Avoli Fry (Silver Promfret Fry)

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Silver Pomfret(Avolli) – 1 kg (4 to 5 nos)
Black pepper powder – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 3 pinchs
Red chilly powder – 1 tbsp
Salt – As reqd
Ginger/Garlic paste – 3/4 tsp
Cumin Powder – 3 pinches
Lemon Juice – 2 tsp
Curry Leaves – 3 or 4 leaves
Coconut oil / Olive Oil– As required for frying


For cleaning the Silver Pomfret:
1)Clean the fish remove the waste from its belly, cut its fin in a nice shape, so that it looks good when presented.

2)Rub the fish on rough surface( on a cutting board) with salt and clean inside out.

3)Wash with clean water and soak them in lemon juice to get rid of the any bad smell of the fish.

4)After half an hour, take the fish out of the lemon juice and wash in clean water.

5)Make slits through the fish diagonally.

For preparing the masala:
1)Mix black pepper powder,red chilli powder, ginger/garlic paste, cumin powder,salt,Lemon Juice and turmeric powder into a coarse paste.

2)Rub it all over the fish inside out.

3)Stuff the curry leaves on to the fish and Refrigerate it for about half an hour for the masala to absorbed into the fish.

4)Take out the fish ,remove the curry leaf which was stuffed outside and fry in coconut/veg/olive oil on both sides, until it turns dark brown.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

Kerala Style Chakka Ella Ada

Author: admin  //  Category: Break Fast, Uncategorized

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Rice flour – 2Cups
Coconut Oil – 1tsp +3tsp
Grated coconut – 1 1/2Cup
Jaggery – 200g
Ghee – 2tsp
Cardamom Powder – 1tsp
Jackfruit Halva or ripe jack fruit sliced – 1/2 cup
water – as required for preparing a thick batter
Salt – 1/4 tsp
Sugar – 1/4 tsp
Banana Leaf without central strip or Aluminium Foil


1. Mix the Rice Flour with salt, sugar and 1 tsp of grated coconut.Add boiling water to the mix, and carefully stir well with a spoon.

2. When it turns warm, mix the dough with hand(preferably) and keep aside.

3. For filling of the Ada,in another pan mix the grated coconut with the grated jagery,jackfruit halva or sliced jack fruit and cardamom Powder.

4. Now on banana leaf or aluminuim foil spread coconut oil. From the dough take a handful spread it on banana leaf. If you find difficulty in spreading the dough dip your fingers in water and then try to spread again.

5. Spread 2 spoonfull of filling on it and fold the leaf carefully. Press the sides of the ada and carefully to seal it and place them in a steamer.

6. After 15 minitues ada will be completely cooked. To check whether its completely done, you just try to remove the sides of the leaf from ada. if its coming out clean, then ada is done and you can enjoy a sweet breakfast.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary