Kerala Style Colocasia Stem Curry (Chembu Thaal Curry)

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Traditional recipes like these are what make me feel good about blogging my recipes. Until last year, I did not know that we could cook colocasia stems!  Having been raised in Bombay instead of Kerala where my parents are from, … Continue reading

Instant Pot Indian Mashed Vegetables || Paav Bhaji (Paleo, AIP)

   Ever since I started doing Paleo and AIP, a lot of the Indian street foods went out of my kitchen window!  But slowly each one is making its way back … of course, with some make-overs 🙂 Ha Ha. That’s … Continue reading

AIP Chicken Tikka Masala (Paleo, Whole30, Keto)

 Disclosure: This post may contain one or more affiliate links. When you click on those links and purchase a product, then I may get a small commission for that purchase. In my last post I shared the news about the release … Continue reading

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

Kerala Beef Curry(Varatharacha Beef Curry)

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) … Continue reading

Gluten free and Grain free Chapati / Roti (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Chapati or Roti, is a staple of Indian cuisine.  After all, the delicious creamy curries need a sturdy vehicle to sop them all up!  Although rice is more commonly eaten in a typical southern Indian household (as in ours) , … Continue reading

Green Plantain Fritters || Kacha Kela Vada (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Batata Vada or Spicy Potato fritters is the type of food that teases your taste buds!  Mashed potatoes are mixed with green chillies, cilantro and some spices and then dipped in batter and deep fried!  How can anyone say no … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Easy Instant Pot Chicken Biryani || Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Pulao

I have probably stated this before and I have no shame in saying it again. Biryani is my weakness. Especially Chicken Biryani.  There is something about how the different components of this dish come together that makes this so, so … Continue reading

Chocolate Halwa || Chocolate Singhare ka Halwa || Chocolate Water Chestnut Flour Fudge(Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

This weekend is Sankranti, which is a festival celebrated all over India, albeit in different ways. This festival marks the sun’s transit into the Makara (Capricorn), marking the end of the month with the winter solstice and the start of … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala (Paleo, Whole30, Keto)

It feels funny writing a recipe post on Tikka Masala. That is because I had never been a fan of ‘Tikka masala’ that is typically found in Indian restaurants across the US and in India. The main reason for my … Continue reading

Tandoori Chicken || Indian Style Baked Chicken (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

If you like Indian food and like chicken then I can bet that you would have definitely tasted Tandoori Chicken:) If not, then you need to immediately rectify that!  Tandoori Chicken probably helped popularize Indian cuisine in the rest of … Continue reading