Roasted Masala Sweet Potatoes (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

  Are you ready with your Thanksgiving Menu plan yet? As for me, I think I am (and I will share my menu in my next post) but I keep adding more things to the menu! That is very typical of … Continue reading

Honeydew Melon and Cucumber Pachadi || Honeydew Melon and Cucumber Soup

Onam is just a few days away. If you have been a regular follower of my blog, you may have seen my Onam Sadya recipes. Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala (a coastal state in southern India)and part of … Continue reading

Seaweed, Carrot and Avocado Salad (Paleo, AIP, Whole30, Vegan)

Seaweed and Avocado Salad

I love watching ‘Chopped’, the food network show where competitors have to create fancy dishes using a set of basket ingredients.  It’s so fun!  Well, let’s say there’s a lot of fun nowadays in my kitchen since I have to … 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

Vietnamese Style Shrimp Noodle Salad (Paleo, AIP)

Vietnamese shrimp and noodle salad - paleo, AIP

Ever since I discovered sweet potato noodles, menu options for me have expanded considerably!  I now buy them from our local Asian supermarket where they are considerably cheaper than elsewhere. Of course the online option is so, so convenient that … 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

Pumpkin Coconut Soup || Instant Pot Pumpkin Coconut Soup (Paleo, Vegan, Whole30, AIP)

  Fall always brings a sense of contentment in me. The vibrant colors makes you want to go for leisurely walks trying to soak in all that beauty. The change in weather makes me want to snuggle in blankets all day … 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

Vegetable Korma with Cassava Parathas (Vegan, Paleo, Whole30)

    Mappas is a coconut milk based curry that is unique to Kerala and particularly among the Kerala Syrian Christian community.  Fish mappas, Chicken Mappas and also vegetable mappas. Last week I wanted to make some kind of vegetable korma since I … Continue reading

Methi Aloo Paratha with south indian flavors (Potato and Fenugreek leaves stuffed flatbread)

Paratha is typical North indian food right? So why am I trying to ‘southernize’ it? He he…just happened like that one day by accident and a new ‘paratha’ was created in our household 🙂 So here is what happened. Once in … Continue reading

Caribbean Chow/Indian Chaat Style Salad (Paleo, AIP)

I think you can guess from the title of my post that I was struggling to come up with a proper name for this creation 🙂 It started with me coming across a caribbean mango cucumber chow recipe on a recipe forum. … 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