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PARIPPUVADA

PARIPPU VADA പരിപ്പുവട is a favorite tea time delight in Kerala. A cup of black tea with crunchy and crispy parippuvada is a real time refreshment at the afternoon tea time. INGREDIENTS : Thoor Dal (തുവരപ്പരിപ്പ്) – 1 cup Chana Dal (കടലപ്പരിപ്പ്) – 1 cup Shallots or Onion – ½ cup, finely chopped Ginger, finely chopped – 1 tbsp Dry Red Chilli – 5 no, finely chopped Asafetida – a

TUNA CUTLET

In the culinary arts, the term “Cutlet” is used to refer to a thin cut of meat usually taken from the leg or rib section of veal, pork or lamb. Chicken cutlets can be made from a thinly sliced and pounded chicken breast. Similarly, a Fish Cutlet can be made from the boneless thin slice of any kind of fish like Tuna, Kingfish, Hamour, Pomfret, Bluefin Trevally, Mackerel etc. Cutlets

Sev Recipe

When it comes to Indian street food, sev holds a very special spot. It looks a lot like vermicelli and is made from besan or bengal gram flour. You can find a lot of varieties of sev; thin, thick, salty, spicy, sets-my-mouth-on-fire- spicy etc. It makes for an amazing garnish for bhel-puri, sev-puri, ragda-pattice and many more delicacies. Sev can be had as is. It tastes equally delicious as you munch

Arrowroot Halwa

I am sharing an easy and healthy recipe made with arrowroot – arrowroot halwa.  This is a dish which is made during Thiruvathira.  Thiruvathira is a Hindu festival which is celebrated in South Indian states Kerala and Tamilnadu.  This festival falls in the month of Dhanu (Dec 15 – Jan 15) on full moon day and is celebrated as birthday of Lord Shiva.  In Kerala, thiruvathira is a very famous festivals

Ada pradhaman / Kerala style payasam (with jaggery and coconut milk)

Ada pradhaman is a traditional payasam or dessert of Kerala.  There are two varieties of ada payasam made with these rice pasta bits.  One being ada pradhaman (made with jaggery and coconut milk) and the other palada pradhaman (with milk and sugar) and both are absolutely delicious.  The process of making ada pradhaman is bit tedious, but it is definitely worth the effort.  This payasam is an integral part of

Garlicky Paneer and Veggies with Fried Noodles Recipe

  A few days back I was sipping on Manchow soup at the restaurant with my friends. It was a really well-made soup, loaded with finely shredded vegetables and perfectly balanced in taste. The topping of fried noodles was very crispy and lent a nice texture. Then I just thought to myself, how about I make a bowlful of fried noodles and pour stew over it? The stew will have

Cheese Fries Recipe

Cheese fries is one of my favorite comfort foods. This delicacy is known to have its roots in southern US. But I am so glad it made its way all the way around the world. It is really hard to find cheese fries in my town. There is just one place that I know serves decent cheese fries. So instead of being dependent on the outside, I decided to have

Hot and Sweet Fries Recipe

Hello buddies. After so many easy and delicious sandwich recipes, I am back with another lip-smacking snack recipe. The main ingredient of this dish is fries. It is called hot and sweet fries recipe, consisting of fresh, homemade fries tossed in hot and sweet sauce, garnished with flavorful spring onions. This recipe is inspired from the one I and my friends usually had at the café near my college back

Three-Cheese Veggie Pizza Puff Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures

Hello dear buddies. Today’s recipe is a very exciting one. It is pizza puff recipe that is loaded with goodness of veggies and oodles of cheese. I have made the pastry and pizza sauce at home. Everything is prepared from scratch from fresh ingredients. Who needs those bottled pizza sauces that are full of oil and preservatives when you can make one yourself at home? I will share the recipe

Sugar Coated Shakkar Para Recipe

Hello buddies! Do you feel a strong urge to eat something sweet after you finish your meal? But you often find nothing sweet in your kitchen. Sometimes we just do not have time or energy to whip up a cake or pudding. The sweet tit-bits that can can be stored for a couple of weeks come handy at such moments. Shakkar Para is one of the most popular traditional Indian sweets. Shakkar Paras are bite-sized

How To Make Punjabi Samosa with Step-by-Step Pictures

Does the cloudy weather make you crave for fried and spicy snacks? Every time it rains in the evening, you want to have a serving of hot pakodas or Punjabi Samosa with your Masala Chai and you just can’t get enough of the store-bought goodies. Why not just make hot and yummy Samosa at home? For those who are unfamiliar with samosas, allow me to explain to you what exactly it

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Hello folks! How have you been? I hope you continue to cook great food and enjoy it with your family. I made pav bhaji yesterday for lunch after so many months. It is a Maharashtrian fast food that is believed to have its roots in Mumbai, where it originated. This is one delicacy I love to the core. It is spicy, tangy and has a characteristic flavor that comes from the special spice mix known

Split Bengal Gram Fritters Recipe / Chana Dal Vadas Recipe

After sabudana vadas yesterday, I decided to make chana dal vadas. Chana dal is the split Bengal gram. The fritter made from chana dal are extremely delicious and filling. You can have it with green chutney or tomato ketchup. I served them with green chutney drizzled with some sweetened yogurt. The contrast of spicy with sweet leaves you craving for more. The flavors of fritters, zesty chutney and sugary yogurt

Sabudana Vada Recipe / Sago Fritters Recipe

Monsoons are often about coming home drenched in rain and praying to God not to make you sick! Once you are settled, all you crave is a nice and hot cup of tea with something on the side. You cannot just eat cookies and cakes all the time. The cold in the air makes you crave for something spice and hot to go with that tea. If you come to

Poha Chivda Recipe - A Trip Down the Memory Lane!

Poha Chivda is popular snack recipe in Maharashtra. It is usually made throughout the year and has an important place as a savory snack during the festival of Diwali. To be real, Sindhi households usually don’t make this particular chivda. I have seen very few Sindhi people relish this lip-smacking poha chivda. I am happy about having lived in a Maharashtrian neighborhood for almost all my life. Like other Maharashtrian

How to Make Poha / Punjabi Poha Recipe

Punjabi Poha Recipe Looking for breakfast recipe ideas? Well today it is a popular breakfast recipe that everyone in your family is sure to love! It’s called Punjabi Style Poha which is basically beaten rice flakes cooked with onions, tomatoes, potatoes and some spices. Punjabi Poha gets ready in minutes and so you can add it to your list of easy breakfast recipes. I stated making poha when I was

Sindhi-Style Potato Fries Recipe

There are several reasons why I am mad over potatoes. One of them is, potatoes are the most versatile and easiest to cook vegetable. A humble potato can be transformed into delicious patties, potato salad, stews, curries and fries within minutes! Today’s recipe is very simple. – Sindhi-Style Potato Fries. It is fried crispy potatoes seasoned with spices. Potatoes are cooked this way in every Sindhi household. It can be teamed up

Hot and Sweet Fries Recipe

Are you a French-fries fanatic like I am? Does a serving of freshly made hot fries make you drive to McDonald’s every other day? Well then, it’s time that you tried something more than plain salted fries. Today’s recipe is about fries cooked with hot and sweet sauce. Preparing for exams is such a nerve-racking thing when you have to leaf through a pile of chubby reference books in a

Sweet corn with Honey & Cheese Recipe

Sweet corn with Honey & Cheese Recipe – Who doesn’t like a bowl of steaming hot sweet corn? Sweet corn is a very healthy snack option. It is loaded with fiber, protein, vitamins and antioxidants. Usually like my sweet corn smoked over the coals and seasoned with red chili powder, salt and lemon. Today I tried making a dressing and mixing sweet corn in it for a change. And boy,

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

      Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe are among the favorite snacks for both adults and kids alike. Taking a bite out of those succulent and all too sinfully delicious chocolate chip cookies is certainly very addictive. You can never have enough of those delectable and tasty cookies. As such, it is always a good idea to keep a stash for your cravings. And you wouldn’t have to worry about