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Homemade and healthy Energy bars or bites made with mixed nuts, dates and flax seeds… Making homemade healthy energy bars or bites couldn’t get any easier. These are super healthy and super nutritious energy bars that can be enjoyed for breakfast and will help you to kick start your day in a healthy and energetic way. I have literally stopped buying store...

Easy to make Brussel Sprouts stir-fried with coconut… This is a Kerala style dish, any veggies can be used for making this dish. I had leftover Brussel sprouts, hence used that for making this thoran. Turned out pretty delicious. It can be served along with rice, roti, chapati, etc. Brussel Sprouts Korma or cooked in coconut milk recipe, click here Cooking...

Flavorful and delicious Chana Dal and Tomato Sambar made in the Instant Pot… Sambar is a popular South Indian vegetarian curry served with rice, dosa, idli, etc. It’s made with cooked lentil and mixed veggies, seasoned with aromatic spices and tamarind extract is added that imparts the slightly tangy taste. There are several variations of the Sambar recipe....

  Easy Spinach chicken made in the Instant Pot… Healthy and delicious spinach chicken is ready in the Instant pot in no time. Green chicken or spinach chicken- packed with nutrients and can be made effortlessly. Firstly, season the cubed chicken breast with aromatic Indian spices and let marinate for a few minutes. Puree the fresh spinach leaves and keep it...

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...

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...

Refreshing fresh rolls for Summer… An appetizer that can be made without frying or baking. Easy to make and will make you feel refreshed. This is a great appetizer to serve during Summer, perfect for a backyard party as you don’t have to do any cooking. Have the filling ready, just wrap them up in a rice paper, dip them in a dipping sauce and enjoy. Shrimp...

Perfect weekend breakfast: ghee roasted plantains, and eggs wrapped in coconut crepes… One of my favorite breakfast is ripe plantains roasted in ghee and beaten eggs scrambled with them. A bowl of this makes a healthy breakfast and is filling. For Saturday breakfast, I made a twist and wrapped the ghee roasted plantains in coconut crepes. Tasted delish. This...

Pothichor (Rice, Veg thoran, Chammanthi, Omelette and Fried Fish wrapped in Banana Leaves) truly a Kerala delicacy… Keralites love any food wrapped in banana leaves, the wilted banana leaf enhances the taste of the food greatly. This is one such meal enjoyed by non-veg Keralites. Pothichor means Parcel/pack or wrapped rice, and the full meal is wrapped in banana...