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…

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…

Prawn Biriyani

A plate of Biriyani is not just biriyani, it’s an emotion! How do you like that? I have so many friends who are such diehard fans of Biriyani. I can assure you these friends of mine will travel from one end of town to the other end just to taste the Biriyani in a newly…

Spicy Prawn masala

‘Keep calm and put some butter on it.’ Who does not like Garlic butter prawns? Lots of garlic, butter and prawns. As simple as that. A wonderful protein that takes the shortest time to cook. For medium sized prawns, 3-5 minutes should do. For large prawns, it takes 5-7 minutes. As a family, we make…

Mutton Pepper Masala

“Wine is the intellectual part of a meal while meat is the material.” Alexander Dumas Delicious, soft and tender chunks of mutton cooked with indian spices, curd lots of onion and the final garnish -fresh pepper and a sprinkle of fried curry leaves. That’s Mutton Pepper masala for you. All you need is a bowl…

Lucknowi Mutton Curry

Have you ever noticed it’s the dal which is served that defines a good vegetarian meal, whereas for a fine non- vegetarian meal, more often than not, it is the quality of mutton served. Laal Maas, Rogan josh, Kolhapuri mutton, Bhuna gosht are some of the famous mutton dishes in Indian cuisine, all different in…

Breaded Chicken Cutlets

“Anyone can cook but only the fearless can be great.” – Chef Gusteau Chicken cutlets -everybody’s favourite. Chicken mince or Kheema that is cooked along with an eclectic mix of indian spices, so that the chicken mince absorbs all the different flavours. Mashed potato is added to the mixture, after which it is shaped into…

Malabar Paratha

Malabar paratha – flaky, fluffy, crispy yet soft. An accompaniment to the world famous Syrian beef fry. An absolute favourite of the young and old, for the rich and the famous too. It’s a winning combination, most often at a thattukada, or even at a good mallu joint. The process is a wee bit tedious…