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Refreshing shrimp curry in mint-cilantro sauce… Summer has started and my vegetable garden is up & coming along great. After almost 5 months of freezing cold winter in Canada, I look forward to Summer to enjoy outdoor activities, travel, gardening, beach, stroll, outdoor cooking, grilling & anything & everything outdoorsy. Picking fresh herbs &...

Best tasting & restaurant-style chana masala or chickpea curry made in the Instant Pot… Chana masala is the most popular Indian vegetarian curry, enjoyed by both veg & non-vegetarians. This dish is found on the menu of all the Indian restaurants. Follow this recipe & make restaurant-style chana masala in the Instant Pot. Chana masala is served with...

With just 4 ingredients, rich & delicious dessert with mango & yogurt… Cooking Video Baked Mango Yogurt- Easy 4 Ingredient Dessert Recipe   Print Prep time 1 hour Cook time 10 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins   Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: Indian Serves: 4 People Ingredients Yogurt- 1 cup Mango pulp-...

Kinnathappam or steamed rice coconut milk cake, an authentic South Indian dessert made in the Instant Pot… This is a family favorite dessert and is made on special occasions in my mom’s family. The beauty about this dessert is it’s so simple & humble, made with easy ingredients yet tastes incredible. It’s soft & melts into the mouth....

Healthy, nutritious & protein-packed moong dal curry cooked in the Instant Pot… Moong dal or Mung bean is a protein-packed lentil and is very filling. In the Instant Pot, we can make a delicious moong dal curry effortlessly. All we have to do is dump all the ingredients into the stainless steel pot and pressure cook for 25 minutes. Moong dal is a hard lentil...

Chicken biryani dum cooked in a clay pot… For Eid, I made this exciting chicken biryani that was dum cooked in a clay pot. I enjoy clay pot cooking, it’s a traditional & popular way of cooking in South India & Srilanka. The food cooked in the clay pot has a unique flavor & aroma & is healthy cooking style. I tweaked my biryani recipe by...

Homemade Mango ice cream turned into a delicious Falooda… This dessert is a mango lover’s delight- layered with basil seeds, vermicelli, crushed biscuits, mango pulp, mango ice cream & garnished with roof afza, nuts & diced mangoes. Truly divine indulgence. Cooking Video How to make 3 ingredient Mango Ice cream Recipe on the blog, click here ...

Crispiest stuffed bread box with a delicious beef filling in it… All you can hear is the cracking crispy sound of this snack, it’s super-duper crispy. I’m not kidding. It’s the batter that’s used for coating the sandwich that has made this snack crispy. I’ve used beef filling, you can add any kind of filling of your choice. Cooking...

  Hard-boiled eggs cooked in the Instant pot, pan-fried & cooked in an amazing onion-tomato-coconut milk gravy. This gravy is rich, creamy & delicious. Before adding the hard-boiled eggs to the gravy, I’ve marinated the eggs with a spice mix & pan-fried them- this way the eggs turned out flavourful. This step can be skipped & the hard boiled...

Best tasting chicken korma cooked in the Instant Pot… This is an absolutely delicious gravy-based chicken dish, an amazing ground paste is made out of cooked onion/tomato/poppy seeds/cashew nuts & coconut. Chicken is combined with the ground paste & pressure cooked in the Instant Pot. The gravy tasted extremely delicious, I was seen drinking the gravy...