Jackfruit (chakka) ada

Jackfruit (chakka) is commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisines. This fruit is very sweet, tasty and has a distinctive fruity aroma.  Chakka ada is a seasonal snack in Kerala, because Chakka is available in plenty during summer season. It is made with paste of Jackfruit, mixed with rice flour and jaggery.  In Kerala, a sweet... Continue Reading →


Garlic veg cheese toast

Ingredients Garlic bread sliced / brown bread– 10 pieces Garlic paste – 2 tsp Butter -1tbsp Salt – ¼ tsp Tomato chopped – 1 Lettuce chopped – 3tbsp Jalapeno chopped – 1tbsp Spring rolls chopped (green)- 1tbsp Cream cheese – 2tbsp Grated cheese – 200gms Instructions Heat a pan on stove top or preheat the... Continue Reading →

Malai paneer tikka

An Indian starter made from cottage cheese (paneer) cubes marinated with yogurt, cream, and spices, then grilled or baked. Ingredients Paneer – 500 gms (  cut into thin rectangles – depends on the skewer ) Capsicum cubed – 1 large Onion cubed – 1 large Tomato cubed – 2 large ( remove the soft inside... Continue Reading →

Banana fritters (Pazham pori)

Pazham pori, a dish prepared mainly in Kerala, it is an all-time favorite snack of Keralites.  Only a special type of banana called Nendra pazham (plantain) is used to make this dish. Ingredients Ripe plantain ( Nendra pazham) – 2 Maida – 4 table spoon Rice flour – 1 tbspoon Salt – to taste Sugar... Continue Reading →

Nacho chips

Ingredients Maize flour - 1 cup Maida /plain flour - 1/4 cup Coarsely ground cumin - 1/4 tsp ( optional) Coarsely ground ajwain - 1/4 tsp ( optional) salt - to taste ( 1/2 - 3/4  tsp) water to knead the dough Decoration Mix chopped spring onion, chopped Jalapeno, chopped tomato with grated cheese. Keep... Continue Reading →

Potato bajji (snacks)

Ingredients Potato wash and cut into thin slices – 2 large Gram flour ( Besan ) – ½ cup Rice flour – ¼ cup Chili powder – ½ tsp Asafoetida powder ( Hing ) – ¼ tsp Cumin crushed – ¼ tsp Ajwain crushed – ¼ tsp ( optional) Baking powder – ¼ tsp Salt... Continue Reading →

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