Recipe – DUCK ROAST (nadan tharavu roast) Duck roast or tharavu roast is a classic traditional dish of Kerala. It is prepared on Christmas or Easter celebrations and is hugely enjoyed by everyone. Duck roast is one of the many dishes my mum-in-law cooks for Christmas annual lunch and we all devour every bite, forgetting the calories. There are many variations and one such variation I am sharing today.
Recipe – BREAD UPMA. Bread Upma is delicious and quick to make breakfast or snack prepared with simple ingredients available in the kitchen. A day or two old bread or fresh bread can be used. It is also a quick option for kid’s lunch box sans chillies. This upma is something I prepare very often at home and you can use any type of bread. It tastes good with toasted bread too. For a healthier version, take multigrain bread and add in your favourite choice of vegetables, eggs too can be…
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Black.Chickpeas (Kala Chana). Kadala curry is hugely enjoyed traditionally with puttu (cylindrical steamed rice cake cooked with coconut shavings) for breakfast / brunch. This curry can also be eaten with appam (rice pancake – soft and thick in the centre and lacy outside), dosas (fermented crepes made from rice and black lentil batter), idiyappam (string hoppers made from rice flour), pathiris (thick/thin rice roti) and red/brown/white rice.
Diabetic Friendly Recipe – SAUTEED DRUMSTICK LEAVES Delighted to get some bunch of drumsticks leaves from the vegetable vendor today. Back home, there is a huge tree where my mum resides and she would make many different variations like pickles, soups, saute or stir-fry, chutney, juice, curries etc.. A drumstick tree in the courtyard is a common sight in Southern India.
Recipe – HEALTHY GREEN YARD LONG BEANS STIR-FRY Yard long beans known as chawli in hindi and achinga payar in malayalam is a healthy and nutritious vegetable. Easy and very simple to make with minimal ingredients available in the kitchen. Thin, long and slender; it comes in 3 different colours, light green, dark green and purple. The dark green yard long beans is used here in this recipe. Back home, we use the light green ones which I feel is tastier. In case the beans are matured, tear open
THANKSGIVING RECIPE – SPICED RABBIT Thanksgiving dinners are very special. This year, I wanted to try something different. Rabbit meat – It’s healthy, delicious and tastes like chicken meat. Here, in this recipe, rabbit meat is marinated with host of aromatic spices and flavoured with creamy coconut milk texture makes it a perfect dish to celebrate with your loved ones. This dish can be made as gravy or dry. Served best with bread, naan or hot steamed rice. Tender and juicy Spiced Rabbit…
Recipe – BLUEBERRY FLAUGNARDE Flaugnarde is a simple, easy dessert made with fruits, similar to clafouti where traditionally un-pitted cherries are used. A clafouti is a french dessert from the Limousin region in Central France; when made with other fruits instead of cherries, the dish is called as Flaugnarde. It is somewhere between a flavourful custard and baked pancake dusted with powdered sugar or icing sugar makes a wonderful dessert and also a tasty break-fast too.
Recipe – BRAZILIAN STYLE CARROT CAKE (bolo de cenoura) Brazilian style carrot cake also known as Bolo de Cenoura is a very simple, easy to prepare cake, with available ingredients at home. It is moist, tender, soft, rich in flavour and texture. A popular Brazilian dessert; this plain cake is topped with chocolate sauce and is incredibly delicious.
Mangalorean cuisine is diverse and hugely influenced by South Indian cuisine. One of the classic, traditional, delicious and popular dish is ‘Amshi Tikshi’ which means ‘Hot & Sour’ fish curry. It is spicy, unique with distinct flavours. Fresh coconut, curry leaves and coconut oil is liberally used. Mangalorean Fish Curry is an eternal favourite to many fish lovers. I cannot express how much we enjoyed eating this curry with rice – Truly divine!