Typical Kerala lunch that includes matta rice, fish curry, kappa, thoran and fish fry… This is one of my favourite Kerala style meals. While living in Kerala, we used to have catch of the day fish almost everyday and this is the kind of dishes I used to devour for lunch. When it’s made by mom, everything tastes delish. There are different ways of making...

Chicken filling made in the Instant Pot… This chicken filling made effortlessly in the Instant Pot can be used for making several dishes. Filling for samosa, make into cutlets, make sandwich, make wraps, filling for quesadilla etc. One filling and several dishes. The best part is that, this chicken filling can be made ahead of time and refrigerated for a few...

Kerala style fish curry made in the claypot… Fish curry made in the claypot or manchatti tastes better and in Kerala that’s how it’s made. A few years ago, I’ve bought a couple of manchatti or claypot from Kerala and they tagged along with me to Canada. In Summer, whenever I make fish curry I try to cook in the claypot. Claypot has to placed...

Remember the saying: “Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper.” On weekdays, while rushing to work I find it challenging to make a good healthy breakfast (I know, not a great excuse). I always end up packing instant oats with milk or cereal with milk or just fruits and have that while at work. Eating a good healthy breakfast...

Mushroom and pepper dry roast… This is an Indo-Chinese vegetarian dish; mushrooms are seasoned with soy sauce and chili sauce and stir fried. This can be served along with rice, noodles or roti. Cooking Video   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_5 span,#wpdevar_comment_5 iframe{width:100% !important;}...

A South Indian breakfast dish that’s healthy and can be made effortlessly… Traditional Uthappam is made with the batter used for making dosa or idli (rice-urad dal batter). It’s more like a thick dosa topped with onions, carrots, green chilies etc. In this recipe, instant oats and semolina are combined along with mixed veggies and yogurt and made...

Butter Chicken and Basmati Rice made in the Instant Pot using Pot in Pot Method… 15 minutes of cooking in the Instant pot, butter chicken and basmati rice will be ready and this is one of the best tasting meals. I’ve used boneless chicken breast for making butter chicken; chicken breast and basmati rice can be cooked simultaneously at high pressure for...

15 minutes of cooking in the Instant Pot, you will get to enjoy the best tasting butter chicken… Butter chicken is one of the Indian dishes that need no introduction as even the non Indians are familiar and enjoys whole heartedly. I don’t think there would be any North Indian restaurant without butter chicken being served. Butter chicken is a North Indian...

Indian style chicken quesadilla, chicken stuffing made in the Instant Pot… Quesadilla is a popular Mexican dish, it’s basically stuffed tortillas. In this recipe, I have pressure cooked the chicken in the Instant Pot. Used aromatic Indian spices to season the chicken and for making the chicken stuffing. Chicken stuffing is placed between the tortillas,...

Low oil, low calorie and healthy chicken pakoras or fritters made in the T-Fal Actifry… Crispy chicken fritters or pakoras made in the Actifry. I’m quite impressed at how crispy these fritters turned out when air fried. It’s prefectly healthy and guilt free snack, enjoy with a cup of cardamom tea. Cooking Video     Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_10...