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  Fish curry with roasted coconut & pomfret cooked in a cast-iron skillet… Totally my way. Hailing from Kerala, I love seafood. In Canada, I mostly cook fish during summer. Whenever I make fish curries, I’ll end up making Kerala-style fish curries. In Kerala, there are many ways of making fish curries, with or without coconut. This time, I made the...

Healthiest dosa made with Quinoa… The best part is that no fermentation is required for making this dosa. Quinoa is a superfood or super grain is packed with protein, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals. It is also gluten-free and is recommended for people who are on a gluten-free diet. Quinoa along with oats & lentils are soaked for a few hours, ground...

Air Fried Whole chicken with an amazing gravy & aromatic ghee rice cooked in the Instant Pot… Cook show-stopping dishes in the Instant Pot effortlessly. If you are looking for special occasion dishes that can be whipped up easily in the Instant Pot, you gotta try these dishes. Whole chicken marinated with an incredible homemade marinade, pressure cooked...

Popular Yemeni-Arabian Dish, Chicken Mandi cooked in the Instant Pot… Mandi is one of the popular Arabian dishes enjoyed by everyone, it’s a perfect one-pot meal consisting of aromatic rice & soft meat cooked in a special spice mix. Traditionally Mandi is slow-cooked in an underground oven or tandoor for hours, which will make the meat extremely tender...

Healthy, nutritious & delicious kale red lentil curry or dal tadka made in the Instant Pot… Kale harvested from my vegetable garden turned into a nutritious & delicious Indian-style vegetarian curry. Dal tadka is a popular North Indian curry served with chapati, roti & rice. I’ve also added kale to red lentil that has made this curry a super...

Homemade Kadai chicken, tastes like restaurant-style… Kadai chicken is a popular Indian gravy-based chicken dish, found on the menu of most Indian restaurants. This is a North Indian dish, enjoyed with naan, chapati, or basmati rice. Making restaurant-style Kadai chicken in your kitchen is not that hard just follow this recipe and you’ll be seen licking...

  Panipuri, popular street food in North India gobbled up by all with so much enthusiasm… Panipuris are also called Golgappas and are quite popular in North India, these are sold by street vendors and you will see a huge line up before the food carts. While growing up in Kerala, I didn’t get a chance to taste panipuri as it’s not popular over there....

I stuffed the whole plantain and pan-fried it, felt so glad to have followed my mom’s idea… When I look at vegetables or meat, I ponder for a second if I could stuff something into it. Oh yeah… I love to make stuffed food. Until now, I’ve successfully stuffed collard greens, red peppers, zucchini, banana peppers, and whole chicken. If you...

Kerala-style delicious beef tapioca or kappa biryani… This is an authentic & traditional Kerala-style one-pot meal with beef masala & tapioca. I’ve pressure-cooked the beef masala in the Instant Pot. Combined the beef masala & tapioca together. I took this biryani to the next level by wrapping the biryani in a banana leaf & steam cooking...

Baklava, a popular Middle Eastern & Mediterranean pastry dessert… It’s basically layered phyllo dough smeared with butter, topped with chopped nuts & soaked in sugar syrup. With store-bought phyllo dough, making baklava is super easy. It’s a heavenly decadent flaky & crispy dessert. I made the baklava in an 8-inch square pan, this yielded...