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Kappa (Mushy Tapioca)

Mushy Tapioca (Cassava/Kappa)

Kappa / Cassava – Mustard seeds, curry leaves, crushed dry chillies, and garlic, fried in coconut oil and mixed with mushy tapioca with a seasoning of turmeric and salt. For me, that’s the gooey joy of food!

Egg Bhurji

Egg Bhurji

Egg bhurji, to me, is like an Indian version of scrambled eggs. It’s not that a traditional scrambled eggs is not sufficient. It’s just that we love our spices, and we love to show them off!

Raw Papaya Stir-Fry

Raw Papaya Stir-Fry

Freshly grated raw papaya, and freshly grated coconut form the heart and soul of this dish. These fresh ingredients are stir-fried in coconut oil with shallots, mustard seeds, curry leaves and garden-fresh green chillies with a pinch of turmeric to create this tasty, aromatic, and healthy stir fry.

Vangi Bath (Eggplant Rice)

Vangi Bath (Eggplant / Aubergine / Baigan Rice), is a popular rice-based delicacy from the Karnataka cuisine, where small pieces of aubergine is cooked with select spices (vangi bath masala), and mixed with rice making it a meal in itself.

Mutton Curry - Kerala Style (Naadan Mutton/Lamb/Goat Curry)

Mutton Curry – Kerala Style

This mutton (lamb) recipe, slow-cooked in authentic Kerala style is mildly hot, and spicy, and has many great ingredients that God’s own country has to offer – great spices, coconut milk, and the signature coconut oil.

Chettinad Chicken Curry

Chettinad Chicken Curry

This recipe is from one of the most aromatic and spiciest cuisines of India – Chettinad! Chettinad cuisine, from the Chettinad region of the South Indian state Tamil Nadu, is known for it’s distinctly aromatic and spicy style. It has a lot of flavours going on, so finding the perfect blend of spices is the key.

Chicken and Mushroom Soup

Chicken and Mushroom Soup

This chicken and mushroom soup is rustic, hearty and comforting. It has all the lovely ingredients of a classic chicken soup with an added woodsy flavour from the mushrooms.

Chicken and almond salad with mint-cilantro dressing

Chicken and Almond Salad with Mint-Cilantro Dressing

Here is an easy-to-make, fresh, and healthy salad recipe. This salad is ideal for a quick, weeknight dinner, and makes it a tasty, satisfying meal.
Sliced cucumber, carrots, cherry tomatoes, and shredded lettuce provides a fresh, nutritious base. Almonds add an element of crunch to the salad, and the pepper-flavoured chicken completes the healthy protein option. The mint-cilantro dressing with a hint of lime juice brings a fresh, tangy twist, and holds this salad together.

Sriracha Fried Chicken

Sriracha Fried Chicken

I thought that one of these days I am going to come up with a recipe that’ll have both fried chicken and sriracha. And that thought gave birth to this recipe of Sriracha Fried Chicken! Sriracha sauce and chicken married together by frying – this is a match made in heaven!

Pavakka Theeyal (Karela/Bitter Gourd/ Bitter Melon cooked with roasted coconut)

Pavakka Theeyal (Karela/Bitter Gourd/ Bitter Melon cooked with roasted coconut)

Theeyal is a traditional Kerala delicacy made with roasted coconut, spices and tamarind. When made with bitter gourd, this becomes a treat for your taste buds. The mellow, yet distinct bitterness adds depth to the tangy spice flavours. Let me share an easy-to-make take on the traditional Pavakka Theeyal recipe that’ll help you cook a healthy, yet tasty dish with bitter gourd (Karela).