• Quinoa Stir Fry with Chicken And Vegetables

    Chicken, vegetables and egg stir-fried with ginger-garlic, spices and then mixed with cooked quinoa. It’s amazingly flavorful and delicious. An easy and healthy Quinoa Stir Fry with Chicken And Vegetables. A quick one pan dish that you can prepare even on a hectic day. This works out well for Gluten-free diet. This dish can be otherwise […]

  • Instant Pot Indian Sweet Corn Chicken Soup

    Fresh corns pressure cooked, simmered along with chicken and then drizzled with beaten egg. This classic Instant Pot Indian Sweet Corn Chicken Soup recipe is quick and easy to make, full of delicious flavor. A very popular soup in an Indo Chinese restaurant. If you are new to Instant Pot, it’s a multi-purpose cooker. It can […]

  • Bitter Gourd Fry (Paavakka / Kakarakaya / Karela Fry)

    Bitter gourd stir-fried with onion, thin coconut pieces, and spices. In Kerala, this dish is popular as Pavakka Mezhukkupuratti. This Bitter Gourd Fry / Karela Fry is a quick and healthy side dish that goes along with rice. This recipe is adapted from my mother-in-law. I never liked bitter gourd until I tried out this […]

  • Instant Pot Indian Beef Curry

    An easy peasy Instant Pot Indian beef curry recipe, well flavored with spices. An authentic Kerala style beef curry pressure cooked in an Instant Pot. It goes well with chapati, parotta/paratha, pathiri (rice bread), any rice variants ( pulao, ghee rice, regular rice), appam (rice pancake) or any other Indian breads. This curry works out well […]

  • Indian Healthy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

    Chicken and broccoli cooked and sauteed in ginger garlic, pepper, and spices. This Indian Healthy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry is an easy and tasty side-dish with rice, roti, and any Indian bread. A quick recipe which you can make for a weekday dinner. Broccoli is an excellent source of many vitamins, minerals, and dietary […]

  • Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry

    Chicken curry well flavored with spices and coconut milk. An easy and delicious Instant Pot Indian chicken curry recipe that you can quickly make even on a weekday. An authentic Kerala style chicken curry pressure cooked in an Instant Pot. It goes well with chapati, parotta/paratha, pathiri (rice bread), any rice variants ( pulao, ghee […]

  • Instant Pot Easy Creamy Potato Soup

    Potatoes pressure cooked, blended with cream cheese and topped with green onions, cheese, and bacon. This Instant Pot Easy Creamy Potato Soup is a healthy One Pot Soup and one of my favorites for dinner, especially during winter time. Cream of potato and cream cheese combined beautifully in this creamy and comforting soup! For more […]

  • Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry with Eggs (Paleo, Keto, Gluten Free)

    Cauliflower rice cooked with onion, bell peppers, and eggs. Crumbled cauliflower is an excellent alternative to rice and suitable for a low carb diet. This cauliflower rice stir fry with eggs is an easy and healthy recipe without compromising the taste. One of the best ways to make cauliflower rice. This works out well for […]

  • Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

    Spicy Italian sausage, fresh leaves, and potatoes cooked in a creamy broth topped with crumbled bacon. This is an easy, healthy and yummy One Pot Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana soup recipe. It has got right flavors on one plate. Inspired by Olive Garden special Zuppa Toscana soup. You’ll just love this. This soup is my […]

  • Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

    This pumpkin chocolate swirl cheesecake with oreo crust is rich, delicious and has an amazing pumpkin pie spice flavor. Melted Chocolate chips swirled into pumpkin cheesecake mixture gives it a marbled effect. I used homemade pumpkin puree in the pumpkin cheesecake mixture. Otherwise, you can use the canned pumpkin puree. Easy and yummy dessert which […]

  • Paneer Masala Fry (Indian Cottage cheese fry)

    Spicy cheese cubes! Indian cottage cheese / Paneer shallow fried with ginger-garlic, spices, and curry leaves. This paneer fry is an easy and yummy appetizer to make at home on weekdays, and for parties or any occasion.

  • 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 […]

  • Homemade Pumpkin Puree

    Simple, quick and easy homemade roasted pumpkin puree. A great alternative to store-bought canned pumpkin puree. With this homemade pumpkin puree in hand, you can whip up smoothies, pancakes, pie, muffins, cakes and other desserts quickly during the fall and early winter.

  • 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.

  • Soya Chunks Masala Fry

    Soya chunks deep fried with the ginger-garlic, spices and curry leaves. This soya chunks masala fry is a quick, tasty and healthy appetizer that can be made easily at home. Here are other soya chunks recipes: Soya Chunks Dry/Stir Fry Soya Chunks Curry

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Indo Chinese Honey Chilli Potato

    Crispy Fried Potatoes cooked with spring onion and bell peppers in a sweet and spicy sauce. Honey Chilli Potato is a popular Indo-Chinese appetizer. Sweet and spicy flavor combination makes it awfully delicious.

  • 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 […]

  • Onion Tomato Raita

    Yogurt combined with onion, tomato and chilli. An easy, simple and yummy side dish to go with any Indian rice preparations – chicken biriyani, beef biriyani, fish biriyani, vegetable pulao and ghee rice. It cannot be easier than this. Raita’s often called as an Indian condiment made with dahi or yogurt or curd together with […]

  • Authentic Tres Leches Cake

    Tres Leches cake, otherwise called as Three Milk Cake. Sweet and moist two layer cake with wet vanilla sponge cake base, topped with whipped cream. This authentic tres leches cake has a vanilla cake base, soaked in rich milk sauce made out of three kinds of milk- evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and the half-and-half. I’m a […]

  • 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. For more soya chunks recipes, check out Soya Chunks Manchurian Dry Soya Chunks Dry Soya Chunks Deep Fry One […]

  • Mushroom Masala Curry with Coconut (Indian Style) Recipe

    Mushroom cooked in spicy coconut gravy. An improvised version of Kerala theeyal preparation with mushrooms. This quick, delicious Mushroom masala curry /Mushroom Theeyal goes well with rice, chapathi, and any Indian breads. Check out Mushroom masala stir fry, for mushroom stir fry preparation. Shallot/Ulli theeyal is a traditional Kerala dish. I’m neither a mushroom nor a […]