Nombu Kanji (Rice & Greengram porridge with Coconut Milk)

Ramadan Kareem everyone! May you all have the best one!Here its second day of Ramadan today….Alhamdulillah so far it went well!Nombu Kanji (‘Nombu’ means fasting and ‘Kanji’ means porridge, in my mother tongue – Malayalam) is one of the comforting and unavoidable dish to make during Ramadan. That aroma of roasting green gram itself is…

Rajma Masala (Kidney bean in coconut cream)

Kidney beans in aromatic indian spices and coconut cream is one of our way to enjoy vegetarian dish which appear on our dinner table at least once in a week. I make sure those beans/lentils are included in the menu while I am planning for the week. This creamy kidney bean curry we loves to…

Strawberry Iced Tea

Iced tea are summer refreshment of all tea lovers. I have one die heart fan of tea here…non other than my hubby. I also became a tea person after making so much tea for him ;). This fresh fruit infused tea is something which you can’t stop drinking!!Β  When I got first fruit in season…

Chocolate Crepe with cream and fruit filling (Chocolate Dosa)

Crepes are so versatile, pair very well with both sweet and savory fillings. One of my very easy to go breakfast item is crepe filled with anything which I have handy. Doesn’t it make so relaxing & happy when you make something quick and delicious serve it on the breakfast table?? Believe me this chocolate…

Garlic Butter Baby Potatoes

How do you like to go for grocery shopping?? Me….like to go alone,without hubby accompanying me!! Especially when going to farmers market. I love to roam around looking each and every items – simply enjoy bargaining πŸ˜‰ and seeing competition among the fellow farmers. And now he is happy that I don’t bother him for…

Meat balls in white creamy sauce

During early days of my culinary journey, I had a lot of disastrous cooking experiments.I used to make only usual classic Indian dishes in which I was comfortable. The thing is I was least bothered about cooking area till I came to tashkent. When I became the head of home making department, started learning more…

Easy Greek Salad

Do you make salads for your dinner daily?? Most of the days we do! As a malabarian, non veg dishes are must for us almost all day. So I always try to include some sort of salads too in dinner menu. This tasty Greek salad is one amongst them, a family favorite too. This salad…

Chicken Korma/Kurma with Almonds & Sesame

Chicken Kurma/korma is one of the famous and widely prepared Indian side dish, thick gravy based curry…..loaded with aromatic Indian spices. Style of preparation varies from region to region. Which is usually served with anyΒ Indian BreadΒ or white rice. Whenever we prepare kurma, we will end up by licking fingers. They are soo delicious. This version…

Healthy Gingernut Biscuits

How happy I am when I get those goodies out of the oven and the heavenly aroma that just leave all around home!! If you are a home baker, you would also enjoyed those bliss whenever you bake something delicious!!! These are the easiest and healthiest biscuits I have ever made, and they are tasty…

French Salad (Francuski Salat)

French Salad is one amongst many salads we usually order from restaurants during our weekend dinner out!! Its called ‘Francuski salat’ here and I fell in love with this salad ever since I tried from restaurant here. When I put my hands on making this salad in my kitchen, of course I must share it…

Dulce De Leche Cheesecake and Almond crusted Pie

Last weekend was a long weekend here, since 21st was ‘Navruz’ and we got holiday on 20th as well!! It is considered as 1st day of Spring and one of the biggest celebration in Uzbekistan. They celebrate it by making sweets &  Uzbek Plov (Pilaf) and share with friends and relatives. The most important and…

Grilled Chicken with Herbs

Chicken breast marinated with herbs,garlic and lemon and grilled to the perfection!!! Makes your lazzy dinner a delightful treat!!