Thakkali Muringakka (Tomato Drumstick ) Curry

Charu Curry (gravy) aka Ozhichu Curry / Kootan is an integral part of Kerala lunch. There has to be some sort of gravy and usually, it’s a coconut-based gravy. Well, no surprises there, right?  That reminds me… the other day I was watching a stand-up comedy on Youtube by a Malayali comedian, Kenny Sebastian. It’s […]

Chettinad Tomato Chutney

Idli / Dosa for breakfast is a regular fare for us. Though Jose loves both Sambar and chutney with Idli/dosa, I don’t make Sambar often. Sometime ago I posted on insta about how sambar tends to overstay it’s welcome. I got response from many of you sharing the same sentiments. So to keep things exciting […]

Hariyali Chicken Tikka

Remember this recipe? Well, this Hariyali Chicken Tikka is a different version of it. I love the combination of coriander and mint, add some fennel seeds to it and the end result is packed with flavors. Now, let me rewind my earlier cooking days. Mint never made an appearance in my kitchen for the first […]

Cucumber Sandwich

Here’s something that you can whip up quickly with minimal ingredients and no cooking. Having been away from the kitchen for two months, I had a bit of starting trouble to get back into the full cooking mode. When we were back, my fridge was stocked with milk and eggs and I had two packets […]