Thursday, April 29, 2021

Ney Pathiri || അരി അരച്ച് നെയ് പത്തിരി തയ്യാറാക്കാം || Ney Pathal Recipe in Malayalam || Pachakam

1 cup raw rice
1&1/4 cup of water
1/4 cup grated coconut
4 pearl onions
1 tsp ghee
Oil for frying


  •  4 ripe plantains
  •  1 tbsp of ghee
  •  2 tbsp chopped cashews
  •  2 tbsp raisins
  •  3/4 cup grated coconut
  •  2 eggs
  •  1/2 cup sugar
  •  1 tsp cardamom powder

 How to prepare
  •  Peel,remove seeds and chop bananas and steam cook for 15 minutes.Grind without adding any water.
  • Heat ghee in a preheated pan and fry the cashews and raisins.  Add shredded coconut, cardamom powder and sugar and mix well.  (If you do not eat eggs, you can add 1.5 cup of coconut).
  • When the coconut and sugar are well combined, add the eggs one by one and mix until dry.
  • Make lemon sized balls with banana, flatten it and put 1 tbsp of egg mixture in it.
  • Fold the edges and deep-fry till golden color.

Kunafa with Homemade Kunafa Dough

Kunafa is a world famous Arabian dessert.  Kunafa, which is only available in Arabic bakeries, can be easily prepared with homemade ingredients.

 Ingredients needed to make kunafa pastry
  • 1 cup Maida
  • 1/2 cup Cornflour
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp Refined oil
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
Ingredients needed to make sugar syrup
  • 1 cup  Sugar 
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
 Ingredients needed to prepare the cream filling
  • 1 cup  Milk 
  • 200 ml Cream
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese - half a cup

 How to prepare

  • Blend the flour, cornflour, salt, sugar, refined oil and water well in a mixer.  Fill this dough in a plastic cover or icing bag.  Heat a nonstick dosa pan.  Cut one end of the cover slightly and pour the batter in thin strips.  Let it cook for few seconds.Repeatthe process with the remaining batter.
  • Boil sugar, water, vanilla essence and lemon juice in another pan.  When the sugar is well dissolved, turn off the heat and set aside.
  • To prepare the cream filling, mix the milk, cornflour, sugar and vanilla essence well in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until thickened.
  • Pour half a cup of melted butter into the prepared pastry and mix well.
  • Brush some butter on a steel plate or cake mold and transfer half of the dough to the tray and press firmly . Arrange the cream filling on top of this.  Sprinkle mozzarella cheese and arrange the remaining pastry on top.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees for 45 minutes. 
  • Remove kunafa from the oven and pour half of the prepared sugar syrup over the top.
  • When the sugar syrup is well absorbed, transfer to another plate and pour  the rest of the sugar syrup.
  • Sprinkle nuts on top and cut into desired shape

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Pazham Pathiri | Sweet Pathiri | Ramadan Special Recipes

  •  2 ripe plantains
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 cup maida
  • 1&1/4 cup milk/water
  • 3 eggs
  • salt
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
How to prepare
  •  Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a frying pan and fry the nuts (nuts, almonds, pistachios can be used)
  • Add sliced ​​bananas, shredded coconut, sugar and cardamom powder to the same ghee.Simmer over low heat until well cooked.Turn off the heat and add the roasted nuts and stir.
  • Add flour, milk, one egg and enough salt mixer and blend well.
  • Heat a dosa pan, quickly pour a ladleful of batter into center , tilting and swirling pan until batter evenly coats bottom. Cook until crepe is golden
  • Put a tablespoon of fruit filling in the center of the crepe and fold into a square.
  • Add two eggs, powdered sugar and cardamom powder in a bowl and beat well.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a frying pan. Dip the prepared pathiri in the egg mixture and fry till brown.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Sweet Banana Chips for Vishu

Sweet Plantain Chips
  • 4 Plantains
  • Coconut oil- for frying
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger Powder

Peel raw banana, cut it into half moons and deep fry in medium heat . It will take around 20 minutes to get it crispy. Drain and set aside.

Take sugar, water ,cardamom powder,dry ginger powder,cumin powder  in a pan and boil till one string consistency.

Add in fried raw banana pieces and coat it well. Swith off heat and stir till the banana is coated well with sugar.
Let it cool.Store in a air tight container for week.

Vishu Sadya full preparation

Kaniyappam For this Vishu ( കണിയപ്പം)

Kaniyappam is a sweet made for Vishu. Let's see how to make Kaniyappam. Kaniyappam can be made like Unniyappam and Neyyappam.


  • 1 cup raw rice
  • 1/2 cup jaggery
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 3 small Banana
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1tbsp ghee
  • 1/4 cup coconut slices
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • Ghee - for frying

How to prepare

  • Wash the rice thoroughly and soak them in water for two hours.rain the water and spread it for half an hour on a cotton cloth. Add cardamom to the rice and grind well.
  • Add a little water to the jaggery, boil it and strain it 
  • Mix rice flour with banana paste,jaggery syrup,salt and baking soda ( Idli batter consistency).
  • Heat ghee and fry coconut slices till brown.Switch off heat and add sesame seeds and fennel seeds. Add into the prepared batter and mix well.Kepp the batter aside for 2 hours.
  • Heat an unniyappakara  with coconut oil / ghee in each hole and fill 3/4th of the hole with prepared batter. Cook in low-medium flame until  the side turns golden brown. Now flip the appam using the spatula  and cook the other side until they are fully done.