Instant Pot Carrot Halwa || Gajar ka Halwa (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Instant Pot Gajar ka Halwa (Dairy free Carrot Halwa)

Gajar ka Halwa is a special Indian dessert made from carrots (Gajar means carrots in Hindi) that has a texture somewhat in between a porridge and a fudge.  Grated carrots stewed with milk and sugar until all the milk evaporates … Continue reading

Cassava Fenugreek Flatbread || Grain free Methi Paratha (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Grain free Savory Cassava flatbread

Thank God for Cassava flour. Cassava parathas / tortillas are what makes me stick to my grain free diet. Because I cannot imagine life without curry. And these parathas help me stay sane. Being a ‘pro’ at making rotis since … Continue reading

Chicken Curry Dumpling Soup (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Chicken curry and dumpling soup (paleo, 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 … Continue reading

Pork Vindaloo Kerala Style || Instant Pot Pork Vindaloo

Kerala Pork Vindaloo

    I don’t eat pork that often but this curry is the only way I like to eat it! Growing up, my parents never cooked pork at home and we had it occasionally only at our friends’ homes or when … Continue reading

Kerala Style Colocasia Stem Curry (Chembu Thaal Curry)

thaal varatharachathu

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