Of Flavours & Tastes…

Meen Choru | Thrissur Style Fish Rice

Ingredients 1 cup raw rice (I used sona masoori)1 3/4 cup water500 gm fish (any fleshy will do.I used king fish here)3-4 tsp oil1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fennel seeds4 … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 11 Comments

Undanpori | A nostalgic snack from Kerala

Ingredients 1.5 cup wheat flour1 tsp rice flour (coarse like puttupodi)1 pinch salt1 pinch baking soda1 small banana1 cardamom1/2 to 3/4 cup jaggery syrupOil for deep frying Method Prepare jaggery … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 7 Comments

Karimeen Curry (Varutharachathu)

Ingredients 500 gm medium sized karimeen/pearlspot,cleaned and gashed whole2 tsp coconut oil5 shallots, chopped1’ginger, chopped2 green chillies,sliced2 medium pieces of gambooge/kudampuli1 small tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp kashmiri chilly … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mutton Chops

Ingredients 500gm mutton,cleaned and chopped medium2 medium sized onion,chopped2 medium tomatoes,pureed1 small tomato, chopped1′ ginger,chopped or crushed7-8 garlic cloves,chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 tsp kashmiri chilly powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Cheera Aviyal

Ingredients small bunch of red spinach / red amaranthof which the stem cleaned and cut into 4 cm long (2 cups)1 cup jackfruit seeds,peeled and cut into long slices1/4 tsp … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Unakkachemmeen-Chakkakkuru-Manga Curry

Ingredients 1.5 cup jackfruit seeds/chakkakkuru,peeled and sliced into twohalf of sour raw mango,chopped25 gm cleaned dry shrimp/unakkachemmeen2 cup water1’ginger,crushed1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder2.5 tsp kashmiri chilly powder (reduce … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 5 Comments

Kilimeen (varutharacha) Curry

Ingredients 500 gm kilimeen / red snapper1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1′ ginger chopped4 garlic,chopped2 sprig curry leaves10 shallots,chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder3/4 tsp kashmiri chilly powder1 tomato,chopped1.5-2 cup wateroil,salt … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 9 Comments

Mutton Biryani (Amritsari Style) | Easy Pressure cooker Method

Original recipe : Nita Mehta Ingredients 500 gm mutton,chopped1.5 cup basmati rice,washed and strained2 big onions, sliced5-6 garlic cloves,chopped1” ginger ,chopped2 large tomatoes,chopped3 tsp kashmiri chilly powder (this is spicy.If … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 9 Comments

Varutharacha Pavakka Curry | Bitter gourd cooked in roasted coconut gravy

Ingredients 2 medium sized bitter gourd,cut into thin semi circles15 shallots2 green chillies2 tsp oil1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilly powder2.5 tsp coriander powder1.5 cup water1 small tsp tamarind pastesalt … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 13 Comments

Pacha Theeyal

Ingredients 1 cup shallots,sliced1/2 cup achinga / long beans,chopped into 1” pieces1 cup elephant yam/chena,chopped1 cup brinjal,preferably white,chopped2 green chillies,sliced1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt,as required2 cups water1.5 tsp tamarind paste or … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 10 Comments