KERALA PAZHAM PORI RECIPE

A perfect keralite snack recipe .It is one of the most favorite dishes of all kerala food lovers.This instant evening snack can be prepared with minimum staple ingredients which are readily availabe at any keralite kitchen.

Hope you all will like this recipe .You can also check few more instant snack recipes available in this blog.

INGREDEINTS

Ripe banana (plantain)- 4-5

All purpose flour-2 cups

Turmeric powder -1/4th tsp

Sugar -4-5tbsp

Water -1/2 cup

Egg -1

Oil for deep frying banana slices

COOKING METHOD

  • Cut the bananas into three slices.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine together flour, turmeric powder ,sugar etc.
  • crack one egg and add enough water to make a smooth lumpfree batter.
  • Once the batter is ready, dip each slice of banana into the prepared batter and coat it well with flour mixture.
  • Heat oil in a medium flame ,gently drop the banana slices into the hot oil.
  • Fry till both the sides get golden in colour.
  • Transfer the fried banana fritters on to an oil absorbant paper.
  • Serve them hot with some tea or coffee.

NOTE

  • Always use perfectly riped plantain which are firm in texture.
  • Adding egg in the batter is completely optional, but it will helps to bind all the ingredients together and gives a nice texture for banana fritters.
  • Batter should slightly thick to coat well all over the banana slices .
  • You can use coconut oil for deep frying bananas which will give the authentic flavor of kerala pazham pori.

COOKING INSTRUCTION WITH PICTURES

Take a mixing bowl and add all the dry ingredients.
Add turmeric powder and sugar.
Pour in some water and make a smooth batter.
Crack one egg into the batter and mix well.
Get the batter right and you will end having the perfect banana fritters.
Cut each banana into three slices vertically.
Heat oil in a medium flame.
Dip the banana slices into the batter deep fry till perfectly cooked.
Fry in a medium hot oil ,flipping sides in between.
Perfect banana fritters are ready !!!!

Serve hot with some tea or coffee.

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VEGETABLE BREAD SAMOSA

These crispy and tasty bread samosa filled with savory ,tangy spiced mashed potatoes will be a great evening to serve along with a cup of tea.The preparation of stuffing is very simple, needs only mixing up the ingredients like boiled potatoes and other ingredients.The crispy outer crust makes it really tempting and irresistible snacks of your choice.

These instant crispy samosas make a good party snack since they remain crispy for long time.They are best served with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

INGREDIENTS

Boiled potatoes-3

Ginger-Small sized

Green chillies -3

Onions -1

Oil -3 tbsp

Turmeric powder-1/4th tsp

Chilli powder -1 tsp

Chaat masala -1 tsp

Lemon juice -1 Tbsp

Salt

Coriander leaves

Sandwich Bread slices -8

Oil for deep frying.

METHOD

  • To begin with rinse off 3-4 medium sized potatoes and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked well, drain off water and keep it aside.
  • Once it cools down ,cut them into cubes and keep aside.
  • Heat some oil in a nonstick pan ,add cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and finely chopped onions. Saute it for a while ,till they become transluscent.
  • Spice it with some masala(turmeric powder, chilli powder, chaat masala, salt etc.
  • Add cubed potatoes along with salt and lemon juice.Mash them using a spatula and make sure potatoes get absorbed with all the flavors of masala.
  • Finally add some coriander leaved and keep aside.
  • Steam cook the bread slices for few seconds ,this way we can make it easily foldable and also prevent crumbling while folding.
  • Using a rolling pin roll out bread slices .Trim the edges and cut it diagonally to make equally sized two samosas.
  • Take one of the slices and drizzle some water on the sides ,seal it by bringing the two edges together and pressing it.Keep one side open where in we need add prepared filling.
  • Add Filling inside the cone shaped portion .Seal it tightly by applying some water on the open sides of bread slices.
  • Repeat the process and prepare all samosas following this method.
  • Heat some oil for deep frying samosas ,Keep the flame medium and fry till samosas turn crispy and golden in colour.
  • Serve hot with some tomato ketchup .Enjoy !!!!!

PICTORIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Saute veggies till they become transluscent.
Add masala ,turmeric powder, chilli powder , chaat masala and salt..
Add potatoes .Mix well and let it get coated well all masala.
Add some lemon juice and mash potatoes well till everything get well combined.
roll out bread slices using a rolling pin ,trim the edges and cut it into two
sprinkle some water on the edges ,fold it and seal the edges.
press it and seat it tightly.
Add prepared potato filling .
Deep fry in medium flame till they become crispy.

crispy bread samosas are ready serve !!!!!

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NO COOK COCONUT BURFI

Coconut burfi is an Indian dessert which has an amazing flavor of coconut.No cook coconut burfi can be prepared very easily at home, just combine all the ingredients and let it rest for half hour or something inside the refrigerator.That’s all. Here i have used desiccated coconut ,but we can always use freshly grated coconut for making this instant burfi. Let’s see how to make it :

INGREDIENTS

Desiccated Coconut -1&1/2 cup

Condensed milk-1/2 cup

Cocoa powder -2 tbsp

Saffron milk-3 tbsp

METHOD

  • In a mixing bowl ,combine condensed milk and desiccated coconut.
  • Use your hand and mix everything together.
  • Take half portion of the mixture and mix it with cocoa powder .This will give a nice chocolaty flavor for burfi.
  • The remaining portion mix with some saffron milk.This would give a beautiful yellowish color for the burfi.
  • Take a small container and line it using a butter paper or cling wrap.
  • Add saffron flavored burfi mixture and spread it evenly .
  • Refrigerate it for 15 minutes.
  • Now add the remaining burfi portion and spread it on top of the saffron flavored burfi mixture.
  • Refrigerate it for another 15 minutes.
  • Coconut burfi would be ready to serve.

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTION WITH PICTURES

Combine desiccated coconut and condensed milk.
Half portion of the mixture mix with cocoa powder.
Chocolate flavored burfi mixture
Remaining burfi mixture .
Line a butter paper and spread the burfi mixture evenly.Let it rest for 15 minutes
Layer it with chocolate flavored portion and refrigerate for another 15 minutes .
Cut and serve !!!!
Enjoy!!!!!

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GARLIC MURUKKU/POONDU MURUKKU RECIPE

South indian poondu murukku or garlic murukku is an absolutlety delicious and kids’ favorite snack recipe .This snack is quiet easy to prepare and it’s unique flavor makes this scruptious snack a go to recipe which i prepare very often in my home .

INGREDIENTS

Besan-1 cup

Rice flour-1/2 cup

Garlic cloves -3

Turmeric powder -1/4th tsp

Chilli powder -1 tsp

Asafoetida-1/4th tsp

Ghee -1/2 tbsp

Salt

Water for kneading the dough

METHOD

  • Put the garlic cloves in a grinder and grind it by adding 1/4 th cup of water.
  • Strain garlic juice using a strainer and remove all the tiny bits and pieces if any.
  • Take a Mixing bowl and add besan, rice flour,turmeric powder ,chilli powder ,asafoetida and salt.
  • Add strained garlic juice .
  • Knead the dough really well by adding some water .
  • Add 1/2 tbsp of ghee which will make the murukku even more flavorful and crispy.
  • Heat some oil for deep frying in a kadai.
  • Once the dough is ready fill the murukku maker with the prepared dough.
  • Squeeze it on a ladle and keep the ladle into the oil for few minutes.
  • Drop the murukku gently by sliding with a spoon or knife.
  • Deep fry and flip in between.
  • Fry until murukku changes it’s colour and becomes crispy.
  • Crispy Garlic murukku will be ready to serve !!!

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES

Grind garlic by adding 1/4th cup of water.
Strain garlic juice and keep aside.
Take a mixing bowl ,add besan,rice flour,turmeric powder,chilli powder,asafoetida,salt and ghee.
Add strained garlic juice .
Mix it well adding some water and knead the dough until it forms into a soft dough.
Filling murukku maker with the dough .
Squeez it out on a ladle .
Drop it on to the hot oil.Wait for few minutes.
Gently drop it and fry unti it turns crispy and golden in colour.
Crispy garlic murukku is ready to serve

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SUGAR FREE BANANA PUDDING

Today i am going to share with you one of the simplest dessert recipes which belongs to the category of firless cooking .All you need to do is put some sliced bananas in the freezer section in advance .For the creamy and smooth banana pudding always use frozen bananas.This no sugar dessert can be enjoyed either as a breakfast or as a snack ,which will leave you feeling satisfied and full till the very next meal.Here’s the recipe :

INGREDIENTS

Sliced frozen bananas -2

Cocoa powder -2 tbsp

Milk-1/4th cup

Honey -1 tbsp

METHOD

  • Take a blender jar and add all the ingredients (banana slices,milk,cocoa powder and honey)
  • Transfer into a pudding bowl.
  • Add some chopped fruits and nuts .(apple,dates ,cashews etc.)
  • Serve and enjoy your meal.

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES.

In a blender jar add sliced bananas,cocoa powder,milk and honey .
Blend it well.
Smooth and creamy.
Transfer into a serving bowl.
Add some fruits and nuts .Enjoy !!!!

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NO COOK APPLE CARROT SANDWICH RECIPE

If you are searching for some instant healthy sandwich ideas , you have landed on the right page .Here i have used very few ingredients and they are kids friendly too.This no cook sandwich can be served as breakfast or as a quick snack which will leave you feeling full and satisfied until your next meal.Let’s see how to make it:

INGREDIENTS

Bread slices

Grated apple-1

Grated carrot -1

Mayonnaise-1&1/2 tbsp

cinnamon powder -1/2 tsp

METHOD

  • Finely grate apple and carrot separately
  • Squeeze out the moisture from apple and keep it aside. Excess moisture from apple will make the sanwiches soggy.
  • Take a bowl and all grated apple and carrot.
  • Add cinnamon powder and mayonnaise which will give a unique flavor for the filling.
  • Filling is ready.
  • Take two bread slices ,trim the edeges and add prepared filling in one of the bread slices .cover it with another slice of the bread .
  • Prepare all sandwiches this way.
  • As a healthier version we can use whole meal bread or brown bread slices for making sandwiches.

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES

Squeeze out the moisture from grated apple.

Take a mixing bowl , add grated apple ,carrots ,cinnamon powder and mayonnaise .

Mix it well

Spread the filling in one of the bread slices and cover with another one.

Sandwiches are reday to serve .

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MASALA PEANUT /RAJA SPECIAL MASALA PEANUT

Masala peanut or Raja Special masala is one of my favorite snacks which i love to much on while binge watching some movies or TV shows .peanut chaats can be considerd as a healthier alternative compared any other deep fried snacks .This less oil recipe requires very few ingredients which will be readily available at home .

INGREDIENTS

Peanuts-1 CUP

chaat masala -1 tsp

kashmiri chilli powder-3/4th tsp

lemon juice-1 tbsp

tomato -1/2 piece

green chillies -2

coriander leaves

salt

grated cucumber -1 tbsp

coconut oil -1 tsp

METHOD

  • Take 1 cup of peanuts in a microwave safe bowl .Microwave for 5 minutes.
  • Take a pause in between and give it a quick stir .
  • After 5 minutes ,peanuts would turn into hot and crisp.
  • Let it cool down.peel the skin off from peanuts.It’s a bit time cosuming process.But it’s worth it.
  • Once it is clean add all other ingredients.(Chaat masala ,kashmiri chilli powder,onion,tomato ,green chillies,cucumber ,coriander leaves,lemon juice ,s and salt)
  • Mix well.
  • Finally drizzle some coconut oil for some extra flavor.
  • spicy and tangy flavored Peanut masala will be ready to serve.

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTION WITH PICTURES

Take 1 cup of peanuts in a microwave safe bowl
Microwave it for 5 minutes.
Remove the skin of peanuts.
cleaned peanuts.
Add chaat masala,chilli powder,onion,green chillies ,tomato, cucumber,coriander leaves,lemon juice ,salt ,coconut oil etc.
lipsamcking masala peanuts are ready to enjoy !!!!!

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TUNA BREAD ROLLS

IF YOU ARE SEARCHING FOR AN INNOVATIVE AND SCRUMPTIOUS EVENING SNACK RECIPE ,TUNA BREAD ROLLS WOULD BE THE RIGHT CHOICE.

BREAD ROLLS  CAN BE PREPARED EARLER  AND STORED IN THE FREEZER SECTION OF THE REFRIGERATOR  UP TO TWO WEEKS .FRY AND SERVE WHEN EVER REQUIRED .

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INGREDIENTS

TUNA CHUNKS SMALL TIN
ONION1 FINELY CHOPPED
CAPSICUM1/2 PIECE
OIL2TBSP
TURMERIC POWDER1/4TH TSP
KASHMIRI CHILLI POWDER1TSP
CORIANDER LEAVES
GARAM MASLA 1/4TH TSP
SALT
BREAD SLICES
OIL FOR DEEP FRYING

METHOD

REMOVE EXCESS SALT WATER FROM TUNA CHUNKS AND KAEEP IT ASIDE.

HEAT A PAN ADD 1 TBSP PF OIL

SAUTE FINELY CHOPPED ONIONS AND CAPSICUM UNTIL THEY GET HALF COOKED

ADD TURMERIC POWDER,KASHMIRI CHILLI POWDER AND MIX WELL.

ADD TUNA CHUNKS ,MIX IT WELL WITH MASALA, LET IT COOK FOR FEW MINUTES.

CHECK THE TASTE AND SPRINKLE SOME SALT.

FINALLY ADD SOME CORIANDER LEAVES AND SWITCH OFF THE FLAME.

FILLING IS READY LET IT COOL FOR A WHILE.

STEAM COOK THE BREAD SLICES FOR FEW SECONDS ,THIS WAY WE CAN FOLD THE ROLL UPS EASILY WITHOUT BREAKING IT.

FLATTEN THE BREAD SLICES USING A ROLLING PIN .

ADD PREPARED TUNA FILLING  AND SOME MOZZARELLA CHEESE.

 GENTLY  ROLL IT UP.

MAKE ALL THE BREAD ROLLS FOLLOWING THE SAME PROCEDURE.

ONCE IT IS READY DIP EACH BREAD ROLL IN THE EGG BATTER AND COAT IT WELL WITH BREAD CRUMBS.

REFRIGERATE IT FOR 15 MINUTES.

HEAT SOME OIL IN A FRYING PAN FOR DEEP FRYING BREAD ROLLS.

FRY THIS UNTIL IT BECOMES CRISPYY AND BROWN IN COLOUR.

SERVE HOT WITH SOME TOMATO KETCHUP.

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE

remove excess salt water from tuna chunks
heat oil in a pan ,add onions and capsicum, saute it for few minutes .
add masala (turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala and salt) let it cook for few minutes.
flatten the bread slices and add filling along with mozerella cheese .Roll it up and keep aside.

Dip in egg wash and coat well with bread crumbs .
Deep fry until crispy
crispy bread rolls are ready to serve !!!!

CRISPY CORN /CHATPATA CRISPY CORN RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

CORN COBS-2

CORN FLOUR -2&1/2TBSP

RICE FLOUR-3TBSP

SALT AS PER TASTE

OIL FOR FRYING

FOR SEASONING

CHILLI POWDER -1/2 TSP

CHAAT MASALA -1/4TH TSP

CUMIN POWDER-1/4TH TSP

LEMON JUICE -1 TSP

CHOPPED ONIONS FOR GARNISHING

METHOD

  • Wash the corn thoroughly and deseed the corn kernels
  • Take a bowl add corn kernels along with corn flour, rice flour and salt
  • sprinkle some water little by little and make sure corn kernels are nicely coated.
  • Fry this in batches ,until it becomes crispy.
  • Mix it with all the seasoning ingredients.
  • serve hot .

HEALTHY BANANA SMOOTHIE

super healthy banana smoothie recipe .

INGREDIENTS

Banana -2

milk -4 tbsp

honey -1 tbsp (optional)

coco powder -1 tsp

apple -1/2 piece finely chopped

METHOD

Peel off bananas ,cut them in to small pieces.

freeze it for 3-4 hrs in a zip lock bag.

Take a blender jar ,add frozen bananas along with milk and coco powder .

blend it till  it forms in to a creamy texture .

transfer this  in to serving glass, add honey and chopped apple.

Enjoy .

 

Note:

You can even fill this in to the popsicle mould, without adding chopped fruits, and freeze it for  4-5 hrs and serve it like popsicle.

We can even add more chopped fruits like, green apples, pear, dry fruits, nuts ,dates etc. in to the banana smoothie and serve it like  a fruit salad.