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-

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

അയല കുരുമുളകിട്ട് വറ്റിച്ചത് / Mackerel Pepper Roast

Spicy & delicious recipe with a simple marinade coated over the fish & cooked until soft and tender! Ingredients:Mackerel – 6, medium sizeCrushed ginger-garlic- 2 tbspTomato-1, finely choppedTurmeric powder- 1 tspPepper powder- 3 tspTamarind paste- 2 tbsp Curry leaves- A sprig Coconut oil- 1/2 tsp Salt- To taste Method: Clean and wash the fish. In

കുക്കർ ചിക്കൻ / Kerala Style Cooker Chicken

A delicious & flavorful recipe of whole chicken slow cooked in pressure cooker! Ingredients:Whole chicken -1Turmeric powder- 1/2 tspGinger-garlic paste- 2 tspKashmiri chili powder – 2 tspPepper powder- 1 tspGaram masala powder- 1/2 tspKasuri methi – 1 tbspAssorted veggies- 1 cupSalt- To tasteOil- As needed Method: Clean, wash, & drain the chicken. Make random slits

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