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…

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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…

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 anyย Indian Breadย or white rice. Whenever we prepare kurma, we will end up by licking fingers. They are soo delicious. This version…

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…

Indian Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani)

Butter Chicken  is most of us favorite side dish order when we visit restaurants. But how about someone like me who stays abroad and limited options of Indian restaurants!? Yes, home cooking is the only option. And getting restaurant like food at home it self make our loved one so happy. So here is a…

Kheema Dhal (Minced Meat with Lentil – Indian Style)

Kheema with Dhal(Lentil) is a beautiful combination goes very well with roti,chapathi, rice,Layered Paratha,any bread,Unsweetened Kalathappam(Rice cake)ย etc.I made it with Indian masala and this is little more on spicier side. You can use any dhal(lentil) and I used Chana Dhal (Splitted chick pea). I also ย tried with Masoor Dhal (Red lentil) and both came out…

Spicy Mutton Chops Masala

We Indians always prefer to go with spicy dishes and here is another spicy side dish for you. I cooked this mutton chops without adding a single drop of water! Yes…you heard it right! No water has been added to cook the mutton. Only moisture from onion and tomato helped to cook the meat. Quite…

Indo-Chinese Chilli Garlic Chicken

Here is another side dish and my first chicken dish to my blog. This is one of my all time favorite side dish. I remember when I was kid, my sister used to cook and experiment many varieties of dishes and Indo-chinese chilli chicken is one amongst them. She is one of the wonderful cook,…

Spicy Beef Curry (Kannur Style)

Malabar style beef curry is very easy to prepare,yet delicious. This beef curry is very common and widely prepared in my place (kannur) and its taste and style slightly changes from home to home.   Back home in kerala, friday special will be beef. We make beef curry with white rice or ghee rice for…

Kerala style Spicy Duck Roast

God’s Own Country – Kerala, blessed with its natural greenary and back waters. Kerala also known as “land of spices in India”. You can hear “quack quack” sounds and see ducks swimming on backwaters, especially on kuttanad side – How beautiful scene it will be!! My grandma had some ducks before on her backyard…as her…