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Rasam, a spicy and tangy curry popular in South India… There are several ways of making rasam; with crushed spices, with tomatoes, with dal etc. Rasam is a thin watery gravy poured over rice and enjoyed with it. It is packed with flavors; spicy and tangy. I made the rasam in the Instant pot and added chana dal to it. This is a thicker version due to the addition...

Crispy Puff pastry egg sandwich, perfect for breakfast or brunch… I still haven’t made puff pastry from scratch. Making the perfect puff pastry is quite a skill, needs practice, and it’s time consuming. I’d rather grab the readymade puff pastry from the frozen aisle at the grocery store I shop and turn them into delicious pastries. When I...

Shrimp biryani made in the Instant Pot… In just 20 minutes, you will devour the most delicious shrimp biryani. Many have tried my express chicken biryani and have received rave feedback. It’s a winning recipe. If you are a shrimp fanatic like me, you have to try this shrimp biryani in the Instant pot.  Turned out super flavourful and delicious. You will...

In just 30 minutes, scrumptious chicken korma will be ready in the Instant Pot… This is one of my favourites chicken dishes, the coconut milk added makes this dish rich and creamy. In the Instant Pot, marinated chicken along with the sautéed onions are pressure cooked for 5 minutes. Quick pressure release was done, chicken will be cooked perfectly. In Saute...

Sweet and Tangy Eggplant made in the Instant Pot, ready in 15 minutes… Eggplant or brinjal is combined with aromatic spices and cooked with tamarind extract. To impart the sweetness, jaggery or palm sugar is added. If you don’t have jaggery, you could use brown sugar instead. This dish goes really well with rice or chapati. Cooking Video Save Print...

Baingan Bharta or stuffed eggplants made in the Instant Pot… Baingan Bharta is a popular vegetarian dish in India, eggplants or brinjals are stuffed with onion-coconut mixture and cooked in the coconut-onion gravy. In the Instant Pot, cooking time will be reduced, 3 minutes of pressure cooking with QPR this dish will be ready-couldn’t get any easier. Cooking...

Healthy Air fried (low fat & low carb) Pesto Salmon & Broccoli made in the TFal Actifry… I’ve been using TFal Actifry for the past couple of months. Finally, I’m getting the hang of it and started making main dishes for lunch/dinner in it. As I had mentioned in my previous posts, Actifryer is a compact oven and cooks by circulating hot...

Refreshing chutney made with mint and cilantro… Chutney is a popular Indian sauce based dish served with dosa, idli, rice etc. In South India, chutneys are made with either grated coconut or tomatoes. Different kinds of spices and herbs are added to the grated coconut to make different kinds of chutneys. The most refreshing being the mint cilantro chutney. Mint...

Beef Rogan Josh, a signature dish in Kashmiri Cuisine… One of the the favourite Indian dishes of my Man and I is Rogan josh. While I order beef rogan josh, my Man will go with lamb rogan josh and we will be seen enjoying it with naan. Making homemade rogan josh that tastes like restaurant style is not that hard- just follow this recipe and your taste buds will...

  Aromatic, flavorful and it’s homemade- Biryani Masala or Indian spice mix… Store bought spice mix even if it’s the top brand cannot possibly beat the homemade version. I’m a sucker for homemade spice mix. I always make my own simple Garam Masala- will be posting the recipe soon. The other day, when I made the Hyderabadi chicken biryani,...