തിരുവിതാംകൂർ കോഴി ബിരിയാണി – Travancore Style Chicken Biryani

Spiced ghee rice layered with spicy chicken masala, fried cashews & raisins, and garnished with fresh herbs making a delicious mouthwatering one pot meal!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1 kg, cut into medium size pieces Basmati rice – 3 cups Onions – 3, thinly sliced Pearl onions/shallots- 10, thinly sliced Tomato – 1, finely chopped

കടയ്ക്കാവൂർ കാവടി / Kadakkaavur Kavadi

Try this variety and traditional homemade snack that originates from the town of Kadakkavoor, located in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) District of Kerala. The uniqueness is the shape & design of the snack which represents “kavadi” – cowrie shells used by astrologers of Kerala.    Ingredients: Rice powder – 1/2 cup Egg-1 Sugar- 2-3 tbsp Coconut milk –

Nellore Style Fish Biryani

Try this outstandingly FISHOLICIOUS biryani that is a flavorful mix of rice, aromatic spices, and succulent fish pieces!   Ingredients: Basa/salmon fish fillets: 500 g Basmati rice- 500 g Onions- 3, thinly sliced Tomatoes-2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tsp Unripe mango-1, cut into thin slices Green chilies-3 Dry red chilies-2 Turmeric powder- 1 tsp Coriander

Vijayawada Style Chicken Biryani

A perfectly seasoned, aromatic, & mouthwatering one-pot meal with succulent chicken in layers of fluffy rice & fragrant spices!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into medium size pieces Basmati rice-2 cups Onions – 2, thinly sliced Green chilies-2, finely chopped Tomato – 1, finely chopped Ginger garlic paste- 1 tbsp Red chili powder-1 tbsp

Potli Samosa / Indian Style Deep Fried Pastry Pouches Stuffed With Masala

Impress your guests with these small parcels of delicious goodness that can be relished as a unique appetizer!      Ingredients: Maida / all purpose flour – 1/4 cup Minced meat – 1/2 cup Onion – 1, finely chopped Ginger- 1″, finely minced Green chilies – 3, finely minced Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Ambur Mutton Biryani

Also known as Arcot biryani, this authentic recipe is a specialty of the Nawabs (Viceory) of Arcot – a small town in Vellore city of Tamil Nadu. This orangish in color, mildly spiced rice with succulent mutton pieces is cooked to perfection with an over-powering aroma that engulfs you!   Ingredients: Basmati/seeraga samnba rice- 2

Aval Pradhaman / Kerala Style Rice Flakes Pudding

A traditional Kerala dessert that is a delicately sweetened combo of rice flakes, jaggery, & creamy coconut milk and makes perfect for the festival season!     Ingredients: Aval/ poha/ flaked rice- 1/2 cup Jaggery- 3/4 cup Milk-1 cup Coconut milk- 1 cup Cardamom powder- 1 tsp Dry ginger powder – 1 pinch (optional) Ghee

Sweet Plantain & Apple Breakfast Bake

A sinfully good and decadent breakfast that can be prepared with easily available ingredients! Crisp and sweet red lady apples and ripe plantains are caramelized and baked for a breakfast that’s full of flavor and nutrition.     Ingredients Ripe plantain – 1, cut into thin vertically slices Red Gala apple – 1, cored & diced

Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha / Hyderabadi Style Bread Pudding

This yummy bread pudding is one of the most desirable desserts in Hyderabadi cuisine where the pan-fried bread slices are soaked in cardamom-scented milk mixture!     Ingredients: White/whole wheat bread slices – 10, cut into triangle halves Ghee/clarified butter – As needed Sugar – 2 cups Water – 1 cup Cardamom pods – 5-6,

Biriyaniyil “Porichakozhinte Manammm” / Kerala Style Fried Chicken Biryani

This is a deliciously flavorful & mouthwatering combination of spicy & juicy tender chicken with a layer of aromatic rice infused with fresh spices!   Ingredients: For Marination: Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into bite size pieces Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Garam masala – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 1 tsp Chili powder –