Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is an Indian recipe which is usually liked by kids and adults alike. It isn’t very spicy and has a thick gravy, which makes it a good side dish with breads, rotis or rice. I have limited the use of butter and cream in the recipe, but you can adjust it and…

Strawberry Compote

Strawberry compote can be used as a filling/topping in cakes, crepes, pancakes etc or can be added to whipped cream or buttercream to make a strawberry flavoured cream. Well, these are just a few options of using this, but the options are limitless. Since strawberries are seasonal in most places, it is a good idea…

Easy Chicken Stew (Kerala Cuisine)

Stew forms an integral part of the Kerala Christian Cuisine. The word ‘Stew’ essentially means to cook slowly in a liquid in a covered vessel. In a kerala stew, the liquid which is used to cook the stew is coconut milk. The meat/vegetables is first cooked in the most diluted form of coconut milk. Just…

Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches usually make their way into our meal times either when we need something really quick to put together or when we want to have a mess-free meal..:) They also make for a good lunch box meal for kids and adults alike. This recipe of chicken sandwich uses the eggless mayonnaise recipe that I have…

Eggless Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is one side dish which, if you have in your refrigerator, can help you make a quick dip for your snack or put together a quick sandwich. Somehow, I have not been a fan of store bought mayonnaise for various reasons. And when it came to making Mayonnaise at home, I knew it was…

Caramel Custard

If you ask me some of my favourite desserts, then caramel custard will there up there in the top 5. I remember having this from the time I was a kid. Mom used to make it and we all loved having it. After I started cooking on my own, I also figured out how to…

Mini Margherita Pizza

Pizzas – don’t most of us love them?? Some may be concerned about the cheese that goes on top of them, but still would want to eat a slice…;) I like thin crust pizzas in general. But when it comes to mini pizzas, I am ok with the crust a little think on these little…

Home-Made Pizza Sauce

Pizzas are a comfort food for many. So it makes sense to have the pizza sauce ready in your refrigerator to make a quick pizza when you really can’t think of anything else to make…:) And you can use it to make a bread pizza or a regular pizza. The easiest would be to put…

Lagan Nu Custard

Lagan Nu Custard translates to “wedding custard”. This is a Parsi dish prepared during weddings. It doesn’t require too many ingredients, but does take some time for the milk to be reduced. But the wait it really worth it. I first had this dessert at a friend’s place and had loved it. So when I…

Sabudana (Sago/Tapioca Pearls) Khichidi

Sabudana (sago / tapioca pearls) Khichidi is a very typical Indian recipe prepared during fasting times. I like eating this as a breakfast and hence make it once in a while for the family. It isn’t a spicy dish and neither is it very heavy. So makes a good evening snack recipe too. One of…