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

Thai Roast Chicken Green Curry with Garbanzo Beans and Aubergines

Who doesn’t love Thai green curry? At least I haven’t known of anybody so far. It is one of the most warming things to have for dinner on a cold rainy evening. This recipe is comforting, home-cooked, full of flavors and loaded with the taste of Thailand. Thai green curry is the one of the most loved… Continue reading Thai Roast Chicken Green Curry with Garbanzo Beans and Aubergines

Baked Wheat Flour Samosa

Samosas are a very popular snack / appetizer in the Indian subcontinent, South-East Asia, the Mediterranean and Africa. In India, not a single festive occasion is considered as complete without a platter of hot samosas being served to guests. Indian samosas are usually vegetarian, stuffed with a savory potato filling and is served with tamarind chutney… Continue reading Baked Wheat Flour Samosa

Missi Roti (Indian Flatbread)

Missi roti is an Indian flatbread prepared with the mixture of wheatflour (atta) and gram flour (garbanzo bean / chickpea flour also known as Besan in India) and seasoned with spices. Rotis or phulkas in India are usually eaten with lentils, vegetables and other curries. Missi roti is more popular in Northern parts of India, especially… Continue reading Missi Roti (Indian Flatbread)

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

Curried Black-Eyed Pea Risotto (Vegan Recipe)

The first time I had risotto was at Jamie’s Italian and right from the name itself you would know how good was the quality of the dish in terms of aroma, texture and flavors. I find Risotto an interesting way to consume rice and veggies as one-pot meal cooked along with lots of cheese, wine and stock.… Continue reading Curried Black-Eyed Pea Risotto (Vegan Recipe)

Black Plum, Chickpea and Avocado Salad with Pesto Sauce

DH and I decided to skip dinner tonight. Not that we were being lazy but for the simple fact that we had a heavy lunch in the afternoon. More than usually, our weekend lunch is quite a big spread, huge enough to feel tired and sleepy after the meal! But sometimes it becomes a necessity to… Continue reading Black Plum, Chickpea and Avocado Salad with Pesto Sauce

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