One of my favorite fish is King fish or Neymeen (in Malayalam), shallow fried king fish combined with sautéed onions and tomatoes, a delicious King fish roast… King fish is definitely one of the favorite fish of most Keralites and is the preferred fish to be served during special occasions. It is really good for making fish biryanis. King fish biryani, king...

Cauliflower florets stir fried in Chinese sauces like Soy sauce and hoisin sauce…it’s a healthy version without frying cauliflower. I wasn’t quite sure what I was making, was it Schezwan or Manchurian??? Though, initially I called this recipe Schezwan, I realized that schezwan sauce is made of dry red chilies, garlic and a few other ingredients...

This is a Goan delicacy made with shrimp… I haven’t been to Goa yet, hopefully during my next India vacation I’ll have to plan a visit to Goa. Goan cuisine is very similar to Kerala cuisine as in both, the staple foods are rice and sea food. Also, the use of coconut is another similarity. One of the popular Non- Veg Goan dishes is Vindaloo, it’s...

Turn your bread into pizza, makes a delicious finger food for any parties… I made this for my niece’s birthday party, all the kids loved it and was a huge hit.   ...

Tomato and red lentil seasoned with rosemary and made into a delicious soup… It’s been a freezing winter where I live and all I crave everyday for dinner is a bowl of warm soup to enrich and pamper my body and soul. This is one such easy to make and nutritious soup that will comfort you.   ...

Lamb Loin chops marinated in a herb marinade and roasted in the oven… Quite a coincidence that I’d shared the recipe for making Roasted peppercorn Lamb shoulder chops last year same time in December. It’s been an year and here I’m sharing the recipe for making roasted Lamb loin chops. I don’t make lamb dishes that often, as i’m...

Cranberry and white chocolate blondies, perfect treat for holidays… I love baking, especially during winter. On a cold snowy day, I get the craving for having something sweet and delicious. Instead of getting something from the nearby coffee shop, I get into my kitchen wearing my pyjamas, turn on the music real loud, move to the music and I whip up something...

Crunchy South Indian snack made with rice flour and gram flour or besan… Yesterday, I had a craving for murukku, so I went ahead and made it. It turned crunchy and I felt really good. I’d tried making murukku twice before- once with rice flour and urad dal flour and the second time I added beetroot puree to the rice flour. Both kinds turned out great....

Easy to make and delicious Tomato Rice made in a pressure cooker… When it’s freezing cold outside and when you can only find tomatoes in your refrigerator, you gotta make Tomato rice. This is one of my favorite recipes, if you want to whip up something delicious with rice this is the one. Tastes delicious when served with raita, pappad and pickle. Cooking...

Finger licking appetizer with Asian seasonings: Asian style chicken poppers… I’ve had chicken poppers as an appetizer at a few restaurants and the flavor I like the most is with Asian seasonings. The other day, I tried making chicken poppers in my kitchen and I used soy sauce as the base for the sauce. In fact, you could add any kind of sauce to coat...