Chicken curry made in the Instant Pot effortlessly… I cook chicken, other meat curries and anything meat-related dishes only in the Instant Pot. The ease, the effortless cooking and less time consumption in the Instant pot are just amazing. Here is the recipe for making easy chicken curry. I like to season the chicken with the spices and marinate for a few...

Coconut rice is a South Indian specialty dish… In Kerala, coconut rice is made with rosematta or matta rice. Matta rice is the red rice that is nutritious and healthy. In the Instant pot, rice: liquid ratio should be accurate to make the perfect fluffy coconut rice and avoid burn sign. For 2 cups rice, 3 1/2 cups liquid is required. I’ve added 2 1/2 cups...

Chikoo or Sapota or Sapodilla is a tropical fruit that has an amazing caramel flavor, turn them into a delicious smoothie… One of my favorite tropical fruits is chikoo or sapodilla. There is a huge chikoo tree on my parents front yard in Kerala, when I visit them I have got the joy of picking ripe chikoo right from the tree and enjoying them. The fruit by itself...

Healthy and filling breakfast… One of my favorite weekday breakfast is made with plantains and eggs. Plantains are rich in fiber and instant energy boosters. Whenever I find plantains at the grocery store I get them. Even if it’s not ripe, buy them and keep them on the kitchen counter top. In a few days, they will ripen. This is one of the easiest dishes...

Healthy smoothie to kick start your day… Smoothie made with banana, apple, nuts, and flaxseed. Healthy, filling and instant energy booster.   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_5 span,#wpdevar_comment_5 iframe{width:100% !important;}...

Healthy Smoothie to kick start your day… This week, I’ve been having different kinds of smoothie for breakfast. Obviously, I love smoothies. It’s healthy and filling and will help you to kick start your day in a cheerful and energetic way. Smoothie No: 1: Strawberry, banana, apple and cereal smoothie. To the mixed fruits-I also added cereal, made...

Whole chicken biryani made in the Instant Pot; incredibly delicious… Made this delicious whole chicken biryani for my Man’s birthday. After owning an Instant Pot, I always make biryani in the Instant Pot. After cooking the chicken and masala, basmati rice is cooked in the chicken stock; this will make the rice taste extremely flavorful. This time, I’ve...

South Indian style Rasam, perfect to pour over rice… Rice when served along with rasam and pickle, truly a South Indian comfort food. In some of the South Indian houses, rasam is made and served with rice almost every day for lunch and dinner. Rasam can be also enjoyed as a soup, it helps in digestion and helps to relieve stomach aches. Try this easy to make...

South Indian style chutney made with carrots and tomatoes, perfect for uthappam, dosa, idli or rice… My most favorite chutney is Tomato chutney, and I need this along with dosa, idli or uthappam. I tweaked tomato chutney recipe and added carrot along with tomatoes. Turned out delicious. Tomato Chutney Recipe, click here  Oats Semolina Uthappam Recipe, click...

  Celebrating India’s 73 rd Independence day with this tri color pudding, which represents the flag of India… India secured its independence on August 15, 1947, and the  Constitution of India came into effect on January 26, 1950. The Indian flag was designed in 1921 by Pingali Venkayya, an agriculturist from Machilipatnam. The Indian flag is a horizontal...