Category Archives: Bakery

Kannoorappam / Pancharayappam / Panchara Neyyappam / White Unniyappam

When you think about Kannur (a place in northern Kerala, also known as Cannanor), the first few things that comes to your mind will be the  authentic thalassery biriyani, theyyam, home of red flag/ Communism, beaches and historical monuments etc. For the outsiders, Kannur is famous for its wide variety of food delicacies like biriyani, pathiri, […]

Palakkad Elai Adai / Plantain Leaf Adai recipe

Elai Adai aka Vazhai elai Adai or Elai Kozhukattai is a speciality in “Palakkad Iyer” homes. This is typically made during this season when jackfruits are abundant! Rice flour batter layered with jackfruit, coconut jaggery compote smeared on a wilted banana leaf, folded and steamed to perfection! Elai Adai preparation Soak the rice for about 4 hours […]

Kallumakkaya Nirachathu / Spicy stuffed, Steamed & fried Mussels

This is the first entry we received for our “Malabar food fest 2018“. This event is organized by cheenachatti to collect and share the traditional recipes of Malabar, the food heaven of Kerala. If you are a Malabar food fan, and haven’t submitted your recipe yet, please visit our food fest page to win an […]

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 […]

Aloo fry / Aloo roast – Easy potato fry recipe

Preparing aloo fry is the easiest thing any amateur cook can do. You can serve this as an evening snack along with a little ketchup. PS : It will be better if you use fresh potatoes for this. Step by Step Aloo fry preparation Prepare a solution of cornflour with a pinch of salt and water. The […]

Chicken pockets recipe with leftover Chicken

Pocket chicken is an easy to make snack. It can be made from leftover chicken. Great snack for kids as it has vegetables & chicken combo. Can add any vegetables of your choice. Its quick to make. Chicken pockets preparation Roll bread to flatten it. Now cut it in round shape with help of a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Arabian Falafel Recipe

Falafel, the lebanese deep fried balls or patties is a snack / fast food very popular in the Middle East which is now available world wide, each with its own special version. It is very popular among the vegans.  As a main dish, falafel is served as a sandwich, stuffed in pita bread / Khubboos / Turkish bread with vegetables […]

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 […]

Kuzhalappam / Rice flour cannoli

Kuzhalappam aka rice flour cannoli is tube shaped snack popular among the Christians in Kerala. It is prepared by deep frying roasted rice flour along with onion, garlic, sesame seeds and cumin. Try this preparation of Kuzhalappam following this easy recipe and let me know your comments. Kuzhalappam Preparation In a pan roast the rice flour […]

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 […]

Kerala Pakkavada / Ribbon pakkoda

Pakkavada is a very popular Kerala snack item prepared from rice flour and besan. Its also known as ribbon pakoda due to its peculiar shape. Its most commonly served at tea time. Preparation of Kerala pakkavada Sift together the roasted rice flour, besan into a bowl. Add the ghee / melted butter, salt, chilly powder […]

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 […]

Beans biscuits

These beans biscuits (I am not sure about the name) are something that reminds me of my childhood days. Knowing my love for this, it was the most purchased bakery item for me by my father. Now also I purchase it for my kids when ever I visit a bakery and they loves it just like […]

Unniyappam

Unniyappam is a very popular Kerala snack prepared from rice, sugar, jaggery and ghee. Keralites prepare it mainly during some festivals like Vishu, or during family rituals and functions. If you start eating it, you feel like having more. Little about Kottarakkara unniyappam When writing a post about Uniyappam, it will always remain incomplete if I miss […]