Author Archives: Remya Unnikrishnan

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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Tandoori Cauliflower and chilly Biriyani

Ingredients:- For the rice:- Basmathi rice – 1 cup Ghee – 1 tsp. Green cardamom – 1 number Onion – 1 small or a half a medium; cut into bite size cubes Boiling water – 2 cups Salt – 1 tsp. Soy sauce … Continue reading

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Aloo masala Pulao

Ingredients:- For the rice:- Basmathi rice – 1 cup Ghee – 1 tsp. Green cardamom – 2 numbers Clove – 2 numbers Cinnamon – one 1″ piece Bay leaf – 1 number Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Kashmiri … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip cookies

This is not the recipe for Classic chocolate chip cookies. This is just the recipe for our family favorite cookie with chocolate chips. Ingredients:- Plain flour – 1/2 cup + 2 level tbsps. Wheat flour – 1/2 cup Baking soda … Continue reading

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Masoor Dal and vegetable pulao

Ingredients:- Basmathi rice – 2 cups Whole masoor dal – 1 cup; soaked in water for 4-5 hours Ghee – 1 tbsp. Oil – 1 tsp. Green cardamom – 3 numbers Clove – 3 numbers Cinnamon – one 2″ piece Pepper … Continue reading

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Nutella Cupcakes

Ingredients:- All purpose flour – 1.5 cups Baking powder – 1.5 tsps. Salt – a generous pinch Butter – 100 grams; softened Caster sugar – 3/4 cup Eggs – 2 numbers; big Vanilla essence – 1 tsp. Nutella – 1/2 cup Almonds – 20 numbers; blanched, … Continue reading

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Pachatheeyal with coconut milk

Ingredients:- Drumstick – 3 numbers; cut into 2′ long pieces Shallots – 15 numbers; sliced Greenchilly – 1 number; slit Coriander powder – 1 heaping tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1/2 tsp. Salt – to … Continue reading

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