Deviled Eggs

  Ingredients 4 Boiled eggs (Medium to hard boiled) 3 tbsp Yoghurt 1/2 tsp Cumin powder 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper powder 1/4 tsp Coriander powder 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder 1 tbsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped) 1 tsp Salt   Recipe Shell the boiled eggs and cut into halves length-wise Remove the yolks and add … More Deviled Eggs

Paneer Cashew curry

  Ingredients 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil 5 Dry Red chillies 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tbsp Coriander powder 1 tsp Cumin (Jeera) powder 3 tsp Red Chilli powder 1/2 cup Cashew nuts 2.5 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste 2 tbsp Coriander leaves and stems (chopped) 1 cup Onion (chopped) 1/2 cup Indian Yoghurt (Dahi) 1 cup … More Paneer Cashew curry

Chukkum Kurumulaku vellam (Black pepper & dried ginger tonic)

Black pepper and Dried ginger have known to help in reducing cold and cough and help in sinus infections. Throughout India, there are variations of tonics made with these ingredients sometimes further supplemented with Tulsi (holy basil), Karpooravalli/panikurukka (Indian borage), Turmeric etc. This very basic recipe acquired from my mother has been my go to … More Chukkum Kurumulaku vellam (Black pepper & dried ginger tonic)

Egg fried rice

Ingredients 4 cups Cooked rice (add 1/2 tbsp sesame oil while cooking the rice) 3 tbsp Vegetable oil 3 Eggs 2 tbsp Soy sauce 1 tbsp Fish sauce 3/4 cup Onion (chopped small) 1/2 cup Green beans (sliced small) 3/4 cup Carrot (shredded/grated) 1 stick Celery (chopped with leaves) 4 Green onions (sliced small) 2 … More Egg fried rice

Puli Kathrikka (Tamarind eggplant curry)

The need to do something different with eggplant/brinjal led to this recipe. Coincidentally, there is a dish named Puli Kathrikka in the Tamil cuisine. This recipe has no linkage to that though. Ingredients 3 cups Eggplant/Brinjal cut into cubes 1 tbsp Vegetable oil 1 tsp Black mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri … More Puli Kathrikka (Tamarind eggplant curry)

Kerala Fish fry

Ingredients 1 lb Fish slices- cleaned and patted dry (I used Salmon here) 1 tbsp Turmeric powder 1 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder 1 tbsp Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp Jeera (cumin) powder 1 tbsp Salt Oil to fry Recipe 1. Mix all the masala powders in a bowl along with salt and set aside 2. Pour … More Kerala Fish fry