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

പഴങ്ങൾ നിറച്ച കൊഴുക്കട്ട / Mixed Fruits Steamed Dumplings

An extra zing twist to the healthy & popular dumplings that are well enjoyed with a cup of hot tea! Ingredients:Rice/ragi flour- 2 cupsJaggery- 1 cup, gratedGrated coconut – 1/2 cupCardamom powder – 1/2 tspPineapple-1 ring, finely choppedApple- 1/2, finely choppedBanana – 1/2, finely choppedKiwi- 1, finely choppedMango- 2 medium pieces, finely choppedRaisins- 2 tbspCashews

രതീഷ് എഴുനേൽക്കു രതീഷ് / Kerala Style Sweet Plantain Fritters with Spicy Beef Curry

Sweet & ripe plantain fritters served with spicy beef curry is an unique combo to the gourmets who are in constant search of new tastes!   Ingredients: Nendrapazham/ripe plantains – 2 All purpose flour/maida – 1-1/2 cups Rice powder – 1-1/2 tbsp Dosa batter – 1-1/2 tbsp Sugar – 4-5 tbsp Black sesame seeds- 1/2

കടയ്ക്കാവൂർ കാവടി / Kadakkaavur Kavadi

Try this variety and traditional homemade snack that originates from the town of Kadakkavoor, located in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) District of Kerala. The uniqueness is the shape & design of the snack which represents “kavadi” – cowrie shells used by astrologers of Kerala.    Ingredients: Rice powder – 1/2 cup Egg-1 Sugar- 2-3 tbsp Coconut milk –

പഴം പൊരി കടികൾ / Fried Plantain Bites

Give a twist to the regular naadan palaharam (snack) and enjoy these golden beauties with hot tea or a “full cup of memories”!   Ingredients: Ripe plantain /ethapazham / nendrapazham- 3 All purpose flour / maida – 1 cup Rice flour – 3 tbsp Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Sugar – 3 tsp Black sesame seeds

പഴം കുമ്പിൾ അപ്പം/ Therali Appam/ Steamed Banana-Rice Dumblings

An authentic & traditional snack made from ripe plantains or jackfruits -this is purely an amalgamation of flavor and fragrance which can whet one’s appetite!   Ingredients: Ripe plantains/nenthrapazham/ethakka- 6 Jaggery-3-4 medium size pieces Clarified butter/ghee- 2 tsp Cardamom-2, crushed Cumin seeds/jeera- 1/4 tsp, crushed Dried ginger powder/chukku – 1/4 tsp (optional) Shredded coconut- 1 cup

Kluay Kaek / Thai Style Deep Fried Banana Fritters

A popular street snack from Thailand. These yummy fritters can be served with ice cream. The contrast of the crunchy bananas to the smooth cold cream is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!     Ingredients: Small ripe & firm bananas – 4, peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise Rice flour – 1/2 cup Sugar –

Pulivaral / Nulliyitta Appam / Malabar Style Tamarind Fritters

An excellent and tasty Malabar snack. These easy to make sweet deep fried dumplings are made in the shape of tamarinds, hence the name!    Ingredients: All purpose flour/maida – 1 1/2 cup Rice flour – 4 tbsp Ripe bananas – 4, mashed Jaggery – 5 tbsp Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp Baking soda –