Category Archives: Desserts

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 […]

Kadala parippu payasam / Chana dal kheer

Payasam / Pradhaman / Kheer? Don’t ask me how much I love them. ūüôā Very often I make¬†them at home. I have to admit that, among the¬†different kheer preparations I have some special love to Parippu pradhaman / Kadala parippu payasam. But I don’t know why its so, it was always like¬†so since my childhood. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kulukki Sarbath – Shaken lemonade

Seems¬†summer is getting very hot in Kerala this time. Its hard to adapt with the high temperatures even at the small village of mine. Drinks like Sambaram (Butter milk), lemonades and juices will help to stay healthy and cool in this climate. Here is a recipe of a drink popular in Kerala since last summer, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]