Naadan Mutton Masala (Super Simple)

The easiest Mutton Masala recipe which has true flavors of Kerala. If you are in a hurry and want to finish off your dinner or lunch preps fast, then this recipe is just for you. This doesn’t require chopping lots of onions or tomatoes, sautéing for a long time, slow cooking, or long marination time.Read more

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

A delicious mix of milk chocolate chips, caramel sauce, sea salt and dairy. This drink is like a hug in a mug. A perfect winter drink! INGREDIENTS: 3 cups of whole milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup of sugar 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 cup of milk chocolate chips marshmallows, whipped cream for garnishRead more

How to pickle mango and pineapple/ Uppilittath

I love pickled raw mango and pineapple. These are my all time favorites. It is very popular in Kerala and we call it uppilittath. It is a kind of pickle which is terribly easy to prepare and is oil and spice free. Just the thought of these pickled stuff makes my mouth water. I usuallyRead more

Murgh Malai

A terrific rich and creamy curry with beautiful depth of flavor yet it is made with very basic ingredients, without using any spice powders at all. I love mild, simple curries. But mildly flavored doesn’t mean bland, it should have lots of flavors. I love this Murgh Malai curry because it screams flavor. It reallyRead more

How to keep herbs fresh for weeks (coriander, mint and parsley leaves)

I love using fresh herbs in my cooking. So I always keep stock of it in my refrigerator, mainly cilantro (coriander leaves), mint leaves and parsley. But it is a huge challenge to use up that bunch of herbs before it turns brown and slimy. If you store them in the right way, it staysRead more

Chocolate Koosa/ Zucchini Cake

Chocolate cake made with Zucchini/ Koosa and topped with a creamy milk chocolate ganache. Never did I think that I will like a cake with Zucchini, but it is moist, tasty and plain delicious. I really loved this cake mainly because nobody can guess that there is a vegetable in the cake. This is aRead more

How to keep fruits fresh for weeks

Keeping strawberries fresh for even a few days has been a challenge for me all this time. Sometimes it gets molded the very next day I buy it and it is very annoying. But I recently started doing something that prevents the strawberries from getting spoiled fast. I wash the berries in a vinegar-water solution,Read more