Onion Chutney

This is a very special, quick and hot recipe, made using onions. Most south indian breakfasts are served with this chutney. It is mostly served with Idli, Dosa and it can be had with all types of other snacks like pakoras, or can be used with the main course. Course: Indian Main Course Cuisine : South Indian Prep […]

via Onion chutney — ShriandSam


Easy Veg Ratatouille

Classic ratatouille Recipe

Chop – 2 Onions  – 4 cloves of garlic  – 2 aubergines – 2 courgettes – 2 Sweet Red Peppers

Saute –  Heat pan – 2 tbsp. Olive Oil –  Onion – Garic – 1 mnt – Add rest of the Veg – Salt to taste – Saute till Soft  and Done

Spice –  2 tsp. Sweet Pepper Powder – Stir Well –  6-8 chopped Tomatoes  – Bring to Boil – 3 mnts – Pinch of Sugar.

Garnish – Hand full Fresh Herbs (Basil or Coriander) – Drizzle Tsp. of Olive Oil – Turn off Stove done.

Serve with Rice or Bread.  Delicious Quick  and Easy

Recipe for  Ratatouille Mediterranean-style vegetable stew  perfect for a super-healthy midweek Lunch or Dinner


Meen Mapas – Fish in Coconut Sauce

Malayali food is one of my very favourite cuisines and is one of the things I miss most about living in India. I don’t mean to suggest that I grew up eating Malayali food (Kerala is the state, the people, culture and food are Malayali; the language is Malayalam). Indeed, given how intensely regional Indian […]

via Meen Mapas (Kerala-style Fish Curry) — My Annoying Opinions

Ethakka Vattayappam / Rice Cake with Plantain – Microwave Recipe

Ethakka Vattayappam / Rice Cake with Plantain - Microwave Recipe - Gluten Free Cake

Chop  – Peal – 1 Plantain – cut in Cubes

Sauce – Mix 1 tbsp. Rice Flour- 1/2 Cup Water – 2 Cups Coconut Milk – 2 tbsp.  Sugar – Pinch Cinnamon Powder  –  Stir Well – Bring to Boil  – 2-3 mnts –   Slow Fire –  Turn Off Stove

Batter – Mix –  1 Cup Rice Flour – 1 Cup Finely Grated Coconut (fresh or Dry) – Pinch Salt   – +/- 1 Cup water – 1/2 Cup Sauce – 1 Drop Vanilla Essence –  Thick Pouring Consistancy

Microwave – Pour Batter – Flat Bottom – Greased Dish – Decorate  Chopped Banana  – Sprinkle Pinch Cinnamon – +/-7 mnts.  –  Out of Microwave – Rest 5 Mnts.

Slice and Serve Hot of Cold with rest of the Sauce.  

Note : Use Cardamom powder instead of Cinnamon.  Use Jaggary instead of Sugar.  Substitute Coconut Milk with Regular milk.   Steam Cake  15 -20 mnts instead of Microwave if preferred.

I have been craving this cake for the last few days.  My mom made it all the time.    But this is the first time I have tried this.   The method and ingredients have changed slightly but the whole Appam was made and eaten in no time with beautiful memories of Amachi.

Delicious and Easy Recipe from Kerala India –  Ethakka Vattayappam / Rice Cake with Plantain Steamed or In Microwave drizzled with Coconut Sauce for  Breakfast or Evening Snack.


Birds Nest Cutlet/Kuruvi Koodu Cutlet/Potato Vermicelli Cutlet

Birds Nest Cutlet/Kuruvi Koodu Cutlet/Potato Vermicelli Cutlet

Deep's cook book

A delicious starter or snacks recipe that you can prepare to treat your guests in a get-together or a kitty party. This recipe is my bookmarked one. I used to prepare this cutlet so many times for guests and friends. This also i made it for friends family for dinner.  This is very simple and tasty snacks too. Crunchy outside and soft inside. The appearance of this cutlet seems like a bird nest with egg. I really remember when i made this cutlet for my hubby’s birthday party, all of our friends got surprised and loved this dish very much. Please do try this recipe and let me know how it turns out and your valuable comments here.

Serves : 20-25 cutlet

Prep Time : 10 mins         Cooking time : 5 mins each batch


Boiled Potato : 3 medium sized

Onion : 1 small chopped

View original post 260 more words

Peches Au Thon – Peaches Tuna Salad

Belgian Recipe for Pêches au Thon - Perziken met Tonijn -  Peaches with Tuna.  Quick easy and delicious.

Boil – 2 Eggs – Shell – cut in halves

Sides –  100 gms Salad leaves of Choice –  1/2 cup Tomato / Cucumber slices

Mash & Mix  – 1 Can Drained  Tuna – 1 Tbsp. Mayonaise   –   1/2 tsp. mustard – 1 tsp. Dried Parsley – Pepper Salt Chilli – To taste – Chill Half Hour or More. – Tuna Salad

Stuff –  4 pcs Tinned  Peach halves with  Chilled Tuna Salad

Sauce – 1 tbsp.. Mayonaise –  1 tsp Garlic – 1tsp  Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp. Yogurt – Salt to Taste

Arrange –  Stuffed Peaches –  Eggs – Salad leaves – Tomato – Cucumber.

Drizzle  – Sauce and Serve

Delicious Yummy  Peches Au Thon ready to Serve.     A great recipe for parties or lunch time.  

Note : Use any Salad Sauce of Choice. Adjust flavors to taste.

Belgian Recipe for Pêches au Thon – Perziken met Tonijn –  Peaches with Tuna.  Quick easy and delicious.


Plum Chutney

Plums are nutritious fruit rich in antioxidants and fiber. This chutney is sweet,tangy,spicy ,fragrant and delicious.Serve this chutney with fritters or crackers or chips or spread it on bread. Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:20 mins Author:Deepti Ingredients: 4-5 Red plums(Rinse in cold water,pat dry and chop into small pieces.Remove the seed.) 1 tsp roasted […]

via Plum Chutney — Vegetarian recipes of India

Konju Varuthathu – Prawn Masala Kerala Style

Konju Varuthathu - Prawn Masala Kerala Style

Chop –  3 Onions  –  1 Inch pc Ginger  – 5 cloves Garlic –  1 Green Bell Pepper — 2 tomatoes
Peel – 1/2  kg prawns peeled and deveined
Spice  – 2 tsp. Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp. Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp Pepper Powder – 1 tsp. Salt
Saute –  Heat Pan – 2 tbsp. Coconut Oil –   Onions – Bell Pepper – Ginger – Garlic  – till translucent -3/4 mnts -Add Spices – Stir 1 mnt  –  Chopped Tomatoes – Mix
Cook – Add Prawns to above  – Mix well – Cover and cook till done – 8 – 10  mnts
Garnish – Handful Cherry Tomatoes  – Curry Leaves  – 1 tsp. Coconut Oil  – Add to cooked above – Mix – Turn off Stove
Serve Delicious Spicy Konju Varuthathu with Rice and Vegetables. Mmnm…. Delicious.
Note – Adjust Salt and Spice  to taste.   Substitute Spicy Chilly Powder with Sweet Paprika Powder.

Indian Recipe for Kerala Style Prawns or Shrimp  Chemmeen Konchu masala

Saag Aloo / Potato Spinach Curry

Saag Aloo Spinach Potato Curry with Chapati or Rice Recipe

Blend – Boil 1 cup water –Add 250 g Spinach – 4 mnts – Drain – Cool – Grind to Paste.

Microwave – 4 medium Potatoes – 6 mnts  –  till Soft – Peel – Cut Bite Size Pcs.

Saute – 1 tbsp. Oil – 1 chopped Onion – till translucent – Low Flame

Stir – Add to above – 1 tbsp. Dried Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi) – 1tsp. chili powder – pinch garam masala – 1 tsp. Salt – Mix well –

Boil – Add 1 cup Tomato Puree to above – Bring to Boil – Add Spinach Puree – Continue Boil – Chopped Potatoes – 1 Cup Cream – 2-3 Mnts. – Turn off Stove Done

Serve Delicous Saag Aloo with Rice or Chapati.

Note – Adjsut Salt and chili to taste. Boil Potatoes instead of Microwave.

Quick and Easy Indian Saag Aloo Recipe / Potato Spinach Curry to serve with Rice or Chapati


Methi Murg – Fragrent Fenugreek Flavoured Chicken

Methi Murg - Fenugreek leaves Chicken Curry

Spices – 1tsp Garam Masala Powder – 1 1/2 tsp. Chilli Powder – 3 tsp. Coriander powder – 1 tsp. turmeric Powder

Marinate – 1/2 kg Chicken  – Bite Size pcs. –  2 tbsp. Yogurt – 1 1/2  tsp. Salt  Pinch Garam Masala –  1/2 hour or more

Saute – Heat 2tbsp. Oil – 2 Sliced Onions – 1 tsp each Ginger Garlic Paste -1-2 mnts  –   Add – 2  tbsp. Dried Kasuri Meethi Leaves – Stir –  Spices Above –  Mix well -1 tbsp. Tomato Paste – 1 mnt.

Cook – Add Marinated Chicken to Saute – Stir  – +/-2 mnt   – Add Half cup water – mix well –  Bring to Boil – Cook Covered –  low flame till done or in Preheated oven 180 deg C   –  (20-25 mnts)

Serve Fragrent Methi Murg with Chapati or Rice and Salad.   Enjoy.

Note : Adjust Salt and Spices to taste.  

Recipe for Methi Murg – Fenugreek Leaf Flavoured Chicken Curry – A Simple and Delicious recipe to make at Home.