Tuna Fish Cutlets ( Meen Cutlet)

Tuna Fish Cutlets ( Meen Cutlet) Tuna Fish Cutlet is a fun way of eating fish for adults and kids. In this recipe I have used canned tuna I had stocked up during Cover lock down announcements in Japan and I was glad I used them because they were yummy, how ever it can be…

Chicken Pops for Kids Lunch Box

Chicken Pops for Kids Lunch Box Chicken Pops is my go to Fried chicken recipe to pack for Eshaan’s Lunch box. It is quick and crispy and tastes great.

Paruppu Keerai recipe

Paruppu Keerai (Pappu Kooraku) This is one of my favorite Indian spinach recipes. ‘Paruppu’ or ‘pappu’ means lentils and ‘Keerai’ means spinach in India. We can use any lentil in this recipe, I prefer to use a mix of toor dal (pigeon peas) and masoor dal ( red lentil) in this recipe as it gives…

Semiya Payasam

Semiya Payasam Semiya Payasam, is a popular Indian dessert made with cooked vermicelli and milk flavored with cardamom and sweetened with sugar. It is often prepared for special occasions and is definitely a part of most weddings. What I love about semiya is that it is so simple to make and also the easiest dessert…

Egg Biriyani Recipe ( Muttai Biriyani)

Egg Biriyani Recipe (Muttai Biriyani) ( How to make egg biriyani ) Biriyani is a popular indian rice dish in India. There are many version of it and many kinds of it varying from using meat to meatless. Eggs being a home staple , I use this quick egg biriyani recipe often. Check the other…

Savoury Oats recipe with mushrooms and poached egg

Savoury Oats recipe with mushrooms and poached egg   Have you tried making savoury oats ? I guarantee you that you’ll love oats in a different way if you do ! This happens to be is one of my favourite ways of having oats. You can add your favorite curry seasoning andenjoyed this delicious creamy…

Spicy Eggplant fry

Eggplant fry Easy and delicious egg plant fry, perfect combination for yoghurt rice and bland curries. Tips before you begin 🙂 If you find a lot of burned masala residue in the pan, clean it with a paper towel and then fry the next batch of eggplants. This is a spicy recipe, so adjust spice…

Sweet Potato and soy Kebabs (vegan recipe)

Sweet Potato and soy Kebabs (vegan recipe) These super simple and delicious sweet potato and soy kebabs are rich in protein is perfect for meal prep. If you love kebabs these soy and sweet potato these kebabs will be one of your favorites. Some tips for the kebabs , If you find your kebab mix…

Spicy mushroom fry recipe (sukka)

Mushroom Pepper fry / Mushroom Pepper Sukka  Mushroom pepper roast or Sukka as we call it in south India… sukka means any dish that’s cooked to a dry consistency or sometimes it is called roast … This is an imitation recipe of the famous chicken pepper roast or sukka. I wanted to re-create the same…

Saravana Bhavan Style Kuruma

Saravana Bhavan Style Kurma If you are from the South India, you would have definitely tasted the flavorful and ever so popular vegetable kurma served in a popular vegetarian chain of restaurant called saravana bhavan. Some flavors and tastes sets a bench mark in our minds and this is one such kurma. Kurma in India…

Easy Shakshuka recipe

Easy Shakshuka recipe My love for egg recipes continues and here I am sharing one of my favorite recipes of recent times. Shakshuka is an poached egg recipe, popular in Middle Eastern cuisine often eaten for breakfast. It is kind of similar to Indian style poached egg recipe, leaving the link here if you want…

Green Chutney, How to make green Chutney

Green Chutney, How to make green chutney Green chutney is a very popular condiment in Indian cuisine. I can say almost 7 out of 10 street foods in India uses green chutney as an ingredient. My favorite is having it in chaat items. If you have gone to indian grocery shopping you might have come…

Vathal Kuzhambu

Vathal Kuzhambu Vathal Kuzhambu is a spicy tangy curry made with dried berries in India. There is definitely many versions of Vathal Kuzhambu, some use onions and tomatoes, you can also make vathal kuzhambu without them. As someone who is a big fan of this wonderful combination of sweet, tangy and spicy recipes, I like…

Indian green chicken curry

Indian green chicken curry This green chicken curry was an accidental recipe of mine when I had to use the left over green chutney. But turned out to be one of my favorite recipes to have with roti. This is yet again another one pot / pressure cooker recipe. So simple to make and is…

Salmon Fish Curry

Salmon Fish curry I think salmon would be my first choice of fish if I were asked to pick one. and in Japan we get the finest quality of salmon. Its a very fatty fish which make the curry very flavorful. This Salmon Fish Curry is is probably the easiest version of all. I have…

Gutti Vankaya Curry / Gutti Vankaya Kura

Gutti Vankaya is one  recipe which was on my bucket list for two reasons, one is because it is  my sarasu Avva’s recipe, (my moms mom who is in her late 80s,) and secondly brinjal is my favorite vegetable. If there is a soulmate in vegetable it must be brinjal, I could eat it in…

Samosa / How to make samosa

Aloo samosa is a an emotion was my title of my recent instagram post . It is so true because there is no party or evening tea without samosa in India. I have been so excited to post this recipe for one reason because this recipe turned out so delicious and perfect so I had to…

Muttai Thokku / Egg Thokku

Muttai Thokku / Egg Thokku I am an egg addict. I have grown up eating eggs everyday and I have great memories of my mom serving me hot rasam rice and eggs, I literally feel that’s more than enough for me to survive. Having said that I think eggs are very versatile and is a…

Prawn Masala

 5/5 Prawn masala / Eral Masala This is my favorite seafood and i could eat it in every meal.  I am happy that I am finally sharing one of my favorite way of making prawns. While kuzhambu or is a runny curry and Thokku means that the dish is that’s cooked to a thick gravy…

Hemp Pancakes / hemp recipes

We love eating pancakes on lazy weekends. And my son sometimes wants them in his lunch box! So I keep experimenting with different flavors to make it more nutritious and healthy for him to eat. I have tried many pancakes with vegetables sneaked in such as pumpkin and beets just like those this was totally…

Mushroom Dum Biriyani

I Ama  big fan of biriyani and you would probably know that by now because I have posted so man versions of my biriyani in the last few months. I have been wanting to write down all my biriyani recipes for my readers as I love each one of them. This is a very simple…

Thayir Vadai / Dahi Vada

Thayir Vadai or dahi vada is a popular indian snack. Perfect for hot summers. This recipe is a south indian version of it. Check out medu vada recipe here

Sathumavu ladoo | Multigrain Ladoo

Sathumavu ladoo Sathumavu Ladoo is a recipe is a version of indian bliss ball. made from a multi grain mixture. I have used a ready made sathumavu mix, which is commonly found around indian super markets called manna health mix. I usually make peanut ladoos or green gram ladoos for my son’s snack time. One…

Chicken Kuzhambu with coconut milk

This is a very easy version of a traditional Recipe. Mostly this method kuzhambu (curry) is made with mutton back home in India. Every sunday my mother would make mutton kuzhambu and serve it with piping hot Idlies or Dosa. It was a part of childhood expeience for me. Sunday is always special as that…

Carrot Halwa / Gajar ka halwa

When winter is here we always are blessed with natures best carrots. I love to make carrot halwa from the fresh produce of carrots thats available. Its simple and quick method. The traditional recipes of carrot halwa requires cooking the shredded carrots in whole milk until everything is reduced to halwa consistency and then adding…

Chicken Biriyani in Pressure cooker

This is my favorite recipe to make on the weekends as my husband loves my biriyani so much so that he needs to eat it every Friday night. Its amazing to see how much I have evolved in cooking. Because making a good biriyani is always considered a bench mark to me. I always make…

Garlic Naan (without yeast)

Garlic Naan – Indian Flat Bread Made without yeast. I made these naans for the first time for my Japanese friends. I was looking for a recipe that doesn’t need too much time to fluff up and hence researched and after many trials and errors. This is the recipe which works for me.  This is…

Butter chicken curry / Murg Makhani

Best Butter chicken  Butter chicken is such a popular dish in Japan. Almost every Japanese I have met here who said I love Indian food is a big fan of Butter chicken and this is one gravy that I don’t mind loading on carbs. I mean literally there is everything in it that screams carbs,…

Coconut chutney / Raw coconut dip

Fresh and nutty tasting side dish for dosa , idli made with fresh coconut and roasted channa dal (a variety of chickpeas), mildly spiced with green chillies.