Snacks & Sides

Kara Kozhukattai/ Spicy Rice Dumplings

Kara Kozhukattai/ Spicy Rice Dumplings

Ingredients 1 cup Rice flour 1/2 tsp Salt 1 3/4 cup Water 1 tsp Oil For grinding 1 tbsp Channa dal/ Split bengal gram 1 tbsp Urad dal/ White lentil 2 Dry red chillies 1/2 tsp Whole black peppercorns 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 2 tbsp […]

Mango Chia Pudding

Mango Chia Pudding

Ingredients 1 cup Mango (diced) 3 tbsp Chia seeds 1 cup Coconut milk or any milk of your choice 2 tbsp Honey/ Maple syrup 1/4 tsp Vanilla essence Method In a bowl, mix together chia seeds, milk, vanilla essence and honey. Refrigerate this for at least an hour or […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

When I think about Easter, there are a number of foods that immediately come to mind, but I think the humble hot cross bun is one of the ultimate Easter bakes. It is rich and buttery, and filled with the goodness of dried fruits and […]

Pickled Radishes

Pickled Radishes

These quick and easy to make pickled radishes is deliciously crunchy and a great condiment to welcome spring. They will perk up anything from salads to sandwiches to simply cooked meats. Radishes are rich in folic acid and potassium, and they are also a good source of […]

Chickpea Fatteh

Chickpea Fatteh

Chickpea Fatteh is a popular Middle Eastern breakfast dish made with simple ingredients and packed with flavours. The word“Fatteh” is dialect Arabic word, that comes from the verb “fa-tta” which means to crumble bread into small pieces. So that is why the dish is made of crumbled pieces of toasted or […]

Five Bean Salad

Five Bean Salad

Easy recipes make all of our lives easier, so do delicious ones. This five bean salad is a healthy and simple recipe, perfect for parties, potlucks or a quick lunch! Ingredients 3 tbsp Sweet corn 1 large Tomato (chopped) 1/2 Red onion (finely chopped) 1 Spring onion (chopped) 1 […]

Kerala Egg Puffs

Kerala Egg Puffs

Ingredients 3 eggs (hard boiled and cut in half) Puff pastry squares or sheet 1 egg beaten for egg wash For the onion masala  2 Onions (sliced) 4 cloves Garlic (crushed) 1/2 inch Ginger (crushed) 1 sprig Curry leaves (chopped) 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tsp Red […]

Stuffed Bread Rolls

Stuffed Bread Rolls

Ingredients 5 Bread slices 1 Small onion (finely chopped) 2 Medium sized potatoes (boiled & peeled) 1/4 cup Green Peas 1 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 2 Garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1 tbsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped) 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Paprika/ Kashmiri red chilli […]

Mini Vattayappams/ Steamed Rice Pancakes

Mini Vattayappams/ Steamed Rice Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Rice flour 1 cups Grated Coconut 1/4 cup Cooked rice 1 tsp Dry yeast 3 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Sugar Water as required 1 tbsp Raisins (for garnishing) A pinch of salt 1 tsp Ghee Method Wash and soak the rice […]

Masala Vada/ Lentil Fritters

Masala Vada/ Lentil Fritters

  Ingredients 1 cup Channa dal/ Split Bengal Gram 1/4 tsp Fennel seeds 1  large Onion (finely chopped) 2 tbsp Rice flour 1/2 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 1 Green chilli (finely chopped) 1 sprig of Curry leaves 2 tbsps Corriander leaves (finely chopped) A pinch of […]