• Indian Mixed Vegetable Curry with Coconut Milk

    Mixed vegetables of your choice, say Potato, Carrot, Green Peas, Spinach, and broccoli cooked in spiced coconut milk gravy. This quick, delicious and healthy mixed vegetable curry goes well with rice, chapati, and any Indian breads

  • Kerala Style Mixed Vegetable Curry with Spiced Coconut (Avial)

    Mixed vegetables cooked in spiced coconut and yogurt based gravy. Avial is easy to prepare and a yummy side dish that goes well with rice. One of the must side dishes for Kerala Sadhya, which is popular during festivals Onam and Vishu

  • Kerala Chicken Curry with Roasted Coconut (Varutharacha Chicken Curry)

    Chicken curry well flavored with roasted coconut and spices. This recipe is a Malabari delicacy. It goes well with pathiri, kerala porotta, any sort of rice variants (ghee rice, pulao, normal rice), chapathi, appam or any other Indian breads.

  • Instant Pot Indian Beef Fry

    Beef marinated in spice mix, pressure cooked in an Instant Pot and then stir-fried with coconut slices and curry leaves. Authentic Kerala style beef fry / Beef Ularthiyathu is an easy and delicious appetizer or a great side-dish with rice. Beef Varattiyathu is one of the favorite dishes of Malayalees. An excellent touching for alcohol […]

  • Kerala Style Red Cowpea and Pumpkin Curry with Coconut (Mathanga Erissery)

    Red Cowpea(payar), pumpkin and raw banana cooked in flavorful coconut gravy. This dish is called Mathanga Erisseri in Kerala and one of the popular recipe for Onam/Vishu Sadya. This is an easy and delicious Red Cowpea, and Pumpkin curry and it goes well with rice.

  • Kerala Style Beans Stir Fry (Beans Mezhukkupuratti)

    Kerala style beans stir fry with spices, ginger, and garlic. This Beans Mezhukkupuratti is a quick and healthy side dish that goes well with rice. Mezhukkupuratti is made with different vegetables and is very common at a Kerala home. And it’s one of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya.

  • Kerala Style Cabbage Stir Fry with Coconut (Cabbage Thoran)

    Kerala style cabbage stir fry with coconut, ginger-garlic and green chilly. A simple and healthy side dish that goes well with rice. It’s also called as “cabbage upperi” in the central part of Kerala. Cabbage thoran is one of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya!

  • Kerala Prawns/Shrimp/Chemmeen/Konchu Fry

  • 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.

  • 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 a healthy and tasty side-dish with rice, roti, and any Indian bread. An easy recipe which you can make for a weekday dinner.

  • 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 South Indian style chicken curry pressure cooked in an Instant Pot.

  • 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.

  • Kerala Netholi Fry (Anchovy Fry)

    Crispy and spicy Anchovy or Netholi or Kozhuva 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 Dragon Chicken

    Chicken strips marinated, fried and sauteed in a spicy and tangy sauce. Serve this dish 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.

  • 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.

  • Soya Chunks Masala Curry Recipe

    Soya chunks cooked in rich onion tomato masala gravy with spices, cashew, and cream. A simple, healthy and tasty Indian style soya curry that goes well with rice, chapathi and other Indian breads.

  • 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 curry goes well with rice, chapathi, and any Indian breads.

  • Kerala chicken curry recipe 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. This recipe is our house favorite one and an evolved recipe over the time. It goes well with pathiri, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao), chapati, parotta/paratha, appam or any […]

  • Kerala Style Lady’s Finger / Okra / Bhindi Curry with spiced yogurt and coconut (Vendakka Kichadi)

    Lady’s finger fried and cooked in spicy coconut and yogurt based gravy. It’s an easy to prepare and a yummy side dish which goes well with rice. One of the must side dishes for Kerala Sadhya which is popular during festivals Onam and Vishu.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Beef Kheema

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