Category Archives: snacks

Chakkapori / jack fruit fritters

Ingredients:- Jackfruit flesh pieces/ Varikka chakka chula – as required Maida – 1/2 cup Cornflour – 1/2 cup Sugar – 5 level tbsps. Salt – 1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Water – 1/3 cup Baking powder – 1/2 … Continue reading

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Pazham Ularthiyathu

Ingredients:- Kerala Banana – 4 numbers; large (ripe but firm) Ghee – 3/4 cup Cashews – 50 grams; halved Golden raisins – 50 grams Grated coconut – 2 cups Sugar – 1/2 cup Water – 1/4 cup Egg – 2 … Continue reading

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Paneer Pizza pockets

Ingredients:- For the dough:- Plain flour – 1 cup Baking soda – 1/2 tsp. (level) Salt – 1/2 tsp. Buttermilk – as needed For the paneer filling:- Paneer – 1 cup; grated Tomato paste – 1 tsp. ( I used … Continue reading

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Aval unda

Ingredients:- Matta Aval – 4.5 cups + 1 cup; dry roasted Jaggery – 1 cup or 200 grams; grated Grated coconut – 1 cup Ghee – 1 tbsp. Cashews/Almonds – 1/4 cup; coarsely chopped Cardamom powder – 1 tsp. Method:- Grind … Continue reading

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Fried cheesy broccoli balls

Ingredients:- Olive oil – 2 tbsps. Onion – 1 small; very finely chopped Garlic paste –  1 tsp. Potato – 1 small; boiled, peeled and mashed Oregano – 1/2 tsp. salt – 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. Broccoli – 1 cup; … Continue reading

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Areerappam

Ingredients:- Jaggery – 250 grams; grated Water – 2 cups Coarse rice flour ( I used Nirapara puttu podi) – 2 cups Salt to taste Grated coconut – 1.25 cup Cumin seeds – 1 tsp. Powdered cardamom – 1/2 tsp. … Continue reading

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Sweet and spicy wheat chips

Ingredients:- Atta/ Wheat flour – 1 cup All purpose flour – 3/4 cup Salt – 3/4 to 1  tsp. Sugar – 2 tsps. Hing – 1/4 tsp. Butter – 2 tsps. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1.5 heaping … Continue reading

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Naadan Prawns and Plantain Curry

Ingredients:- Raw banana – 1 number big or 2 numbers small; cut into 1″ pieces Prawns – 250-500 grams; shelled, deveined and cut into half from the middle if big Greenchilly –  1 number; slit Kashmiri chilly powder – 2 … Continue reading

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Ullivada

Ingredients:- Onions – 4 big/medium; thinly sliced Curry leaves – a few; chopped Salt – 1 tsp. Garam masala powder / Crushed fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp. Red chilly powder – 3/4 tsp. All purpose flour – 3/4 cup Baking soda … Continue reading

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Spicy tomato poha

Ingredients:- Poha/thick white aval –  1 cup Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. Onion – 1/2 cup; finely chopped Greenchilly – 1-2 numbers;finely chopped Curry leaves – a few; torn with hand Turmeric powder – 1/2 … Continue reading

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