May 272017

Kaipola is a famous Malabar snack prepared using Ripe banana and Eggs.It is served during Iftar parties in the month of Ramadan.it is easy to prepare this yummy snack  with less ingredients in your pantry.This is a healthy snack for kids.hope you all enjoy this sweet dish.

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Ingredients

  1. Banana(Ripe,cut into small pieces) – 4
  2. Eggs – 5
  3. Ghee-4 tbsp
  4. Cashews – 1 tbsp
  5. Raisins – 1 tbsp
  6. Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Sugar- 5 tbsp

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Preparation

  1. Heat  3 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan. saute banana pieces till brown in color.
  2. In the same pan,fry cashews and raisins and keep aside.
  3. In a bowl, add eggs and beat well using a fork. Add sugar, cardamom powder to it and stir well.
  4. Then add sauteed banana pieces to it and mix well.
  5. Grease 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan and transfer the mix into it.
  6. Sprinkle fried raisins and cashews on top.
  7. Cover the pan with a tightly closed lid and cook on very low flame for about 15-20 minutes.After 15 minutes,open the lid and  insert a toothpick and if it comes out clean,it is done.Take care not to get burned.
  8. Remove from fire and let it cool. Turn it over to a plate and cut into pieces.
  9. Serve as evening snack .
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May 242017

Pulissery is a traditional dish served during sadhyas or festive occasions.It is a combo of sweet and sour taste and it is prepared using ripe banana in yogurt and coconut sauce.it goes well with Kerala Matta Rice and Pickle.

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Ingredients

  1. Banana/Nentrapazham(ripe,medium,cut into cubes) – 1
  2. Green Chilly(slit lengthwise) – 4
  3. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Grated Coconut – 1 cup or 1/2 of coconut
  6. Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  7. Fenugreek seeds(Uluva) – 1/4 tsp
  8. Yogurt(thick,not too sour) – 2 cups
  9. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  10. Dry Red Chilly – 2
  11. Curry leaves
  12. Coconut Oil
  13. Salt

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Preparation

  1. In a Pan, Add banana pieces,green chilly,turmeric powder,red chilly powder and salt.Cover and cook till it becomes soft.
  2. In the mean time grind coconut with cumin seeds into a fine paste.
  3. Once banana is cooked well, open the lid and add coconut paste.Let it boil.
  4. Once it starts to boil,add yogurt to it and mix well.don’t let yogurt boil.
  5. Remove from fire.
  6. Heat coconut oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly,fenugreek seeds,curry leaves and add the seasonings to the curry.
  7. Serve with Rice.
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May 042017

 

Chicken Roast (2)

 

Ingredients

  1. Chicken(cut into medium cubes) – 1/2 kg
  2. Onion(cut lengthwise,thinly sliced,medium ) – 2
  3. Ginger-Garlic paste – 2 tsp
  4. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  5. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1tbsp
  6. Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  7. Jeera powder – 1/4 tsp
  8. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  9. Fennel seeds powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Pudina leaves (chopped) – 1tsp
  11. Coriander leaves (chopped) – 1 tbsp
  12. kuskus paste –1 tsp
  13. Lime juice – 2 tsp
  14. Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  15. Onion(fried) –to garnish
  16. Potato pieces(cut lengthwise and fried) – 1, to garnish
  17. Coconut Oil
  18. salt

Chicken Roast (3)

 

Preparation

  1. Marinate chicken pieces with lime juice,chopped coriander leaves,,chopped pudina,turmeric pwoder,pepper powder,fennel seeds powder and salt.Keep in the fridge for 3 hours to get marinated well.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a pan.Saute thinly sliced onions,curry leaves and once onion starts to turn light brown add red chilly powder,coriander powder,jeera powder mixed with little water  and stir well.
  3. Once the raw smell goes,add ginger –garlic paste ,kusksu paste to it and mix well.
  4. once oil clears add marinated chicken pieces to it and mix well.
  5. cover and cook on low flame till done.no need to add water as chicken itself produces water while cooking.
  6. In the mean time Heat little oil in another pan and fry potato pieces and onion  till brown and crispy.
  7. Once chicken is cooked well and dry, remove from fire.
  8. Garnish with fried onions and potato slices.
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