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Arikadukka or Fried Rice Dough stuffed mussels, a Malabar speciality snack… Yes, I am a huge fan of Malabar dishes and I am glad to have tasted some of the dishes cooked by my mom and my aunts while growing up. I have to tell you that all the dishes I have tried tasted so good that I would crave for those quite often. I have already shared the recipes for...

Puttu gets delicious when stuffed with mussel and squid… Puttu or steamed rice flour is a popular breakfast dish in Kerala. Making puttu is really easy: wet the rice flour and add to the puttu maker along with grated coconut and is steamed for a few minutes. It can be served with literally anything: my absolute favorites are puttu with chicken curry or fish...

Authentic Kerala meen peera dish… You don’t have to go to an exotic place or drive/fly for long hours to enjoy a vacation. You can have an awesome vacation locally in your own city. That’s what I did this long weekend! We vacationed in our own cozy beautiful city! I did skip cooking at home, and ate out for brunch, lunch and dinner, and absolutely...

Mussel die hard fans, this is for you guys… Banging my head for not making this biryani all these years, at the same time dancing to glory after enjoying a whole plate of this biryani. Chicken and mutton biryani are the most famous biryani’s in India, but for me I have a soft corner towards shrimp and king fish biryani. Now, one more favorite I can add:...

It was pure bliss devouring this phenomenal dumplings… I lack words when it comes to describe the taste of this dish, it’s truly an exquisite! Growing up in a family like mine where there is a blend of different South Indian cultures and cuisines, I always had a chance to taste different types of South Indian cuisine; for instance: Malabar, TamilNadu...

The best sea food salad I’ve ever tasted… I am very picky when it comes to salad and salad has always been my last choice. When I make salad at home I make sure to hide the greens with delicious toppings so that I can forget the fact that I am having a salad. Last week, I made a sea food topping for the salad. I had bought a bag of sea food mix which contained...

I can eat couscous everyday when it has two of my favorite shell fish in it: Shrimp and Mussel… Couscous has been always my favorite quick fix meals. Each time I make couscous, I throw different ingredients to it like chicken, veggies, dates, nuts and sea food. Among them, couscous combined with shell fish is my most preferred way of devouring it. I added two...

It’s Halloween and I made Roasted pumpkin soup, gave it a halloween touch with caramelized cobweb… Yesterday, I had a shopping spree at the Farmers fresh market and came back home with lots of fresh vegetables and fruits. I was excited about the cute little pumpkin I had bought and wanted to make something with it right away. Too many ideas rushed through...

UPDATE: This recipe is the winner of the Royal Foodie Joust contest. Mussels, Mushrooms, Orange peels and Sparkling red grape juice thrown into the same pan… Today, 12 noon is the deadline for the Royal Foodie Joust and and here I am rushing for it. The ingredients for this month are Mushroom, Orange and Wine (or non-alcoholic sparkling wine). When I read about...

Is there anything more delicious than Mussel fry? I doubt it. If I ever compete in mussel eating competition, it would be better for other contestants to back off… Not just mussels, almost all edible shellfishes are delicious and I am a die-hard fan of shellfishes. Growing up in Kerala, where fishes are the prime food, I had enjoyed almost all fishes and shellfishes...