Aromatic, flavorful and it's homemade- Biryani Masala or Indian spice mix...Store bought spice mix even if it's the top brand cannot possibly beat the homemade version. I'm a sucker for homemade spice mix. I always make my own simple Garam Masala- will be posting the recipe soon. The other day, when I made the Hyderabadi chicken biryani, the recipe called for...

One of my favourite Thai dishes is Thai red curry chicken, it was made effortlessly in the Instant Pot...I don't make my own Thai red curry paste- it's on my to-do list. I always buy Thai Kitchen brand Thai red curry paste - it's the best I've tried so far (not promoting the product, it's my personal favorite).This is one of the dishes I make quite often and is...

Kerala style vegetarian lunch: Okra or Lady's finger Korma, Sweet and Sour Brinjal or Eggplant, Yogurt or Curd-Moru curry and Rice...This is truly a comfort food for South Indians. Sona Massori Rice- Cook 2 to 3 cups Sona Massori rice in enough water taken in a huge saucepan over stove top for 20 minutes or till rice has cooked. Or cook in a rice cooker.Okra...

Kerala style lunch: Coconut rice (Thengachor), Shrimp Curry, Cauliflower Masala stir fry and fried potatoes...Coconut Rice, for recipe click here Shrimp CurryCauliflower Masala Stir fryFried Potato  ...

 ActiFry cake in a Ramekin...Yesss, you can bake a cake in the Actifry or should I say you can airfry a cake in the Actifry???I used my popular cake in a mug cake batter recipe . In the AirFryer, I used Ramekin to make the cake. Making the cake batter is a breeze, just combine everything in the ramekin. I removed the paddle from the arifryer and placed the ramekin...

15 minutes and you will have a delicious shrimp curry made in the Instant Pot...I'm obsessed with shrimp and this is one of the dishes I make often in the Instant Pot. Throw in all the ingredients and pressure cook for 3 minutes followed by a quick pressure release; delicious shrimp curry will be ready and made effortlessly.5 minutes to saute all the ingredients,...

  Kerala style lunch: rice, shrimp roast, beans thoran and yogurt/pickleRecipes:Sona Massori rice: can be cooked in the rice cooker or over stove top- rinse the rice under running water, add the rinsed rice to a large pot, add enough water to cover the rice and cook for 15 to 20 minutes till the rice has turned soft.Tomatoes in Coconut Yogurt GravyShrimp...

Battered Cauliflower air fried in T-Fal Actifry and stir fried in an amazing sauce...If you shy away from deep frying like me, T-Fal Actifry will be a great addition to your kitchen. Before owning an Airfryer, for deep frying I always used less oil or went with pan frying or baking or grilling. T-Fal Actifry is just phenomenal, now I can make all the crispy snacks...

Quick and easy barfi made effortlessly in the microwave, in less than 10 minutes you will enjoy these delicious milk and chocolate flavored barfi...Barfi is a sweet that's quite popular in India and is served during special occasions and festivals. There are so many different kinds of barfi, it can be made with condensed milk, khoya (milk solids), gram flour (besan),...

Instant Gulab Jamun made with bread, easy to make and tastes exactly like the authentic Gulab Jamun...Any dish that's easy to make and calls for a few ingredients gets my attention. This is one such sweet that had been on my to do list for a while and it fits my criteria of being easy breezy and few ingredients.Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian sweet or dessert and...