Snacks & Sides

Aval Nanachathu/ Sweetened Beaten Rice Flakes

Aval Nanachathu/ Sweetened Beaten Rice Flakes

Aval Nanachathu is a traditional Keralan snack made of Beaten rice flakes, grated coconut, jaggery and a hint of cardamom. Its such a humble and wholesome snack packed with nutrients and can be made in a jiffy because there is no cooking required. It is usually […]

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

These creamy, rich and fluffy mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for almost any dinner. Its the easiest recipe to make and just melts in your mouth.  And the secret to making them extra-flavorful is adding more cream and more butter! Heavenly!

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

This simple and colourful mango salsa is made with a sweet juicy mango, tart lime juice and peppery jalapenos for that delicious combination of sweet and heat.  Serve this fresh salsa with tortilla chips, with grilled chicken or fish, on tacos, or as a salad itself.

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

  When I think about Easter, there are a number of foods that immediately come to mind, but I think the humble hot cross bun is one of the ultimate Easter bakes. It is rich and buttery, and filled with the goodness of dried fruits […]

Pickled Radishes

Pickled Radishes

These quick and easy to make pickled radishes is deliciously crunchy and a great condiment to welcome spring. They will perk up anything from salads to sandwiches to simply cooked meats. Radishes are rich in folic acid and potassium, and they are also a good source of […]

Chickpea Fatteh

Chickpea Fatteh

Chickpea Fatteh is a popular Middle Eastern breakfast dish made with simple ingredients and packed with flavours. The word“Fatteh” is dialect Arabic word, that comes from the verb “fa-tta” which means to crumble bread into small pieces. So that is why the dish is made of crumbled pieces of toasted or […]

Five Bean Salad

Five Bean Salad

Easy recipes make all of our lives easier, so do delicious ones. This five bean salad is a healthy and simple recipe, perfect for parties, potlucks or a quick lunch!

Kerala Egg Puffs

Kerala Egg Puffs

Ingredients 3 eggs (hard boiled and cut in half) Puff pastry squares or sheet 1 egg beaten for egg wash For the onion masala  2 Onions (sliced) 4 cloves Garlic (crushed) 1/2 inch Ginger (crushed) 1 sprig Curry leaves (chopped) 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tsp Red […]