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Shrimp, the gem of the ocean… I am an ardent shrimp lover and I can have it every day without getting tired of it. I still remember how I used to request the lady who used to sell fish to us to bring fresh shrimp for me and she had never failed to do so. I always felt sad for her as she walked barefoot to each and every house until she sold all the fishes in...

Sadya without pulissery, are you kidding me??? Pulissery is such a versatile dish as this can be made with different kinds of veggies and fruits . Veggies like cucumber, pumpkin, tomatoes can be used. Or can be made with ripe fruits like pineapple, mango, plantain etc. My favorite is mango pulissery, the sweetness from the mango, the sourness of the yogurt and the...

Yes I am bragging, this butter chicken tastes better than the restaurant ones… Butter chicken is one of the Indian dishes that need no introduction as even the non Indians are familiar with this. I don’t think there would be any Indian restaurant without butter chicken being served. Butter chicken is a North Indian dish and it originated from Punjab....

Served in a cupcake pan, but it’s not a cupcake. It wiggles, but it’s not jelly. It’s a tropical dessert, guess what it is??? It’s Mango pudding! When I think of ripe mangoes, the first thing that comes to my mind is- Mango frooti, fresh and juicy! I hail from the tropical paradise of India, Kerala and this explains my love for mangoes. I...

An easy to prepare and delicious rice made with rosematta rice and coconut milk… This is my mom’s speciality rice and is quite popular in my family. In South India, coconut rice is very common and there are several ways of making it. I have always loved the way my mom and grandma makes it. We use rosematta rice or red rice to make coconut rice. I personally...

Believe it or not! With just 3 ingredients you can make a delicious cake… I wasn’t a bit skeptical about this recipe nor did I shy away from trying this cake. As soon as I saw this recipe on Anja’s Food 4 thought, I screamed with joy as it’s gluten free and it called for only 3 main ingredients. Absolutely the kind of recipe I always want to...

Believe it or not! you can make a delicious chocolate cake in a mug in the microwave and it takes only a minute… Good thing: You don’t have to worry about finishing an 8×8 inch cake all by yourself, each slice filled with guilt. Bad thing: You are going to have a mug ready to make this cake almost everyday. As much as I love baking a huge cake, that...

No Kidding! I love King fish biryani more than chicken or mutton biryani… First, let’s talk a bit about King fish as it is quite unheard of in North America. King fish is a sea fish that is found in the Indian ocean and is very popular in Southern India. I personally think it is the most tastiest fish. It is an expensive fish and is often served in many...

  It looks and feels like a lace with an incredibly soft texture… Palaada or Rice crepe is very famous in Kerala cuisine. It is prepared often in my parent’s house and a must served dish during special occasions. Not just adults, even the kids love it, as it has a really soft texture. When the adults enjoy palaada along with chicken or mutton curry,...

This traditional South Indian Fried Snack with a cup of hot tea in the evening is a pure bliss for South Indians… Nowadays weekends are all about playing with my niece via video chat. It’s a great feeling to watch her grow up so fast and she has turned into a great entertainer. Every weekend, I am amazed to see how she plays new tricks to entertain me....