Monday, May 16, 2011

Egg Fritters


Boiled Eggs 2
Onions 2
Besan flour 1/2 cup
Rice powder 1 large tsp(optional)
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Garam masala powder 1 pinch
Green chillies 3
Ginger a small piece
Curry leaves few


1.Grate eggs to very fine pieces.
2.Chop onion, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves finely and mix well with all other ingredients & egg.
3. Add water & salt to make a thick batter.
4. Heat oil in a pan . Take a small portion of the batter & fry till golden brown.
5. Turn over & repeat the same for other side.
6. Serve hot or warm.

Recipe Source:

Adapted from a malabar cookery book.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Jackfruit Stir Fry/ Chakka mezhukkupuratty


Jackfruit 1/2 a medium sized(cleaned & cut into smaller pieces)
Shallots 1.5 cup
Curry leaves 1.5 spring
Turmeric powder 3/4 tsp
Mustard seeds few(optional)
Crushed red chillies 2 tsp


Cook the jackfruit pieces in pressure cooker with salt & turmeric powder,until well cooked.
You can add sliced green chillies optionally while cooking. But take care to adjust the spiciness.
In a pan, season mustard seeds.
Saute shallots until they are browned.
Throw in curry leaves.
Add crushed red chillies, saute until raw smell is gone.
Now add the cooked jackkfruit pieces and stir well.
Serve hot with rice.