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29 June, 2011

Mango- Pineapple Supreme Cake

Mango- Pineapple Supreme Cake
Posted in : Baker's corner, Cakes/Cupcakes/Muffins/Pies, Desserts/Puddings on by : superchef
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A delicious way to use your favourite tropical fruits on a simple plain cake and make it supreme….   Ingredients for the cake Butter 3/4 cup Sugar 1.5 cups Eggs 2 No Baking powder 2 tsp All purpose flour  2 cups Vanilla extract 1 tsp Milk 1 cup Ingredients for the cake topping Fresh Mango
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15 June, 2011

Stuffed Date Fritters/ Eenthapazham Nirachu Porichathu

Stuffed Date Fritters/ Eenthapazham Nirachu Porichathu
Posted in : Malabar cuisine on by : superchef
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Stuffed Date Fritters remind me of Ramdhan spent in Abudhabi, UAE. When Ramdhan falls during July-August, you get different varieties of dates from the farm that are sweeter than honey and give you a jump start  while breaking a day long fast from dawn to dusk. Some Arab farm owners may gift you few kilograms
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14 June, 2011

Tapioca Tarts/Kappa Tarts/Yuca Tarts

Tapioca Tarts/Kappa Tarts/Yuca Tarts
Posted in : Savouries/Starters/Appetizers, Seafood Items on by : superchef
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An urban legend from Kerala claims that the English word tapioca derives from the Malayalam word combination, “thappiyokka” . The story behind the legend claims that a European, while in Kerala, once came across a native crouching on the ground, digging under a rather thin and tall plant. Tapioca is 100 % starch, protein free
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14 June, 2011

Prawn/Shrimp/Chemeen/Konchu Roast

Prawn/Shrimp/Chemeen/Konchu Roast
Posted in : Seafood Items on by : superchef
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The flavour of this Konchu/Chemeen masala will make you crave for more and more , especially when you combine it with Tapioca/Kappa Tarts.   Ingredients Prawns/Shrimps  2lb Turmeric powder   1/2  tsp Onion sliced    2 No Ginger crushed   1 tsp Garlic crushed   1 tsp Green chillies chopped   2 No Coriander leaves/Cilantro chopped  1 Tbsp
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13 June, 2011

KFC Me Not

KFC Me Not
Posted in : Chicken items, Desserts/Puddings on by : superchef
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This recipe is a healthy alternative to KFC. After trying out different versions of online recipes , I came out with my own formula. Try it out and let me know the feedback.This is a medium portion recipe for those who crave KFC. Preparation time  15 minutes Cooking time  20 minutes Serves 2

5 June, 2011

Ethapazha Curry / Kaayi Curry/ Sweet plantain curry

Ethapazha Curry / Kaayi Curry/ Sweet plantain curry
Posted in : Desserts/Puddings, Malabar cuisine, Veg Recipes on by : superchef
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My beloved mom used to make this sweet plantain curry every Eid for breakfast along with Puttu. She got this recipe from my paternal grandma . She kept the century old tradition after she got married and now we are following her. The first thing that I would do when I get home from Eid
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2 June, 2011

Thalassery Kozhi Curry

Thalassery Kozhi Curry
Comments : 2 Posted in : Chicken items, Malabar cuisine on by : superchef
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Can you imagine a Kozhi curry without turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and garam masala? Try it out with Idiayappam,Appam or Bread.   Ingredients Chicken 1Kg Grated coconut 1 No Shallots chopped 1/2 cup Ginger chopped 1 Tbsp Garlic chopped 1 Tbsp Curry leaves 2 sprigs Fennel seeds 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp
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1 June, 2011

Rose Breeze

Rose Breeze
Posted in : Juice/Milk shake/Cocktails on by : superchef
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Rose breeze is a cousin of Panineer Soda(rose water flavoured sweet soda). When we were school going kids,there was no coke or pepsi. It was just Plain soda or Panineer soda.Panineer soda was more dignified than the “Goli” soda which involved drinking your soda through a glass bottle with a glass marble. I don’t know
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31 May, 2011

Strawberry Smoothie Fantasy

Strawberry Smoothie Fantasy
Posted in : Juice/Milk shake/Cocktails on by : superchef
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Strawberries contain a range of nutrients, with vitamin C heading the group. They also contain significant levels of phytonutrients and antioxidants,which fight free radicals. These antioxidant properties are believed to be linked to what makes the strawberry bright red.This shows the goodness of strawberries to health and  a glass of fresh strawberry smoothie fantasy in
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