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Pathiri, popular in Malabar cuisine-served for both breakfast and dinner… Pathiri is a traditional roti that’s popular in Malabar cuisine. These days, it is found on the menu of most South Indian restaurants. The texture of the pathiri is light and thin that almost everyone finds it hard to resist, especially when served with spicy chicken/mutton/beef...

Include bitter gourd in your diet to benefit from it, it’s packed with all amazing nutrients… Bitter gourd or bitter melon is the most bitter vegetable, a lot of dishes is made out of it and is a popular vegetable in India. Bitter gourd stir fry, bitter gourd fry and bitter gourd in yogurt/coconut are some of the popular South Indian dishes. Despite being...

Kaipola is a popular Malabar snack, this is an easy version of Kaipola… Ghee roasted plantains, eggs are combined together along with nuts, raisins and steam cooked to make this healthy and delicious snack. I made Kaipola in the Instant Pot in steam mode and it turned out perfect. Whenever I see plantains in the grocery store, I grab them and I either ghee...

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...

  Pot in Pot cooking in the Instant Pot- Shrimp curry and Basmati rice with mixed veggies cooked together and ready to be served at the same time; this is what I call effortless cooking! This is my first ever Pot in Pot cooking attempt in the Instant Pot and I’m truly blown away by this method and I’m madly deeply in love with the Instant Pot. What is...

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...