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Murg Musallam

After a couple of futile attempts at making a fabulous Murg Musallam, I had almost given up the idea of attempting again. The other day I had bought a whole chicken. While scouring through recipes, …

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Lamb/Mutton Pulao

  Mutton Pulao is a one pot dish, which is a delicacy in many households, especially during festivals. Unlike Biryani, which is prepared by layering rice and meat, Pulao is prepared by mixing rice and …

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Thalassery Biryani

Thalassery Biryani, also known as Malabar Biryani, is a very popular Biryani dish of Kerala. This takes its name from the place Thalassery, a coastal town in Kannur district in Kerala. In Thalassery Biryani, the rice used is Jeeraka shaala(Seeraga samba/Jeera Rice), a short-grained fragrant rice. One can find a lot of variations in preparing Thalassery Biryani. This is a recipe I found at Resna’s tasty home some time back and has been following the same, with some minor tweaks. You could use mutton/lamb in place of Chicken.

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Maharashtrian Style Chicken

As usual while browsing for a “different” recipe, I came across the recipe of Maharshtrian Style Chicken in Pan Gravy Kadai Curry. A quick look at the preparation and I was eager to try it out. The only ingredient that I didnt have with me was Goda Masala Powder, but thankfully I got the recipe of i

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Aloo Capsicum (Stir fried Potatoes with Capsicum)

Here’s the recipe of Aloo Capsicum, a dry dish that goes well with Rice as well as Roti. This dish is pretty easy to make. Aloo Capsicum (Stir fried potatoes with Capsicum)

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Chicken Stew/Ishtu (Kerala Style)

Stew or Ishtu is a preferred accompaniment for Appams (Hoppers), a traditional breakfast item in Kerala. Appam-Stew combination is generally served as one of the courses in feasts. The Stew goes well with plain bread as well You can prepare vegetarian as well as non vegetarian versions of the stew,

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Pork Ulathiyathu (Stir fried pork)- Kerala style

Relocating to a new place on transfer is like pressing the reset button. Gotta start all over again!! I feel like Alice in Wonderland, especially when it comes to the source of my food supplies. As I slowly started to explore the markets for ingredients for my recipes, it dawned on me to try somethi

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Malai Kofta (Fried cottage cheese balls in a cream based gravy)

The word ‘Kofta’ is derived from the persian word ‘Kuftan’, which means to beat or to grind (Courtesy: Wikipedia). Kofta is popular in the Middle East as well as in South Asia. There are lots of variations of kofta, from meat based to pure vegetarian versions. The recipe I am sharing with you today

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