Indian Style Acorn Squash (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Acorn Squash Stir Fry Indian Style

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I am sure at least some of you are still planning menus just like me even though most of you might be one step ahead  and are all set with your menu and your … Continue reading

Happy Onam: Green Mango Relish (Manga Curry)

 Happy Onam to Malayalis all over the world who celebrate this auspicious harvest festival. This year I thought I will share the legend behind Onam as told to me by my dad when we were kids. Maybe you can share … Continue reading

Okra Yoghurt Soup (Vendakka Pachadi)

In Kerala cuisine, Pachadi is a side dish which is made using yoghurt. I have posted recipe for ash gourd pachadi or kumabalanga pachadi and beetroot pachadi before.  Pachadi can be made using different vegetables and sometimes even fruits like … Continue reading

Banana blossom and shrimp stir fry || Vazha Kodappan Thoran || (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

 When you are kids, you live in a blissful state…you take everything for granted.  Mom slogs in the kitchen and presents tasty dishes to you which you devour without even pausing to thank her for her hard work and talent. … Continue reading

Vegetable Korma – Navratan Style (Vegan, Paleo)

Navratan Korma is a rich, creamy and highly delectable dish of vegetables, fruit, nuts and paneer.  It is very rich since butter/ghee, heavy cream and cashew nut paste is used to make the gravy. A blend of different spices is … Continue reading

Green Papaya with coconut (Papaya thoran)

Green Papayas are a common vegetable in Kerala and consequently ‘Papaya thoran’ is one of many vegetable dishes in the typical Keralan household.  The Papaya fruit is a highly nutritious fruit and an excellent source of vitamin C, folate, vitamin A, magnesium, copper, … Continue reading

Harissa roasted cauliflower and Happy thanksgiving !

This year the approach of Thanksgiving brought a sense of relief as opposed to the usual ‘stress’ of planning. Why? Because this year we are going away on vacation with friends instead of being home.  It is going to be … Continue reading