Paneer Subz Bahar

A colorful looking, quick-to-make dish with medley of all seasonal vegetables n kids-friendly paneer!!! ‘Paneer Subz Bahar’ is something I always make when I’m tired to cook anything else on lazy weekday nights. ¬†Higher in nutritional value and super-delicious North-Indian delicacy is always on top of my list of favorites ūüôā Paneer Subz Bahar preparation […]

Thenga choru

Thenga choru / Coconut rice was a popular Malabar rice variant before Biriyani conquered the Muslim kitchens. Its still prepared in most of the Kerala Muslim houses. Its even considered as poor man’s Biriyani. Now a days people serve thenga choru for small events / functions and get together. Preparation of thenga choru Wash the […]

Pal Payasam

Pal payasam (paal payasam) aka rice milk pudding is a very classic Kerala dessert prepared during celebrations and festival seasons. ¬†Onasadhya / Kerala feast is never¬†complete without serving¬†paal payasam at the end. This is an easy to prepare pal payasam recipe with just three ingredients. I hope, you all will try this and let me […]

Spiced butter milk / Sambaram recipe

Sambaram, morum vellum (in Malayalam) /¬†Majjige (Telugu) / Majjige Huli (Kannada) / Mor (Tamil) are all the local names for Butter milk. Today I will share this Sambaram recipe to prepare salty, tangy and spicy, light-green drink which is an instant energy booster in an active afternoon. ¬†Adding a little spice to sambaram will makes […]

Malabar special – Pazham Nirachathu / Stuffed Banana

Pazham nirachathu is a very tasty and inevitable snack in the Malabar iftar cuisine. Its prepared by stuffing ripe plantain with¬†coconut – nut mixtures and then dipped in a Maida batter and fried. I can assure you that your family and Kids will love this snack. Sweet Pazham Nirachathu Preparation Warm a non stick pan […]

Pomegranate Mojito

Pomegranate (Punica Granatum)¬† is one of the oldest known fruits, with its origin in Persia. ¬†These fruits have been¬†cherished for their exquisite beauty, flavor, color, and health benefits for centuries.¬†They are nutrient dense, antioxidant rich fruits and has been considered as a symbol of health, fertility and eternal life. Sometimes it is also referred to […]

Baked boost pudding

Puddings¬†are very popular dessert known all over the world for their rich flavor and delicious tastes.¬†Puddings can be best called as desserts. But some consider them as a savory dish also. Here is a recipe for the quick preparation of delicious baked boost pudding.¬†Try this recipe and let us know your comments and thoughts. Preparation […]

Checkerboard Cakes

Let me share another cake recipe with you – Checkerboard cakes. Its little lengthy to prepare. You need to have some patience for this. But at the end its worth the effort. Hope you all will let me know your feedbacks after trying this. Preparation of Checkerboard Cakes Basic vanilla Sponge preparation Sieve flour with […]

Leafy Paratha

I always try making a different type of paratha as making Rotis every-time sounds a little boring to me ūüėõ¬†¬†This time I tried creating a medley of my favorite greens in form of leafy paratha !!!¬†Believe me, its aroma was so wonderful and taste… huh, simply superb ūüôā Leafy paratha is a balanced meal with […]

Italian Almond Biscottis

Almond biscotti are great side dish or dipper in coffee, tea or milk. Some people love to enjoy them by itself as a quick snack. Biscotti are snacks with Italian origin. They are twice-baked¬†biscuits¬†which are¬†oblong-shaped, made dry and crunchy through cutting the loaf of dough while still hot and fresh from baking in the¬†oven. As […]

Chicken filled Caterpillar Buns – Stuffed Croissant

Eid Mubarak to all my friends. Hope you all enjoyed Eid well. I was planning to share this recipe of Chicken filled Caterpillar buns or stuffed Croissant in Ramadan, but I couldn’t share it with you. Anyway here it is. Try it at home and let me know your thoughts on it. Preparation of Chicken […]

Black Forest Pastry

Gem of all desserts! That’s Black forest pastry and cake. Though originated in Deutschland¬†(Germany) this spectacular¬†dessert¬†has conquered the world with its unique taste. Its known in multiple names like¬†Black Forest cake¬†(in US),¬†Black Forest g√Ęteau¬†(UK)¬†and¬†Schwarzw√§lder Kirschtorte (in German). A typical¬†Black Forest cake consists of multiple layers of¬†chocolate cakes, with¬†whipped cream¬†and cherries embedded between each layer. These […]

Easy Cream Ghee Cake

Have you ever heard about / tried the Ghee Cake from Cochin Bakery? The Ghee cake from this bakery is well known one. ¬†Try this recipe for the same¬†delicious drool-worthy ghee cake. This is almost similar to pound cakes, except for replacing butter with ghee and a soft texture than pound cake. Ghee Cake preparation […]

Vegetable cutlet – Kerala style

Looking for a vegetable snack for your ¬†iftaar/Ramadan? Then try this vegetable cutlet recipe. These vegetable cutlets are very popular snack items ideal for tea time or as an appetizers. Try this step by step veg cutlet recipe and let me know your comments or thoughts. Preparation of¬†Vegetable cutlet Pressure cook the potatoes, carrot and […]

Grilled Pineapple

“Grilled Pineapple” – Spicy slices of Pineapple on grill!!! I had pineapple many times in baked dishes, fresh juices and ice creams! Even I had ‘brown sugar n cinnamon’ flavored baked slices in dessert sizzler too, but never got to try this one before!!! Beautifully grilled slices of pineapple has an extra kick with smoked […]

Aloo Chaat

Aloo chaat (savory potato snack) is a popular¬†street food¬†item in¬†North India. It¬†is prepared by frying¬†potatoes¬†in oil and adding spices and with¬†chutney.¬†If you want to bring a quick variety of North-Indian street-food, try making this Aloo Chaat (Delhi Style) at home. Add a mouth-watering and simple to make chaat dish in your list!!! Aloo chaat preparation […]

Payar Kaya Thoran

Thoran is a very popular and common Kerala dry dish traditionally made of finely chopped vegetables (any vegetable ¬†of choice) such as bitter-gourd, ¬†unripe¬†jack fruit,¬†cabbage¬†or leaves such as green or red¬†cheera,¬†¬†Moringa¬†etc.¬†These chopped vegetables are mixed with grated¬†coconut,¬†mustard seeds,¬†curry leaves¬†and¬†turmeric powder¬†and briefly stirred on a pan over a very hot fire. Thoran is usually served along […]

Aloo bonda / Masala Bonda / Urulakizhangu bonda

Aloo bonda (Potato / Urulakizhangu¬†masala bondas) are very common and yummy evening snack in India. This snack can be easily prepared at home by following these step wise instructions.¬†Don’t forget to share your outcome or different variants of this recipe you tried with us. Preparation of¬†Aloo bonda /¬†Urulakizhangu¬†Masala Bonda In a Kadai / Pan, heat […]

Kerala Kadala Curry – Chickpeas curry

Kadala curry served with Puttu is the most common breakfast food in Kerala. Almost all Keralites love this classic breakfast dish. Preparation of Kadala curry Soak black gram ¬†in water for 8 hours and drain the water completely. Pressure cook the drained Kadala (Chickpeas)¬†along with salt, turmeric powder, coconut pieces, green chillies, shallots, chopped ginger […]

Peanut Butter Cookies

Crunchy, Buttery, Sweet-n-Savory… All in one!!! It’s time to grab this delicious “Peanut Butter Cookies” with your cuppa tea ūüôā Little history A¬†peanut butter cookie¬†is a type of¬†cookie¬†that is distinguished with¬†peanut butter¬†as the principal ingredient. It is originated in the¬†United States¬†dating back to the early 1910s. It is¬†Pillsbury, one of the large flour producers, popularized […]