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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Chicken Cutlet-Kerala Style

Here in BYG, today I have a very tasty chicken cutlets for you. This is a perfect appetizer or snack recipe for everyone be it a kid or a grown up. You can enjoy it with ketchup or challas or make it a light meal. If you have burger buns, these cutlets can be enjoyed…

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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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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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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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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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Beetroot Pachadi

This is the season of Onam, the main festive holiday season of Kerala and I am back with an Onam sadya(feast) recipe this time. My childhood memories of Onam sadya were always three or four vegetarian dishes along with a non veg presence served on a banana leaf. Frankly speaking I was more curious about…

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Chicken Pepper Roast

Hailing from the land of spices, we have a strong liking for spices in our food. Our favorite is black pepper and we make a variety of pepper based dishes. My husband loves recipes with a dominant pepper flavor and if I borrow his words, this is our favorite “Nalla kurumulakitt varattiyedutha chicken roast” which…

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Ground Beef Tacos

I tasted tacos for the first time when I visited a friend. She served me ground beef tacos and on my first bite, I fell in love. I loved the combination of crispy corn tortillas with a juicy beef filling topped with sour cream and veggies. If you can load your needed proteins, veggies and…

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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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Kerala Meat Puffs

Meat Puffs are the perfect treat for any meat lover. This was my favorite tea time snack in my childhood days. I know that it is the same with many of you. I was the happiest kid whenever my father gets those yummy puffs from the nearby bakery. I miss those good old days of…

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