Murgh Musallam is a Mughal style eggs stuffed whole chicken that is slow cooked in a rich almond/poppy seeds/yogurt and saffron gravy… For the past couple of weeks I’d been down with severe cold and sinus infection. Before that, I’d taken my first ever flu shot and thought I am going to be free of flu and cold and all those bad guys. I was so wrong, I...

  Perfect cookies for the holiday season… After being sick for more than a week, today I felt better. And I realized it’s been a while since I’ve baked cookies. In the evening, the gloomy weather encouraged me to do baking. I love the combination of dried cranberries and white chocolates. When they are added into shortbread cookie dough, the...

This is the best tasting Caesar salad and this beats the restaurant style… One of my most favorite salads is Caesar salad, a popular salad served in most of the American and Italian restaurants and loved by most people. Making the classic caesar salad from scratch had been on my top to-do list for so long. Glad that I’ve finally tried it and it tasted...

Thanksgiving in the US is around the corner and I am sure you all must be looking for some quick and easy recipes that will help you to whip up a grant Thanksgiving spread. Not to worry, here is a collection of 10 easy recipes that I’ve made over the years for Thanksgiving. Trust me, these are the best recipes. 1- How to Roast Turkey for Thanksgiving 2- Healthy...

  4 ingredients and you can make the easiest and healthiest plantain bread cake… Plantain belongs to banana family and is widely available in South India. Hailing from Kerala, I have a special place for plantain as I grew up having this cooked in different forms, plantain chips being the most popular. Luckily, this is available at Canadian grocery stores...

Are you running out of ideas for making healthy yet delicious dinners? I often try and make something creative and unique for dinner. In fact, I did this for a whole year and documented it here and called it Dinner365. So without further ado let me introduce my collection of 10 healthy and delicious dinners. And they’re easy to make too. 1- Kale Quinoa –...

Minestrone soup, so much warmth and comfort in a bowl of this homemade hearty soup… Vibrant and colorful Fall has faded already and the temperature has started to drop. Weather is quite unpredictable these days, it will be cold one day and the next day it will be mildly warm and sunny. I am not a bit complaining about the warm/sunny weather. Taking full advantage...

Here are the 10 easy to make recipes that can be made ahead of time and served for lunch or dinner: 1- Chicken Noodle Stir Fry- Chicken and Chow Mein Noodles 2- Ground Chicken Pesto Pasta- Pesto Pasta 3- Indo-Thai Style Chicken and Potato Curry: Can be served with Brown rice, Pasta or Roti 4- Chicken Legs Casserole – Aromatic Chicken Legs– can be served...

Buttercup squash and Green lentil made into a Kerala style Pulissery, that can be served as a soup too… One of the popular vegetarian dishes in Kerala is pulissery, this can be made with a variety of vegetables and fruits like mangoes, pineapple, tomatoes, pumpkin, cucumber etc etc. The veggies or fruits are first cooked till tender, ground coconut is added...

Chicken, veggies and chow mein noodles stir fried together to make an excellent one pot meal… Chicken noodle stir fry is one of my favorites and I make this quite often as this can be made effortlessly and one plate of this has everything in it. This is one such recipe that can be made ahead of time and can be packed for next day’s lunch or dinner. Among...