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Coconut Panna Cotta (coconut pudding with gelatin)

Delicious tropical dessert…Coconut is such a tasty fruit(nut) and lots of benefits by drinking coconut water daily. In Malabar even though we do not think much about the benefits of coconut…it is like the air we breathe…it is there and we use it without giving much attention to its benefits…Coconut water is a sports drink to replenish your lost minerals and salt by sweating…Today I thought of making coconut panna cotta or pudding, whatever you call it… It was too good and the easiest dessert possible…only time taken is for setting the coconut milk and coconut water…

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Potato wedge fry

Who don’t like potatoes…It is one vegetable you do not get bored with,,,and is available in your kitchen even when the fridge is empty…The most nutritious and delicious tuber…only difference is the way you cook it…It is all up to you…If you want a low cal dish can mash the potatoes and have it with salt and pepper,…But once in a while we feel like indulging…What is the point in being strict with food??So here I have made potato wedges…the beautifully fried side or can be eaten as a starter…

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Prawns masala curry

Yesterday night’s special…A little heavy..I had shop brought ready made layer paratha and thought of having that with the prawns masala curry…I am not that good at making layer parathas..This combination was a hit anyway..I made dosa also to make up for the less quantity of paratha…and mango milkshake to wash it down. An awesome combination…nights usually should be light…Due to circumstances had to indulge to finish off the balance food.

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Muskmelon cucumber pomegranate salad

Global warming combined with heat wave is affecting most parts of the world..Heat drains you of the water and electrolytes from your body…and we have to replete it with enough water in the form of juices and salads…Melons contain 70 to 80% water content and is a good source of vitamin and minerals…a good laxative and prevents dehydration…include fruits containing more water in your diet to fight heat…I combined cucumber, pomegranate and muskmelon to give the cumulative effect to fight against dehydration..

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Chili prawns-Sunday lunch

The no-effort prawns stir fry with the rustic masala…And it came out quite good…As I said before, shrimp is one dish where you do not need expertise…It has got its own heavenly taste whatever way you cook…. Here I used only chili powder. We can use dhania powder also and instead of coconut oil use any oil you are okay with, but coconut oil gives the authentic taste of Kerala prawns fry.

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Watermelon Mint Juice

Now that summer is in full swing people look for different ways to reduce heat and keep the body system cool…Watermelon is a power packed fruit with vitamins, minerals and anti oxidants…dehydration is kept at bay if you have the fruit in any form daily in your diet…So, people, have watermelon if possible most days to fight heat and dehydration…

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