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24 February, 2012

Roasted Vegetables

Roasted Vegetables
Posted in : Diabetic Diet, Low Glycemic Recipes, Veg Recipes on by : superchef
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Many of the delicious veggie side dishes can be made ahead, which frees up stovetop or oven space and gives the flavors a chance to meld.   Preparation time  20 minutes Total time  1 Hour Yields  6 Cups

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 July, 2011

Spinach-Egg Crepes

Spinach-Egg Crepes
Posted in : Breakfast on by : superchef
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Crepes can be eaten for breakfast,lunch or dinner. Try crepes with maple syrup,combination of berries and whip cream, with banana and cream, with cinnamon and brown sugar, with spinach, egg and cheese, or with creamed chicken and mushrooms. Actually, one of my favourites is a spinach ,egg  and cheese crepe,Yum!   Prep Time: 30 minutes
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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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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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31 May, 2011

Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes
Posted in : Breakfast on by : superchef
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Buttermilk Pancakes have a light and spongy texture and their flavor only hints of the richness and tanginess that buttermilk offers. You begin these pancakes as you would any regular pancake batter; by whisking together the flour, baking powder and salt. For this recipe, replace the milk with buttermilk. The Buttermilk Pancakes are so good
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