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,…

Pepper Chicken With Naadan Kozhi (Country Chicken)

This recipe for pepper chicken is very easy and very special. Special in the sense that I have used naati (country) chicken or naadan kozhi to prepare this lip smacking curry. This adds more flavor and goodness to the dish. As we all know, naadan is always the best in any case 🙂 Less of…

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…

Paneer Kheema – Minced Paneer in Desi Masala

How to make Paneer Kheema – Minced Paneer in Desi Masala: Paneer Kheema is an interesting dish to try when you have paneer at home. It is a must try dish if you are a spice lover. Soft paneer crumbles well coated with perfectly balanced masala. The true Indian flavors and colors are brough out…

Chicken Samosa

This is one of my all time favorite snacks. It is quite easy to prepare and super delicious too. Perfect to be had with a cup of hot tea. My mother is an expert in making samosas, and I learnt to make this scrumptious snack from her. It is a very common snack enjoyed throughout the country. But is prepared in different methods and with different flavors. Here is how it is most popularly prepared in the Malabar side of Kerala. The same procedure could be followed for making mutton samosas or vegetable samosas, by replacing chicken with mutton, or…