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...

Chicken and cooked rice mixed together and made into a delicious one pot meal… On a lazy day or on a busy day, I only think about one pot meals. This is a delicious dish made with cooked chicken and rice. This recipe is similar to making express biryani without the garnishing and layering of chicken masala and rice. You don’t have time for that, so you...

Shrimp or Prawns Masala Chettinad style… This is an aromatic and flavorful dry dish, shrimp is roasted over high heat till it’s coated with the masala and turns light brown, tastes delicious and can be served with rotis or rice. Recipe adapted from here   ...

Chikoo or sapodilla pudding with caramel malty flavor, tastes divine… Chikoo or Sapodilla is an incredibly sweet fruit when it’s ripe and is commonly found in Tropical countries. There’s a huge tree on the front yard of my parents house in Kerala and they have the luxury of picking the chikoo from the tree and enjoying it. Since, birds are easily...

  Chicken curry made by my mom and it’s the best tasting chicken curry… It’s so hard for me to replicate my mom’s taste, even if I follow her recipe the taste will be always different. Chicken curry is a common dish in India served along with roti, chapati, naan or rice. This is an easy to make chicken curry, by marinating the chicken with...

Aromatic and delicious vegetable stew or salna that can be served with parotta, poori or rotis… One of the dishes I love to order at South Indian vegetarian restaurant besides my most favorite paper dosa is Poori and vegetable stew or salna. The vegetable stew tastes so delicious that I will be seen drinking it. Yes, I do express my love for food in weird ways....

Chicken, mixed veggies and chicken cooked together to a delicious one pot dish… Cooking Video   ...