Eggless Oats Banana Muffins

Banana is something that is always in my countertop. I enjoy all kind of fruits, but banana is the only fruit which I can eat everyday and never get bored of. What is that fruit that you like to eat at any time of the day? I am here with a banana muffin recipe. Are…

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Chicken 65

This is one of the best chicken appetizer or starter dish to be served in a party. It is a deep fried chicken dish that is very common in many Indian restaurants. Whenever we dine out from Indian restaurants, my younger one always has only one demand “I want Chicken 65”. He is not even…

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Peanut Butter Pancakes

A yummy and fluffy peanut butter pancake perfect for an easy morning breakfast or an evening snack. If you are a peanut butter lover, then this is a great pancake recipe for you. They are very easy to make and can be served with honey or maple syrup. The creamy peanut butter gives a wonderful…

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Mathanga-Vanpayar Erissery(Instant Pot method)

A delicious Kerala sadya dish made with pumpkin(mathanga) and red cow peas(vanpayar) with a coconut gravy. This is a perfect dish to enjoy with hot rice. Erissery is a very common Onam/Vishu sadya special. Dishes with pumpkin(mathanga) is very much loved by all of us. I make our naadan sadya dishes like pachadi, erissery, aviyal…

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Prawns Masala

A finger licking prawns gravy that goes really well with rice, chapathi, porotta etc. It is always a winner in our lunch table. Each of us have our own favorites when it comes to seafood dishes, but prawns masala is a dish that is unanimously loved by all of us in our family. Prawns is…

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Beef Mappas-Beef in Coconut Milk Gravy

Happy New Year my dear friends:) I hope that I can share more yummy food stories this year. This is the first blog post of BYG for 2021 though I have posted a blog in the New Year which was already drafted last year. Now coming out of the Xmas vacation swing, I want to…

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Shrimp Scampi Naan Pizza

Who don’t love a quick easy pizza for dinner? If you have shrimp, a packet of frozen naan, butter and a few other basic pantry staples, then get ready to make this easy pizza. You can have a quick snack or a pizza dinner in no time… If you are planning a party, this is…

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Smoked Salmon Sandwich

This is my first sandwich recipe in BYG. I love to try seafood dishes and this one is my newly found love. I was introduced to Salmon fish when we came to US. When I first heard about smoked salmon, I was skeptical if it would be too bland for my taste palette. Anyway I…

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Cauliflower and Chinese Potato(Koorka) Stir Fry

As far as cooking is concerned, even if I try to be planned, many times it just ends up something to my surprise. I am talking about this cauliflower and Chinese potato stir fry. This just happened to be a surprise addition to our dinner tales. I had to make a stir fry for lunch…

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Fish Mango Curry in Coconut Milk

I shared my favorite Kottayam style fish curry few weeks back. Have you tried it? Now I am coming back with another fish curry, but this time the star of this fish curry is sour raw mangoes. It was during summer season when mangoes were in plenty, that my mother used to make this tasty…

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Swiss Chard and Red Cow Peas(Vanpayar) Thoran

Thoran or coconut based stir fries are always an unavoidable part of our naadan oonu. I like to try thoran with different varieties of veggies. Thoran with leafy vegetables is one of our favorite. Adding a legume variety like red cow peas makes it extra tasty and even the not so great veggie fans in…

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Vegetable Stock

When it is so easy to make vegetable stock at home, why to buy the canned ones. I like to use this homemade vegetable stock as a base in my soup recipes and gravies. I have already shared the recipe of my easy creamy mushroom soup with homemade vegetable stock. It just needs chopping the…

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Easy Creamy Mushroom Soup

It’s autumn season here and the weather is getting chillier now a days… The trees are getting ready to dress up in their most beautiful attire…The foggy mornings and cold breezy wind makes me feel so cozy and a bit lazy:) So it is time for a bowl of hot soup to warm up. Isn’t…

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Kottayam Style Red Fish Curry

Being a Kottayamkaari, I wanted the first seafood recipe entry in my blog to be our family favorite Kottayam style red fish curry:) I am a great admirer of fish recipes and this is a dish I grew up eating and is my all time favorite to go with rice. My mother used to cook…

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