Paneer Pulao

“Laughter is the brightest when food is the best.“ What’s the difference between a Pulao and a Biriyani? Pulao is definitely lighter, could be because of the limited use of ginger -garlic, spices, curd to name a few ingredients. This is a Pulao that’s light, pleasing to the eye with bursts of sunshine yellow paneer…

Carrot and Ginger Cake

A light airy cake that is so easy to make – grated fresh carrot that keeps the cake so moist and a taste of ginger in very bite. I like to keep it simple but if you want to serve this as a dessert a dash of cream cheese frosting would do . When I…

Summer salad

“One of the benefits of eating salad is that you can eat tons of it and never be satisfied.” – Jim Gaffigan A salad is nothing but lots of vegetables or fruits cut into small pieces and tossed with a dressing or a vinaigrette. A protein could be added and the dressing could vary from…

Mocha Soufflé

Coffee and chocolate – the inventor of Mocha should be sainted. -Cherise Sinclair Mocha soufflé – a very light dessert that has the subtle flavour of coffee along with the elixir of life- chocolate. A double whammy! At home, specially during the weekends, everybody is looking for something sweet to finish off the meal, could…

Prawns and Chinese Potato Kerala Fry

In Kerala, we call this dish Chemeen and khoorka olathu. This is a versatile dish you can have this with either Puttu or flaky parathas or just even plain rice. All you need is fresh prawns and cooked Chinese potato. It is spicy, full of flavour and is really the taste of Kerala -God’s own…

Kali Mirch Paneer

“There is no sincerer love, than the love for paneer.” Kali mirch paneer is mildly spiced, has lots of milk , a dash of cream and the goodness of pepper. All the ingredients are happily available in every kitchen and it takes hardly any time to put together this very tasty paneer/ cottage cheese dish….

Walnut Butter Cake with a Vanilla Glaze

Easter is around the corner, and I thought I would put up a recipe for a simple, delicious cake all of you could try this Easter. All the ingredients are easily available in your kitchen and let me tell you, this cake could be the showstopper. I love baking and trying out different flavours and…

Creamy Fish Bake

Cooking well doesn’t mean cooking fancy. – Julia Child I have this mindset when I come across a recipe, it should be short, all the ingredients should be freely available and in my mind, when I go through the recipe, I should get a feeling the end product is going to be good. Good food…

Spicy chicken (Dry)

“Follow your bliss especially when it leads you to the smell of a well – cooked chicken curry.” Chicken is such a versatile protein, there is so much you can do. We, as a family love chicken and let me tell you there are so many lip- smacking options . This spicy chicken is a…

Keema Masala

For most foodies, Food is life, the next best thing we foodies do after eating good food is talk about it and that too elaborately. The flavour, the taste and above all, how perfectly cooked! Good food brings us alive and there’s no denying it. Keema, be it mutton, chicken, beef is so versatile. Keema…