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

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

കുട്ടനാടൻ ഞണ്ടു കാവാലം തേങ്ങാപാലിൽ / Kerala Style Crab Curry in Coconut Gravy

An awesome & exceptional seafood delicacy from the backwaters of Kuttanad-Kerala that tastes heavenly!   Ingredients: Crabs-4, cleaned and cut into halves Onion- 1, thinly sliced Shallots/pearl onions- 5, thinly sliced Ginger- 1 inch piece, finely minced Garlic pods- 5, finely minced Kanthari/bird’s eye chilies- 8-10 Freshly grated coconut -1/2 cup Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp

ചിക്കൻ കറിക്കു മിട്ടായി തെരുവിന്റെ രുചിക്കൂട്ട് / Calicut Style Chicken Curry With Coconut Milk

Authentic Malabari chicken curry cooked with aromatic spices & simmered in sumptuous coconut milk!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into medium size pieces Onions- 2, thinly sliced Shallots – 8 to 10, thinly sliced Potatoes-2, cut into medium cubes Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Kashmiri chili powder – 2 tbsp

Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Saagu

An authentic Karnataka style vegetarian korma/kurma that is easy to prepare and a healthy side dish!   Ingredients: Onion – 1, finely chopped Tomatoes – 1, finely chopped Carrot- 1, cut into small cubes Green peas- 1/4 cup Potato-1, cut into small cubes Green beans- 1/2 cup, cut into 1″ length pieces Cauliflower- 1/2 cup,

തേങ്ങ അരച്ച കുടമ്പുളിയിട്ട ചെമ്മീൻ കറി / Kerala Style Prawns in Roasted Coconut Gravy

Prawns cooked in spicy “boatman sauce” – a mixture of freshly grated coconut , simple home spices, and gambogee!   Ingredients: Prawns – 250 g Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Green chilies-2, finely chopped Grated coconut – 1/4 cup Pepper powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Chili powder -1 tsp Coriander powder –

Chakka Avial / Kerala Style Jackfruit & Vegetables in Spiced Coconut Sauce

A traditional savory dish made with tender or unripe jackfruit cooked in spiced coconut mixture that tastes delicious!     Ingredients: Unripe green jackfruit – 1/2 kg Drumsticks- 1, cut into 1″ long pieces Raw mango-1/2 cup, cut into cubes Potato-1, cut into 1″ pieces Snakegourd- 1 cup, cut into 1″ pieces Turmeric powder – 1/2

കാഞ്ഞിരപ്പള്ളി കുഞ്ഞുഞ്ഞിന്റെ ത്രില്ലിൽ ഞണ്ട് ഉലർത് / Kerala Style Stir fried Crab Masala

A traditional kerala style njandu/crab stir fried in a semi-thick coconut-tomato gravy flavored with aromatic spices!   Ingredients: Crab- 500 g (3-4 large ones), cleaned and cut into medium pieces Onion-2, thinly sliced Shallots-10-12, thinly sliced Tomato-1, finely chopped Green chilies-3 Ginger- 1″ piece Garlic pods- 5 Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Garam