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Chicken Pulimunchi

Chicken Pulimunchi

Chicken Pulimunchi is a unique balance of flavours. This delicacy from the Mangalore cuisine is tangy from the “puli” or tamarind, and mildly hot from an assortment of dry-fried spices.

Moringa (drumstick) leaves stir-fry with grated coconut

Moringa Leaves Stir-Fry

Long before it came to be recognised as a “super food”, my grandparents’ generation knew about the benefits of moringa (drumstick) tree. In this recipe, we’ll make a moringa leaves stir-fry, or thoran, just the way my granma used to make it. Mustard seeds, shallots, curry leaves, and crushed dry chillies tempered in oil, and stir fried with another super food – (grated) coconut!

Korean Bibimbap with Chicken Bulgogi

Bibimbap with Chicken Bulgogi

Bibimbap or bi bim bap means mixed rice. It consists of a variety of sauteed, seasoned veg and meat served on a bed of rice, topped with a fried egg, and accompanied by some hot chilli pepper sauce (gochujang). It’s delicious!

Seekh Kebab

Ground meat seasoned with some great spices and onions, molded around skewers and slow cooked, that’s seekh kebab on a skewer for you.
This is probably the easiest seekh kebab recipe that you’ll come across. I have tailored it for home cooking.

Black Pepper Chicken (Murgh Kali Mirch)

Black Pepper Chicken

There isn’t much of a preparation required to cook this easy delicacy – there are no fancy ingredients, just common stuff found in your kitchen. There is no complicated technique, but there is some serious “peppery love” involved!

Garlic Chicken

Garlic Chicken

Bite size pieces of chicken marinated with crushed garlic, dry chillies, salt and vinegar; cooked with onion and tomatoes, and finished off with green chillies for an extra kick; this is a wonderfully balanced blend of flavours. Simple ingredients, honest plate of food – this is finger-lickin’ good! This is the sort of food that’s a sure shot party hit!

Asian style samosa

Asian Style Samosa

Samosa, in India, is a popular fried snack with a savoury filling, usually mashed potatoes (aloo) and spices. This is a new samosa recipe made with Asian spring roll ingredients – minced chicken, carrots, cabbage, spring onion, and ginger, prepared with soy and oyster sauces.

Chicken Cafreal - Festive flavours from Goa

Chicken Cafreal

Chicken Cafreal is a Goan delicacy without which a festive feast is not complete. With a succulent deep-green colour from the coriander (cilantro) leaves, and intricately balanced aroma from various spices, this unique preparation will win over your taste buds.

Prawns/Shrimp Cooked with Grated Coconut (Chemmeen Peera)

Prawns Peera

Prawns peera is an authentic Kerala delicacy celebrating some of the ingredients the state is famous for – most notably lovely seafood, prawns in this instance. Mellow sweetness of grated coconut, and the subtle tanginess of pot tamarind (kudampuli), with the understated heat from green chillies brings out the best of prawns.