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! … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Bone Soup/Bone Broth in the Instant Pot (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Instant Pot Beef Bone Broth (paleo, AIP,Keto)

Bone Broth has been in the forefront a lot these days with GAPS, Paleo, AIP and Keto diets all reinforcing its benefits. And rightfully so! Bone broth stock is a great place to find all of the valuable amino acids, collagen, … Continue reading

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

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

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

Instant Pot Tom Yum Gai || Thai Hot and Sour Chicken Soup (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

I love Thai food and it is really one of my favorite cuisines because the food is hot, spicy and tangy – the lemongrass smell is so therapeutic for me and there is nothing like a Tom Yum chicken soup … 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

Moroccan Chicken with Olives and Preserved Lemons || Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken Stew (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

 I have had this exotic cookbook ‘Cafe Morocco’ by Anisa Helou for quite a few years now and every now and then I will take it out of my cookbook shelf and lovingly browse through the recipes.  I find something … Continue reading