Rasam made effortlessly… Rasam is a spicy and tangy clear liquid resembles to a soup- it’s basically a side dish served with rice and other dishes in South India. This can be enjoyed as a soup or poured over rice. My most favorite way of having rasam is by pouring it over rice along with fish curry, combine everything together and just enjoy. Tastes...

Macaroni stir fried with peppers and asian sauces and seasonings, quick fix lunch or dinner… On week days, it’s all about quick fix meals. Some turns out really good and obviously the recipe gets into my blog. Others are not really a recipe, I throw whatever that’s in my pantry and fridge and turns out to be a meal that can fill my stomach. The...

  Meat balls and barley cooked together and made into a hearty and delicious soup… Spring has sprung and we are having chilly and gloomy rainy days. A bowl of hearty warm soup is what I want on most days in Spring. Last week, I made this meat ball and barley soup and it was incredibly comforting. I seasoned the ground beef and made into balls, cooked along...

French toast roll ups filled with jam, delicious breakfast… I’ve seen a few pictures and videos of French toast roll ups on my FB news feed, since then I’ve been wanting to try this. I love French toast, who doesn’t??? If the French toast has a yummy filling inside and when you bite into it, the filling just oozes into your mouth…now,...

Ground beef biryani that can be made ahead of time and tastes delicious… Here’s a  perfect one pot meal and it’s biryani made with ground beef. Give it a try!   Preparation Pictures Cooking onion Cooking ground beef After adding basmati rice Cooked ground beef biryani After garnishing   ...

Chicken stir fry with carrot and green pepper added to it, cooked till golden brown, tasted delicious… Nothing fancy, a simple yet delicious chicken stir fry recipe with the addition of shredded carrot and green pepper.  Shredded carrot and green pepper made this stir fry taste really good and I cooked till chicken and veggies turned golden brown. I served...

To enjoy pizza with a buttery, crunchy and flaky crust, you have to use Puff pastry sheets… Whenever I buy puff pastry, I make Kerala style ground beef puffs out if it. Meat or egg puffs are sold at most bakeries in South India, it’s a delicacy enjoyed as an evening snack along with tea. The other day, the idea of making pizza using puff pastry sheets...

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...

Rava or Semolina Upma is a popular breakfast in South India, and can be made in just a matter of minutes… If you love rava or semolina or sooji and want to whip up something real quick out of it, you gotta try this recipe. This is a savoury upma with the addition of very few ingredients, the tempering added (mustard seeds/chana dal/urad dal and curry leaves)...

Chicken salad drizzled with zesty Asian peanut butter dressing… It’s been a few weeks since I’m out of the blogging world. I even started to think if I have lost interest in cooking and blogging. To blog, I need to cook something interesting and different. Well, the creative part of my brain was literally dead for a few weeks. I so needed a break! Yup,...