Kerala

AIP Indian, Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Chicken Dishes, Gluten Free Recipes, Indian, Instant Pot, Kerala, Non-vegetarian dishes, Paleo

Steamed Chicken Dumplings || Chicken Ada || Instant Pot Chicken Dumplings (Paleo, AIP)

Ada is a traditional keralan food where different kinds of stuffings are stuffed inside a rice flour dough and then steamed by wrapping them in banana leaves!  As a kid, I loved the ‘Adas’ with the sweet coconut fillings. Yum! I have made a sweet potato version of these sweet coconut filling dumplings which you […]

AIP Indian, Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Gluten Free Recipes, Indian, Kerala, Paleo, Vegan, Whole30

Sweet Plantain Fritters (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Plantain fritters are a traditional snack of Kerala and I have posted the traditional version of Pazham Pori (as it is called in malayalam) earlier.  Now of course I make the gluten free and grain free version using cassava flour.  I actually prefer the texture of this version now more than the traditional version. Also I do […]

AIP Indian, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Breads, Gluten Free Recipes, grain free, Indian, Instant Pot, Kerala, Main Course, Paleo, Vegan, Whole30

Instant Pot Kappa Puttu || Cassava ‘Rice’ (Paleo, AIP)

   Puttu is a breakfast food that originates from the southern Indian state of Kerala. It is usually made from rice flour. But a variation of that is using kappa (which is the malayalam word for cassava) and kappa puttu is mostly made using fresh kappa (cassava) since most households in kerala have cassava plants growing […]

AIP Indian, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Indian, Kerala, Paleo, Sadya recipes, Vegan, Whole30

Jackfruit 101 and a recipe for ‘Kerala Style Jackfruit Stir fry’ (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

 Not many folks are familiar with Jackfruit. Is it a fruit or a vegetable some will ask! And even fewer folks are aware that the ripe jackfruit is very different from the raw aka green or tender jackfruit.  Well if you are new to jackfruit (or rather if Jackfruit is new to you), no worries, […]

Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Indian, Kerala, Keto, Main Course, Non-vegetarian dishes, Paleo, Whole30

Chicken Liver Masala || Kerala Style Chicken Liver (Paleo, Whole30, AIP, Keto)

 Our ancestors did not just eat the meat of animals. They also ate the organs like liver, heart, brains and even testicles! Organ meat are one of the most nutrient dense foods and can be a great addition to your diet. They’re packed with nutrients, such as vitamin B12 and folate, and they’re also an […]

Chicken curry and dumpling soup (paleo, AIP)
AIP Indian, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Chicken Dishes, Dairy Free, Fusion cuisine, Gluten Free Recipes, Indian, Instant Pot, Kerala, Paleo, Soups, Whole30

Chicken Curry Dumpling Soup (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

   Doesn’t the title make you drool?  I don’t know how I got this idea but one day I was sitting eat my lunch browsing through a recipe magazine, the kind that you get at the grocers these days and I saw a pic of ‘chicken and dumpling soup’ which made me drool. And then I […]

Kerala Beef Curry(Varatharacha Beef Curry)
Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Indian, Instant Pot, Kerala, Main Course, Paleo, Whole30

Beef in toasted coconut curry || Kerala Varatharacha Beef Curry (Paleo, AIP Adaptable)

Beef and Potatoes anyone? And what if the beef is cooked in a sauce/curry made from toasted coconut and curry spices like fennel and coriander? Hmm…can you imagine the aromas! This traditional Keralan(Kerala is a coastal state in southern India) Beef Curry is usually slow cooked with either yams or taro root (yes, no potatoes:)) […]

Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Chutneys and Dips, Dairy Free, Fusion cuisine, Gluten Free Recipes, Indian, Kerala, Paleo, Vegan, Whole30

Cranberry Coconut Chutney (Paleo, Vegan, AIP)

One of the wonderful elements of Indian cuisine is the presence of pickles, relishes and chutneys! Having any of these on your plate can elevate even the simplest of all meals into something extraordinary! Indian pickles are quite different from their western counterpart in that these are sour and spicy in addition to being salty. […]

Anytime Snacks, Appetizers, Fusion cuisine, Gluten Free Recipes, Holiday Treats, Indian, Kerala, Paleo, Vegan, Whole30

Spiced Cashew Nuts || Masala Cashew Nuts || Homemade Holiday Gifts (Paleo, Whole30, Vegan)

  Happy Holidays to all! With Christmas just being around the corner, sweet treats begin to surface everywhere. You see them at holiday parties, on food network, on instagram and also in all newspapers and magazines!  There is no harm in making sweet treats once in a while – especially during the festive season and […]