Squid Stir fry with coconut || Koonthal thoran (Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30)

As I have mentioned many times before, we are all seafood lovers in our family.  My son when he was younger, he loved to stick his nose inside the fresh seafood counter over at the Asian supermarket. He loves the … Continue reading

Pan fried Salmon with a Coconut Dill Chutney

Dill is one herb (the only one perhaps) that I took a long time to appreciate. May be because it was not available in western India where I grew up. And Dill being so different from some of the other herbs … Continue reading

‘No Bake’ Blueberry Mini Pies (Vegan, Paleo,AIP)

A lovely afternoon.  A lovely lunch. With a lovely lady. I had been wanting to invite my next door neighbor over for lunch since a few months now. Finally, it happened last week. This lovely lady is actually an octagenarian … Continue reading

Caribbean Style Grilled Shrimp (Paleo)

Shrimp is an all time favorite of mine!  My parents having been born and raised so close to the coast in Kerala, shrimp was my amma’s ‘go to’ ingredient for added flavor.  Yes she would add prawns in even vegetable … 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

Mixed vegetables in coconut sauce || Kerala ‘Avial’ (Vegan, Paleo, AIP)

  Avial (pronounced as Aveeh-ial) is a delicious and sumptuous mixed vegetable dish that is essentially very simple to make (if you follow the directions carefully!) I would say the only  complicated part of this dish is the use of … Continue reading