• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)

    A quite simple chicken shallow fry with dried red chilli, ginger-garlic and vinegar. Inspired from Ammu’s Chicken fry. Thanks Ammu for introducing it to us 🙂

  • Kerala Style Mutton Pepper Fry

    Mutton pieces cooked and roasted with pepper and spices. It tastes great along with porotta, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao, normal rice) and any Indian bread

  • Kerala Style Mutton Curry – without coconut (Nadan Mutton Curry)

    Easy, spicy Kerala mutton curry that can be prepared in no time. It goes well with porotta, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao, normal rice) and any Indian bread.

  • Chicken Adobo – Filipino style

    Filipino style chicken cooked with soya sauce, vinegar, garlic and pepper. This is an easy peasy recipe which can be prepared with very minimal ingredients.

  • Coorg / Kodava style Pork / Pandi curry

    Rich dark pork curry filled with slightly chewy bits of meat and sudden surprises of  tamarind and peppery bits. I have always been fond of my aunt’s Pork curry which she learned from a Coorgi  friend. I gave an attempt and it came out delicious 🙂 It goes well with ‘akki roti’ (rice roti) or ‘kadam

  • Kerala Style Kappa (Tapioca) Biriyani

    Quite easy and delicious authentic Kerala dish! Tapioca cooked, mashed and combined with beef, meat masala and fried coconut. Adapted from mariasmenu.com.