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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Walnut cake

Now that Christmas is approaching I am more in to a baking mood. Christmas season reminds us of the fruit cakes with soaked dry fruits right? Since few years that I started baking, soaking dry fruits in rum, baking fruit cakes and sharing it with family and friends has become a part of our Xmas…

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Mexican Wedding Cakes

Do you like a cookie that almost melts in your mouth and is very soft, buttery and nutty? If yes, you are in the right place. Try these rich and addictive Mexican wedding cakes. They are so irresistible that you end up eating the whole batch in one sitting. I am not kidding, just sharing…

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Carrot Dates Cake

One of my most favorite cakes…made with the goodness of carrots and loaded with dates. This cake speaks of all its glory by itself. My love for carrot dates cake started many years back when I tasted one from a bakery in my hometown. Each time I had it, I got more addicted to it.…

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A Barbie Doll Birthday Cake

I made this Barbie doll cake a while back. Today when I opened the laptop to do some blogging work, this cake suddenly caught my mind…How come? right:) My daughter’s favorite plush toy was lying next to the laptop. It’s a stuffed lamb doll, a character from the famous American animated TV series for kids…

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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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French Yogurt Cake

It was a lazy evening and was drizzling outside. It is not a surprise for me that I get in to baking mood on such cool and cozy weather. Is it the warm air filling the whole house from the hot oven the secret driving force?:) Or did I notice somebody visiting frequently in to…

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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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Beef Ularthiyathu/ Kerala Style Beef fry

I am an ardent fan of beef recipes. I have already shared my beef cutlet and beef puffs recipes. Of all the beef recipes that I tried, this is the one which is very close to my heart. I learned to prepare this dish from my mother. This was one of her staple dish which…

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Easy Chocolate Cake

I got this chocolate cake recipe from my Aunt on our last trip to India. When we visited them, she baked this cake for us. I remember, she was telling that it is a beginner friendly recipe. She was clearing all my baking queries while she was whipping up the cake. It was such a…

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