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Hearty and healthy Mung bean and chicken soup topped with Shrimp… Chicken Mung Bean Soup   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 35 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Indian Serves: 5 People Ingredients Mung bean- 2 cups Water- 4 cups For making Soup Oil- 2 tbsp Onion, chopped- 1 Chicken...

Bharwan Bhindi or Stuffed Okra (lady’s finger) is a crunchy and delicious North Indian vegetarian dish… I adore okra and love it cooked anyway. However, my most favorite used to be fried okra combined with yogurt until I tried this bharwan bhindi (in Hindi, bharwan means stuffed and bhindi means okra). In this dish, onion-besan masala is stuffed into...

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...

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...

  4 ingredients and you can make the easiest and healthiest plantain bread cake… Plantain belongs to banana family and is widely available in South India. Hailing from Kerala, I have a special place for plantain as I grew up having this cooked in different forms, plantain chips being the most popular. Luckily, this is available at Canadian grocery stores...

Buttercup squash and Green lentil made into a Kerala style Pulissery, that can be served as a soup too… One of the popular vegetarian dishes in Kerala is pulissery, this can be made with a variety of vegetables and fruits like mangoes, pineapple, tomatoes, pumpkin, cucumber etc etc. The veggies or fruits are first cooked till tender, ground coconut is added...

Instant Oats turned into ladoos or rolls, delicious sweet rolls with heart healthy oats… Recipes that I create instantly are usually the best. This is one such recipe that I made without much thought and effort. I browsed through the sweets that can be made for Diwali on my blog and shared the post on my FB cooking page. After a few minutes, I was struck with...

Idiyappam stuffed with Kerala style Beef roast… We welcomed Fall a few weeks ago, Nature has turned colorful and gorgeous and I was seen admiring her beauty. And then all of a sudden, it started to snow this morning. Snow in Fall is quite unusual yet we all rejoiced. The kids and dogs in the neighbourhood were out in the backyard playing in the snow and...

Potatoes marinated in Indian spices and grilled to perfection… Summer is fading away and Fall is around the corner. I am turning a bit greedy these day and grilling away as I would put my grill to rest in Winter. Enjoying grilling while it lasts! Grilled Chicken drumsticks and corn are my favorites and I often throw these onto the grill. The other day, I grilled...

Salmon and Peas mixed in a yogurt gravy… I’m glad that Summer is still active, had a relaxing short vacation at Tobermory last weekend. And we are having a long weekend. I couldn’t be any happier. I’d made this Salmon and Peas a few weeks ago and had been thinking of posting the recipe. So here you go… Salmon and Peas in Yogurt Gravy...