Ingredient: Curry leaves

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Medhu vadai or ulundhu vadai is one of my favorite snacks growing up. Its so versatile, after you enjoy hot crispy vadas for breakfast, any leftovers can be converted to sambar vada or dahi vada for a completely different breakfast next morning. I will post recipes for those late Grinding the batter in an Indian […]

Egg pulusu – Poached egg curry in tamarind sauce

Looking for a simple curry to wake up your taste buds? Check out this step by step guide to making a spicy and tangy egg curry!

Easy Kerala Avial

Kerala Avial is the queen of all avials out there. This nutritious comfort food made using a variety of fresh South Indian vegetables cooked in coconut paste is the star of all Kerala festivals such as Onam and Vishu. Outside of festivals, its a great side dish for adai, another nutritious Indian multigrain pancake you […]

Prawn Thokku

Prawn Masala

This prawn masala is to die for. Sometimes when I crave for soul food after a long day at work, this is what I treat myself with. Here is the recipe for you to try out. 🙂

Chicken 65 – Version 2

This is is a variation to the regular Chicken 65 recipe that I posted earlier and it has a spicier finish to it. This is an excellent appetizer for parties and everyone would simply Love it.

Paasi Paruppu Sambar/Moong dhal sambar

My mom makes this dhal as a side-dish for rotis, and I have always enjoyed eating left-overs the following day with rice. Later when I started cooking, I tweaked it a little bit to go well with rice. This a very healthy substitute for regular sambar without compromising on taste. Here goes the recipe!

Thattai

Fish curry

There are several different ways to make fish curry. Each state in India has at least a dozen different ways. Coming from Kerala I laaaaaave fish curry and the recipe that I use most of the times is a mix of Tamil Nadu and Kerala styles. I use open mouthed mud pot to make fish […]