Tapioca stir fry along with spicy tamarind sauce is just irresistible… Tapioca is a staple in South India, boiled tapiocas are served as an evening snack or it can be combined with fish or meat which makes a perfect meal. However, tapioca along with fish curry has been one of the most favorite dishes of people in Kerala. Making tapioca stir fry is pretty easy,...

2014 started with a bang and is going on so well until now. Well, 2013 was an incredible year for me, so many accomplishments were made both personally and professionally; I couldn’t be any prouder. Last night, I browsed through all the recipes that I’d posted last year and I felt very happy about the variety of recipes I’d tried in my kitchen....

Puttu gets delicious when stuffed with mussel and squid… Puttu or steamed rice flour is a popular breakfast dish in Kerala. Making puttu is really easy: wet the rice flour and add to the puttu maker along with grated coconut and is steamed for a few minutes. It can be served with literally anything: my absolute favorites are puttu with chicken curry or fish...

Absolutely delicious stir fry… Beef and Asian flavors get along so well. When Asian seasonings and flavors are added to beef, it really enhances the taste of the beef. I would say beef is a better choice for making stir fries than chicken. I made this beef stir fry a couple of days ago, the taste of this dish still lingers in my mouth. Flavorful, aromatic and...

  Tangy and nutty rice, so refreshing… When I have leftover rice, I get creative and try different dishes with rice. This time I added lemon juice and chick peas to the rice along with other ingredients. It was easy to make and tasted very refreshing. This rice along with pickle was purely comforting.   ...

Protein rich dish with chicken and chick peas… Sipping hot coffee and cuddled up in the blanket; enjoying one of the coldest days of this season. We are having crazy freezing weather this week, it seems tomorrow is going to be even more worse with -20 C. As long as I can sit at home and look through the frozen window, I enjoy this snowy weather. Today, I am...

Juicy and aromatic roasted cornish hen… I made this roasted cornish hen for New year’s eve dinner, all I have to do was to marinade the chicken and then pop it in the oven. Without doing much work I got to enjoy this flavorful and juicy cornish hen. I adored the addition of rosemary, it imparted flavor and aroma to the roasted hen. Cornish hen is a hybrid...

Ringing in the New year with this delicious breakfast… Woke up this morning with a big huge wide smile on my face and I screamed 2014 is here! Wishing everyone a happy and spectacular New year. Hope this New year brings only joy and happiness to everyone around the world. I had a rather quiet New year’s celebration with my Man. The temperature dropped...

Perfect “No bake No cook” dessert to welcome the New year… 2013 is coming to a glorious end, it was in deed a spectacular year for me in all ways. I am so looking forward to 2014 and eager to see what’s in store for me. I am not a big fan of New year’s resolutions, so for that reason I am not making any. Well, I heard a rumor that my...

Great way to turn fish into a fancy dish… This is more of an Indo Chinese dish, fish is made into fritters and then it’s stir fried in a sauce. Since I used tilapia which is a very mild tasting fish, I didn’t feel like I was eating fish. Tasted so delicious and this is quite a great way to serve fish.   ...