Keerai Sambar / South Indian Spinach Lentil Soup

A simple & wholesome soup oozing with flavor in a delicious combination of lentils and green leaves! Ingredients:Toordal / thuvaram paruppu – 1/2 cupSpinach – 2 bunches, finely choppedOnion – 1, finely choppedTomato- 1, finely choppedGreen chilies-2, finely choppedTurmeric powder- 1/4 tspSambar powder – 1 tspTamarind – A small gooseberry size, soaked in waterOil –

ഉണക്ക ചെമ്മീൻ മുരിങ്ങക്കാ കറി / Kerala Style Dried Shrimps & Drumsticks Curry

An authentic delicious seafood delicacy cooked in drumsticks and coconut gravy that goes well with steamed rice.    Ingredients: Unakka chemmeen/dried prawns – 1/2 cup, cleaned Muringakka/drumsticks- 2 sticks, cut into medium size pieces Green chilies – 2  Shallots -3, thinly sliced Grated coconut – 3/4 cup Tomato – 1, finely chopped Chili powder – 1

Malaysian Style Sardine Curry

An excellent way of enjoying the flavors and richness of an easy one-pot fish curry with okra that is just as tasty and delicious!     Ingredients: Sardines – 5-6 pieces, cleaned Okra/ladies finger – 500 g, slit lengthwise into halves Onion- 1, thinly sliced Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Green chilies- 2, slit lengthwise Tomatoes – 2,

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

Udupi Hotel Style Sambar

A flavorful lentil based vegetable stew that is mildly sweet and spicy & acts as a great accompaniment to dosas and idlis!   Ingredients : Toor dal/split pigeon peas – 1 cup Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Carrots – 2, cut into medium cubes Potato-1, cut into medium cubes Drumstick – 2, cut into medium

കൊഞ്ചി കൊഞ്ചി വിളിക്കുന്ന മലബാറി കൊഞ്ചു കറി / Malabar Style Prawns Curry

A simple finger-licking & succulent prawns curry made with the flavor combo of spicy coconut gravy & tamarind!     Ingredients: Prawns – 1/2 kg, peeled and de-veined Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Shallots/pearl onions – 10-12, finely chopped Green chilies – 2, slit lengthwise Tomato – 1, finely chopped Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Bangdyachi Udid Methi / Konkani Style Mackerel in Black Gram & Fenugreek Sauce

A yummy & delicious Konkan recipe where the mackerels are cooked in a combination of coconut with black lentils, fenugreek seeds, and raw rice giving the dish a unique flavor!   Ingredients: Mackerels – 6 Onions- 2, finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chili powder- 1 tsp Dry red chilies – 6 Grated

Kundapur Style Chicken Ghee Roast

This exotic dish is from a small coastal town in the Indian state of Karnataka called Kundapura and is close to Mangalore.  This Mangalorean delicacy is famous for its tangy & spicy flavor of ghee roasted spices and is sure to tickle to taste buds!      Ingredients: To Marinate: Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut

Veppila Meeninu Thenga Kootukaran / Kerala Style Fish in Curry Leaves Gravy

Try this flavorful & aromatic seafood delicacy cooked in a gravy of curry leaves + coconut paste.    Ingredients:  Fish slices – 6-8 steaks of king fish or pomfret Curry leaves- 1 cup Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Pepper powder- 2 tsp Turmeric powder- 1 tsp Shallots/small red onions – 8-10, thinly sliced Dry whole red chilies- 2