Curry · Fish · Indian · Kerala · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Sides · South Indian

Meen Varatharachathu… another fish delicacy from Kerala..!


From the very first time I tasted Basa, I just fell in love with it. The meat was so juicy & it just melted in my mouth. I had, had a basa sizzler when I was out with a friend. The meat does not smell at all, unlike most other fish. If you like haddock,… Continue reading Meen Varatharachathu… another fish delicacy from Kerala..!

Chicken · Indian · Kerala · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Sides · South Indian · Starters

Chicken Thoran.. from the yummy state of Kerala.. ;)


Chicken has been playing on my mind since a few days. K’s cousin also has been craving for some home cooked chicken. Unfortunately when K went to pick some chicken at the butchers, he gave him a very old chicken whose meat was very thready. I was so disappointed that I did not cook that… Continue reading Chicken Thoran.. from the yummy state of Kerala.. 😉

Comfort Food · Curry · Exotic · Fusion · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Red Meat · Sides · Snack · Starters

Goan Chorizo/Pork Sausage Chilly….


Hiya… Happy New Year to all.. !! Hope all of you have had a lovely time with family & friends this holiday season.. I’m guilty for not showing my presence around from a while now.. Back in Bangalore now. I have been getting lazy & feeling lethargic, taking a break from cooking while I was… Continue reading Goan Chorizo/Pork Sausage Chilly….

Indian · Sides · South Indian · Vegetarian

Taro/Arbi/Alva Manda Masala Stir Fry


Arbi is a root vegetable eaten in many states of India.. Each state has different ways in which they prepare this vegetable. My MIL loved Arbi… K is not a big fan of it though. She would have loved this recipe..!! This is my moms way of preparing Taro. It is super easy, crispy &… Continue reading Taro/Arbi/Alva Manda Masala Stir Fry

Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Sides · South Indian · Tamil Nadu · Vegetarian

Takkali/Tomato Thokku…


Tomatoes available in abundance in the market???? or have the prices of tomatoes dropped?? or do you have loads of ripe tomatoes, wondering what to do & how to use them?? or are you are a dip/chutney lover???  look no further!!! You will enjoy both the preparation bit & the eating bit of this thokku.… Continue reading Takkali/Tomato Thokku…

Curry · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Red Meat · Sides · South Indian · Starters

Mutton Chilli Masala……..


Mutton on your mind? No bother if it’s not, it has been on my mind for a while now.. !A few of my friends have been waiting for me to post some Mutton recipes. Back in Glasgow I was unable to do so.I’m not a huge fan of lamb ;), hence you don’t see any… Continue reading Mutton Chilli Masala……..

Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Sides · South Indian · Vegetarian

Alsande/Cowpea beans stir fry…


I’m a bean lover… love french beans, runner beans, Alsande or cowpea beans… etc. I have an aunt who eats stir fry’s as a snack once she is done cooking… Until I started cooking, I always wondered how she does it.. ??!!? Now, I do this myself.. 🙂 I always prepare about 50-100 gms more… Continue reading Alsande/Cowpea beans stir fry…

Chicken · Curry · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Sides · South Indian · Starters · Tamil Nadu

Karuveppilai/kadipatta/curry leaves chicken……


I’m visiting Mangalore after about 2 years. Feels awesome being home. All the lazing around, the silence (hate the traffic noise all over Bangalore, you rarely find a place where it is quiet unless you have noise eliminating windows fitted), all yummy food you get at home & small quaint places around. My little brother… Continue reading Karuveppilai/kadipatta/curry leaves chicken……

Baked · Bread · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Cheese · Herbs · Italian · Sides · Snack · Vegetarian

Cheesy Red Onion & Pimento Olive Focaccia…


Sorry for playing the disappearing act too often. I’m still scouting around for my ingredients & equipment. I just managed to select the oven I wanted & guess what??!?? its out of stock.. 😦 So while I wait for everything to fall into place I’m catching up with friends & family. Another couple of days… Continue reading Cheesy Red Onion & Pimento Olive Focaccia…

Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Dessert · Exotic · Gujarati · Indian · Main Course · Nuts · Sides · Sweet Dish · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..


While I was adding the picture slideshow to the different recipe category pages, I noticed that the dessert section hardly had any entries, I may not be have a sweet tooth but people who follow my blog sure do, why should I deprive them of the sweet adventures! Having said this, does not mean that… Continue reading Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..