Today’s recipe is a delicious Indo Chinese starter,Mushroom Manchurian. I am a big big fan of Manchurian dishes especially the Indo Chinese vegetarian versions,and this delicious Mushroom Manchurian is my favorite one….
(Melon balls with lemon and ginger dressing)
Refreshing melon balls with lemon and ginger flavor,I am sure you will love this.this melon balls are very simple and easy to prepare.Deseed the melon and scoop out the flesh in to round balls with melon baller.Sprinkle some sugar,Add the lemon and ginger extract,chill and serve………………….
the temperature in Dubai is very high now and the summer has in full swing, the hot weather calls for some refreshing drink,So i decided to make a very very simple water melon drink which is very popular and common in my place. We call this drink “vathakka vellam”(vathakka or bathakka means water melon) nothing a very simple two ingredient summer cooler.water melon is a perfect summer fruit. juicy and highlynutritious….
(Muttamala and pinjanathappam or kinnathappam is a famous Malabar dessert made of eggs and sugar.It is similar to the famous Portuguese Egg Threads “Fio de Ovos”.)…
( healthy iftar drink made with semolina,milk and coconut milk)
Thari kanchi or Thari kachiyathu (semolina porridge) is an inevitable delicacy during Iftar.This healthy and refreshing drink is usually made in the evening while breaking fast.semolina is easily digestible and this drink will give energy and refreshment after a long day fast. this is different from the normal porridge,or I can say this is similar to payasam….
(classic Malabar dessert )
Pal vazhaka or sago dessert is a classic Kozhikodan (Calicut) delight.It is commonly prepared during Ramadan.Sago cooked with coconut milk and ripe plantain.a very delicious and easy dessert….
(layered pan cakes with meat or chicken filling-A north Malabar delicacy)
Chatti pathiri or adukku pathiri is a very famous classic North Malabar snack usually made during Ramadan,actually a snack but heavier than a snack .There are two versions of chatti pathiri sweet and savory.Several times I made both version especially the sweet chatipathiri.I always prefer spicy food so I just decided to make the savory version….
Unniyappam is the traditional snack of Kerala.It’s an unavoidable item in special occasions like Vishu and Onam and unniyappam has been the offering in many temples in Kerala as prasadam(food that has been offered to god)….
(A special Malabar delicacy made with ripe plantain)
Most of the Malabar snacks and desserts are made with plantain,egg and coconut,here is another delicious snack made with plantain. Unnakaya is a spindle shaped sweet snack,very common and popular in Malabar.It is my all time favorite snack and very easy to prepare.The mild crunchy on out side and softness of banana inside with a sweet coconut filling and some crunchy and sweet bites of cashew and raisins makes this snack absolutely delicious….
Bread roll filled with chicken.A Malabar special snack.