Sweet & Tangy Samosa Chaat

A much loved classic street food with a robust combination of sweet, spicy, & tangy flavors-all in one go! Ingredients For the Chana/Chickpea Masala:Dried chickpeas – 1cup, soaked overnightOnion- 1, finely choppedGinger-garlic paste – 1 tspTomatoes- 2, finely choppedChole masala- 1 tspTurmeric powder- 1/4 tspRed chili powder – 1 tspCumin powder – 1/2 tspGaram masala

ഏത്തപ്പഴ സ്ട്യുവും പുട്ടും / Plantain Stew

A hearty rich broth that is full of goodness of coconut & plantains! Ingredients: Plantain – 1, cut into slices Coconut milk – 2 cups Cardamom- 3-4 pods Cinnamon stick- 1” Star anise- 1 Curry leaves- A sprig Method: Heat oil in a pan. Splutter cardamom pods, cinnamon stick, curry leaves, and star anise. Add

Mangalorean Pundi / Mangalore Style Rice Rava Dumplings

A traditional breakfast in the south Mangalorean regions, these dumplings are healthy and easy to make! Ingredients: Idli rava / rice rava (semolina) – 1 cup Grated coconut- 1/4 cup Boiling water- 3 cups Urad dal – 1 tsp Dried red chilies- 2, broken Curry leaves- A sprig Salt- To taste Ghee/clarified butter- As needed Method:

Maggi Pakora

Spice up the usual savory snack time with this quick & tasty Indian fritters! Ingredients: Maggi noodles- 1 packet Onion-1, finely chopped Cabbage- 1/4 cup, finely grated Carrot-1, finely grated Cilantro- A small bunch, finely chopped Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Maggi masala powder- 1 packet Rice

പാലക്കാടൻ വെള്ള അവിയൽ / Palakkad Style Aviyal

This is a beautiful blend of colorful & nutritious veggies cooked to perfection & a very quintessential dish in the Kerala Sadya! Ingredients: Raw Plantain- 1, cut into long strips Yam – 1/4 cup, cut into long strips Green beans- 1/4 cup, cut into long strips Carrots- 1/4 cup, cut into strips Drumsticks- 3, cut

മലബാറിൻ്റെ കണ്ണ് വച്ച പത്തിരി / Malabar Kannan Pathiri

These are traditional Malabar style fried bread. Also known as “Poo Pathiri” – Flower Pathiri as it resembles a flower, or “Madakku Pathiri” – Folded Pathiri! Ingredients: Wheat flour – 1/2 cup All purpose flour/maida – 1/2 cup Salt- To taste Sugar – 1/2 tsp Ghee/clarified butter- As needed Water – As needed Oil- As

വാട്ടുകപ്പ ലോലിപോപ്പ്/ Sun-dried Cassava Lollipops

A great finger food, these vegetarian lollipops are the perfect appetizers for one-handed nibbling! Ingredients:Sun dried cassava (tapioca) – 1 cup, cooked (can also use fresh tapioca)French fries – 8-10 fries Shallots – 5-6, finely choppedGinger-garlic paste- 1 tspCrushed red chilies- 2 tspAll purpose flour/maida- 1/2 cupBreadcrumbs – 4 tbspCornflour- 2 tbspLemon juice- 1 tspCoriander

പാൽ പൊറോട്ട / Kerala Milk Parotta

Soft layered flaky square flatbreads made with fresh milk! Ingredients: All purpose flour/maida-3 cupsEgg- 1Sugar- 1 tbspMelted ghee/clarified butter- As needed Warm milk- 1 cupMelted ghee/clarified butter- As neededSalt  – To taste Method: In a large bowl, add the all purpose flour, salt, sugar, egg, & melted ghee. Add the warm milk little by little,

ഒരു മുറം പച്ചക്കറി തീയൽ / Mixed Vegetables In Roasted Coconut Gravy

Treat yourself to this traditional preparation of mixed veggies cooked in a very flavorful & spicy tangy coconut gravy! Ingredients: Brinjal-2, cut lengthwise Tindora/ivy gourd – 5-8, slit lengthwise Radish- 4, cut into halves Drumsticks- 1, slit into 1” halves lengthwise Beans- 6-8, cut 1” pieces lengthwise Potato-1, cut into 1” pieces lengthwise Green peas-