Donna George

Donna is an avid cook and like many others, discovered her love for cooking after marriage. She experiments with various cuisines from around the world with Indian cuisine at its heart. Being a Keralite, the majority of her recipes are from Kerala (South Indian). She strongly believe in "Cooking made easy".

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Recipes and Articles by Donna George

Aam Porar Shorbot Recipe (Smoky Spiced Raw Mango Cooler)

Monday, 12 June 2017 00:11

Love Mangoes! Summer calls for foods and drinks that cool our bodies. Raw mangoes, the wonderful summer veggie are perfect to protect you from sun strokes and extreme heat. The refreshing Aam Porar Shorbot is a smoky spiced raw mango cooler which is similar to the popular Aam Panna. The Bengali Aam ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Aar Macher Jhol Recipe (Bengali Style Fish In Spicy Tomato Gravy)

Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:10

Aar Macher Jhol is a Bengali Fish curry prepared with Aar/ Katla/ Rohu fish. Aar fish also known as the Giant River Catfish is a delicious fish that is commonly found in freshwater and brackish water. This sumptuous curry is relatively simple to prepare and uses the simplest of ingredients, most of ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Gluten-Free Koloocheh Recipe | Persian Date Nut Filled Cookies

Thursday, 02 March 2017 00:11

Koloocheh or Kulucheh is a Persian cookie made in various parts of Iran. It is prepared for the Norooz New Year’s celebration in the south of Iran. Different regions of Iran have different Koloochehs. This version of Koloocheh uses delicious gluten-free flours like amaranth flour ...

Published in Cookie Recipes

Barley Whole Wheat Coffee Marble Cake Recipe

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 00:11

Barley Whole Wheat Coffee Marble Cake Recipe is a variant of marble Cake with interesting swirls. Whether using lurid colors for a psychedelic finish, or just chocolate/ coffee or vanilla, the marble cake is a super tea-time treat. It is an interesting marble cake made with coffee and vanilla combo. ...

Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:46

Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry is one of the most delicious curries in Kerala Cuisine. The primary ingredient of this curry is ginger which adds a lot of health benefits to the recipe. Ginger through history has been used for relieving digestive problems. Inji Curry is an unavoidable part ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe (Okra in Coconut Curry)

Friday, 23 September 2016 00:00

Pachadi is an essential side dish at any Kerala Sadya (Grand feast), whether it is a wedding or a religious holiday or a birthday. Pachadi is a side dish made from different vegetables like ginger, cucumber, pineapple, lady’s finger, bitter gourd or ginger. The traditional Vendakka Pachadi uses deep ...

Kerala Style Prawns & Shrimp Biryani (Chemmeen Biryani Recipe)

Monday, 25 July 2016 00:32

Kerala Style Prawns & Shrimp Biryani (Chemmeen Biryani Recipe) is a robust flavored seafood biryani made from prawns and shrimps. This is a perfect monsoon and winter season food. With wonderful coastal flavors within and aroma spreading from this hot Prawns and Shrimp pilaf, this Kerala Style Prawns ...

Published in Rice

Meen Vevichathu Recipe (Kottayam Style Fish Curry)

Friday, 22 July 2016 00:05

Meen Vevichathu is the most sought after dish at every home in Kerala. Meen Vevichathu, I must say makes me feel instantly at home. Here is a simple yet delicious fish curry my family makes often. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Serve Meen Vevichathu with hot steamed rice for a perfect weekday meal. If ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Kerala Style Konju Curry With Thengakothu Recipe (Kerala Style Prawn Curry)

Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:24

Cooking a magnificent dish with so few ingredients and all in one pot is a perfect busy weekday lunch or dinner. This recipe is not just quick and easy but constructed to maximise flavour. The Kerala Style Konju Curry With Thengakothu is a culinary delight and such a wonderful recipe for those who dislike ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Kerala Style Chicken Tomato Roast Recipe

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:53

An easy and super tasty chicken roast that would be perfect for any occasion; you actually don’t even need an occasion to make this yummy dish. Kerala Style Chicken Tomato Roast is a no fuss recipe and is loaded with flavours. Chicken marinated in spices and cooked in a thick coconut gravy, heavenly ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Meen Peera (Kerala Style Fish Recipe With Shredded Coconut)

Friday, 08 July 2016 00:50

Meen Peera is a Kerala Style Fish Recipe with shredded coconut. I love Kerala-style fish cooked with coconut and if asked what I’d like for lunch, my first options will be either Kerala Style Fish Curry or this meen peera or meen pattichathu. You can use a variety of fish with bones for this recipe ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Peanut Butter And Flax Oats Bar With Chocolate Chip Recipe

Thursday, 07 July 2016 00:26

Peanut Butter And Flax Oat Squares With Chocolate Chips is a healthy snack option which will be enjoyed by kids and elders. In this oats squares we are using healthy ingredients like flax and peanut butter that are  tasty and healthy at the same time. Flax seed benefits could help you improve digestion, ...

Published in Energy Bar Recipes

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 00:57

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry is a dish that I learnt from my mum. A very simple dish which is just perfect for a cold rainy day. It warms you up with all the spices and the richness from the coconut milk. It is super easy to make, yet has all the flavours and warmth of a traditional Kerala dish. Did ...

Healthy Jamun Cooler Recipe (Black Plum Juice)

Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:04

Healthy Jamun Cooler Recipe is a drink that can be made on a summer evening. Jamun or black is a summer fruit that is widely available to us. It has many health benefits and a helps to come over stomach pain. It cures many infections in our body and helps to maintain our body as well. A must try ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe

Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:13

Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe are the no-bake Energy Bars and are the most decadent yet healthy emergence from my kitchen recently and let me tell you they are worth every crunchy bite! They are the perfect bake-sale treat, hiking snack, or healthy homey dessert. Or have one ...

Published in Energy Bar Recipes

Tangy Red Purifier - Tomato Beetroot Juice Recipe

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:25

This Healthy Fresh juice is a delicious Tangy Red Purifier, filled with the goodness of beetroot, tomatoes, cucumber, ginger, lemon and coriander leaves. This juice is rich in antioxidants and also provides anti-inflammatory support against heart disease and cancer. The lycopene in the tomatoes is proven ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Spiced Bottlegourd and Spinach Juice

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:29

The Green Flush is a healthy workhorse green juice that contains bottle gourd, spinach leaves, cucumber, ginger, and lemon. This chlorophyll packed juice lowers acidity and balances your body pH. It also flushes excess minerals and toxins from your body. Do try to include it in the morning or during ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Baked Chinese Potato Recipe (Koorka Mezhukuperatti)

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:55

Baked Chinese Potato Recipe is made from Chinese Potato, the eternal favorite 'Koorka' of the people of Kerala. Koorka is a small tuber crop cultivated throughout the length and breadth of Kerala. Koorka is enriched with Calcium, Iron, and valuable vitamins. This dish is regularly prepared in most homes ...

Caramelized Ripe Plantains Without Added Sugar Recipe (Caramelized Nendran)

Sunday, 05 June 2016 00:39

Caramelized Ripe Plantains without Added Sugar (Caramelized Nendran) is a delicious and super easy recipe. The traditional recipe for ripe plantain fry makes use of loads of ghee and sugar and is fried in more oil. But this dish is a healthy version which uses absolutely no added sugars and very less ...

No-Bake Tangy Lemon Pie Recipe

Sunday, 05 June 2016 00:08

A delicious and decadent No-Bake Tangy Lemon Pie prepared with freshly squeezed lemons; it is so good that it will leave your loved one wanting for more...This amazing No-Bake Tangy Lemon Pie tastes just like cheesecake but has no cheese!!! What's more? Serve chilled with a cup of green tea or ...

Ragi (Finger Millet) Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:23

The Ragi (Finger Millet) Chocolate Brownie Recipe is the easiest, funnest, most fool-proof brownies you will ever whip up in your kitchen! This wonderful Ragi/ Finger Millet Chocolate Brownie filled with the goodness of ragi and almonds is delightfully decadent and rich. Dusted with beautiful snow white ...

Whole Wheat, Oatmeal and Amaranth Fruitcake Cookie Recipe

Monday, 08 February 2016 06:56

The Whole Wheat, Oatmeal and Amaranth Fruitcake Cookie Recipe, is free from all purpose flour, filled with heart-healthy whole grains like whole wheat flour, oats, amaranth along with omega-3 rich flax, delicious walnuts and dark chocolate. And spruced up with left-over Christmas rum soaked dried fruit ...

Published in Cookie Recipes

Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes Recipe

Sunday, 07 February 2016 00:02

Treat your valentine with this heart friendly recipe of This recipe for 'Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes' is perfect for Valentines Day. These Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes are delicious quick bites which stay well for a couple of weeks ...

Whole Wheat and Jowar (Pearl Millet) Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe

Saturday, 06 February 2016 00:21

Whole Wheat and Jowar Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe is a healthy, high fiber cake recipe. Ingredients like whole wheat flour, jowar (pearl millet) flour and orange make this cake a perfect accompaniment for breakfast. Serve Whole Wheat and Jowar Orange Cake for your breakfast or tea time snack ...

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