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  Aromatic & Delectable Ghee rice made in the Instant Pot, ready in just 10 minutes… Ghee rice is popular rice served in Malabar, Kerala. It’s made during special occasions or when served on a regular day will turn that day into a special one. White basmati rice and other ingredients are roasted in ghee or clarified butter and cooked along with water....

Marinated beef, pressure cooked in the Instant Pot & stir-fried with onions & tomatoes till browned… One of my favorite beef dishes and this is a Kerala specialty dish. I used Instant Pot to pressure cook the marinated beef and stir-fried the pressure cooked beef in a separate saucepan along with onions & tomatoes. I wanted the beef & onions...

Delicious and rich Fish Korma or fish cooked in coconut milk, made in the Instant Pot… For making this, first I’ve pan-fried the fish in saute setting. After that, cooked onions, tomatoes and added the pan-fried fish to it; finally added coconut milk. This is a delicious dish that can be served along with rice, chapati, idiayappam, appam, etc. Other...

A delicious vegetarian korma with cauliflower made in the Instant Pot… In less than 10 minutes this delicious korma will be ready. Pressure cooked the cauliflower florets along with the spices in the Instant pot for 3 minutes, after that added spinach leaves and coconut milk. Cooked in saute setting till the gravy thickened. Had this korma with potato spinach...

Kiwi Rasam, now that’s a cool twist… Rasam is a popular South Indian dish, it’s a tangy & spicy gravy based dish like a soup. It’s an unavoidable dish for most South Indians and is poured over rice and enjoyed. There are several ways of making rasam: tomato rasam, dal or lentil rasam, pineapple rasam, cilantro/mint rasam, and so on. Tamarind...

A savory dish with Pineapple… This dish will excite your tastebuds, you’ll enjoy the mild tangy and subtly sweet taste of pineapple in this dish. A few times, I’ve turned pineapple into savory dishes, my favorites are Pineapple Pulissery or Kerala style pineapple cooked in coconut/yogurt gravy and Pineapple chicken. I enjoy the tangy-sweet taste...

A crispy snack with cabbage and it’s gluten-free… Food has always been a way for me to connect with my roots, memories, and family. Many a time, Nostalgia is a key ingredient for me while cooking. This cabbage pakoda and sulaimani took me down memory lane. On a rainy day, I crave crispy fried snacks and I’ll be seen enjoying along with my favorite...

Dump & Go Instant Pot Chicken Curry, ready in just 10 minutes… This is the easiest & the delicious chicken curry you will be able to make in the Instant Pot. The best part is all you have to do is dump all the ingredients in the stainless steel pot and let the IP pressure cook for 10 minutes. I didn’t saute the onions or tomatoes, after making...

Make colorful idiyappams or string hoppers, by adding spices to the dough… Idiyappam or string hopper is a  popular South Indian & Srilankan breakfast dish made with rice dough. Idiyappam making is an interesting and fun process, please watch the below video for making the perfect idiyappams. How to make Idiyappam, detailed cooking video How to cook Idiyappam...

Kinnathappam or steamed rice cake in a pan, a South Indian specialty dessert… Kinnathappam is a family favorite sweet or dessert that’s made during Ramadan, Eid, and on special occasions. My mom makes the best tasting and melt into the mouth kinnathappam. I don’t make this quite often, but whenever I make it I get the feeling that my family is with...