Monday, December 27, 2010

Cheese Kulcha

Cheddar Cheese(grated)-1cup
Warm milk-3/4-1cup
Yeast-2 tsp
  • Add yeast in warm milk and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Sift maida,salt and sugar in a bowl,make a well in the centre, pour yeast milk, yoghurt and oil and knead to a smooth dough.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and keep it in a warm place for 4-5hrs.
  • The dough is divided in to 8 equal parts.Roll it out to a dessert plate size and stuff with grated cheese.
  • Roll out into round shape and cook on a hot thava.

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Saturday, December 25, 2010

Prawn Pulav

1. Prawns-1/2kg
2. Refined oil-2tbsp
3. Pearlonion-1/2cup
    Green chilly-6-8
    Fennel seeds-1tsp
    Turmeric powder-1tsp
4. Yoghurt-3tbsp
    Coriander leaves-2tbsp
5. Coconut-1/3cup
    Cashew nuts-10
6. Salt
7. Rice-2cup
    Cinnamon-1 piece
8. Ghee-2tbsp
    Onion (sliced)-1

  •  Grind ingredients 3. Grind cashew nuts and coconut to a fine paste.
  •  Heat 3tbsp oil in a pan and add 3.when oil starts separating add prawns, yoghurt, salt and coriander leaves. Cover and cook on medium heat for10-12 minutes. Add coconut-cashew nut paste and cook until gravy thickens.
  •  Heat 3tbsp ghee in a pan and fry onions until golden color.
  • Cook rice with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and salt.
  • Mix rice with prawns’ masala and microwave high for 3 minutes.
  • Garnish with fried onions.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

FISH ROAST (Meen Ularthiyathu)

1. Fish (kingfish/tuna/salmon)-1/2kg
2. Ginger paste-2tsp
    Garlic paste-2tsp
    Tomato paste-2tbsp
    Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
    Chili powder-1tbsp
3. Onion-2
    Curry leaves-2springs
4. Pepper powder-1tsp
5. Coconut oil-2tbsp

  • Cut fish into small pieces and marinate with ingredients 2 for 15-20 minutes.
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan and fry fish on low flame.
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in another pan and add sliced onions and curry leaves. When the onions become transcluent remove from heat.
  • Add cooked onions and pepper powder into the fish and fry till brown.

Coconut Milk Chicken Fry and An Award

1. Chicken-1kg
2. Pearlonion (sliced)-1cup
    Ginger (chopped)-1piece
    Garlic (chopped)-2tbsp
    Green chilly-2
3. Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
    Chilly powder-4tsp
    Coriander powder-1tsp
    Pepper powder-1tsp
    Garam masala-1tsp
4. Thick coconut milk-1/2cup
5. Curry leaves-3springs

Mix chicken with all the ingredients and refrigerate for an hour.

Cover and cook until water evaporates. Add curry leaves and fry until brown color.

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Monday, December 6, 2010

Pidi (Rice Dumplings in Coconut Milk)

1. Rice powder-2cups
    Grated coconut-3/4cup
    Garlic paste-1tsp
    Crushed cumin seeds-1tsp
2. Water-3cups
    Thick coconut milk-1cup
3. Ghee-2tsp
    Mustard seeds-1tsp
    Pearl onion(chopped)-1tbsp
    Curry leaves-2springs

  • Combine rice powder,coconut ,garlic paste,cumin seeds and salt.Add hot water little by little and knead it to make a smooth dough.Make small balls from the dough.
  • Boil water and coconut milk in a pan.Put the balls into it and allow it to boil for 10-12 minutes.Cook till the water get reduced and thickened.
  • Heat 2tsp ghee and splutter mustard seeds.fry onion and curry leaves.Pour it over the Pidi.
  • Serve hot with Varutharacha Chicken Curry(Chicken in Fried Coconut Gravy)




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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Veesappam (Rice&Egg Pan Cake)

Raw rice-1cup
Coconut milk-1/2cup

  • Soak rice in water for 3-4 hours.
  • Grind rice with egg to a fine paste.
  • Add coconut milk, water and salt to make a thin batter.Keep aside for an hour.
  • Heat a dosa thava and pour a ladleful of batter in the centre.Spread the batter thinly by tilting the pan.
  • When done fold in half and then quarter.
  • Serve with chicken curry.

Monday, November 29, 2010


1.Chicken breast-2pieces
   Garlic paste-1tsp
   Pepper powder-1tsp
   Garam masala-a pinch
   Lemon juice-1tbsp
3.Pita bread-5
   French fries-1bowl
   Cucumber (Thinly sliced) -1
   Onion(Thinly sliced)-1
   Lettuce leaf(chopped)-1bowl
   Tomato(Thinly sliced)-1

·         Marinate chicken pieces with 2.Refrigerate atleast 4hours.

·         Grill chicken for about 10 minutes on each side..
·         Cut chicken into small pieces

·         Marinate cucumber and onion with lemon juice and salt.
·         Spread tahini sauce over the chicken ,french fries and veggies into the bread.Roll it and enjoy with salad.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Tahini & Tahini Sauce

Tahini paste is an essential ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes that can be used as a dip or spread, salad dressings, toppings for burgers and more.

Tahini and tahini sauce
Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds and Tahini sauce is a sauce made with tahini.

White Sesame seeds-1cup
Olive oil-2tbsp

Dry roast sesame seeds for 5-10minutes.
Grind until smooth. Add olive oil and water.
Process until the sauce has the consistency of thick cream.

1. Tahini-1/2cup
3. Cumin powder-a pinch
4. Lemon juice-1 lemon
5. Garlic paste-2-3 cloves
5. yoghurt-3-4tbsp
6. Salt-1tsp

Grind tahini, garlic and cumin powder until smooth.
Add other ingredients and mix well.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Vegetable Chappathi

Wheat flour-2cups
Red spinach-1/2cup (chopped)
Toor dal-1/3cup

  • Cook dal and carrot in a pressure cooker. When cold, blend it in a mixie.
  • Mix all the ingredients and knead to a smooth dough. Keep covered for half an hour.
  • Make equal sized balls and roll them out on a rolling board.
  • Heat a pan and put the chappathi on it. Apply oil/butter on both sides.
Wheat Flour on Foodista

Friday, November 19, 2010

Reposting for chicken Recipe Event &Awards

Sending following entries to Dr.Sameena's  Chicken recipe event

Grilled Chicken(Microwave)

Chicken Kurma(Microwave)

Butter Chicken(Microwave)

Chicken Nawabi

Kerala Chicken Fry

I got "One Lovely Blog Award" from Dr.Sameena and 'The Versatile Blogger' award from Kurinji.Thanks a lot friends for remembering me...... I would like to share these awards with all my friends.....

Sunday, November 14, 2010


1.Chena(yam/suran)-2cups(Cut in to cubes)
   Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
   Chilly powder-1/2tsp
   Cumin seeds-1tsp
3.Coconut oil-2tsp
   Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
   Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
   Dry red chilly-2
   Chopped shallots-1tsp
   Curry leaves.

  • Cook chena pieces with 1/2cup water, turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt.
  • Grind together coconut, cumin seeds and garlic.
  • Add ground mixture in to the cooked chena and mix well. Cook until desired consistency is reached.
  • Heat 2tsp oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Add red chilies curry leaves shallots and grated coconut .Fry till golden brown. Add this to the errissery and mix well.

Friday, November 12, 2010


1. Karimeen (pearl spot)-2
    Lemon juice-1tsp
    Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
    Pepper powder-1/4tsp
2. Pearl onion-200gms
    Green chilly-2
    Black pepper seeds-1tsp
3. Tomato (chopped)-2medium
    Curry leaves (chopped)-1spring
4. Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
    Chilly powder-1tbsp
5. Coconut oil-2tbsp

1. Marinate fish with turmeric powder, salt and pepper powder. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.

2. Grind together pearl onions, black pepper, ginger and garlic into a coarse paste.
3. Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan. Add ground paste and stir well. When the onions become golden, add turmeric powder chilly powder and salt. Add curry leaves and tomato. When it all gets blended, remove from fire.

4. Apply a thick layer of the paste on the inside and on the outside. The fish should be wrapped in plantain leaf (aluminum foil) and tied with the plantain strings.

5. Cook on low fire till both sides are done.

pearlspot fish on Foodista