Recipe of the Fortnight

Yeti Ghee Roast

A Mangalorean delicacy this dish is an innovative imitation of the classic Chicken Ghee roast. It is a fiery red, tangy and spicy with an unmistakableflavor of ghee and roasted spices. This home style dish is not for the faint hearted. Do not skimp on the ghee as it is the flavor of clarified butter that gives the dish its distinct flavor.

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Chennai Chowder

A very popular dish at the ITC Grand Chola was createdas a tribute for the people of Chennai and their love for fresh seafood.

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Koorgi Pandi Curry

Pandi Curry has it’s roots in the Coorg region of Karnataka - the land is known for its brave warriors. Traditionally this dish is made with wild boar, it is  flavoured with a special vinegar made out of wild black fruit known by the name “Kachampuli”. Boneless chunks of pork are marinated with Indian spices and the dish is finished with the “Coorg vinegar”.

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Nilgiri Korma

As the name suggest Nilgiri Korma gets its name from the Nilgiri mountain range in the Southern part of India. Chef’s inspiration for this dish is the use of freshly ground coriander and mint greens along with coconut and Indian spices and the subtle sweet fragrance of aniseed which leaves a lingering taste on the palate.

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Mysore Chilli Chicken

Karnataka is indebted to Mysore for the rich cultural heritage that the city has given to the state and no doubt it has come to be known as the “Cultural capital of Karnataka”.  Chef draws inspiration from the local ingredients available to put this dish on the culinary map of the city.

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Thengayil Samaycha Eral - Shrimps cooked in coconut shells

 “The waves come with shrimps and recede with garlands.”– Akananuru, The Anthology of Long Poems

From palm-fringed lagoons, lakes, canals, rivers and estuaries to the sand-rimmed seas along the Southern coast, the undulating body of refracting waters has been the setting for countless fables and home to thriving schools of aquatic activity that have provided for many a memorable feast. Here we share with you  a simple yet evocative dish that is redolent with...

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Madras Fried Chicken - Vanimbady Kozhi Porichadu

This delectable fried chicken dish is a gem from the small town of Vaniyambadi in the Northern region of Tamil Nadu. The cuisine of Vaniyambadi, which includes a popular biryani, bears the influence of the neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka as well as Nawabi accents from the region of Arcot which is located in the same district of Vellore.

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Sukha Chops

An all time favourite that combines the best of a number of spices to achieve a flavour that is distinctly mouthwatering. Definitely worth a try.

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