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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...

Macaroni stir fried with peppers and asian sauces and seasonings, quick fix lunch or dinner… On week days, it’s all about quick fix meals. Some turns out really good and obviously the recipe gets into my blog. Others are not really a recipe, I throw whatever that’s in my pantry and fridge and turns out to be a meal that can fill my stomach. The...

Ground beef biryani that can be made ahead of time and tastes delicious… Here’s a  perfect one pot meal and it’s biryani made with ground beef. Give it a try!   Preparation Pictures Cooking onion Cooking ground beef After adding basmati rice Cooked ground beef biryani After garnishing Save Print Ground Beef Biryani Author: Thasneen...

Chicken stir fry with carrot and green pepper added to it, cooked till golden brown, tasted delicious… Nothing fancy, a simple yet delicious chicken stir fry recipe with the addition of shredded carrot and green pepper.  Shredded carrot and green pepper made this stir fry taste really good and I cooked till chicken and veggies turned golden brown. I served...

Chicken salad drizzled with zesty Asian peanut butter dressing… It’s been a few weeks since I’m out of the blogging world. I even started to think if I have lost interest in cooking and blogging. To blog, I need to cook something interesting and different. Well, the creative part of my brain was literally dead for a few weeks. I so needed a break! Yup,...

Easy to make and tastes awesome- Sesame Soy chicken… I made this awesome dish last Saturday for lunch, it tasted so good that I wanted to post the recipe right away. It didn’t happen though. Finally, after a week long break from blogging, I am back. This is a Chinese style dish that can be made with very less ingredients and effortlessly. This can be...

Delicious Chicken Chow Mein Noodle recipe… Chow Mein or Fried Noodles (chow means fried and mein means noodles) is my favoirte among the noodles. Chow mein stir fried with chicken and veggies makes an excellent dish, any day any time I will be ready to enjoy a bowl of this delicacy. For making this dish, I added dried chow mein and fried chow mein after cooking...

Delectable Shrimp Biryani that is going to be loved by everyone… Holidays have made me lazy, getting back to work tomorrow, hopefully I will not hit the snooze button on my alarm a gazillion times. Gearing up to rise early and shine! The last time I had made biryani with shrimp was a few years ago. So, last week I decided to make shrimp biryani. This is quite...

Lamb shoulder chops marinated in an aromatic herb marinade and roasted in the oven… Wishing everyone a Happy Holiday season!!! Isn’t December the best time of the year? For me, Dec is my birthday month too so it’s definitely a special month. We are having a green Christmas and a gorgeous weather this time. We didn’t get any snow yet and the...

Murgh Musallam is a Mughal style eggs stuffed whole chicken that is slow cooked in a rich almond/poppy seeds/yogurt and saffron gravy… For the past couple of weeks I’d been down with severe cold and sinus infection. Before that, I’d taken my first ever flu shot and thought I am going to be free of flu and cold and all those bad guys. I was so wrong, I...