Ingredient: Turmeric powder

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. 🙂

Fish Fry

Fish Fry – Tamil Nadu style

No South Indian non-vegetarian meal is complete without spicy fish fry. Being a Mallu I need to eat this awesomeness at least a couple of times a week, if not I might Die. Marination is only optional since fish has the tendency to absorb flavor as it cooks. Since fish cooks really fast, this recipe […]

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!

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 […]

Ven Pongal

I have to start by saying that i’m writing this description on 01/14/2020. However, the initial recipe post was from 08/07/2008 and so is the above image. I just don’t feel like replacing the amateur image. 🙂 Living in the USA and Pongal falling on a Wednesday means that we only get to enjoy this […]