A healthy snack using chickpeas that’s rich in protein and fiber made in the Instant Pot… Yes, I’m still obsessed with Instant Pot and have been making a lot of dishes in it. The other day, I cooked chick peas in the Instant Pot. I didn’t even soak the chickpeas in water, I put the dried chickpeas in the instant pot along with water and cooked...

Pan fried vegetable cutlets dipped in tomato-spinach gravy, couldn’t get any better… If you feel vegetarian food is boring, you are definitely missing out on some of the cool ways to make vegetarian food fancy and delicious. Honestly, my Man does think vegetarian food is boring. On the other hand, I love veggie food especially vegetarian Kerala dishes. The...

Crispy and crunchy fried tuna balls, perfect appetizer… This is an easy to make appetizer with tuna. Canned tuna is combined with onion, potatoes and seasonings, made into balls and first dipped in corn starch mix and then coated with bread crumbs and fried till golden and crispy. Absolutely delicious. Cooking Video     ...

  Dates and vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk…delicious dessert. This is one of the easiest and healthiest dessert made with dates. Dates impart the required sweetness, hence less condensed milk is added. The caramelized flavor of the dates and the roasted vermicelli makes this a splendid dessert. Best part is that this can be made in just 15 minutes.   ...

Bread stir fry, an easy to make breakfast dish or have as an evening snack… Bread is always found sitting on our kitchen counter top, and has rescued us countless times when we need to whip up something real quick. This is one such dish that can be made for weekend breakfast or as an evening snack. Bread stir fried along with peppers and some seasonings. Easy...

Beef cooked in a rich and delicious coconut milk gravy… This is a Kerala speciality dish, beef cooked in coconut milk and served with Appam. Beef stew cut marinated in spices and cooked in a rich coconut gravy- makes your taste buds dance with joy. For making Appam, recipe click here   ...

Shakshuka, poached eggs in cooked tomatoes is a popular Middle Eastern dish… This is a staple dish served for breakfast in many Middle Eastern countries, and also in North Africa. It’s cooked in a cast iron skillet and served in it as well. It’s a complete meal: onions, red pepper and tomatoes are cooked well, seasoned with paprika and ground cumin-...

Nankattas are Kerala’s favorite irresistible cookies… This is one cookie my mom used to make, it always turned out so perfect and we all devoured it right away and finished it in just one sitting. These cookies are found in all bakeries in Kerala and Tamil Nadu with different flavoring and toppings like pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts etc. These are...

Quinoa combined with mixed veggies and kale made in the Instant Pot, it was ready in a minute… Yet another reason to love Instant pot, you can make perfectly cooked and fluffy quinoa in a minute. I’d been making quinoa over stove top and it takes almost 20 minutes to completely cook quinoa. If I can make something effortlessly and that too in a minute,...

Ground beef stew cooked in an Instant Pot… The latest rage Instant Pot has reached my kitchen and I’ve started cooking in it and I’m absolutely blown away by it. Instant Pot is a multi-use programmable pressure cooker. Literally, anything can be cooked in it. It acts as a rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer and yogurt maker. The best...