Thani Naadan Mutton Mappas or Mutton Pappas

This mutton mappas or mutton pappas is one of the traditional dishes of Kerala. Mappas is a gravy made out of thick and creamy coconut milk. You can make fish mappas, chicken mappas, vegetable mappas or even egg mappas. Mappas goes well with appam (flat bread made of rice), idiyappam (string hoppers), rice and roti….

Orotti or Nice Pathiri – How to make Orotti – Rice Flat Bread

Orotti is one of the (almost) gluten free flat breads of Kerala. We make orotti with roasted rice flour. It is a very simple recipe with minimum number of ingredients. Orotti when made correctly are ideally very light, thin and soft. Orotti tastes best when had together with coconut milk and spicy curries like chicken…

Rogan Josh – Learn how to make Rogan Josh

I have come across many inviting pictures and recipes of the very popular Rogan Josh. But never tried my hands on it. But now I am totally in love with this book called ‘50 Great Curries Of India‘ by Camellia Panjabi. I had won this book for a contest organized by BetterButter. And I must…

Roasted Squid / Koondal varattiyathu – How to make Roasted Squid

Here is another lip smacking dish made of squid – roasted squid or koondal varattiyathu. Usually when I get fresh squid, I make either Roasted Squid or Spicy Squid Fry. Both are equally delicious. While fried squid is a dry side dish, roasted squid has thick gravy, and is perfect to be had with hot appams,…

Chicken Cutlets – Learn how to make flavorful Chicken Cutlets

Chicken cutlets or kebabs are my all time favorite. Whether to eat, or to prepare, they are one of the most loved choice. Crispy on the outside, these cutlets have a juicy and luscious filling. Grab one, and make your tea time chit chats more interesting!! Scrumptious and spicy kebabs to make your tea time warmer and…