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17 May, 2011

Jackfruit(Chakka) Ada

Jackfruit(Chakka) Ada
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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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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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13 July, 2010

Unniappam/Kuzhiyappam

Unniappam/Kuzhiyappam
Comments : 4 Posted in : Kerala Special, Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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A sweet made with rice flour,cream of wheat, banana and molasses/jaggery, fried in appakkara (unniappam chatti) just for this purpose. Ingredients Rice flour – 1 Cup Sooji /rava /semolina -1 cup Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup Molasis (jaggery) syrup -1 cup Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp Banana (Palayankodan) – 1 cup chopped Coconut oil/cooking oil/ghee
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