Cucamelon turned into a healthy & tasty Kerala style thoran or stir fry with coconut… One of the best harvests I had this year was cucamelon. Cucamelons resemble ivy gourd or tindora or kovakka, also looks like a miniature watermelon. However, it’s a totally different species. Cucamelon is neither melon nor cucumber & not a hybrid either. It’s...

Aromatic & healthy mint chicken curry cooked in the Instant Pot… On a cold day or when you feel under the weather, this mint chicken curry will make you feel better. I’ve used freshly picked mint leaves from my herb garden which has made this dish so special. Cooking Video   Instant Pot 10 Minute Aromatic Mint Chicken Curry | Healthy Recipe  ...

Apple Panna cotta, a delicious Italian dessert… Panna cotta is one of the easiest desserts that can be whipped up with very few ingredients. It’s rich, velvety & will melt in your mouth. It’s basically cooked cream, in Italian Panna cotta means cooked cream. After I went apple picking, I’ve apple abundance in my kitchen & I’ve...

Perfect roast chicken cooked in the Instant Pot… Whole chicken marinated with simple spices & fresh herbs, pressure cooked, and then air fried. Pressure cooking has made the chicken juicy & moist, while air frying imparted a nice golden color & the outside turned crispy. This will make an awesome centerpiece for any party. Pour the gravy over the...

Thanksgiving dinner whipped up in the Instant Pot, effortless yet delicious… In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated in October while in the US celebrated in November. It’s a harvest festival and this year I had a bountiful harvest from my vegetable garden. I’m truly grateful, thankful & blessed. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Every...

Hand-picked apples turned into a scrumptious apple crumble cake… It’s Fall, it’s apple season and I went apple picking. One of the activities I look forward to in the Fall. What a joy picking amazing varieties of apples from the orchard. The apples picked right from the trees taste so fresh & crisp. Sharing a few pictures. I’ve been...

Stew cut beef pressure cooked in the Instant Pot, make many snacks with it… Beef seasoned with Indian spices and pressure cooked in the Instant Pot. It will turn fork tender and can be shredded using a fork. The shredded beef can be used for making many delicious dishes- beef sandwiches, make into wraps in pita bread, tortilla or chapati, make the stuffing...

Healthy Vegetarian dish cooked in the Instant Pot… In just 10 minutes, delicious & healthy vegetarian curry can be made in the Instant Pot. This curry is packed with nutrients & all goodness. Can be enjoyed as a soup or as a curry with rice or roti. Cooking Video Instant Pot 5 Minute Red Lentil Spinach Mushroom Curry | Dump & Go Recipe  ...

Stew cut beef pressure cooked in the Instant Pot & turned into 3 amazing snacks… Beef seasoned with spices and pressure cooked in the Instant Pot, the beef will turn very flavorful & fork tender. Shred the cooked beef and let’s make 3 amazing dishes. With the shredded beef, I’ve made crunchy beef sandwiches, crispy cutlets & homemade...

Fresh-picked green apples turned into a delicious pulissery, Kerala specialty vegetarian dish… One of the fun activities I look forward to in September is apple picking. There are many apple orchards close to my house. It’s pure bliss picking the fresh apples right from the trees, enjoying the fresh apples & cooking with them. The apples taste incredibly...