Most of the meat appetizers are served along with a dipping sauce or some kind of sides. Most of the time, tomato ketchup acts as the dipping sauce. I love to have my meat cutlets and other meat appetizers with tomato ketchup. At times I make an easy salad as the side dish. Quick Salad: Ingredients: Red onion minced-1 Tomato minced- 2 Green chilies minced-1tsp Cilantro...

Poori is a famous Indian bread; served for breakfast with veg or non-veg curries. The other day, I made poori in a real fancy way. I had beef that day, so made beef masala and then stuffed the beef masala into the poori and fried it. Doesn’t it sound fancy? It came out pretty good and needless to mention, the stuffed pooris disappeared from the platter in no...

Spicy fish curry is an unavoidable dish for someone from Kerala. This explains why I am obsessed with this dish. This fish curry is spicy, tangy and yummy. There are different ways of making fish curry, of which this one ranks the best. Any fish can be used to make this. However, sardines, anchovies and smelt would be the best choice. Actually, this dish tastes better...

Ripe plantains roasted in ghee…it’s divine! I hail from the land of plantains which explains my obsession. It’s a versatile fruit & can be made into both sweet & savory dishes. There is n number of ways of turning this plantain into a delicious dish. One of the easiest yet the most delicious dish is this ghee-roasted plantain with coconut,...

Meat cutlet is one of my all time favorite appetizers… I don’t need any special occasion to make this; it’s often served as an appetizer or as an entree for dinner. The cutlet mix can be made ahead of time and fried just before serving.  Hence, this is a time saver dish for any parties and is going to be everyone’s favorite. Cooking Chicken Cutlet...

Being a hard-core non-veg, my freezer is always stacked with meat and other meat products. Surprisingly, today I found my refrigerator to be empty; there was neither any meat nor any veggies. And I really wanted to make something fried. Finally, my eyes caught on a can of chickpeas sitting at the corner on the counter top. First thing that flashed through my mind...

Who wouldn’t crave for chicken burger at least once in a while?  I always rush to a nearby restaurant whenever I get the craving. But now,  I have  a really delicious way of making the chicken for the burger. I love my chicken grilled, rather than fried. So I  grilled the chicken on a skillet for this burger. Marinated the chicken with cumin powder, gave...

If you love Mediterranean cuisine, then this dish is a must try. This dish made with raisins, olives, apricots and flavored with chicken stock makes this delicious and nutritious. The chicken gets the sweet flavor from the raisins and the apricots, tangy flavor from the olives and lemon, which would really make your taste buds go wild. This being my favorite, I could...

Chili soup, is one of my all time favorites. whenever I come across chili in any restaurant, I make sure to order that first. It’s a thick hearty soup, a bowl of chili is good enough to fill my stomach, of course with lots of cheese sprinkled over it. Here is the recipe for making the most delicious chili and that too in under 30 minutes. Hence the name “Express...

When it comes to snacking, we all feel guilty. But what if we have some thing healthy and tasty? Chickpeas, a really good source of protein and fiber can be consumed almost everyday. If you are tired of making chickpeas in the way you always make it, here is a different way – bake them! Season the chickpeas and bake them. I couldn’t wait for the chickpeas...