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

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

Moru Kaachiyathu (spiced buttermilk curry)

Ingredients 1 tbsp Vegetable oil1 tsp Black mustard seeds6-8 Curry leaves1/2 tsp Turmeric powder3 Green chillies (slit lengthwise)2 tbsp Ginger (finely minced)50 gm Okra (1/2 inch slices)2 cups India yoghurt3 cups WaterSalt to taste Recipe 1. In a pan, heat the oil. Add the mustard seeds and let it splutter 2. Add the curry leaves, … More Moru Kaachiyathu (spiced buttermilk curry)

Kerala mussels roast

Ingredients 1/2 pound Mussels (cleaned) 2 Onions (sliced long and thin) 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste Masala powders 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tsp Coriander powder 1 tbsp Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp Cumin (jeera) powder 1 tbsp Garam masala powder 4 tbsp Vegetable oil Recipe 1. In a pan, heat the oil and add … More Kerala mussels roast

Meen pollichathu

Fried pomfret or pearlspot fish covered in a semi dry gravy and baked over coal wrapped in banana leaf a.k.a Meen pollichathu is a delicacy from Kerala that every seafood/ fish lover needs to try. Crispy fish absorbing a gravy of onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic caramelizing in the heat of the charcoal onto the … More Meen pollichathu