നത്തോലി മീൻ കിവിയിട്ട് പീരവച്ചത് / Anchovies & Kiwi Cooked In Shredded Coconut

A fusion recipe of the popular Kerala seafood delicacy -“meen peera pattichathu.” This dish is surely finger licking with the sweetness of the coconut, tanginess of kiwi fruit & the acidic hit of the shallots! Ingredients:Anchovies/netholi – 500 gKiwi- 5, cut into slicesFreshly grated coconut – 1/2 cupGinger – 1” piece, crushedGarlic – 4 pods,

Apple Halwa / Indian Style Apple Pudding

Delicious apple pudding simmered in loads of ghee & aromatic hints of vanilla & cinnamon! Ingredients:Apples -4Milk- 1/2 cupMawa/koya- 1/4 cupCashews – 10-12Sugar – 1/2 cupVanilla extract – 1/2 tspCinnamon powder – 1/4 tsp Clarified butter/ghee- As needed Method: Wash and peel the skin off the apples. Grate the apples. In a pan, add ghee

Baked Pesto Chicken With Veggies

A great way to sneak vegetables in your meal & the perfect one dish meal for the busy weeknight dinners! Ingredients:Chicken thighs – 6 with skinEggplant- 1, sliced lengthwiseBell peppers- 2, red and yellow, sliced lengthwiseCarrot- 1, sliced lengthwiseOnion- 1, thinly slicedGinger-garlic paste- 1 tspReadymade pesto – 1/2 cupTurmeric powder – 1 tspRed chili powder

കളർഫുൾ പാലപ്പം / Colorful Kerala Style Lace Hoppers

These lacy crispy edged, bowl shaped or flower-shaped, tasty pancakes are made from fermented rice batter. These are paired with your favorite curry poured at the soft center and relished! Ingredients:Raw rice -1 cup, soaked overnight or for 4-5 hoursBoiled cooked rice – 1 cupFreshly grated coconut – 1 cupEgg – 1Onion- 1, finely choppedCarrot

ഏത്തക്ക കൊതപ്പിച്ചത് / Plantain & Jackfruit Stew

An amazing breakfast side dish prepared in the Christian homes in Kollam, Trivandrum, for Christmas! Ingredients: Ripe plantains -2, cut into 1” round slices Jackfruit – 1 cup, semi ripe pieces, seeds removed & sliced lengthwise Thick coconut milk – 1 cup Thin coconut milk – 1/2 cup Cardamom pods- 3, crushed Sugar- 1 cup

Mesh Om Ali

An Egyptian dessert made of pleated phyllo sheets- an equivalent to the bread pudding made of phyllo sheets, a luscious combination of condensed milk, & generously topped with nuts! Ingredients: Phyllo sheets -1 pack, thawed Unsalted butter- 1 cup, melted Condensed milk – 1 can Nuts of your choice – As needed Method: Preheat the

Kerala Style Spicy Crawfish/Crayfish Curry

A fabulous spicy seafood concoction of crayfish & Indian spices simmered in coconut milk! Ingredients:Crawfish – 1 kg, boiled Onion -1, finely choppedGreen chilies- 2, finely choppedGinger- 1″ pieceGarlic- 5 podsTomatoes- 2, finely choppedTurmeric powder – 1 tspRed chili powder – 1 tspFish masala powder- 2 tspCoconut milk- 1/2 cupMustard seeds- 1/4 tspSalt – To tasteOil-