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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...

Lobster tails marinated with garlic-paprika and pan fried in butter… I’m a lobster fanatic, and love lobster made anyway. However, my most favorite is lobster pan fried in butter that’s been seasoned very lightly. I don’t like to season it heavily as it will take away the amazing taste of lobster. I seasoned lobster tails with garlic powder...

Chicken and veggies combined with pesto spread and combined with orzo, easy to make and delicious one pot meal… Orzo is a rice shaped pasta, that can be cooked very easily. I like orzo as it’s small and resembles to rice. If you want to do a quick fix meal, combine cooked chicken and mixed veggies or just the veggies with orzo and cook them together till...

Pav Bhaji is a popular Maharashtrian street food, devoured by all with so much enthusiasm… Bhaji is a thick vegetable gravy made by cooking mixed veggies along with tomato sauce. It’s then served with Pav or dinner rolls. Any kind of veggie can be used for making bhaji and is a great way of including veggies in your diet. Cooking video: Pav Bhaji Recipe...

Thai style chicken and veggie stir fry, aromatic and delicious… One of my favorite cuisines is Thai cuisine. Thai dishes are aromatic, refreshing and delicious. In this dish, chicken coated with flour is first shallow fried, then combined with veggies and a nice sweet sauce is poured over it and stir fried. Brown sugar imparts the sweetness and dry red chili...

  Fresh basil leaves combined with ground chicken, made into patties and pan fried, stir fried with rice noodles in a sauce, aromatic and delicious Thai style dish… I’m a sucker for basil leaves, it makes any dish taste aromatic and delicious. Fresh basil leaves are my true companion in winter- they opens up my senses and cures my head ache, cold and...

Chicken, mixed veggies and chicken cooked together to a delicious one pot dish… Cooking Video Chicken Vermicelli- Chicken Semiya   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Indian Ingredients For marinating Chicken Chicken breasts, diced- 2 Kashmiri chili...

Green tomatoes, lentil, eggplant and roasted ground coconut masala cooked together to make this finger licking sambar… Harvest season has come to an end and I had to pick all the unripe green tomatoes form my veggie garden. I got a lot of green tomatoes sitting on my counter top, thought of letting them ripen in my kitchen. However, it seems there a lot of...

Peppers stuffed with ground beef, rice, cheese and baked…yummylicious! I kicked off my weekend with this delicious ground beef stuffed peppers. I’m glad that I finally tried this and my Man loved this so much. Stuffing was made by cooking ground beef, combined with brown rice and then stuffed the peppers with this mix, topped with cheese and baked. For...

Dry beef stir fry or beef chukka- Kerala style… This is my most favorite dish made with beef, totally Kerala style dry beef stir fry. Marinated beef is cooked in a pressure cooker and then fried in oil till it turns brown. Fried beef is then stir fried with mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, green chilies, lots of curry leaves and onion. I use coconut oil to stir...