Ingredient: tomatoes

Easy Chicken Dum Biriyani using National Masala

There are thousands biriyani recipes and I make at least half a dozen recipes mylself. But this recipe is my new found favorite because its quick and easy to make and is an absolute crowd pleaser resulting in restaurant-style dum biriyani. I have tried many brands of biriyani masalas before but none is as good […]

Rajma

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. 🙂

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!

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 […]

Kerala Egg Curry in Coconut Sauce

Its beautiful how a meal can take us back in time to fond memories. This Kerala egg curry is an adaptation of my mom’s recipe and every time I make this, for some reason i’m taken back in time to my childhood Saturday lunches at home. During those hot South Indian summer days, playing outside […]

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