• Caramelized Cashew Nuts

    Crunchy cashew nut sprinkle. Toasted cashew nuts, mixed with caramel and then crumbled. These Caramelized cashew nuts are great as topping on desserts like puddings, custards and ice creams. You can also have it with yogurt and berries as a granola for breakfast. My favorite topping on Pineapple Pudding.   Summary (No Ratings Yet) Loading… […]

  • Kerala Netholi Fry (Anchovy Fry)

    Crispy and spicy Anchovy or Kozhuva or Netholi fry. Anchovies marinated with spices and then shallow fried. Anchovy is also called nethili or chooda or podimeen in different parts of Kerala. A quite easy and tasty appetizer.

  • Soya Chunks Masala Curry

    Soya chunks cooked in rich onion tomato masala gravy with spices, cashew, and cream. A simple, healthy and tasty Indian style soya chunks curry that goes well with ghee rice, pulao, chapathi and other Indian breads. One of my favorite veg recipe. Soy makes a great addition to the protein component of a balanced vegetarian […]

  • Mashed Potatoes Restaurant Style – The dead-arm technique

     This is the restaurant way of making mashed potatoes at scale. All credits to Ryan Goodwin. The technique is colloquially referred to as “dead arm” in the restaurant circles.

  • Beef Kheema

    Easy and cheap sautéed ground beef side dish for roti, naan and pita bread.

  • Kerala Style Fish Fry ( Meen varuthathu)

    Fish steaks marinated with spices and then shallow fried. It’s an easy and a great appetizer and also goes well with rice.

  • Moru Kachiyathu / Kachiya Moru / Seasoned Buttermilk without coconut

    Buttermilk seasoned with shallots, ginger and spices. This is a very easy and yummy curry which can be made in no time.  It is a must side dish with rice at any house in Kerala.

  • 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

    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. There’s also a story why I love this dish Puttu is a staple breakfast in my family. And as it goes, plantain is the “side dish”. It was so easy a breakfas

  • No Bake Mango Pudding

    This is an easy and delicious pudding. Perfect for summer! It can be prepared in no time.