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Thalassery Biryani

Thalassery Biryani

Ingredients 7 Onions (thinly sliced) Oil- enough to fry onions (for more flavor, use half oil and half ghee) 1/2 cup Cashew nuts (roasted) 1/4 cup Raisins 1 small bunch of Coriander leaves (finely chopped) 2 tbsp Fresh Mint leaves (finely chopped) 2 pinches of Saffron […]

Masala Dosa/ Indian Savoury Crepe

Masala Dosa/ Indian Savoury Crepe

  Masala dosa, a crispy thin savoury crepe made of  fermented lentils and rice batter and filled with flavourful potato filling is easily one of the favourite foods of South Indians. This popular dish has been listed as the ‘Top 10 foods to try before […]

Mango Pudding

Mango Pudding

  This delicious dessert is an ideal way to end any meal, it is both rich and refreshing, but also incredibly quick and easy to make. Ingredients 3 Mangoes (peeled and chopped) 1/3 + 3/4 cup Water 3/4 cup Heavy cream 1/2 cup Sugar 2 tbsp Gelatin […]

Persian Cantaloupe Smoothie/ Aab Talebi

Persian Cantaloupe Smoothie/ Aab Talebi

  Aab Talebi which in English means “cantaloupe water”, is a very popular Persian drink. It is highly hydrating and the best thirst quencher for those hot summer days. Cantaloupes have got numerous health benefits and is rich in Vitamin A and C, and is also […]

Prawn Roast

Prawn Roast

  Prawn Roast is a famous Keralan dish flavoured with kokum and other spices. It is a spicy dry dish that goes really well with a bowl of steaming rice or chapati. Ingredients 250 g Prawns 2 Onion (finely sliced) 1 Tomato (chopped) 2 Green […]

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 […]

Royal Falooda

Royal Falooda

    Ingredients 3 tbsps Basil seeds/ Sabza 1/4 cup Vermicelli 1 pack Strawberry Jelly 1 Banana(chopped) 1/2 cup Grapes (cut into halves) 1 Apple (chopped) Sugar to taste 1 cup Milk 4 tbsp Rose syrup/ Roohafsa Ice cream (vanilla/ strawberry/ pistachio) Pistachio for garnishing […]

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

  Horiatiki salata or Greek salad as it is called outside Greece, is a simple dish made with fresh summer vegetables, olives and  feta cheese. Its full of flavour, so easy to make and a vibrant and healthy option for any meal of the day. Ingredients 2 Tomatoes (cut into […]

Pretzels

Pretzels

  Ingredients 7 g Active yeast 240 ml Water 1 tbsp White Sugar 1 3/4 cup Plain flour 1 cup Bread flour 1 tbsp Light brown sugar 1 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Butter (melted) 90 g Baking soda 8 cups Water 1 Egg yolk (lightly beaten) […]

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

  Ingredients 1 cup Grated Coconut 3-4 Shallots (sliced) 6 Dry red chillies  Tamarind (Gooseberry sized) 1 inch Ginger  3-5 Curry leaves Salt to taste 2 tsps Coconut oil Method Heat oil in a pan, add shallots, dry red chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for […]