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Whole chicken marinated with Indian spices, pressure cooked and then grilled… Welcoming Summer with a bang, we are having long weekend and I’ve been busy with my new project- beautify my garden and other outdoor activities. How I love Summer, sunshine and being with Nature- these are so therapeutic for me… After all the hard work in the garden,...

Soft, chewy and delicious chocolate chip cookies… Finally, I made chocolate chip cookies. This is one of the most popular cookies in the US, can be seen at almost all coffee shops and you will be treated with this at most houses too. Traditional way of making this cookies involve the addition of both white and brown sugar. I love the addition of brown sugar...

Crispy homemade waffles and easy to make…the best tasting waffles… Waffles has been our favorite weekend breakfast. I’d tried a few different kinds of waffles: cornmeal waffles, nutella waffles and french toast waffles. The other day, my Man made a delicious breakfast for me, he got up early and had some fun in the kitchen making waffles. I was...

Dry beef stir fry or beef chukka- Kerala style… This is my most favorite dish made with beef, totally Kerala style dry beef stir fry. Marinated beef is cooked in a pressure cooker and then fried in oil till it turns brown. Fried beef is then stir fried with mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, green chilies, lots of curry leaves and onion. I use coconut oil to stir...

Avocado and Strawberries made into a healthy smoothie, seasoned with honey… It’s not strawberry season, yet I’m seeing strawberries in abundance in the grocery store. I love strawberries, have been enjoying it for the past few weeks. Making smoothies out of them has been my main activity and I throw in all kinds of ingredients: flax seeds, chia...

Plantain, Maple syrup and Coconut oil- three of my favorite ingredients when combined together and made into a cake, turned out to be delicious… You guys know very well about my love for plantain. I’ve already posted a few recipes using plantain and I am always in search of different recipes that I can make with plantain. I’d bought a few plantains...

One of the easiest Indo-Chinese chicken dishes to make. The vibrant red color of this dish is very appealing, it tastes delicious and can be made effortlessly. My mom shared this recipe with me a few years ago. I am always in search of easy breezy recipe and so this recipe really fits my criteria. It’s easy and delicious. This dry and slightly spicy (you could...

Marble cake is made by layering vanilla cake batter and chocolate cake batter, one cake and you get to enjoy both vanilla and chocolate flavor… It was my Man’s birthday yesterday. As always I’d made a cake to celebrate the special day. On this birthday, I surprised him with Marble cake, to make it more delicious I topped the cake with swirled frosting....

Turn the ripe bananas into banana bread, tastes delicious and can be served for breakfast or as an evening snack… Aren’t bananas the most consumed fruit??? They are instant energy boosters and have so many remarkable health benefits. I cannot think of a grocery shopping without buying bananas. At times, I buy a huge bunch and after a few days when the...

Crunchy and crispy masala peanuts made in the microwave, it got healthy and you can snack on these without any guilt. Peanuts are very common in India and we all snack on it regularly. When you go to the beaches in India, you can see peanuts getting roasted and being sold in paper cones. It’s so much fun walking on the beach munching on the freshly roasted...