Modak is an ultimate festive treat. Rice flour dumplings filled with a jaggery and grated coconut filling, and cooked over steam, this is a great Indian dessert you can fall in love with!
Paneer Butter Masala
Everything about this desi delicacy is celebratory. This restaurant style paneer butter masala is pure, divine Indian food at its best!
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 the plate (or the plantain leaf in truly traditional instances).
Kori Sukka / Chicken Sukka (Mangalore Style Dry Chicken Curry)
Morsels of chicken fried over a low flame with grated coconut and spices – This Kori Sukka brings together all the great flavours of the Konkan coast.
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! Khow Suey is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Burmese cuisine. ￼
Kerala Mixture (Chivda)
Spicy Mixture – This humble snack, in its various avatars, is a popular, omnipresent item in all bakeries and hot chips shops across Kerala. When you have guests at home for tea, the spread is not complete without a serving of mixture. Despite being a big fan of the mixture, I had never thought that one day I’ll make this at home.
You can also make this at home. No additives, no preservatives, and no reused oil! Just a tasty, crispy snack!
Erachi Choru (Meat Rice Kerala Style)
Erachi Choru is a traditional meat and rice recipe from the Malabar region of Kerala. Made with all the great spices of Malabar, and flavorful coconut oil, it is the taste and love of Kerala in a plate. For me, this recipe started from an insatiable craving for Biriyani, my favourite rice dish on a Sunday afternoon. It was a lazy weekend, and I didn’t have the patience or time to cook a proper biriyani. Nevertheless, the craving to devour some rice and meat cooked with spices was not just going away. Just before I was about to order a…
Homemade Chicken Curry – Kerala Style
This Kerala Chicken Curry (Nadan Chicken Curry) is from my granma’s kitchen. An all-time family favourite, I learned this heirloom recipe from my mom.
‘The Take-It-Easy’ Fried Rice
Try this easy fried rice recipe, and cook a delicious dinner tastier and healthier than your favourite takeaway fried rice.
Chicken Stew (Kerala Style)
This Easter, enjoy your Sunday brunch with a Kerala style chicken stew. This mildly spiced, creamy stew can be paired with appam, bread or chapatis.