KARIMEEN POLLICHATHU

Karimeen/Pearl spot fish Pollichathu is a Kerala delicacy where fish is marinated and wrapped in banana leaf with flavorful and aromatic masala prepared in coconut oil and cooked on a very low flame. The aroma and flavors of this delicacy is lip smacking… I can’t explain in words you should try it… So here is it…

PANEER CHANDINI

Paneer Chandni Paneer is the perfect alternative for vegetarians! Paneer has a delicate milky flavor. It easily absorbs and adapts to the flavors of other ingredients used in a dish with it which makes it very versatile.

PRAWNS BUTTER MASALA

Prawns  Butter Masala   Prawns Butter Masala is a preparation of prawns in a tomato and cream based gravy. Frying prawns in butter gives a beautiful flavor and aroma to the whole dish.

BOTTLE GOURD MOONG DAL CURRY

Bottle Ground Moong Dal Curry Churakka/Bottle gourd is a common vegetable in India. There is a variety of dishes prepared using bottle ground. Bottle gourd is a vegetable which can be added to other vegetables to make a variety of dishes. This recipe is one commonly prepared at home.

SPICY GRILLED FISH

Grilled Fish   This is a spicy and aromatic; it has a slight pungent taste too. I feel is a well-balanced recipe which goes well with rice. I prefer grilled fish with some simple vegetable salad. It’s my perfect dinner. Instead of using the foil I will recommend to use banana leaf, it will be…

EGG ROAST

This easy egg roast can be made anywhere from mild to red-hot, depending on how much spice you prefer. It’s delicious and can be made as mildly spicy to really hot. This recipe can be served as an accompaniment to Appam, Puttu or with any kind bread. So here it is… Enjoy!

KOZHIKODAN BIRYANI

A Feast, Birthday or Marriage (Perunnalo Pirannallo Kalliyanamo…), BIRYANI is the king of all dishes. A perfect and delicious one pot meal….

BEEF COOKED AND CHINESE POTATO CURRY

Beef & Koorka Ularthiyathu Koorka is otherwise called as Chinese potato in India and native or country potato in Africa. Koorka has a distinctive taste and it is very tasty in any form like stir fry or with kaya (green banana) or with beef.

PALAK PANEER/COTTAGE CHEESE IN SPINACH SAUCE

Palak Paneer Indian Cottage Cheese in Spinach sauce Palak Paneer is a very common North Indian side dish. It is a beautiful combination of Paneer (Indian Cottage cheese) in a creamy spinach sauce. Cottage cheese is slightly fried to get that golden colour from outside yet tender and just inside. Then it is simmered in…

IRUMBAN PULI CURRY

Irumpan puli curry is a less spiced curry which is made in coconut milk. This is the season when you can see Irumpan puli tree covered with puli so eventually it becomes most recurring curry ingredients of the season, back home, when we were growing up.

LAMB ROGAN JOSH

Lamb Rogan Josh Rogan Josh is a popular Kashmiri dish; it is a beautiful dish with wholesome blend of exotic spices. It gets its signature color from those less spicy red Kashmiri chillies and crispy fried onions. Many recipes add tomatoes in this dish but better not, it may bring that color to the dish…

CHICKEN BIRYANI (PRESSURE COOKER)

This Pressure Cooker Chicken Biryani is so easy to make… the best part is you can make ahead of time. Prepare the chicken and marinate it the day before, soak the rice for an hour, the layer the marinated chicken and rice in the cooker. While the cooker does its magic, same time raita, chutney, papad everything is ready…