Idli

Idly is a favorite breakfast dish for many South Indians. It is one of the healthiest dishes in the world and can be eaten with delicious chutneys and gravies. This recipe shows you how to make light, fluffy idli’s to give you a heartening meal. Hope you enjoy it 🙂 Time:  Soaking time – 5 to…

Asian Bean Sprouts Salad

Today I paired a healthy salad with our Asian lunch (fried rice and sesame chicken). So I took my sprouts recipe from the past and changed it up a little bit. The result was a fresh, crunchy, sprout salad with a spicy kick. We loved it and hope you will too! Time:  Prep time –…

Beetroot Wine

Nothing like sipping on some delicious wine after a long day. This traditional Goan wine smells fruity and hits all the right spots. It makes for a wonderful holiday wine because of its warm flavor. It does not have a beetroot flavor which is a huge plus! Try this out sometime 🙂 Time:  Prep time –…

Vegetable Pulao

When you have a lot of leftover vegetables in the fridge and you don’t know what to do with them, try this fantastic vegetable pulao recipe. It’s simple and packed with the goodness of a whole lot of vegetables. It goes great with some pickle and yogurt, giving it a vegetable biryani flavor. Hope you…

Potato-Corn Stir Fry

Nothing like potato and corn recipes to put a twist on your day. It’s a spectacular combination! I love this family recipe because it can be put together in a jiffy and tastes so good. It makes a great side or evening snack and has crept its way into my comfort food list. Hope you…

Podi Idli

Today marks the first day of my summer holidays and I am so excited to have the time to blog again! Amidst busy schedules and eating out we often forget the fantastic feeling of a home cooked meal. Idly is one of my family favorites and it represents the quintessential South Indian breakfast. It is…

Parippu Vada

When I think of tea time in Kerala, parippu vada always comes to mind! Spicy, crunchy, and delicious, these little dal fritters are addictive and packed with flavor. They go very well with black tea on the side and are sure to lift your spirits with every bite 🙂 Time:  Prep time – 4 hours Cook time…

Pepper Chicken

I’m always in the mood for a delicious Indian chicken curry. Here’s one that I will keep coming back to because you can’t go wrong with pepper chicken! It’s loaded with flavor and smells fantastic. Enjoy! Time:  Prep time – 15 minutes Cook time – 20 minutes Ingredients:  Chicken (Chopped into small pieces) – 500…

Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry

Part of my comfort food list, this dish is a simple one bringing out the excellent flavors of chicken and broccoli. Homely and delicious with every single bite. I made it on a cold day and it warmed my heart and stomach! Enjoy it with a bowl of rice 🙂 Time:  Prep time – 20…

Chena Payasam

The holiday season is here! Time to sweeten our mouths with some delicious desserts. Starting with a wonderful Kerala dessert, chena payasam, a.k.a yam payasam. Enjoy the lovely flavor of yam, jaggery, and coconut milk in this exquisite payasam. It’s hard to stop with one bowl 🙂 Time:  Prep time – 30 minutes Cook time –…