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25 August, 2011

Avalose Podi/ Poora Podi

Avalose Podi/ Poora Podi
Posted in : Kerala Special on by : superchef
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Its a traditional and popular evening snack of Kerala and my favourite too. Most of the Kerala snack recipes ask for rice flour and coconut  since we have enormous paddy fields and coconut palms to provide the raw materials. Avalose podi is a combination product of  roasting raw rice flour, grated coconut,cumin seeds and kalonji.Give
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10 August, 2011

Malabar Kadala Parippu Payasam/ Split Bengal Gram Payasam

Malabar Kadala Parippu Payasam/ Split Bengal Gram Payasam
Posted in : Desserts/Puddings, Malabar cuisine on by : superchef
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Payasam and Malayali go hand in hand. “Payasam”, also known as “kheer”, the basic ingredients being milk or coconut milk and rice, wheat or lentils. It is usually sweetened with sugar or jaggery depending on the kind of payasam being made. This is a traditional Ramdhan special payasam during ifthar or nombuthura. Yet another exotic
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31 May, 2011

Tropical Pie Pudding

Tropical Pie Pudding
Comments : 4 Posted in : Baker's corner, Cakes/Cupcakes/Muffins/Pies, Desserts/Puddings on by : superchef
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I wanted to make something that has an American twist but with a tropical flavor. So, I decided to create a pie dessert that has ripe plantains,cardamom,and grated coconut. Enjoy!   Ingredients 3 Very ripe plantains, steamed and mashed 1 Egg, beaten ½ teaspoon Ground cardamom 1 cup Instant vanilla pudding 3 Tbsp Grated coconut
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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
Posted in : Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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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)
Posted in : Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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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 July, 2010

Naadan Muttta(Egg) curry

Naadan Muttta(Egg) curry
Comments : 1 Posted in : Egg items, Non-Veg Recipes on by : superchef
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Naadan Mutta curry goes well with vellappam,idiyappam or Kerala parotta. Check out the recipe here. Ingredients Hard boiled eggs – 8 Thick coconut milk – ½ cup Onion (cut into thin, long slices) – 1 Tomato(chopped) – 1 Garlic pod (finely chopped)- 1 (finely chopped) Green chillies(slit) – 3 nos Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
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16 July, 2010

Uluva(methi/fenugreek seeds) Sharkaravaratti

Uluva(methi/fenugreek seeds) Sharkaravaratti
Comments : 12 Posted in : Post partum maternity care, Sweets on by : superchef
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This recipe is dedicated to all those breast feeding mothers out there.Fenugreek’s mechanism of action seems to be related to its’ propensity to increase sweat production. The simple truth is that, breasts are modified sweat glands. I prefered it over uluva kanji, uluva juice and uluva unda. Ingredients Uluva/Methi (Fenugreek) seeds -3/4 cup Jaggery(Sharkkara) –
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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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