Quick Garlic Bread

A very quick and easy garlic bread made on the usual hot dog bun. All you need are garlic, butter, parsley and bun. The taste and flavor is no lesser than the real garlic bread. Whenever I make simple grilled chicken for lunch, I run out of ideas for the sides to go along withRead more

Mutta Sirka / Fried Malabar Appams (without egg)

Mutta Sirka is a traditional Malabar item which can be served with any non-veg curry. The batter is made with very few ingredients, which involves mainly rice (both raw and cooked) which is then deep fried until nicely puffed up and crisp. Mutta sirka might be something new to many of you. But if youRead more

Kadai Veezhthiyath

Kadai Veezhthiyath/ Marichedutha Appam/ Crispy Gluten Free Rice Pancake

Kadai Veezhthiyath is a Malabar style rice pancake which has a soft texture with crisp edges. It goes very well with any non-veg thick curry or masala. I’m sure most of you wouldn’t have heard of this dish, even those in the Malabar area. This is a specialty in my in-law’s place. This same dishRead more

Pakistani Lachha Paratha

Soft and flaky parathas (flat bread) with lots of layers. This is a Pakistani style paratha which is more on the soft side.  Lachha Paratha is somewhat similar to our Kerala malabar paratha but this is more of a dense type bread. But it is very soft and I love thick, soft parathas. Reminds me of the parathaRead more

Kunhi Kalthappam/ Fried Rice Cakes (Gluten free dish)

Kunhi Kalthappam is a sweetened rice cake and is a speciality in the Muslim cuisines in Kerala, India. Kunhi kalthappam is a very delicious snack which I always enjoyed. I am not a great fan of unniappam but this one, I love. My Husband has been asking me to make this for sometime now, butRead more

Poori/ Puri

An Indian puffed up bread made with whole wheat flour. Hey all! Here is the recipe for perfectly puffed up poori. It took me really long to post this recipe and there is a reason for it. Few months back I had posted an Instagram story of me frying puffed pooris.. And I got aRead more

Nora Dosa/ Gluten Free Lace Pancake/ Froth Pancake

A soft and thin tissue like dosa/pancake which will just melt in your mouth. The batter is whisked well till it turns all bubbly and frothy and the dosa is made by pouring only the frothy part of the batter onto the pan, resulting in a very lace like, super thin dosa. Super easy, lacey, thin,Read more

Easy Dinner Rolls

These are very simple to make dinner rolls comes out buttery, tender, light and fluffy.  It tastes heavenly. There is nothing better than a warm, homemade dinner roll, especially when it is spread with some soft butter. You can have these rolls with some fried chicken/ grilled chicken/ creamy curry – you name it. I love to haveRead more

Batura without Yeast

Baturas are deep fried puffed up bread which is a popular bread in North India. This is served usually with Chole (Chickpeas) but it goes very well with non veg curries too.     No matter if you are a vegetarian or non-vegetarian, Batura is a favorite in many homes and my home is noRead more

Rice Dosa/ Rice Crepes

Soft, thin and light crepes made out of rice flour and cooked rice. Now you know what to do if you have left over rice.      Making this rice dosa is almost like preparing those instant dosa as this one requires no fermentation or presoaking of rice. You can make these crepes whenever youRead more

Malabar Porota

Malabar Porota, Parota or Barota is a layered flatbread made from all purpose four which required a lot of kneading in order to get a soft dough. This flat bread is flaky and fluffy, crisp, yet soft. This is a delicacy of the Malabar region of North Kerala.  The famous Malabar Porota, even though weRead more

Pappa Roti/Mexican Buns/Roti Boy

These are pillowy soft, butter flavored sweet buns with a crispy coffee flavored topping and butter filling. They have different names like PappaRoti, Mexican Buns, Coffee Buns, and Roti Boy.     Pappa Roti, this name won’t be unfamiliar to most of you. If you have not heard of this, then I am pretty sure that you willRead more