Breakfast

Kozhukatta/ Sweet Rice Dumplings

Kozhukatta/ Sweet Rice Dumplings

  Kozhukatta is a popular sweet dish in South India that’s usually prepared on the eve or morning of Palm Sunday. It’s steamed rice dumplings filled with jaggery and coconut filling. Though kozhukatta is prepared as a part of a custom, this can be made at any […]

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Plain Flour 2 cups Water 1 tbsp Sugar 2 pinches of salt 1 Egg 1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter) For the filling 1 cup Grated Coconut 2 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Method In a small bowl beat the eggs […]

Very Berry Shots

Very Berry Shots

    Ingredients 1 cup Mixed berries (frozen) 1 tsp Chia seeds 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract 1 cup Almond milk 1/4 cup Plain yogurt 1/4 cup Cold water Method Place all ingredients into blender (liquid ingredients first). Blend on high for 2 minutes or until smooth. Scrape […]

Pesaha Appam and Pal / Puliyathappam and Pal

Pesaha Appam and Pal / Puliyathappam and Pal

  Pesaha Appam is unleavened bread and Pesaha Pal refers to passover coconut milk made on Holy Thursday (falls on the day of the Jewish Passover). I remember my mother used to make Pesaha Appam and Pal every year on this day. It was one of my favourites, and […]

Palak Paratha/ Spinach Flatbread

Palak Paratha/ Spinach Flatbread

Ingredients 2 cups Whole wheat flour 1 bunch Spinach 1/2 tsp Garam masala 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Chilli powder Water (few spoons as needed) 1 tsp Ghee/ Oil (extra to brush on the parathas) Method To make the dough […]

Classic Croissants

Classic Croissants

  Homemade Croissants – the sort of treat I never would have envisioned making in my kitchen a few years ago but now I can say I’ve done it!!  Although homemade croissants are a pretty long process, let me assure you they are worth every single […]

Aloo Poha (Flattened Rice With Potatoes)

Aloo Poha (Flattened Rice With Potatoes)

Poha may sound exotic, but once you know what it is – it’s pretty simple to make. It’s a popular Maharashtrian recipe made from flattened rice with onions or potatoes (I’ve used both in my recipe). Whether you make this for breakfast, as a main […]

Rava Upma/ Sooji Upma

Rava Upma/ Sooji Upma

A very wholesome, healthy recipe which can be made in a jiffy and can be eaten for breakfast, brunch or dinner as it makes a complete meal by itself. Ingredients 1 cup Rava  (also known as Semolina or Sooji) ½ tsp Urad dal / Moong […]

Breakfast Pancakes

Breakfast Pancakes

Waking up just got tastier! Ingredients 1 tspn Baking powder 1 pinch of salt 2 tbsp Sugar 140 g Plain flour 1 large Egg (lightly beaten) 30 grams butter (melted and cooled) 135 ml Milk 2 tbsp Melted Butter Olive Oil for frying Method Mix together the flour, baking powder, sugar and a pinch of […]