Ande ka Funda (actually, it is Chinese egg fry)

Ande ka Funda (actually, it is Chinese egg fry)

In spite of having tons of recipes written down to be tried and experimented with, I (occasionally) face a culinary roadblock when it comes to cooking on some days. And these are the times when I am at my creative best, pulling out all sorts of ingredients from my pantry and refrigerator ending up with [...]

Potato ishtew (stew)

Another classic, traditional dish that enjoys its quiet spot on the Onam sadhya spread. For decades, like most Mallus, I called this dish potato ishtew (well, that’s how this dish is known everywhere in Kerala!) Finally, it dawned on me that its stew and ‘ishtew’ was just another example of how Mallus would copy something [...]