Author Archives: Athira Sooraj

Friends, I am Athira Sooraj, a passionate home baker! :) I prefer to share simple Food Recipe for beginners and I just love cooking experiments..

Assorted Chocolate truffles

Season’s greeting friends. Wish you all a blessed X’mas and a grace filled new year! Here I am sharing two methods of preparing Assorted Chocolate truffles – the best way of celebrating the joy of season. Try these truffle recipes, using milk, white, dark chocolates and dry fruits variants which will bring out the kid in everyone.. Chocolate truffles […]

Kerala style fish molly recipe

Fish molly aka fish mollee is a traditional dish from the Kerala Suriyani Christian Kitchen. Its fish curry (fish stew) prepared in coconut milk with a little difference. Fish molly preparation Prepare the marination mix by mixing together all the ingredients. Apply them very well and evenly on the cleaned fish slices. Keep it aside for […]

Beef varattiyathu

Its a long time since I shared a recipe on cheenachatti. Here I am back with the traditional recipe of Kerala style Beef Varattiyathu / Beef Ularthiyathu recipe, a signature dish of Kerala Christians, where red-meat is pressure cooked and sauteed with spices and herbs. Beef Varattiyath preparation Wash and clean the beef. Mix all the ingredients in list 1 and keep […]

Whole Wheat Oil free Banana loaf

Looking for a fat free, Oil free Banana loaf recipe? Then try this. This tested and tasted recipe of banana loaf recipe is our of our simplest and healthiest bakes. With only a few ingredients, which you will have mostly at home you can prepare this loaf easily Oil free Banana Loaf preparation In a […]

Chicken Biryani Kerala style

Chicken biryani – thats our recipe for this Eid. This delightful and quick recipe for preparing Kerala style chicken biryani will make your Eid festival rich. – Eid Mubarak to all our friends. I am sure that biriyani / biryani needs no introduction to Indians or south Asians. For others, its one of the most flavorful, spicy and aromatic rice dish […]

Parippu Pradhaman / Parippu payasam

Its our second Onam after the launching of cheenachatti.com. We are so happy to see the immense support we received from you people. Thank you all for your  support, suggestions and comments. You can find a lot of Onam recipes from our site and we have even a post on how to serve onasadhya. Last week we […]

Aval Payasam – Rice flakes Kheer

Aval payasam is a quick and easy to make dessert / pudding. Its made using Aval aka poha which is said to be the favorite of Lord Krishna. So South Indians, usually prepare this during the gokulaashtami festival. This recipe is really simple one. I hope you all will try it and let me know […]

Marble cake

Marble cake is a cake made by very lightly blending light and dark batter together to get a streaked or mottled appearance (like marble). Usually Vanilla and Chocolates are used as the blending mixtures. Here is a quick recipe for preparing marble cake from scratch. Try it and let us know your comments. Marble cake preparation Sieve flour along with […]

Sharjah Shake Recipe

Sharjah Shake  / Banana Milkshake – A very common milk shake recipe available in Kerala Bakeries / Juice shops or ice-cream parlors. This is popular in Kerala even from the early 90’s. If you ask me about the story behind the name or its connection with UAE – the answer is just three words – I don’t […]

Fruit salad | Fruit salad with Custard recipe

Fruit salad aka fruit cocktail or fruit cup is a dish made with various kinds of fruits and served as a dessert, a side-salad or an appetizer. The commonly used fruits are strawberry, water melon, pomegranate, apple, grapes etc. You can find a lot of recipes for fruit salads throughout the net. In some regions, people try adding […]

Double Chocolate Mocha Brownies Recipe

Cakey on the outside and fudgey in the middle, here is the best recipe for a perfect double chocolate mocha brownie. These are very rich, very chocolatey, and very good in taste. Try it and share your results as comments below. Double Chocolate Mocha Brownies preparation In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt very […]

Summer Ragi Shots

Beat the summer heat with this cool summer ragi shots recipes. An easy summer drink recipe that is prepared with ragi, nuttella, honey and mango crush. I am sure your Kids will enjoy this. Try it and send your comments. Summer Ragi Shots preparation Mix 1 table spoon of Nutella in 1 cup milk and […]

Apple judy

Apples have long been a favorite cocktail flavor.  Its because apple mixes well with a variety of flavors. Here is a delicious and mind blowing recipe for Apple Judy prepared from apple juice mixed with vodka and orange juice. This combination of Vodka, with apple juice is a lesser known one.  But this is a very […]

Rich Milk Peda recipe

Milk peda aka Doodh peda / palkova / Paal peda is one of the simple but most delicious and tastiest milk product. This traditional Indian sweet is made with condensed milk and milk powder and flavored with cardamom and pistachios. Milk pedas are prepared mainly during the festival season like Diwali, Poojas etc. In North India, milk pedas are distributed […]

Wheat Banana Bread

After a short gap ( Sorry friends I was busy with my cake baking classes, Athen’s Oven and with my fondant cake experiments 🙂 ), here comes my new baking experiment. Try this mouth watering whole wheat banana bread recipe which tastes great with a cup of coffee! Wheat Banana Bread preparation Grease a 9″ pan or […]

Christmas plum cake recipe

Plum cake preparation Soaking of Fruits: Wash and Soak all the dry fruits properly and leave in sunlight a whole day to dry up. Chop washed and dried fruits and nuts and fill in a glass jar. Add brandy/rum in this and keep for 3 weeks. Try to soak it for a minimum of 1 […]

Chocolate Almond Pinwheel Cookies

Pinwheel cookies are always a visual treat to eyes with their tempting swirly layers of vanilla and chocolates. These chocolate almond pinwheel cookies are perfect for a party evening or for Christmas. Preparation of pinwheel cookies In a large bowl, beat softened butter and sugar until it become light and fluffy. Add one egg and mix […]

Healthy wheat cake recipe

Hi friends, after a short break I am back again with an easy and quick healthy wheat cake recipe. With Dates and Carrots as ingredients, I believe this will be an absolutely delicious cake recipe. Wheat cake preparation Sieve wheat flour and baking powder thrice and keep it aside. In a large bowl, add in […]

Pistachio Walnut Cake

Preparation of Pistachio Walnut Cake In a microwave safe bowl, heat pistachio and walnut after pealing the skin, for one minute and keep aside. In a large mixer jar, powder sugar. Then add 3 eggs together and blend. Then add flour and melted Vanaspathi /oil. Add pista essence / pista milk shake and blend well. Then […]

American Apple Pie Recipe

Apple pie is a dessert of enduring popularity originated in America. There is even a saying America, “as American as apple pie” which means “typically American”. Its a fruit pie (Tart) with main ingredient as apple and served hot or cold, or with ice cream /whipped cream or on its own. Apple pie preparation In a large bowl empty 2 1/2 cups […]