Palak Paneer – Learn How to Make Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is a truly healthy and nutritious side dish that you can prepare easily at home. I love paneer very much. But unfortunately I am the only one who loves paneer at home. So every time I make paneer dishes at home I’ve to give lecture on its goodness and health benefits. Palak or…

Potato Bhaji – Learn how to make Potato Bhaji

Potato bhaji or just ‘Bhaji’ as we call them is a gravy made of potatoes. The version that we prepare is not too dry. This potato bhaji is usually served along with poori, and the combination is just perfect. Hot, crispy and fluffed up pooris served for breakfast with this spicy potato curry will definitely…

Mutton Curry – How to make Mutton Curry

Mutton curry is a very delicious and easy curry to make. I often make Mutton Biriyani or mutton curry with Ghee Rice when guests arrive. This is the way that my Mother makes mutton curry, except for that I add a bit of garam masala powder towards the end, for that extra flavor. It is a very…

Kadala Curry – Learn how to make Kadala Curry the easy way

Kadala curry is a quick and easy gravy to make. It is made with whole Bengal gram or black chickpeas. It has a beautiful color and a very pleasing aroma. We usually prepare kadala curry for breakfast together with Puttu. Puttu is a layered cake made of rice flour or semolina (rava), with interleaving layers…

Parippu Vada – Learn how to make Parippu Vada

Parippu vada is nothing but deep fried lentil fritters. They are crispy from outside with a really flavorful inside. Drooling?? 🙂 I just love munching them with hot tea. And it is Mr Husband’s favorite snack too. Just like uzhunnu vada (urad dal vadas), we love having parippu vada too, from tea stalls during our…

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….