Coconut Cookies

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Ingredients:

All purpose flour – 1 1/4 cup
Coconut flakes – 1 1/4 cup
Brown sugar – 1/2 cup
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Egg – 1 (room temperature)
Unsalted Butter – 1/2 cup ( room temperature)
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1/4 tsp

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a  bowl add  flour, baking soda, salt and  mix everything together.
  • Using a mixer cream the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.
  • Add the egg ,vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add  the flour mixture and the coconut.
  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto an parchment lined cookie sheet. 
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • Serve coconut cookies with cold milk….

 

 

Kerala Prawns Biriyani(Malabar Style)

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Ingredients:

Biriyani rice – 5 cup
Prawns – 1 kg
Onion – 5 cup (thinly sliced)
Ginger garlic paste – 5 tbsp
Green chilli -11(crushed)
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp+1/4 tsp
Chilli powder – 2 tsp + 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – 2 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Continue reading →

Papaya Curry/Raw Pappaya Curry

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Ingredients:

Raw papaya (chopped)-2 1/2 cup
Toor dal- 1/3 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder – 1 tbsp
Asafoetida – a pinch
Tamarind –  small gooseberry size 
Tomato- 1(small)
Garlic chopped – 2 tsp
Curry leaves – few
Dried red chillies – 3
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp-
Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
salt to taste

Method:

Pressure cook toor dal for 3 whistle.

Add chopped papaya,turmeric powder,chilli powder, asafoetida and salt into the cooked toor dal .

Add  3/4 cup of water and cook for 2 whistle.Meanwhile soak the tamarind in half cup of water .

When the pressure released  add the tamarind water ,chopped tomatoes along with 1/2 cup of water.

when it boiled keep aside.

Heat oil in another pan add mustard seeds.

When the mustard splutter and dried red chillies and curry leaves.

After that add chopped garlic.

when it turned into red colour turn off the stove and it into the curry and mix well.

Now the Raw papaya curry is ready to serve.

It goes well with Rice. 

Chettinad Pepper Chicken

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Ingredients:

Chicken – 1/2 kg
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Tomato – 2 (chopped)
Chilli powder – 1  tbsp
Pepper crushed – 2 tbsp 
Coriander powder – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp crushed
Clove – 3
Cardamom – 3
Cinnamon stick – 2
Bay leaf – 1
Curry leaf- few
Oil – 2 tbsp
Salt  Continue reading →