Pazham Pori – Banana Fritters

Ingredients Ethakka /Nendrapazham ( ripe plantains)- 2 nos All purpose flour-1/2 cup Rice flour-1 to 11/2 tbsp (optional) Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Cumin seeds- 1 pinch (optional) Salt-one pinch Water -As required Sesame seeds (optional) Coconut oil- for deep frying Method: Peel plantains and cut it lengthwise into two. Cut each slice again into two. Keep

Kerala Style Vegetable Biryani

Ingredients: Basmati rice- 1.5 cups( see notes) Cardamom-3 nos Cinnamon stick,1.5″ piece-2 nos Bay leaf-1 no Cloves- 5 to 6 nos Ginger chopped- 1 tsp Garlic chopped-1 tsp Green chilies, cut vertically-2 or 3 nos Onions sliced- 1 medium( 3/4 cup) Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Kashmiri chili powder- 1/2 to 1 tsp( according to taste) Garam