Cauli Rice & Pork

Over the last few years, cauliflower rice has become a new trend and a healthier alternative as compared to actual rice which is rich in carbohydrates and starch. It’s also seen as a smarter way to feed your kids their daily dose of veggies. So this week, I decided to try it out and what…

Snake Gourd Stir Fry

So this post brings out the Mallu (Malayalee – a person from Kerala, South India) in me. Thoran is basically a vegetable dish sautéed with Indian spices and coconut flakes/bits. It is quite frequently eaten in Kerala especially for lunch and is a delicious add on to steamed rice or fresh rotis. As a kid,…

Chicken Curry & Rice

Everyone is so busy these days! They all want things to be fast be it quick service, quick money, quick responses, quick delivery and most unfortunately (most times) quick or fast food! The number of people cooking food at home, taking their time and giving the food love, affection and care has reduced drastically over…

Mussels & Spaghetti

My earliest memory of mussels was more than a decade back, when I went to the beach with my cousins and some of their friends. I’m not the biggest fan of the beach and this day didn’t turn out to be any different. However, at night, we had fresh fish and mussels for dinner. The…

Peas Masala Curry

There’s always peas involved in any scene of a movie where the parents make sure that their kids are eating their veggies. While it is fine to eat it steamed or boiled with some tasty protein as the main course, it is even more delicious when paired with Indian spices and flavors in a curry….

Pan Fried Chicken Liver

There are mixed responses when you ask someone if they like chicken liver or not. Some of them have not tried it, others can’t stand it and many love it. I belong to the latter category of people who love it. The first time I had chicken liver, was when a family member was unwell…

Lentils and Veggies

Recently, I have had a great appreciation for fresh vegetables. Each vegetable has it’s own unique flavor and when combined together, can make a delicious dish. Over the past few weeks, I have been watching ‘Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy food’ on Hulu and the way he maximizes flavors from simple ingredients is amazing. This…