Quick Mutton with Beans and Sorrel


For the weekday rush when you want to pack a lunch box that is yummy but absolutely not fussy.

Rub salt, turmeric, red chilly powder and some ginger garlic paste on mutton and pressure cook. Do not add any water. Pressure cook is on high till you get one whistle. Then let it simmer for 10 mins.

Open and add beans and any greens. I used Chukka (Sorrel) leaves as these are super easy to clean. Pressure cook on high for one whistle. Simmer for 10 mins and then open once the pressure has dissipated.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Goes really well with rice.

Roasted Pumpkin and Beets


Want a quick lunch box for a busy day.

Slice up beets and pumpkin. Liberally coat with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Wrap foil on a pan. Place the vegetables without stacking them a lot.

30 minutes at 180C is more than enough to soften them up and develop the flavors. Sprinkle some chilly flakes and any dry seasoning powder like sumac berries or zatar.


Lamb leg steak, Pressure Cooked!!!

I had a couple of ideas to prepare a steak the traditional way but my wife really prefers to have tender and slightly overcooked mutton. So this simple way to let the steak hold it’s shape and also become so tender that it melts in the mouth.

Arranged carrots on the base of a pressure pan. Rubbed a paste of coriander, green chilly, salt and olive oil over the meat. Placed it on the carrots.

Pressure cook on high till first whistle. Continue on medium heat for about fifteen minutes.

Once pressure dissipates, remove the mutton and dry up the carrots.

Serve with any other grilled or roasted vegetables.

Enjoy a tasty and glamorous meal with your beautiful families.

Chicken with Anything

A simple way to a heart healthy recipe.

Coconut oil or ghee, heat it up and saute some ginger garlic paste with turmeric and red chilli powder. Add in a couple of chicken pieces and mix well. Season with salt. Use only low to medium heat. Cover and cook for about fifteen minutes.

Add any vegetable preferably leafy greens. Used here is Malabar Spinach because it’s the easiest to use. Cover and cook for another ten mins. Then cook uncovered at high heat to dry it up.

Super yummy and very versatile way to a easy dinner.

Wrapped Salad

Finely chopped red and yellow capsicum combined with carrots. Dressing is three tablespoons of mayonnaise, one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, salt, ground black pepper, oregano and for a little kick a finely chopped green chilly. Chill it for a couple of minutes for the flavors to fully develop.

Remove the white stem from the leaves of a Chinese cabbage. Blanch them using boiling hot water for about thirty seconds.

Wrap them up and serve a yummy snack.

Shallow Fry Tuna


Take a Tuna filet and pat it dry. There must be no wetness on it. This is very important. Sprinkle salt and pepper on all sides of the Fish.
Heat oil and place the fish, skin side down. Four minutes later, turn it. Another four minutes and let it stand up like a Minhar from the Asterix comics. That’s for another three or four minutes.

This will drain all the oil and give you one more crispy side.

Rest for five minutes to enjoy a well done but not chewy tuna.