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

One Pot Lasagna Soup

Enjoy this heartwarming meal-in-a-bowl with this lasagna soup packed with flavors with an ooey-gooey cheesy concoction!   Ingredients: Lasagna noodles – 1 pack Ground meat- 1/2 kg Onion- 1, finely chopped Garlic – 5 pods, finely minced Ginger- 1/2″, finely minced Pasta sauce/crushed tomatoes -1 can Dried oregano -1 tbsp Chicken broth- 1 cup Mozzarella cheese –

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

കേരളമണ്ണിന്റെ തനിമയിൽ പഴകഞ്ഞി / Kerala’s Fermented Rice Gruel (Porridge)

Pazhankanji (Congee) –Kerala’s own superfood & excellent coolant in the hot weather – this nutritious and staple breakfast among the Keralites is an all time favorite!     Ingredients: Cooked leftover rice – 1 cup Green chilies- 1-2 Curd Curry or plain curd – As needed Pickle – of your choice Shallots – 2 Mashed tapioca- As

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,

Gobi Butter Masala / Gobi Makhani Masala

A finger licking rich Makhani gravy that speaks eloquently of the magnificence of the Indian cuisine!   Ingredients: Cauliflower – 1, cut into small florets Onion- 2, finely chopped Tomatoes-2, finely chopped Green chilies-2, finely chopped Ginger- 1″, finely minced Garlic-4 pods, finely minced Dry red chilies- 3 Cinnamon – 1/2 inch stick Cloves – 2

Crunchy Carrot-Apple & Walnut-Oilve Salad

A sweet, crunchy, & refreshing salad that is super simple and tasty!   Ingredients: Carrots -2, coarsely grated Apple- 1, thinly sliced and cut into halves Almonds – 1/2 cup, coarsely chopped Walnuts- 1/2 cup, coarsely chopped Olives- 1/2 cup, thinly sliced Mayonnaise – 1/2 cup Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Lemon juice –

Roasted Cauliflower Biryani

A delightful combination of roasted cauliflower & aromatic spices makes this one-pot meal burst with flavor!   Ingredients: Cauliflower -1, cut into small florets Basmati rice – 2 cups Onion- 2, thinly sliced Tomato – 2, finely chopped Chili Powder – 2 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp Biryani Masala Powder – 3 tbsp Garam

Cauliflower Green Peas Pulao

A quick and delicious one pot meal made with a wonderful combo of green peas, cauliflower, and aromatic spices!   Ingredients: Basmati rice – 2 cups, cooked Cauliflower – 1 cup, cut into small florets Green peas – 1/2 cup Onion – 1, finely chopped Green chilies -2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Garam