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Amni Kozhukattai/ Rice Flour Dumplings

Amni Kozhukattai/ Rice Flour Dumplings

INGREDIENTS 1 cup Rice flour 1-2 tbsp Grated coconut 2 tsp Split Mung beans/ Urad dal 1/4 tsp Asafoetida 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 2 Dry red chillies 1 sprig Curry leaves Salt to taste 2 cups Water 2 tsp Oil METHOD […]

Banana and Mixed Berry Smoothie

Banana and Mixed Berry Smoothie

INGREDIENTS Half a banana 1/2 cup Mixed berries (frozen/fresh) 1 handful Spinach 1 tbsp Chia seeds 1 tbsp Oats 1/2 cup Skimmed milk 1/2 cup Cold water 1 Date (optional) METHOD Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve. 

Russian Salad/ Olivier Salad

Russian Salad/ Olivier Salad

A hearty and comforting salad, made with pantry staples like eggs, potatoes and carrots. It’s a traditional dish in the Russian cuisine and commonly known as Olivye. A creamy and colourful salad, perfect for a party or celebration. INGREDIENTS 2 Potato (boiled & peeled) 4 […]

Rava Idli/ Steamed Semolina Cakes

Rava Idli/ Steamed Semolina Cakes

INGREDIENTS 1 cup Rava/ Semolina 3-4 tbsp Grated carrot 1 Green chilli (finely chopped) 1/2 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 1 tsp Urad dal or few Cashews 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Asafoetida 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate soda […]

Fresh Fig Cake

Fresh Fig Cake

Fresh figs are something I can literally never resist when I see them at the store. They look so beautiful and rustic, has such a unique flavour, sweet but not too sweet, has a soft and gooey texture, almost like eating a chewy cookie. Is that […]

Spiced Pineapple Chutney

Spiced Pineapple Chutney

INGREDIENTS 1 Pineapple 1/2 cup Sugar 3 Cardamom pods 1 Clove 1 inch Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Coriander seeds 1 tsp Chilli flakes 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Vinegar 1 1/2 cups Water 3 tbsp Vegetable/ Sunflower oil METHOD Peel and chop […]

Parippu Pradhaman/ Parippu Payasam

Parippu Pradhaman/ Parippu Payasam

INGREDIENTS 1 cup Split Mung beans 2 cups Jaggery 1/2 cup Thick coconut milk 2 1/4 cups Thin coconut milk 2 cups Water +1 cup 1/4 tsp Dry ginger powder 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Pinch of salt 10-15 Cashew nuts 2 tbsp Raisins 2-3 tbsp […]

Cold Coffee

Cold Coffee

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup Brewed coffee 1 1/2 cups Milk 1-2 tsp Sugar (optional) 1 scoop Vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup Ice cubes 1 tbsp Chocolate syrup METHOD Pour freshly brewed coffee into a blender along with milk, sugar, ice cream and ice cubes. Blend until […]

Cabbage and Prawn Thoran

Cabbage and Prawn Thoran

INGREDIENTS 1 small Cabbage 250 g Prawns 1 small Onion 1 clove Garlic (finely sliced) 2 Green chillies 1 sprig Curry leaves 1/4 cup Grated Coconut/ Desiccated Coconut 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 3/4 tsp Mustard seeds Salt to taste 1 1/2 […]

Paneer Handi

Paneer Handi

  INGREDIENTS 200 g Paneer/ Cottage Cheese 3 tbsp Cashew nuts 1 Tomato (finely chopped) 1 Onions (chopped) 1 Green chilli (slit) 1 Bay leaf 1 inch Cinnamon stick  1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder 3/4 tsp Garam […]