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  • Creamy Ginger Prawns (Shrimp)

    Creamy Ginger Prawns (Shrimp)

    What memories does a tasty plate of seafood evoke? Is it about seashores, or great beaches where you have been to, or fun times at some fantastic vacations, or a great restaurant you have visited? This recipe is inspired by many Asian prawn (shrimp) recipes that I have come across. ...

  • Paneer Butter Masala

    Paneer Butter Masala

    When you go to a restaurant for a celebratory dinner, there is one dish which always finds a place in your order. It is the rich, creamy, Paneer Butter Masala. There aren't many dishes that are popular with vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. Everything about this desi delicacy is celebratory. The ...

  • Caramel Custard

    Caramel Custard

    If you want to make a beautiful, elegant dessert without having to worry about spending a lot of time executing it, look no further! Caramel Custard is that ultimate delight!! Made with ingredients that you'll always have handy at home, this classic pudding is a visual treat and offers a ...

  • Pappada Vada (batter fried papad)

    Pappada Vada (batter fried papad)

    This recipe, like the homemade cutlet, is from a walk down the memory lane. While growing up, summer vacations always involved spending a few weeks at our grandparents' place. This meant getting to play from dawn to dusk with our cousins, running around the fields, cycling, fishing, playing on a ...

  • Homemade Fish Cutlet/Croquette

    Homemade Fish Cutlet/Croquette

    While we were growing up (and even now), my parents were always against junk (fast) food. They firmly believed, rightfully so, in the importance of having tasty, healthy, home-cooked food. My mom was a stay-at-home mom, and she used to cook all these great snacks that we gorged on after ...

  • Avial (Aviyal/Kerala Mixed Vegetable Curry)

    Avial (Aviyal/Kerala Mixed Vegetable Curry)

    If you have been to a traditional Kerala feast (Sadya), at a wedding, a ceremony, or a festival like Onam, you would have definitely come across and tasted Avial (Aviyal), served alongside twenty or more other vegetarian dishes, and felt amazed how elegantly it stood out as the hero on ...

  • Kori Sukka (Mangalore Style Dry Chicken Curry)

    Kori Sukka (Mangalore Style Dry Chicken Curry)

    Travel along the Western Coast of India, from Malabar, through Mangalore to Goa, and the diversity of their cuisines will amaze you. Ingredients and produce that are so similar, yet with distinct and unique cooking styles, each region has many traditional signature dishes to offer. Kori Sukka or dry chicken ...

  • Burmese Khow Suey (Curried Noodle Soup)

    Burmese Khow Suey (Curried Noodle Soup)

    If something can be called a bowl of happiness, this could well be it. Khow Suey is a delicious noodle dish from Burma made with egg noodles, curried chicken and coconut milk. Served with a variety of condiments, each spoon full of soup you eat will be bursting with flavours! ...

  • Mushroom and Spinach with Burnt Garlic

    Mushroom and Spinach with Burnt Garlic

    I have been asked why my posts are always about chicken, meat, fish or seafood. They ask "Do you not eat (or cook) any vegetables?". The answer is "yes, I do." In fact, while growing up, for every meal, my mom used to serve two vegetable based curries. Even now, ...

  • Coriander Fried Chicken

    Coriander Fried Chicken

    This is not a typical batter fried chicken. This is not a typical Indian chicken fry either! Enough of all the negativity. It takes less than 45 minutes from reading this recipe to serving some great food - try this recipe, and cook some amazing fried chicken. Crispy on the ...