A healthy, nutritious and delicious vegetarian curry with spinach and red lentil… I am obsessed with red lentils. Hence, I tend to add them to almost all dishes. Even, I enjoy making soups out of it. It’s just red lentils cook faster and would make any curries taste more delicious. This curry was made with red lentils and spinach and has been one of my...

Mandi, a traditional dish of Yemen made either with chicken or lamb… Mandi is now popular among other Arab countries as well. Traditionally, the meat is slow cooked in a tandoor which makes the meat extremely tender and delicious, and served over aromatic rice. I’ve tasted Mandi at an International food festival in my city, since then I’d been...

Ramadan Desserts and sweets. Here is a collection of  desserts and sweets you can make during Ramadan. Sweet Drinks Pistachio and Saffron Flavored Milk Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie Semolina Milk drink or Thari Kanji Tender Coconut Milkshake or Karikku Milkshake Apple Dates Smoothie Chickoo Shake or Sapodilla shake Ice cream Falooda Avocado Milkshake Sweet...

Bread stuffed with chicken masala and cooked in a pan, more like a savory bread cake, this is known as Bread pola… I’d already shared the recipe for making Kai pola (with plantain) and Erachi Pola (bread is made into a batter and cooked with chicken filling). The other day, while talking with my sister about some snack ideas, she told me about bread...

Banana and dates combined along with rice flakes and vermicelli, made into cutlets and pan fried, delicious snack… I often make some kind of snack using plantain or dates, mostly I combine these together and make into cutlets. Easy to make and taste delicious. This time, I added bananas instead of plantain. The only difference is that bananas when mashed up...

Bite size pieces of Omelette when added to a creamy and rich almond-coconut gravy was turned into an incredibly delicious dish… I’d thought why would someone slice a nice looking omelette into bite size pieces and turn into a curry??? Now, I know the reason: because it tastes delicious. If you are tired of having omelette and looking for a way to make...

Rice batter and beef masala layered and steam cooked, delicious rice and beef cake… After seeing my Chatti pathiri recipe, many of my readers had asked me to share the recipe for making Kinnapathiri. Kinnapathiri is yet another Malabar speciality dish, in which rice batter is used to make the pathiri or pancake. And it’s made in a Kinnam (means pan in...

Chicken liver stir fried with onions, tomatoes and Indian spices, tasted exquisite… I’d never thought that I would make a dish out of chicken liver as I was not a fan of liver while growing up and even now. Chicken liver is not liked by many people who devours chicken. However, those who love the taste of liver embraces it wholeheartedly. Well, it’s...

Tortilla stuffed with chicken, cheese, and beans; folded and deep fried; one of the popular Mexican dishes… Every time, I dine at a Mexican restaurant I will be tempted to order chimichangas as it’s one of my favorite Mexican dishes. The crispy, cheesy and fried chimichangas taste delicious along with chicken/rice/bean and cheese filling in it. Most...

The best tasting chicken souvlaki, these are popular Greek fast food… There are a lot of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurants in my city-London, ON and I often dine at these restaurants. I order kebabs from Middle Eastern restaurants and Souvlaki from Greek or Mediterranean restaurants. I’d been waiting for Summer to make Souvlaki so that I can...