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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...

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...

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...

    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....

An easy to make yet delicious green pepper and tomato chutney… My most favorite chutney is tomato chutney and I first tried that at my Aunt’s house. That tomato chutney along with dosa, I literally licked my finger and had way too many dosas that day. Of course, I have already shared that recipe with you all and many of my readers have tried it and loved...

Carrot, celery, onions , cracked wheat and cilantro cooked together and made into a comforting soup… Cracked wheat, the name says it all- whole raw wheat kernels are cracked into smaller pieces. A popular grain used for making many dishes in India and other countries. There is another similar grains called Bulgur grains. For making Bulgur grains, wheat kernels...

Hyderabadi Chicken Dum biryani- irresistibly delicious… I am back after a much needed 2 weeks vacation. We went on an awesome Caribbean cruise and roamed around 4 amazing islands. Of all the vacations I have had in the past, this one was way too relaxing as we didn’t have to worry about anything. The cruise literally had everything and the hospitality...