Chicken pieces marinated in an aromatic and flavorful marinade and fried to perfection…Totally my way! If people in N.America go crazy for chicken wings, hard core non-vegetarians in Kerala go crazy for chicken fry. And, I proudly belong to the chicken fry fanatic group. May be I can become the captain of that group. I can resist a lot of food but chicken...

Bread made into an Upma, perfect for breakfast or as an evening snack… Upma is a South Indian breakfast dish traditionally made with semolina and it resembles to a thick porridge. Nowadays, you could see upma being made with so many other ingredients like oats, bread, rice flakes, cracked wheat, quinoa, mixed veggies, grated cauliflower, corn meal etc. The...

A popular and delicious Sindhi vegetarian dish… Sindh is a province in Pakistan and their cuisine is called Sindhi cuisine. I have seen and read a lot of Sindhi recipes posted by some of my fellow bloggers and have been thinking of making some of the dishes in my kitchen. Finally, I made this Sindhi Kadhi. It’s basically a delicious vegetarian curry and...

Nutella and butter roasted Bananas wrapped in a crepe, now that’s what I call a stunning breakfast or brunch… I am enjoying the long weekend by doing nothing, I am just relaxing at home and I am loving it. I didn’t cook anything special over the weekend, made the usual easy one pot meals and not complaining about it. This morning after waking up,...

Chicken cooked with ground pepper and coconut milk, finger licking delicious… One of my favorite chicken dishes is Chicken Korma. Kormas are creamy, rich, flavorful and delicious. I’ve tried many kinds of kormas over the years, coconut milk is the key ingredient for making kormas and that’s what makes it creamy and rich. To make the kormas even...

Shredded carrots combined with spices and gram flour, made into fritters or vada, a perfect evening snack… One of the popular evening snacks in South India is Onion vada or fritters. Onion vada with a cup of cardamom tea can turn your evenings into a beautiful one. If it’s a rainy day, then the beauty is beyond words. In my place, Spring is still in slumber...

Ground fish made into cutlets or patties, great for making sandwich or burger or top your salads or wrap in a tortilla or pita… I have a soft corner towards patties or cutlets, for that reason I often tend to turn any meat into patties. Add some seasonings to the ground meat or fish along with veggies, make into patties and pan fry or bake them. The patties...

Chapati and omelette rolled together and cut into rounds, perfect for brunch or lunch or dinner… Yesterday, I promised myself that I would take a break from the store bought tortillas, pita breads and rotis. So for dinner, I had to make chapatis from scratch. Though making any kind of rotis from scratch is a bit time consuming process, once I start making...

Cappuccino flavored biscotti makes a perfectly crunchy evening snack… Who wouldn’t love something sweet and crunchy along with a cup of coffee or tea??? This cappuccino biscotti is perfect with a cup of coffee or cappuccino or even tea. The difference between a cookie and biscotti is that biscottis are double baked, that’s what makes it crunchy...

    Shrimp and potato cooked together along with aromatic spices and made into a delicious curry… I hope you guys must have noticed the new theme, did you like it??? I had some issues with my old theme and my Man tried everything to fix it. But in vain. I got so used to that theme and it was quite dear to me. Saying goodbye to that one was not that easy....