Monthly Archives: May 2017

Chilly prawn rice

Ingredients:- Basmathi rice – 2 cups Prawns – 500 grams Salt to taste Boiling water – 3.5 cups Chilly oil – 3 tbsps. Garlic – 1 tbsp; chopped Whole button red chillies – 4 numbers Sambal oelek – 1 tbsp. … Continue reading

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Peanut butter chocolate chip bread (Oil/Butter less)

Ingredients:- Plain flour – 1.5 cup Baking powder– 2.5 tsps. Salt – a pinch Chocolate chips – 3/4 cup + 1/4 cup for sprinkling Peanut butter – 1 cup Brown sugar – 1/2 cup; packed Granulated white sugar – 1/2 cup Egg – 2 numbers; large … Continue reading

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Egg less honey oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients:- Plain flour – 1 cup Baking powder– 1 tsp. Baking soda – 1/4 tsp. Salt – a pinch Chocolate chips – 3/4 cup Walnuts – 1/4 cup.; coarsely chopped Butter – 100 grams Brown sugar – 3/4 cup Honey – 1/4 cup Vanilla … Continue reading

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Mixed Vegetable Fritters

Ingredients:- Onion -1 medium, cut into medium square pieces ( I sliced the onion instead, a mistake) Carrot – 1 number; thinly sliced Potato – 2 medium numbers; peeled, quartered and thinly sliced Capsicum – 1 number; cut into medium … Continue reading

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Fruit and nut double chocolate cookies

Ingredients:- Plain flour – 1.25 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder – 2.5 level tbsps. Baking powder– 1 tsp. Salt – a pinch Dark chocolate chunks – 1 cup Chocolate chips – 1/2 cup Black currants – 2 tbsps; chopped Walnuts – 2 tbsps.; … Continue reading

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Cherupayar vada

Ingredients:- Cherupayar/ Green gram – 1 cup Salt – 1.25 tsp. Spring onion – 1.75 cup; chopped Greenchilly – 5 to 6 numbers; very finely chopped Curry leaves – 3 sprigs;finely chopped Ginger – 1 tsp. ; chopped Baking powder … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram style fish curry with drumstick

Ingredients:- Fish – 500 grams; cut into 1″ cubes Drumstick – 1 number; slit into half from the middle and cut into 2″ pieces Thondan mulaku – 2 numbers; slit Green mango – 5 to 6 two inch pieces ( … Continue reading

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Mango Halwa

Ingredients:- Fresh Mango puree – 2 cups (Grind 4 mangoes in a mixer/blender to a thick paste without adding water) Ghee – 1/4 + 1/4 cup; divided Sugar – 1.5 cups Vanilla flavored custard powder – 3 tbsps. mixed with 1 … Continue reading

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Chana dal or Kadala parippu Burfi

Ingredients:- Chana dal – 1/2 cup Milk – 2 cups + 1 cup; divided ( I used full cream milk powder mixed with water to make milk) Ghee – 1/2 cup Green cardamom – 1 number Sweetened condensed milk – … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Biriyani

Ingredients:- For the rice:- Basmathi or Kaima rice – 2 cups ( I had used Kaima) Ghee – 1 tsp. Green cardamom – 3 numbers Boiling water – slightly less than 4 cups Salt – 2 tsps. Onion – 1/2 a medium; thinly … Continue reading

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