Ingredient: Salt to taste

Kale Stir-Fry

I used to not like kale. Until my mom visited me from India and Indianized it. Western world’s new discovery “moringa” is a staple in South Indian cuisine for centuries. In fact, most households have a moringa tree in the backyard. That’s how common moringa is in South India, especially in the states of Kerala […]

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!

Pulao using Cauliflower Rice

I, AM, officially obsessed with “cauliflower rice”. To be honest, i had my doubts when i thought about making pulao with it. But the end product was so mind-blowing that i can’t wait to try other variety rice items using cauliflower rice. Best part about this rice is it took me all of 15 minutes […]

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge

Sabudana khichdi is usually made with peanut powder which is a dish that is consumed during auspicious days by those that want to observe abstinence from indulging on their staple food. Though I’m not a religious person (to my mom’s disappointment!!), I love Love laaaaav sabudana khichdi. However, since i’m on Whole30 cleanse now, I […]

Chicken Chili Verde

There are several different kinds of chili out there and my favorites are the ones that do not have beans in them. I feel beans are used by restaurants as fillers and they do kill the flavor of meat. This particular recipe if a favorite of mine since it has a little tanginess to it […]

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 […]

Chamorro Bisteak

Bisteak is a super simple dish similar to adobo in a lot of sense. This rich yet uncomplicated dish is truly a comfort food. You can substitute achote seeds with achote powder if you want instant gratification. But achote seeds are not that hard to work with. Just soak them in a cup of boiling […]

Corned Beef Hash – 2

I added a twist to my earlier corned beef hash recipe by adding some eggs to up the protein level and i loved the outcome. This is a quick and easy dish and you can add/omit what ever you want. You can even make it with just onion and store-bought corned beef hash and it […]