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Turn beets into a delicious fried snack, beets cutlet or fritters… Lately, I’ve been obsessed with beet juice and even made my Man drink it. He frowned and then gulped it down. For that, he deserved a delicious snack out of beets. Made this beetroot cutlet on a Sunday evening and we both enjoyed it. You wouldn’t feel the earthy beet taste in this...

Kerala style fish curry made in the claypot… Fish curry made in the claypot or manchatti tastes better and in Kerala that’s how it’s made. A few years ago, I’ve bought a couple of manchatti or claypot from Kerala and they tagged along with me to Canada. In Summer, whenever I make fish curry I try to cook in the claypot. Claypot has to placed...

Mushroom and pepper dry roast… This is an Indo-Chinese vegetarian dish; mushrooms are seasoned with soy sauce and chili sauce and stir fried. This can be served along with rice, noodles or roti. Cooking Video Save Print Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry- Easy Mushroom Stir Fry Author: Thasneen Cuisine: Indo Chinese Prep time:  5 mins Cook...

Low oil, low calorie and healthy chicken pakoras or fritters made in the T-Fal Actifry… Crispy chicken fritters or pakoras made in the Actifry. I’m quite impressed at how crispy these fritters turned out when air fried. It’s prefectly healthy and guilt free snack, enjoy with a cup of cardamom tea. Cooking Video Save Print Air Fried Crispy...

Seasoned mixed veggies and cheese stuffed into the omelette, now that’s what I call a killer breakfast… An egg based dish for breakfast definitely leads to a great day start. Stuffed omelette is one of my favourite egg dishes. I usually have this for breakfast at the resort or hotel when I go on a vacation. At most resorts and hotels, they make different...

Refreshing, light, and melt into your mouth orange pudding… I’m a pudding freak as it’s a dessert that can be whipped up pretty easily and effortlessly. I literally have only one pudding recipe and I make different kinds of pudding using that. I try with different pureed fruits, nuts, etc each time; best part is it will turn out to be the best tasting...

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...