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,…

Meen Pathiri or Fish Dumplings – How to make meen pathiri

Meen pathiri is a very tasty snack, again, from Kerala, especially the Malabar region. If you are an avid follower of my blog, you would have noticed that many of my dishes are from the Malabar cuisine. And that is because, I belong to this wonderful land of foods, rich in flavors and tastes. So…

Kaai Curry – How to make Kaai Curry

Kaai Curry is a very popular dessert in the Malabar region of Kerala. This delicious and creamy dessert is usually prepared during the festive seasons, especially in the Muslim households. It tastes delicious and what is more appetizing is the divine aroma. You just can’t resist having another bowl of this sweet treat. Ripe plantains or…

How to make Fish Biriyani – with step by step illustration

I love to eat biriyani. What about you? Biriyani served with some raitha, mint chutney and pickle is just divine and a complete meal. Whether chicken, mutton or fish biriyani, all of them are delicious. Even if i have had a heavy lunch of biriyani meal, and still offered a plate again for dinner, I…