Mushrooms stir-fried with Indian spices, perfect side dish… This has turned into one of my favorite dishes with mushrooms. Earthy mushrooms along with the spices, it’s an absolute delight. A perfect vegetarian side dish to enjoy with rice or chapati.   ...

Aromatic and best-tasting shrimp pulao cooked in the Instant Pot… This is a perfect one-pot meal for lunch or dinner, cooked effortlessly in the Instant Pot. Easy to whip up & delicious pulao with shrimp; ready in less than 15 minutes.   ...

Delicious South Indian dessert, sweet Pongal with jaggery… Sweet Pongal is a traditional South Indian dessert made with very simple ingredients like rice & moong dal, sweetened with jaggery & topped with ghee roasted cashew nuts & raisins. This is made during festivals like Pongal- the Indian harvest festival. If a dish has rice, lentils & jaggery...

Perfect one-pot dish with chicken & tapioca or yuca… Tapioca or yuca or cassava is a tropical root vegetable, can be turned into a variety of delicious dishes. In Kerala, India tapioca is a staple food as it’s grown abundantly. It goes along with literally everything, fish, chicken, beef, mutton, shrimp, etc. One of the dishes I make often is this...

Chicken cooked in an amazing onion-tomato-cashew nut-poppy seeds gravy… This is a finger-licking delicious curry, the gravy is just incredible. I cooked this in the Instant Pot, cooked the onion-tomato masala in saute setting, pureed the gravy & pressure cooked the chicken in the gravy. Absolutely delicious curry, and can be served with rice, ghee rice,...

Moist rich buttery & cinnamony cake & you’ll be seen inhaling the aroma of cinnamon… Every month I bake a cake, wish I could do more baking though. Baking has turned into therapy for me. There is nothing like the aroma of freshly baked goods that fills the kitchen, it’s pure bliss. More than me my hubs look forward to the day I bake a cake,...

Whole chicken pressure cooked in the Instant Pot & then pan-fried, along with an amazing gravy… For special occasions, I love to cook whole chicken & it will make a showstopper dish. For New year’s eve dinner, I made this whole chicken along with a delicious gravy & ghee rice. I always marinate the whole chicken with a special homemade marinade...

Crispy breaded shrimp drizzled with a creamy, sweet & spicy sauce… This is a perfect appetizer made with shrimp & super easy to whip up. The sauce is the main highlight of this dish- mayo, sweet chili sauce & sriracha mixed together. It’s a creamy, sweet & spicy sauce along with crispy shrimp our tastebuds will be in delight while enjoying...

Shrimp & mixed veggies udon noodle stir fry, the best recipe… I swear this is better than restaurant style & has turned into one of my favorite noodle stir fry. Packed with flavor, aromatic & absolutely delicious.   ...

Moist, buttery & delicious pound cake with candied fruits… If you’re looking to bake an easy cake that calls for simple ingredients & tastes delish, this is the one. Candied fruits will impart a nice sweetness to this cake. Recipe Courtesy: Joy Of Baking   ...