Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Herbs (thyme, rosemary, marjoran, garlic, ginger) salt brined, buttermilk fried chicken. Perfect fried chicken in golden brown, with tons of beautiful, juicy, tender meat, with lots of flavour both in the batter and within the chicken. It’s got a bit of spice and fantastically crispy skin. I usually make Kerala chicken fry and it goes…

Idiyappam/String Hoppers/Noodle appam

  Idiyappam an easy to make and super delicious South Indian steamed rice noodle. Made simply from rice flour. Idiyappam is one of those dishes which have been my favorite right from childhood. My mom used to serve it with sugar, milk and grated coconut for breakfast. As a kid, I used to absolutely love…

Shrimp/Prawns Pickle (Kerala Style)

Pickling is one of the ways by which you preserve food items. And if you are living in a place where you do not get good, fresh sea food very often, then you could try this prawn pickle recipe whenever you get some fresh ones. In most of the Indian cuisines, pickles are an unavoidable…

Hariyali Chicken /Mint Chicken /Grilled Chicken

Chicken is my all time favourite, especially as stew or curry. Since it’s grilling season and want to try something different. “I started to think”, namely that I can cook less oily, non spicy and in a healthy way. One summer long ago, I had an impulse to try Tandoori Chicken and kalmi chicken…Since I…

Idli/ Dosa

View this post on Instagram Good morning Saturday☺ Made Idli (steamed rice lentils batter) with Coconut chutney & Samabar! Idli is a very common South Indian Breakfast and is healthy. It is made from a fermented batter of rice and lentils. Idili is usually served with Hot Chutneys (Chammanthi)  and Sambar (vegetable with lentils and Sambar powder)…

Milaga podi/ Gun powder /Podi Idli

  I love to have Idli with chutney and sambar, and when we were in Bangalore we usually would go to Anadha Bhavan for breakfast. Every weekend it’s a custom to go there and have ghee dosa or poori, and I really miss that here. Last week I remembered in Bangalore we used to have…