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Beetroot cooked in coconut and yogurt gravy… This is a Kerala style vegetarian dish, one of the dishes served along with Sadya. The earthy taste of beetroot, nutty coconut and slightly tangy yogurt together makes this dish tastes delish. This can be served as a side dish along with rice. Cooking Video Save Print Beetroot Pachadi Author: Thasneen...

Boiled and pan fried potatoes cooked in a flavorful yogurt gravy, vegetarian delicacy… Every time I try a new vegetarian dish, I fall more in love with the vegetarian food world. Even though I make non-vegetarian dishes on a daily basis, I do appreciate and enjoy many vegetarian dishes, especially Kerala dishes. For the last few days, I’d been trying...

Moist, refreshing, sublime and an incredible cake… The first word that came out of me after taking the first bite is Refreshing. Obviously, key lime will make anything refreshing to the core. I came across this recipe on fine cooking magazine, as I read the ingredients I had the feeling this recipe is meant for me. I get instantly connected to some of the ingredients...

Chicken Tikka Masala, a popular Indian dish that’s found on the menu of Indian restaurants… In North America, two popular Indian dishes that’s served in almost all Indian restaurants are butter chicken and chicken tikka masala. I’ve already posted the recipe for making Butter chicken and the recipe for making shrimp tikka masala. Blogging...

Coconut, yogurt and tomato combined together and made into a curry, poured over rice and enjoyed along with fish curry- now, that’s a typical South Indian style meal. We all know that Rice is a staple food in South India. In most South Indian houses, rice will be served for lunch along with fish or chicken or veg curries, veg stir fries etc. One of my favorite Kerala...

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...

Healthy curd oats, South Indian style… One of my favorite South Indian comfort foods is curd rice, a plate of curd rice along with pickle is just plain heaven. This dish is also popular among hard core vegetarians in South India. The other day, I first thought of making curd rice. Then I got really lazy to cook rice, I know I just have to put the rice in the...

Mung bean and cabbage kadhi or mung bean and cabbage in gram flour-yogurt sauce, a healthy and tasty North Indian dish… One of my favorite Rajasthani dishes is Kadhi, in which the gravy is made by combining gram flour and yogurt. To the cooked gravy, veggie fritters or beans or mixed vegetables can be added. I had once tried veggie fritters kadhi and loved...

Okra or Lady’s finger masala combined with beaten yogurt, a delicious vegetarian side dish… I like all kinds of veggies, does this sound weird??? Most people I have met have a list of veggies that they dislike. I tend to appreciate and like the different flavor and taste each veggies have. However, I am partial towards some veggies, Okra is one among...

Hyderabadi Chicken Dum biryani- irresistibly delicious… I am back after a much needed 2 weeks vacation. We went on an awesome Caribbean cruise and roamed around 4 amazing islands. Of all the vacations I have had in the past, this one was way too relaxing as we didn’t have to worry about anything. The cruise literally had everything and the hospitality...