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Kerala style fish curry made in the claypot… Fish curry made in the claypot or manchatti tastes better and in Kerala that’s how it’s made. A few years ago, I’ve bought a couple of manchatti or claypot from Kerala and they tagged along with me to Canada. In Summer, whenever I make fish curry I try to cook in the claypot. Claypot has to placed...

A South Indian breakfast dish that’s healthy and can be made effortlessly… Traditional Uthappam is made with the batter used for making dosa or idli (rice-urad dal batter). It’s more like a thick dosa topped with onions, carrots, green chilies etc. In this recipe, instant oats and semolina are combined along with mixed veggies and yogurt and made...

Butter Chicken and Basmati Rice made in the Instant Pot using Pot in Pot Method… 15 minutes of cooking in the Instant pot, butter chicken and basmati rice will be ready and this is one of the best tasting meals. I’ve used boneless chicken breast for making butter chicken; chicken breast and basmati rice can be cooked simultaneously at high pressure for...

15 minutes of cooking in the Instant Pot, you will get to enjoy the best tasting butter chicken… Butter chicken is one of the Indian dishes that need no introduction as even the non Indians are familiar and enjoys whole heartedly. I don’t think there would be any North Indian restaurant without butter chicken being served. Butter chicken is a North Indian...

Indian style chicken quesadilla, chicken stuffing made in the Instant Pot… Quesadilla is a popular Mexican dish, it’s basically stuffed tortillas. In this recipe, I have pressure cooked the chicken in the Instant Pot. Used aromatic Indian spices to season the chicken and for making the chicken stuffing. Chicken stuffing is placed between the tortillas,...

Low oil, low calorie and healthy chicken pakoras or fritters made in the T-Fal Actifry… Crispy chicken fritters or pakoras made in the Actifry. I’m quite impressed at how crispy these fritters turned out when air fried. It’s prefectly healthy and guilt free snack, enjoy with a cup of cardamom tea. Cooking Video Air Fried Crispy Chicken Pakoras-...

Refreshing, light, and melt into your mouth orange pudding… I’m a pudding freak as it’s a dessert that can be whipped up pretty easily and effortlessly. I literally have only one pudding recipe and I make different kinds of pudding using that. I try with different pureed fruits, nuts, etc each time; best part is it will turn out to be the best tasting...

Rice kheer made with basmati rice, a popular Indian dessert… If you want to whip up a quick yet delicious dessert, you gotta make rice kheer. Rice kheer is a traditional Indian dessert; basmati rice, milk, nuts, saffron, and cardamom are pressure cooked perfectly, then coarsely mashed and more milk is added to thin down the consistency. It’s rich, creamy,...

Rasam, a spicy and tangy curry popular in South India… There are several ways of making rasam; with crushed spices, with tomatoes, with dal etc. Rasam is a thin watery gravy poured over rice and enjoyed with it. It is packed with flavors; spicy and tangy. I made the rasam in the Instant pot and added chana dal to it. This is a thicker version due to the addition...

Shrimp biryani made in the Instant Pot… In just 20 minutes, you will devour the most delicious shrimp biryani. Many have tried my express chicken biryani and have received rave feedback. It’s a winning recipe. If you are a shrimp fanatic like me, you have to try this shrimp biryani in the Instant pot.  Turned out super flavourful and delicious. You will...