Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Chicken mayo sandwich


Chicken breast : 150g
Pepper powder : 1Tsp
Salt to taste
Mayonnaise : 1 1/2 Tbs
Small size onion : 1chopped
Bread white or brown : 4 pieces

*Clean the chicken cut it into small pieces and cook by adding salt and pepper powder.
*Cook till the chicken are well cooked, remove from fire and wait till it cools down completely.
*Transfer this to a blender or u can shred with ur hands  and transfer to a wide bowl.
*Now add chopped onion and mayonnise and combine all together.Check the salt add if needed.
*Using a knife slice of the hard edge of the bread slices.
*Spread the prepared mixture on bread.
*Now place one piece of bread over the other.
*After spreading all the bread pieces heat a non stick pan and lightly toast the bread on both the sides.

Wach how to make Chicken mayo sandwich

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Oreo cheese balls

Oreo cookies : 12nos
Cream cheese softened : 60g
Semi sweet chocolate bar (optional)
Semi sweet white chocolate bar  (optional)
Melted butter : 1 Tbs
Milk : 2 Tbs

*Place the oreo on a foil paper or zip lock bag.
*Crush using wooden roller or in a blender.
*Roll until the oreos are fine crumbs.
*Transfer this to a bowel.
*Add softened cream cheese and mix until well blended.
*Rub some butter on the palm and roll in between palms to form into balls.
*Refrigerate or freeze the balls until firm.
*Melt both chocolate in mirowave.
*Add milk to the chocolate and mix well.
*Using a skewer dip the balls in chocolate ganache.
*Place them to foil paper or baking paper.
*Now decorate with some white chocolate.

Watch how to make Oreo cheese balls

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Payyoli chicken fry

Chicken : 1/2 kg(cut it into small pieces)
Ginger garlic paste : 1 Tbs
Salt to taste
Lemon juice : 1 Tbs
Kashmiri Chilli powder : 1 1/2 Tbs
Turmeric powder : 1/2 Tsp
Pepper powder : 1/2 Tsp
Corn flour : 2 Tbs
Shredded coconut : 1 cup
Curry leaves : 3 spring

Green chillis : 4
Oil for deep frying

*Wash the chicken using salt and lemon juice.
*Marinate the chicken using ginger garlic paste,salt,lemon juice,chilli powder,turmeric powder,pepper powder and corn flour.
*Marinate for 30 minutes or overnight.
*Heat a kadai with very low flame and deep fry the chicken pieces untile done.
*Remove from from fire when chicken are cooked.
*In same oil fry coconut,green chilli and curry leaves.
*Fry till coconut gets golden brown.
* Remove from oil and drain in a kitchen towel.
*Now mix this with fried chicken.
*Serve hot .

Watch how to make Payyoli chicken fry

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Hummus / Hummus using sesame seeds

Cook chickpeas : 1cup (200 g)
Garlic : 4 cloves
Reserved liquid from cooked chickpeas : 3/4 cup
Lemon juice : 1 Tbs
Olive oil : 3-4 Tbs
Oilve oil ; 1-2 Tbs for garnishing
Sesame seeds : 2Tbs
Sugar : less than 1/4 Tsp
Salt to taste

*Soak the chickpeas for 3 hour or overnight and cook untile soft.
*Add cooked chickpeas to a food processor followed by garlic,Reserved liquid from cooked chickpeas,salt,sugar,lemon juice and olive oil.close the lid and blend for 10 seconds.
*Open the lid and add sesame seeds and puree until smooth.
*Transfer to a bowl and garnish with oilve oil and some chickpeas.

Watch how to make hummus

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Fish Kabsa / മീൻ കബ്സ

Fish : 5 piece for frying and about 100g for gravy.
Rice (jeerakasala or basmati) : 1 cup
Onion : 1 large chopped
Tomato :2 (made puree using blender)
Green chilli : 3 (optional)
Ginger paste : 1 Tbs
Garlic paste : 1 1/2 Tbs
Dried lemon : 2
Oil : 3 Tbs(For frying fish)
Oil : 3 Tbs (For rice)
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Arabic masala : 2Tbs
Hot water : 1 3/4 cup

For fish marination:
Salt to taste
Pepper powder : 1/2 Tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 Tsp
Chilli powder : 2 Tsp
Lemon juice : 1 Tsp

For garnishing
Chopped tomato
Chopped carrot
Chopped capsicum
Chopped coriander leaves

*Wash and soak the rice for 30 minute to 1 hour.
*Marinate the fish using the ingredients listed under marination.
*Marinate and keep aside for 30 minutes.
*Heat a pan and add oil for frying.Fry the fish and set aside.
*Heat a cooker and add oil,now add ginger garlic paste.saute till raw smell goes.
*Add green chillies and turmeric powder and saute well.
*Now add chopped onion and salt to taste.Saute till transparent.
*Add dried lemon, tomato puree and arabic masala.
*Saute till tomato gets cooked well.
*Check the salt add if needed.
*Add fish pieces and cook the fish.When fishes are cooked mash the fish well.
*Add hot water and when it starts boiling add washed and drained rice.mix well.
*Close the cooker and cook for 1 whistle on low flame.
*Do not open the cooker immediately after the whistle,wait for half an hour.
*Now open the lid and keep for 15 minutes.
*Mix the rice slowely and garnish with tomato,carrot,capsicum and coriander leaves.
*Place the fried fish pieces on the top of rice.

Watch how to make fish kabsa

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Bread Omelette

Egg medium size : 2 nos
Bread : 2 slices
Salt to taste
Pepper powder : 1/2 Tsp
Onion small size : 1 chopped
Tomato : Half of one tomato chopped
Coriander leaves chopped : 1 Tbs
Capsicum : 2-3 Tbs
Ghee : 1 Tbs

*Crack the egg, add salt and whisk well.
*Add chopped onion,tomato,coriander leaves,capsicum and pepper powder.
*Now mix well and set aside.
*Roughly tear the bread pieces and keep aside.
*Heat a non stick pan and add ghee.
*Pour half portion of egg batter, top of egg batter spread the bread pieces.
*Now pour the rest of the egg batter on the top of bread.
*Press the bread using a spoon,press the bread till it is soaked with the egg.
*Close the lid and cook on very low flame for 10 minutes.
*Flip using a plate.cook for other 5 minutes and remove from fire.

Watch how to make bread omelette

Swiss roll / Jam roll on stove top

Egg : 2 medium size(Should be in room temperature)
Salt : 1 pinch
Backing powder : 1/4 Tsp
Vanilla essence : 1 Tsp
Flour / maida : 4 Tbs
Honey : 2 Tbs
Powdered sugar : 1 1/2 Tbs
Butter : 1 Tsp
Strawberry jam : 3-4 Tbs

*Crack the eggs.Beat until light and fluffy.
*Now add salt,backing powder,Vanilla essence,flour,honey and Powdered sugar.
*Now beat for one minute on medium speed.
*Heat a non stick pan add butter.
*Pour the prepared cake batter.
*Cover and cook on very low flame for 10 minutes.
*Cook on tawa top.
*After 10 minutes check with a skewer.If it cames out clean its cooked.
*Switch of the flame and remove the cake to a plate and wait till it gets cooled down.
*Now spread the jam on cake and roll it.
*Using a ciling wrap cover the jam roll and store in refrigerator for 1 hour.
*Now the jam roll is ready to slice and serve.

Watch how to make swiss roll

Monday, December 18, 2017

Goa rava fish fry

King fish / any other fleshy fish : 2 pieces
Lemon juice : 1 Tbs
Salt to taste
Kashmiri chilli powder : 1 1/2 Tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 Tsp
Pepper powder : 1/4 Tsp
Semolina / rava : 4-5 Tbs
Oil for frying : 3-4 Tbs

*Clean the fish using salt and lemon juice
*Marinate the fish by adding lemon juice,salt,chilli powder,turmeric powder and pepper powder.
*Marinate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
*Dip the marinated fish pieces in rava and coat well on both the sides.
*Heat a non stick pan and add oil,when hot add fish pieces.
*Shallow fry till golden colour in low flame.
*Flip the fish and cook the other side.
*Serve hot.

Watch how to make goa fish fry / Rava fish fry

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dill Leaves & Moong Dal Rice

Moong dal : 1/3 cup or 70g
Rice 1 cup ( jeerakasala / basmati) washed and soaked for 30 minutes.
Oil : 3 Tbs
Salt to taste
Garlic chopped : 1Tbs
Onion : 1 medium size
Tomato : 1/2 portion of one tomato
Chilli flakes : 1Tsp
Cinnomon stick : 1 inch length
Bay leaves : 1
Cloves : 3
Cumin powder : 1/4 Tsp
Garam masala : 1/2 Tsp
Hot water : 2 cup
Ghee : 1Tbs
Dil leaves : 3/4 cup chopped

*Wash andSoak the moong dal for 3-4 hours.
*Heat a cooker and add 2-3 tbs oil and add chopped garlic,saute it till brown colour.
*Add chopped onion and salt to taste,saute till golden brown.
*Add chilli flakes,clove,cinnomon stick,bay leaves,cumin powder and garam masala and saute for 1 minute.
*Add tomato and cook till tomato gets mashed.
*Now add moon dal and one and half cup of hot water mix well and close the lid and cook for one whistle in low flame.
*Wait for ten minutes and open the cooker and check the moong dal is cooked.
*Add half cup of hot water washed and drained rice also 1Tbs ghee.
*Add chopped dil leaves and mix well.
*Close the lid and cook for one whistle in low flame.After one whistle swich of the flame and wait for 15 minutes.
*Open and keep for 10 minutes then mix well.
*Serve with curd.

Watch how to make

Monday, December 11, 2017

Crispy Popcorn chicken / KFC style

Boneless chicken breast : 250g
Egg medium size : 1
Corn flour : 2 Tsp
All purpose flour/Maida : 1Tsp

Black Pepper : 1/2 Tsp
Chilli powder : 1Tsp
Oregano : 1/4Tsp
Lemon juice : 1Tbs
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

For coating
Bread crumbs : 1 cup
Chilli flakes : 1 to 2 Tsp

*Slice the chicken breast into cubes and add the item one by one for marination.
*Add salt to taste followed by chilli powder,Oregano, flour,Corn flour,Lemon juice and egg.
*Mix well and set aside for 2 to 6 hours.
*Mix chilli flakes with bread crumbs and coat all the chciken pieces with the bread crumbs.
*Heat a kadai with oil.Add the chicken piece,reduce the flame to very low and fry till golden brown.
*Remove from oil to a paper towel.

Watch how to make Crispy Popcorn chicken

Fish Pickle/മീന്‍ അച്ചാര്‍/////////////// / Meen Achar

Fish - 250g cut it into cubes (king fish)
Garlic -5 Tbs
Ginger - 1 1/2 Tbs (thinly sliced)
Curry leaves - 3 spring
Chilli powder (Kashmiri chilli powder) 3 Tbs
Turmeric Powder-1/2 Tsp
Fenugreek powder -1/2 tsp
Kayam / Asafoetida-1/4 tsp
Vineger -1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Oil -9 Tbs

For marination:
Chilli powder (Kashmiri chilli powder) - 1Tbs
Turmeric Powder-1/2 Tsp
Kayam / Asafoetida-1/4 tsp

*Marinate the fish using the items listed under marination.Keep aside for 30 minutes.
*Heat a non stick pan and add 4 Tbs oil.Fry the marinated fish till crispy.
*Remove from oil and set aside.
*In same pan add 5Tbs oil.Add garlic and ginger ,saute till raw smell goes off.
*Add asafoetida,fenugreek powder and chilli powder.Saute till raw smell goes off.
*Now add vineger and let it boil.
*Now add curry leaves and mix well.
*Add fried fish and salt to taste and cook for 2 minute in low flame.
*Now remove from fire and use it after 2 days for better taste.

Watch how to make fish pickle

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tofu Bhurji

Oil : 3Tbs
Tofu : 150g scrambled
Onion : 1 medium size chopped
Tomato : 1 large size chopped
Salt to taste
Green chilli : 1 chopped
Coriander leaves : 1 Tbs chopped
Turmeric powder : ¼ Tsp
Chilli powder : ½ Tsp

*Heat a pan or kadai add in oil.
*Now add chopped onion and add salt to taste,saute till the onion changes its colour.
*Add green chilli followed by turmeric and chilli powder.
*Saute till the raw smell of the masala goes off.
*Add tomato and cook till the tomato gets mashed.
*Add the scrambled tofu and mix well.Now cook for 5 minutes.
*Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well and switch of the flame.

Watch how to make tofu bhurji

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Chicken kothu parotta / കൊത്തു പൊറോട്ട / Minced Parotta

Parotta : 3 nos
Oil : 2 Tbs
Garlic : 1 Tbs
Green chilli : 2- 3 chopped
Onion : 1 large chopped
Tomato : 1 large chopped
Cabbage : 1/2 cup chopped
Carrot : 1/4 cup chopped
Spring onion : 2 Tbs (optional)
Chicken : 1 cup(cooked using salt and pepper powder)
Coriander leaves :2 Tbs
Kashmiri chilli powder : 1 Tsp
Pepper powder : 1/2 Tsp
Garam masala : 1/2 Tsp
Tomato ketchup : 2 Tbs
Salt to taste

*Cut or tear parotta into pieces.keep it aside.
*Heat a kadai add oil.When the oil gets hot add garlic.saute till nice aroma cames out.
*Now add chopped onion and salt to taste.saute till onion changes the colour.
*Now add chopped carrot and chilli.Cook till the carrot gets cooked.
*Now add tomato and saute till tomato gets mashed.
*Add Kashmiri chilli powder,Pepper powder and Garam masala.saute till raw smell goes off.
*Add cabbage and saute for 1 minute.
*Add cooked chicken and mix well.
*Now add Tomato ketchup and make the flame high.
*Add chopped parotta and mix well.
*Add Coriander leaves and Spring onion and now reduce the flame and cook for 1 minute.
*Serve hot.

Watch how to make Chicken kothu parotta

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Kai pola / Banana cake / കായ്പ്പോള

Banana / plantain : 1 medium size
Sugar : 2 - 3 Tbs
Cardamom powder : 1/2 Tsp
Milk : 4-5 Tbs
Egg : 2 nos
Cocounut oil : 1Tbs
Ghee : 1 Tbs

*Peel and cut plantain into small pieces and keep it aside.
*Heat a non stick pan on low flame and add 1 Tbs coconut oil.
*Add the chopped plantain and fry till golden brown.
*Remove  from fire and let it cool down.
*In a bowl break the egg beat well.
*Add sugar, milk and Cardamom powder and mix well.
*To this mixture add fried plantain and beat for 1 minute.
*Heat a non stick pan add ghee and reduce the
flame to very low.
*Add the plantain mix to the pan.
*Place the pan on hot tawa and cook for 15 minutes.
*After 15 minutes flip the cake using a plate,again cook for other 10 minutes on low flame.

Watch how to make kai pola.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Maggi noodles cake

Maggi noodles : 1 packet
Eggs : 2
Chopped onion : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped tomato : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped cabbage : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped carrot : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped coriander leaves : 2 Tbs
Milk : 3-4 Tbs
Salt to taste
Pepper powder :1/2 Tsp
Oil :3 Tbs
Ghee : 1T bs


*Boil water in a deep wok and add oil 1Tsp and salt to taste.when it starts boiling add the noodles.cook for 1 minute.
*Strain the noodles and repeat the same method once more ,like boiling water and cook noodles for other 1 minute and drain.
*Heat a kadhai add 2 Tbs oil ,add the vegetables one by one.
*First onion,when it changes the colour add tomato saute for 1 minute and add chopped cabbage and carrot.
*When the vegetables are half cooked add maggie masala, saute well and add coriander leaves.switch of the flame.
*In a deep bowel crack two eggs,add milk and beat well.
*Now add prepared noddles, pepper powder,salt and mix well
*Heat a non stick flate pan  add ghee.
*When it starts to heat add the nooddles mix.cover and cook for 10 minutes on very low flame.
*After 10 minutes using a plate flip the noodles cake to the other side and cook for other 10 minuts.

You can add 1 or 2 chopped chilli as per your choice.
This should be cooked in very low flame.
Noodles is wax coated,so it is always better to cook in 2 or 3 times and drain.

Watch how to cook maggi noodles cake