Lunch 08-08-2017

Beans Thoran / Stir fry with coconut

Take a pan , add oil and temper mustard seeds , urad dal and curry leaves. Add chopped beans to it and stir well. In a mixie jar, grind coconut, jeera, shallots and birds eye chilli. (5 second p . . .

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Beef 02-08-2017

Kerala style Spicy Beef Roast

Wash the beef thoroughly under running water and keep it in a strainer to drain off the excess water. Pressure cook the beef with salt and pepper powder or turmeric powder for 3 whistles on med . . .

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26-07-2017

Veggie salads with zucchini ,salad cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes, pomegranate, bell peppers, roasted grams in lemon - pepper- basil olive oil dressing

Veggie salads with zucchini ,salad cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes, pomegranate, bell peppers, roasted grams in lemon - pepper- basil olive oil dressing . . .

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Breakfast 22-07-2017

Ginger Tea

boil water and milk together. add ginger to it. when it comes to boil , add tea powder. flame off for 10 more seconds and add sugar. filter and serve immediately. perfect start for a refre . . .

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Karkadaka specials 21-07-2017

Pathila Thoran

These are called pathila thoran used mainly in karkadakam , a malayalam month (july- august time period), tender leaves are used for thoran  pathila or 10 leafy veggies used here are : thal . . .

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Karkadaka specials 21-07-2017

Special Paratha: Colocasia leaves stuffed chapati/paratha

Add whole wheat flour in a mixing bowl, add jeera, yogurt to combine, sprinkle little  water at a time and knead the dough to soft and smooth out. Keep it covered with cloth for 20 min. In a pan add 1 tbsp butter ,sauté chopped shallots for 3 min Add colocascia leaves, salt, turmeric and finely chopped green chillies. Add boiled green gram. Adjust salt. This is the filling Now make balls, flatten between your palm, dusts with flour, roll the ball into small disc with rolling pin. Stu . . .

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dinner 12-07-2017

Prawns Roast

Marinate cleaned prawns with salt ,1/2 tsp  pepper powder, 1/2 tsp chilly powder, a pinch turmeric powder and 1 tsp ginger garlic paste. Keep aside for 20 minutes. Fry them in oil , let . . .

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low calorie 23-06-2017

Plain Mixed Vegetable Salad

Wash Thoroughly and cut the vegetables into equal portions and keep aside. Finely cut the violet cabbage. Soak the lettuce in chilled water for few minutes and shred them roughly with your fingers. . . .

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pudding 20-06-2017

Rice Kheer

Initial Preparations: Wash the rice under cold water till the water turns clear. Soak them in water for 20-30 minutes. After soaking, strain the water. Mean while , crush or grind the cashews and keep aside. Rice Kheer Recipe Take milk on a heavy bottom pan, bring it to boil under medium heat. Once it starts boiling add rice. Stir well and simmer the flame. Let it cook for 15-20 minutes or till the rice gets tender and cooked.(it should be able to mash properly when press . . .

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Indian 15-06-2017

Bhindi masala

Take a pan , add 1 tbsp oil and fry bhindi till the color changes and it gets crisp. Mean time, in another pan, temper cumin seeds , fry the add chopped  onions with sugar . Add chopped tomatoe . . .

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Lunch 09-06-2017

Tomato Rice (Thakkali Sadam)

Tomato rice is traditional south Indian delicacy.Its very healthy and tasty with a tangy twist of tomatoes.Main advantage is that we don't need any special curry to have it. Lets prepare the spice . . .

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