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Beef curry made in the Instant Pot. Hands down, the most flavorful and delicious beef curry ever… Every time I try new dishes in the Instant Pot, my admiration for this amazing appliance increases thousand folds. I had made the same recipe in the regular pressure cooker, while comparing the taste and flavor with the Instant pot beef curry, I have to tell you...

A healthy snack using chickpeas that’s rich in protein and fiber made in the Instant Pot… Yes, I’m still obsessed with Instant Pot and have been making a lot of dishes in it. The other day, I cooked chick peas in the Instant Pot. I didn’t even soak the chickpeas in water, I put the dried chickpeas in the instant pot along with water and cooked...

Crispy and crunchy fried tuna balls, perfect appetizer… This is an easy to make appetizer with tuna. Canned tuna is combined with onion, potatoes and seasonings, made into balls and first dipped in corn starch mix and then coated with bread crumbs and fried till golden and crispy. Absolutely delicious. Cooking Video Crispy Fried Tuna Balls   Save...

  Dates and vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk…delicious dessert. This is one of the easiest and healthiest dessert made with dates. Dates impart the required sweetness, hence less condensed milk is added. The caramelized flavor of the dates and the roasted vermicelli makes this a splendid dessert. Best part is that this can be made in just 15 minutes. ...

Bread stir fry, an easy to make breakfast dish or have as an evening snack… Bread is always found sitting on our kitchen counter top, and has rescued us countless times when we need to whip up something real quick. This is one such dish that can be made for weekend breakfast or as an evening snack. Bread stir fried along with peppers and some seasonings. Easy...

Beef cooked in a rich and delicious coconut milk gravy… This is a Kerala speciality dish, beef cooked in coconut milk and served with Appam. Beef stew cut marinated in spices and cooked in a rich coconut gravy- makes your taste buds dance with joy. For making Appam, recipe click here Beef Mappas- Beef cooked in coconut Milk   Save Print Prep time...

Nankattas are Kerala’s favorite irresistible cookies… This is one cookie my mom used to make, it always turned out so perfect and we all devoured it right away and finished it in just one sitting. These cookies are found in all bakeries in Kerala and Tamil Nadu with different flavoring and toppings like pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts etc. These are...

Green beans stir fried along with shallots and some seasonings, makes a perfect side dish… These are freshly picked green beans from my garden. The joy of picking veggies from my veggie garden and cooking with them is just pure bliss! I made a simple stir fry by cooking green beans with shallots and some Indian spices. It was served as a side dish along with...

Bottle gourd cooked in coconut milk… Bottle gourd is widely grown in Tropical places. It is used for making a variety of savoury or sweet dishes in India. In Kerala, thoran and pachadi are made using bottle gourd. This was the first time I made something out of bottle gourd and I made a stew out of it. The taste of bottle gourd is quite similar to cucumber...

  Shrimp and mango in coconut gravy: Kerala style and it’s delicious… This dish was on my top, ‘to cook in my kitchen list’. I’ve had this while in Kerala and once at a friends place in Chicago. Being a shrimp fan, I love all kind of shrimp dishes. This one being a Kerala style curry, I love it even more. Raw mango slices are added...