.

Grease the pizza tray with little oil. Fry garlic till golden color, in same oil, saute capsicum for 1-2 minutes. Place the base on pizza tray, pour pizza sauce over the base and spread well with a spoon. Add chicken, onion, fried capsicum, garlic, olives, tomato slices and pasta. Finally add mozrella cheese over the pasta. Bake the pizza for 10 minutes or till done..serve hottt......

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Mango Yogurt Shake

Mango: 1 small
Milk: 1/2 cup
Milk powder: 1 tbsp
Honey: 2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon: 1 pinch
Yogurt: 1 cup
Ice cube: 1 no

Blend all the ingredients together in a blender..njoyyyy

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

Plain flour: 2 cups
Eggs: 4 nos
Vanilla essence: 11/2 tsp
Buttermilk: 1 cup
Sugar: 1 1/2 cup
Baking powder: 3 tsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Veg oil: 1/2 cup
Lemon juice: 3 tsp

Preheat the oven to 170 degree.  Grease the baking pan with butter or oil. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, Beat egg and sugar together with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Add vanilla essence, lemon juice, oil and buttermilk. Beat for another 2 minutes.  Add sifted flour to the batter, combine well with a wooden spoon. Pour batter into the greased pan, Bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer to a cooling rack.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Unakkameen-Pachakkaya-Vazhutananga Charu Curry

Unakkameen/Dry fish: 250 gm
Raw banana: 1 small
Tomato: 1 medium
Shallots: 10 Nos
Green chilli: 3 Nos
Brinjal: 2 small
Muringakkaya/Drumstick: 2 Nos
Red chilli powder: 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
Coriander Powder: 1 tbsp
Kudampuli: 1 no

To Grind
Grated coconut: 1 cup
Salt: 1 tsp

For Seasoning
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Red chilli flakes: 2-3 nos
Curry Leaves: 1 nos

Soak dry fish in water for 1-2 hrs, Clean and cut the fish. Marinate the fish with little red chilli powder and turmeric powder, fry till half done, do not fry till crisp. 

Combine banana, shallots, green chilli, brinjal, Tomato, drumstick, Kudampuli, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder in a manchatti/vessel, cook for 5-10 minutes or till half cooked. 

Add the fried fish to this, cover and cook till cooked. Grind the grated coconut to a smooth paste, add to the curry, then cook for another 3-5 minutes in low flame. Remove from fire.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when its starts splutter, add red chilli and curry leaves, pour it over the curry...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Ulli (Shallots) Theeyal

Small Onion - 1 Cup 
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Tamarind – Gooseberry sized ball
Salt – to taste
Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
Coriander Powder- 1 tbsp
Red Chilly Powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 02-04
Green chilli: 1-2 nos
Curry Leaves – few
Coconut Slices: 3-4 tbsp

Heat a pan and dry the roast grated coconut till brown color. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder, Saute well. Add little water, Grind the roasted coconut to a smooth paste. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup water and extract the juice and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan, add small onion, green chilli and coconut slices. Sauté well. Add 2 cup water into this, pour tamarind extract. Cover and Cook for 10 minutes or till onion turns soft.  Add the ground paste. Reduce the flame to low and allow to cook for another 4-5 minutes. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan. splutter mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves. Pour the seasoning over the curry. Serve hot with rice....

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Homemade Gulab Jamun

Plain Flour: 3/4 cup
Milk Powder: 1 cup
Milk: 4-5 tbsp
Baking Powder: 1 tsp
Ghee: 1 tbsp
Oil: For Frying

Mix together plain flour, milk powder and baking powder. Add milk little by little to the flour, add ghee and make a stiff n smooth dough.Divide the dough into 35-40 small balls. Heat oil in a pan and fry the the balls until golden brown. Add the fried balls to the hot sugar syrup.

For Sugar Syrup
Sugar: 2 cup
Water: 2 cup
Cardamom: 4-5 nos

Take a heavy bottom vessel, mix sugar and water, allow the mixture to boil for 10-15 minutes. Stir well. add the fried jamuns to the sugar syrup. Keep aside for minimum 2 hrs. Add cardamoms. Serve with vanilla ice cream....enjoyyyy

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Kerala Fruit Cake

i am back.......Happy new year to all my blogger friends.... 


Flour: 11/2 cup
Powdered Sugar: 1 cup /+ 1/4 cup sugar
Water: 3-4 tbsp
Orange juice: 1/2 cup
Egg: 4 nos
Margarine: 1/2 cup
Baking powder: 1 1/2 tsp
Baking soda: 1/2 tsp
Orange Zest: 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice: 1 tsp
Salt: 1 pinch
Vanilla essence: 2-3 drops
Pineapple essence: 2 drops
Rum: 1/2 cup
Tutti fruity: 4 tbsp
Cherry: 3 tbsp
Cashew nut: 4 tbsp
Raisin: 2 tbsp
Dry orange peel: 2 tsp
Cinnamon stick: 2 small
Clove: 3 nos
Cardamom: 5 nos
Fennel seed: 1 tsp


Preheat the oven to 170 degree c. Soak cherry, raisin, cashew nut, orange peel, tutti fruity in rum and keep aside for 2 or 3 days or at least one day before. Grind cinnamon, clove, cardamom and fennel seed together and keep aside. 

In a deep pan add 1/4 cup sugar and stir it continuously until the sugar turn dark color, reduce the flame and pour water to this n stir for 5-6 minutes. Switch off the flame and leave it aside to cool completely 

Sieve together flour baking powder, baking soda and salt. Beat margarine and powdered sugar until smooth. add egg one by one to the mixture and beat well till the mixture completely incorporated. add vanilla essence, pineapple essence, lemon juice and orange zest, mix well. 

Add the caramelized sugar and spice powders to this and beat well. add the sifted flour, mix with wooden spatula. drain the soaked dry fruits and add to the mixture, mix well. 

Grease a cake mould with little butter n sprinkle some flour. Pour the prepared mixture to the cake tin and bake for 1 hr 45 minutes.