Easiest yet delicious chicken korma cooked in the Instant Pot. With just 3 spices, you can make a finger-licking delicious chicken korma. Most people have the notion that for making chicken curries a whole lot of spices have to be added. Well, not necessarily. For making this chicken korma, I’ve only added 3 spices and the taste of this dish is beyond delicious. Simple...

Perfect biscotti for the holidays… It’s Sunday, it’s a snowy day and I was hit by the urge to bake. On a snowy cold day, baking is therapeutic for me. And I baked these crispy & crunchy pistachio biscotti. The nutty pistachios, the candied dried fruits along with the crispy texture of the biscotti, it was an absolute delight. Dunk the biscotti...

Ground beef cooked in the Instant Pot turned into 2 delicious dishes… Quick-fix meals with the ground beef cooked in the Instant Pot- tortilla wrap & sandwich. These are my favorite dishes that I make quite often. Ground beef can be cooked ahead of time & stored in the refrigerator or in the freezer. When it’s time for lunch or dinner, we just...

Finger licking delish shrimp & kappa or tapioca cooked in the Instant Pot… Kappa or tapioca is a staple food in Kerala. Over the years this simple & humble root vegetable has been curated & now it can be found on the menu of most fine dining restaurants in Kerala. Kappa can be paired with literally any kind of meat & seafood. However, Kappa...

Pad Thai, one of my favorite Thai dishes… One of my favorite cuisines is Thai cuisine. I’m glad there are a few good Thai restaurants in my city. I’ve to have Thai dishes at least a few times a month. One dish that I order without any second thoughts is Pad Thai. However, making authentic Pad Thai in my kitchen is quite a challenge. It’s all...

A healthy snack to enjoy without any guilt… Puffed lotus seeds or Phool Makhana in Hindi or fox nuts are common in the Northern part of India. Mostly enjoyed as snacks or added to curries. While growing up in South India, I haven’t had this it was not found in the South Indian groceries at that time. After I’d moved to North America, I found these...

Puttu or steamed rice flour cakes with chickpea or kadala curry, a Kerala specialty breakfast… Puttu or steamed rice flour cakes/funnel cakes are Kerala’s own breakfast dish. Puttu can be served with literally any kind of curry. However, puttu with chickpea or kadala curry tastes absolutely delish. In Kerala, black chickpea will be used for making curries....

Delicious dessert with vermicelli, custard & nuts… Easy to whip up & tastes delicious made with simple ingredients.   ...

Lip smackingly delicious chicken with almond poppy seed saffron yogurt gravy cooked in the Instant Pot… This has been one of my favorite Instant Pot chicken dishes. This is a Mughal-style dish called Murgh Musallam traditionally cooked with whole chicken. In this recipe, instead of whole chicken, I’ve added boneless chicken. The highlight of this dish...

Easiest Instant Pot chicken curry, pressure cooked for just 5 minutes… All we have to do is dump all the ingredients & pressure cook for 5 minutes. Aromatic & flavourful chicken curry will be ready in no time. Cooking Video     ...