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Arthi Balaji

  • Machhi Koliwada (or Fish Koliwada) is a delicious fish nuggets from the coast of Maharashtra. Koliwada means a fisherman’s colony and this is a very popular dish in Maharashtra. Fish…

  • Milagu Vadai or Pepper Vadai is a very popular South Indian snack. Most commonly made during Hanuman Jayanthi as an offering to Lord Anjeneya, it is also used to make…

  • Eral Milagu Varuval or Prawn Pepper Fry is a popular South Indian seafood dish. Fresh prawns are cleaned, deveined and cooked in a assortment of spices including black pepper and…

  • Chicken Tikka is a popular sub-continent dish where pieces of marinated chicken are cooked in a tandoor/oven. The Chicken Tikka Dry is a delicious dish is often served as an…

  • Aloo Nazakat is a Tandoori starter dish where crispy fried potato shells are filled with a paneer and potato mixture, marinated in a yogurt sauce and baked. A Tandoori starter…

  • Mutton Brain Masala is a popular South Indian delicacy. Ingredients: Goat Brain – 4 Shallots (Sambar Onions) – 20, chopped Tomatoes – 2, chopped Green Chillies – 4, chopped Ginger…

  • These delicious golden fried prawns are a great appetizer snack for any occasion and meal. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms, cleaned, washed, deveined Corn Flour – 4 tsp Maida –…

  • A great starter or a side dish with rice, this Andhra style Prawn Fry is easy to make and is delicious. Ingredients: Prawns – 250 gms, deveined, cleaned, washed Shallots…

  • A mouth-watering Kerala style chicken roast with chicken cooked in a spicy masala. Serve with rice or as a side dish to roti, naan or paratha. Ingredients: Chicken – 250…

  • Tirunelveli is a flourishing district of Tamil Nadu also referred as Nellai by the local Tamilians. Apart from the tourist destinations and rich cultural heritage, the place is also known…

  • Also known as Salem Shredded Chicken Fry (or Salem Pichu Potta Kozhi Varuval), this is a popular dish served in restaurants. Ideal as a side dish to any main course…

  • A perfect appetizer/snack for any parties, special occasions or even on a weeknight dinner. Ingredients: Chicken Wings – 700 gms Honey – 1/4 cup Butter – 2 tblsp Garlic –…

  • A simple and delicious appetizer for parties or special occasions, these lamb lollipops marinated in a mint marinade are best served with a dipping sauce of choice. Ingredients: Lamb Chops…

  • This is a dry dish served as an appetizer or starter. They can also be served with rice or rotis. Ingredients: Shrimps – 12 to 15, shelled, deveined Lime Juice…

  • A delicious appetizer or starter, these crab cakes are a popular crowd pleaser. Simple and easy to make, they are perfect for a lunch, dinner or party. Ingredients: Crab Meat…

  • Chicken Ishtu (or also known as Chicken Ishtoo) is a quick and easy to make tasty chicken side dish. Typically served with naans or parathas, they are also good with…

  • A delicious and easy to make lamb kofta in a creamy and flavourful curry. Best served with hot rice or naan. Ingredients: Minced Lamb – 200 gms Garam Masala Powder…

  • A popular South Indian dish with mutton, mango ginger, tomatoes and onions. Easy to make, this is best served with rice or roti. Ingredients: Mutton – 400 gms, boneless, skinless,…

  • Mutton Biryani is a very popular dish across India. With numerous regional variations, it is a dish often found in weddings or special occasions. This variation is made with coconut…

  • A delicious and popular Mangalore style Chicken Ghee Roast that can be served with rice items, chapati, roti or naan. Ingredients: Boneless Chicken – 500 gms, chopped into bite-sized pieces…

  • A quick and easy to make noodles with pork. Ingredients: Minced Pork – 250 gms Rice Noodles – 1 cup, cooked Red Curry Paste – 2 tblsp (available in major…

  • Avarakkai (Broad Beans) is a popular and nutritious vegetable. Rich in fibre, protein, iron, folate, vitamins and minerals, they are typically used to be poriyal, curries or used to make…

  • This chettinad style fish fry is simple, easy to make and tastes delicious.  Fish fillet marinated in chettinad style masala and then shallow fried in oil. Ingredients: Fish Fillet –…

  • These simple, delicious chicken wings are marinated and then fried until crispy. Best served as an appetizer or as a party snack. Ingredients: Chicken Wings – 250 gms (drumettes or…

  • An easy to make stir-fry with a choice of vegetables. Feel free to add/remove vegetables and best served with cooked rice or egg fried rice. Ingredients: Steak – 350 gms,…

  • This homemade Wheat Halwa (Tirunelveli Halwa) is one of the most popular halwa varieties in South India, especially in Tamilnadu. This traditional halwa is made using flour, sugar and ghee.…