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17 May, 2011

Jackfruit(Chakka) Ada

Jackfruit(Chakka) Ada
Comments : 2 Posted in : Breakfast, Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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Jack fruit( chakka) Ada is my all time favorite. In Kerala, you get to have chakka ada, chakka varattiyathu,chakka chips during summer(March to May).When you live in a temperate zone where few arils of Jack fruit cost you $5….then you tend to rely on canned Jack fruit imported from Thailand or Philippines. I used the
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15 May, 2011

Kinnathappam

Kinnathappam
Comments : 5 Posted in : Desserts/Puddings, Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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“Kinnathappam” means a sweet rice cake that is steamed in a pan(kinnam). Malayalis use it as a sweet snack or a dessert.For me, it was one of the best afterschool snacks…ummmm… just like neyyappam or unniyappam. The choice is yours whether to have a fried snack or a steamed one.   Ingredients Raw Rice –
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6 May, 2011

Sukhiyan

Sukhiyan
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Sukhiyan is another mouthwatering snack of Kerala. These are sweet green gram balls dipped in batter and deep fried. Similar to bonda preparation but a sweet delicacy. Try it for yourself and let me know the feedback…   Ingredients Green gram (whole) – 1 cup Jaggery – ½ cup Grated coconut- ½ cup Cardamom powder
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4 May, 2011

Rice Flakes Balls (Aval Unda)

Rice Flakes Balls (Aval Unda)
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Similar to the rice balls(Ari Unda or Avalose Unda), but with a slight variation. Here, rice flakes (pressed rice) are used instead of rice grains. ‘Quick and Easy’ recipe for the busy working Moms & Dads.   Ingredients 1. Rice flakes (Aval) – 3 cups 2. Coconut (grated) – 1 cup 3. Jaggery (grated) –
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17 March, 2011

Stuffed Meen Pathiri

Stuffed Meen Pathiri
Posted in : Malabar cuisine, Seafood Items on by : superchef
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Pathiri is a pancake made of rice flour. It is part of the local cuisine among  the Mappilas of North Malabar and Malabar in Kerala State of Southern India. Crushed rice is made into a white dough and baked on pans called oadu.Variants of pathiri include neypathiri (made with ghee), poricha pathiri (fried rather than
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15 March, 2011

Kerala Chicken Cutlets

Kerala Chicken Cutlets
Comments : 3 Posted in : Malabar cuisine, Savouries/Starters/Appetizers on by : superchef
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I started making cutlets in the early days of experimental cooking after marriage. I  had lots of  fun in shaping and frying them well.Alternatively, cookie cutters can be used to make cutlets of desired shape.  But getting the texture correct and not having them fall apart while frying took a lot of experience. Ingredients Black
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13 February, 2011

Eggless Unnakaya/ Kaayada

Eggless Unnakaya/ Kaayada
Posted in : Eggless Recipes, Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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This is one of the delicacies of the Malabaris in Kerala, usually prepared for newly weds, guests and during the holy month of Ramadan. It is made with semi-ripe plantains. The authentic recipe includes egg as one of the ingredients. Here I have the “No-Egg” version.   Preparation time 30 minutes Cooking time 2 to
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