Healthy Banana Bread

Baking was always a dream for me. Something which I thought very difficult and not very accessible to me. When I was in college, we bought a microwave oven at home. I was very happy that I could try the cake recipe from the catalog book that accompanied the oven. I remember baking a chocolate…

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Butternut Squash and Drumsticks in Coconut gravy

Coconut based gravies are a regular part of our lunch menu when it’s a kerala style oonu. We enjoy other cuisines and try recipes from other cuisines at home. But when the lunch is a naadan oonu with moru curry and coconut based side dishes, it is full on nostalgia. Even when we are away…

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Swedish Pancakes

Being a Mallu(how natives of Kerala, a southern state in India are known outside), we have a long list of breakfast food like idli, dosa, appam…the list is endless. Pancakes(at least the name) were unknown to me until I moved to the United States. Here it is a common breakfast item. On my search for…

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Easy Oats Lace Cookies

Cookies are one of the most commonly baked goodies in my family. My kids often ask me to bake cookies and those finish in no time. They always want me to bake chocolate chip cookies and offer their helping hands with whole heart. There is a secret intention behind this. Half the chocolate chips disappear…

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Pressure Cooker Mushroom Peas Pulao

Sometimes it happens that you have many chores in your to do list when you wake up, but not able to do anything right. Today was such a day for me. It happens with all of us. Don’t mind it!!! Maybe its for something better, right?😊Anyways, today I was not in a mood to spend…

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Chicken Kurma

Chicken Kurma is a very rich and creamy dish which can be paired with a variety of rice, pulao, chapati, appam etc…The richness and creamy texture of kurma is acheived by using yogurt, cashews and coconut milk. This dish is not very spicy and can be served to kids without hesitation. If you are looking…

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