Malaysian Butter Prawns with Curry Leaves and Kerisik

Did you ever know that Malaysian Butter Prawns is an exquisite dish that is prepared with the combination of two major Indian and Malaysian ingredients: Curry leaves and Kerisik respectively. Kerisik is nothing but fresh grated coconut pan-toasted until golden brown in color. It is used in numerous Malaysian dishes, but most commonly in Rendang (to… Continue reading Malaysian Butter Prawns with Curry Leaves and Kerisik

Spicy Lamb Kebabs

Lamb kebabs are such a delight! Nothing more can adorn the joys of a festive occasion than a plate of good lamb kebabs. These kebabs are a must that we always order when we go out for dining. At home when I prepare these, it does not really mark a special occasion but DD is… Continue reading Spicy Lamb Kebabs

Palak Paneer with Moong Dal (Spinach and Cottage Cheese with Split Yellow Moong Lentils)

Palak paneer is a popular dish of North India made using blanched spinach and soft cottage cheese. Most of my Indian friends have known and mostly eaten palak paneer that is bright green in color, and without any doubt it tastes fantastic. I don’t know how popular is this version of palak paneer with lentils among… Continue reading Palak Paneer with Moong Dal (Spinach and Cottage Cheese with Split Yellow Moong Lentils)

Whole Green Moong Lentils Curry

Lentils are absolutely the love of my life! I am so addicted to them that I want to add these nutritious pulses into literally everything on earth, be it rice or veggies. Whole green moong lentils are a high protein, low calorie and low fat food. Especially for people suffering from diabetes anemia, doctors always recommend… Continue reading Whole Green Moong Lentils Curry

(Zero Oil) Fish Tikka

Fish is a staple in our home. DH being a Goan, and myself a Bengali, we both belong to communities that is not quite used to having fish skipped out of their meals on a regular basis. And in a way I would say even DD has managed to inherit our genetic traits so much so… Continue reading (Zero Oil) Fish Tikka