Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan

An authentic Hyderabadi recipe made of fried green chilies dunked in spicy, tangy, rich creamy sauce that is bursting with flavors & can be relished with biryani!     Ingredients: Banana peppers/Jalapeno chilies- 8-10 Onion- 1, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1/2 tsp Peanuts- 1/4 cup Grated coconut – 1/2 cup Sesame seeds- 1 tbsp Jeera/cumin

മലബാർ പത്തിരി / Malabar Pathiri / Rice Flour Flatbreads

A popular part of the Malabar cuisine among the Mappilas. These soft & light rotis are perfect to be served for breakfast or to break your fast during Ramadan time!    Ingredients: Rice flour-1 cup Water- 1 cup + 2 tbsp Salt- To taste Oil- 1 tsp Method: Boil water in a saucepan. Add salt

Chakka Erissery / Kerala Style Raw Tender Jackfruit With Roasted Coconut

A mildly tempered dish with the light sweetness of tender jackfruit blended in roasted coconut & spices!   Ingredients: Raw jackfruit flesh /chakka- 1/2 kg Shallots/pearl onions- 3-4, thinly sliced Garlic pods-2 Green chilies- 2, slit lengthwise Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp Freshly grated coconut –

Chettinad Masala Kuzhi Paniyaram / Chettinad Style Spongy Savory Fritters

A quick snack that is also a perfect breakfast made from left over idli/dosa batter!   Ingredients: Idli/Dosa batter – 3 cups Onion – 1, finely chopped Green chilies-2, finely chopped Ginger – 1/2″ piece, finely minced Carrot – 2, finely grated Grated coconut – 2 tbsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp

Bhindi Tareko / Nepali Style Okra

A simple, delicious, & fail proof stir fry that pairs well as  an accompaniment to rice or rotis!   Ingredients: Okra/ladies finger- 1/2kg, cleaned & sliced into half-inch rounds Dry red chilies – 2, crushed +1 whole Cumin/jeera seeds – 1/2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Gobi Pakora / Indian Street Food Style Cauliflower Fritters

Fresh cauliflower florets coated in a spicy batter and deep-fried to perfect crunchy and delicious fritters!   Ingredients: Cauliflower – 1/2 kg, cut into medium florets, boiled and drained Maida – 2 tbsp Besan flour- 2 tbsp Rice flour – 2 tbsp Corn starch – 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste – ¼ tsp Red chili powder

Eggplant & Peanut Masala

A simple side dish in a medley of spices with nutty masala cooked to perfection!   Ingredients: Eggplant/Brinjal – 2 large ones, cut into medium cubes Onion-1, finely chopped Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Red chili powder-1 tsp Garlic- 5 pods Ginger-1″ piece, chopped Peanuts (raw)- 1/4 cup Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp Curry leaves- A sprig

Tindora Chilli Fry / Kovakka Chilli Fry

An easy and simple side dish that goes really well with rice!   Ingredients: Tindora /kovakka /ivy gourd – 1/2 kg, cut lengthwise into 4 Onion – 1, thinly sliced Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Whole dry chilies- 4, coarsely crushed Curry leaves – A sprig Salt – To taste Oil- As needed   Method:

Stuffed Zucchini Sabzi

A healthy & amazing dish that is packed with flavors from aromatic spices and cooked in a thick crunchy cashew paste!   Ingredients: Zucchini -2 Cashew nuts- 1/2 cup, crushed into coarse powder Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Green chilies-2, finely minced Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Kashmiri chili powder – 2 tsp Cumin powder- 1/4