• Bread Upma - Bread and Vegetables masala Stir Fry

    Bread Upma - Bread and Vegetables masala Stir Fry

    Bread cubes stir fried with vegetables and spices. An easy, healthy and tasty breakfast option using leftover bread. You can add other veggies of your choice too. I usually prefer the above vegetables which get cooked quickly. Never miss tomato.

  • Moong Bean / Green gram stir fry with coconut (Cherupayar Thoran - Kerala Style)

    Moong Bean / Green gram stir fry with coconut (Cherupayar Thoran - Kerala Style)

    Mung bean stir fry with coconut, garlic and green chilly. A relatively simple Kerala side dish - prepared together with rice/rice porridge/kanji for lunch. A comfort food and a very common dish at Kerala homes. I always get good quality organic dal and pulses from Bigbasket's organic section, when I ...

  • Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)

    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)

    Mushrooms cooked and sauteed in ginger garlic, pepper, and spices. A healthy and tasty side-dish. Goes well with rice, roti, and any Indian breads.

  • Kerala Style Beans stir fry with coconut (Beans Thoran)

    Kerala Style Beans stir fry with coconut (Beans Thoran)

    Kerala style beans stir fry with coconut, garlic and green chilly. A simple and healthy dish that can be served with rice. It's also called as "beans upperi" in the central part of Kerala. One of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya :) Coconut is the key ingredient in ...

  • Kerala Style Chickpea / Kadala curry

    Kerala Style Chickpea / Kadala curry

    Chickpea simmered in coconut milk with ginger-garlic and spices. Brown Chickpea is mostly preferred for this recipe. Puttu with kadala curry is a comfort breakfast for any Malayalee. It can also be served with Idiyappam, Appam, Porotta and any Indian bread.

  • Jackfruit seeds and Raw mango curry (chakkakuru manga curry)

    Jackfruit seeds and Raw mango curry (chakkakuru manga curry)

    Jackfruit seeds cooked with raw mango and coconut mix. This curry has a sour and lightly spicy flavor. One of the traditional Kerala delicacy! A great side dish to go with rice.It is a summertime favourite at my home.Recipe credits to my mom :) You can also replace drumsticks for ...

  • Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)

    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)

    Kerala style long beans stir fry with spices, ginger and garlic. A quick and healthy dish that can be served with rice. One of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya :) Don't add water while cooking long beans for better taste.

  • Roasted Spicy Garlic Cashew nuts

    Roasted Spicy Garlic Cashew nuts

    Sometime back when I was roomates with Deepthi, she used to treat us with Delinut Cashews. It was downright amazing. Think about it like the different pringles flavors, but for cashews. We’d finish half a kilo in a night trading office stories. These cashews were hard to get by. Deepthi ...

  • Cauliflower / Gobi masala

    Cauliflower / Gobi masala

    Cauliflower fried and sauted in spicy masala gravy!! It goes well with Roti or any other Indian bread or Pulao.

  • The South Indian green peas masala stew of your dreams

    The South Indian green peas masala stew of your dreams

    You’ve seen ratatouille. That scene when Anton Ego takes that bite, only to be reminded of him mom’s cooking. Everyone has one. And this is mine. Puttu is a staple breakfast in my family. And as it goes, plantain is the “side dish”. It was so easy a breakfast when ...

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