• Kerala Style Prawns/Shrimp Curry with Roasted Coconut

    Varutharacha chemmeen/konchu curry – A spicy dish, made with roasted coconut and spices, flavored with cocum. It is a simple and quick Kerala style prawns/shrimp curry preparation. It goes well with pathiri, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao, normal rice), chapathi, appam or any other Indian breads. Curries with roasted coconut base […]

  • Butter Chicken Pasta (Indian Style Pasta)

    Linguine pasta loaded with creamy and spicy homemade butter chicken. This Indian style pasta recipe is quick and easy to make and delicious!! It was a purely experimental and turned out to be one of the best pasta dishes I ever had.

  • 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.

  • Creamy Cajun Chicken And Shrimp Pasta

    Pasta loaded with Cajun spiced chicken, shrimp, veggies, cream, and parmesan. Cajun spice along with cheese and cream make the most delicious combo that’s to die for. This Creamy Cajun Chicken and Shrimp pasta recipe uses all the fresh ingredients. It’s an easy pasta dish to cook from scratch. We love Cajun spiced food and […]

  • Indo Chinese Dragon Chicken

    Chicken strips marinated, fried and sauteed in a spicy and tangy sauce. Serve dragon chicken as an appetizer or as a side dish with chicken fried rice or vegetable fried rice or Singaporean fried rice or any other Asian rice preparation.   One of my favorite appetizer in Indo-Chinese restaurants. Quick and delicious dish. You […]

  • Kerala chicken curry with coconut milk (Nadan chicken curry)

    Chicken curry with semi thick gravy well flavored with spices and coconut milk.It’s an easy and delicious nadan kozhi curry recipe.It goes well with pathiri, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao, normal rice), chapati, parotta/paratha, appam or any other Indian breads. This recipe is our house favorite one and an evolved recipe over […]

  • The 18th Century Fried Chicken Nathan Bailey’s 1736 cookbook Dictionarium Domesticum

    Nathan Bailey’s fried Chicken from the 1736 cookbook Dictionarium Domesticum

  • Kerala Style Mussels Fry (Kallumakkaya Varattiyathu)

    Mussels sauteed with ginger-garlic and spices. A spicy dish, and very common in Northern Kerala (Malabar). It can be served as an appetizer or as a side dish with rice. It tastes the best with coconut oil.

  • Beef Kheema

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

  • Kerala Beef Cutlet / Croquette

    Beef cooked with spices, dipped in an egg mix and then in breadcrumbs and fried. An appetizer which is never missed out at parties especially in a Kerala Christian home.