Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry Leaves

Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry Leaves Recipe

Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry Leaves This Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry leaves has a lovely aromatic sauce that can be poured over rice or noodles. The combination of butter, curry leaves, onion and bell peppers flavors the tender Continue reading


Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash Vanpayar Ularthiyathu is the classic Kerala comfort food. The ‘brown beans’ (red cow peas / red gram / ‘red chawli’) are a brownish version of the ‘green bean’ or whole ‘mung dal’. Continue reading


Easy Chicken Tikka Sandwich Baguette

chicken tikka sandwich baguette

Chicken Tikka Sandwich Baguette   This is my version of an easy Chicken Tikka Sandwich Baguette. Who can resist delicious Chicken Tikka? Well this is a simplified but delicious version made into a  hearty sandwich. Crusty Italian Bread or Baguettes will be Continue reading


Kadai Chana Masala

Kadai Masala Chana recipe

Kadai Chana Masala This version of Kadai Chana Masala is variation on the tradional recipe. Very tasty and very simple to make. It has a rustic flavor that is so popular in the Indian  fixed menu items. It may be Continue reading


Mutton Haleem – Mutton Stewed with Wheat and Dal

mutton haleem

Mutton Haleem Haleem is very popular in the Middle East, Central and Southern Asia. This delicious Haleem recipe, is a comforting dish of meat cooked with wheat and a variety of dals. This is how I make Mutton Haleem. Beef Continue reading


Tasty Vegetable Samosa – Potato and Peas Filling

vegetable samosa recipe

Tasty Vegetable Samosa – Potato and Peas Filling This is a very simple but tasty Vegetable Samosa Recipe. The ‘no nonsense’ potato and green peas filling is lightly flavored with curry spices. So yummy, hot and crispy and just lightly Continue reading


Arabian Biryani – Pressure Cooker Chicken Biryani

Arabian Biryani made in Pressure Cooker

Arabian Biryani – Pressure Cooker Chicken Biryani Ramadan 2015 is around the corner. I thought it’s time to post a quick Iftar dish that can be prepared easily. The first few days, can prove challenging, deciding what to make for Continue reading


Green Peppercorn in Brine Recipe

Green Peppercorn in Brine Recipe

Green Peppercorn in Brine Recipe There are different varieties of pepper corns (Piper Nigrum).  The spice that originated in India and has been used since prehistoric times. It’s hard to believe that this staple in just about every kitchen is Continue reading