Thai style chicken and veggie stir fry, aromatic and delicious… One of my favorite cuisines is Thai cuisine. Thai dishes are aromatic, refreshing and delicious. In this dish, chicken coated with flour is first shallow fried, then combined with veggies and a nice sweet sauce is poured over it and stir fried. Brown sugar imparts the sweetness and dry red chili...

Bottle gourd cooked in coconut milk… Bottle gourd is widely grown in Tropical places. It is used for making a variety of savoury or sweet dishes in India. In Kerala, thoran and pachadi are made using bottle gourd. This was the first time I made something out of bottle gourd and I made a stew out of it. The taste of bottle gourd is quite similar to cucumber...

Quesadilla- Indian style and made with homemade wheat crepes… One of my favorite Mexican dishes is Quesadilla- the crunchy and grilled tortilla along with cheese and the chicken filling, together it’s a delicious dish. I made Indian style Quesadilla by making chicken filling seasoned with Indian spices and stuffed the filling between wheat crepes and...

Ghee roasted plantain, vermicelli, coconut, egg and cashew nuts, combined together to make this incredibly delicious cutlets… I’ve posted many recipes using plantain as I’m a die hard fan of plantain. So glad that plantains are always available at the Canadian grocery store that I shop every week. I try to make something different out of plantains...

Chilled Cashew nut milk with fruits, falooda sev and basil seeds…Yummy! This is quite a healthy and nutritious drink, ground cashew nuts are cooked in milk and condensed milk seasoned with saffron, chill the seasoned cashew nut milk. While serving, I added mixed fruits, falooda sev, soaked basil seeds, dates and honey. These made this drink so delicious. If...

Hakka chili Chicken- Indo-Hakka style… This is an Indian style of making Hakka chili chicken. Hakka cuisine is the cooking style of Hakka people mostly found in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia etc. In India, while making Hakka dishes the recipes are mostly tweaked and some Indian spices are added to it, very similar to Indo-Chinese cuisine.       ...

Here is a collection of 10 Healthy and energy rich smoothies that you can have for Suhoor- pre-dawn meal or during Iftar- after breaking the fast or on any day for breakfast. Papaya Dates Smoothie Mango Apple Smoothie Apricot Dates Smoothie Easy Dates Fig Smoothie Mango Dates Smoothie Avocado Dates Smoothie- Healthy Avocado Smoothie Healthy Avocado Strawberry...

  Shrimp and mango in coconut gravy: Kerala style and it’s delicious… This dish was on my top, ‘to cook in my kitchen list’. I’ve had this while in Kerala and once at a friends place in Chicago. Being a shrimp fan, I love all kind of shrimp dishes. This one being a Kerala style curry, I love it even more. Raw mango slices are added...

Dried shrimp masala, Kerala style… One of the delicacies made with dried shrimp in Kerala is dried shrimp chammanthi or dried shrimp combined with freshly grated coconut. It’s served along with rice or rice porridge. There are also other dishes made with dried shrimp like dried shrimp masala, dried shrimp curry, dried shrimp combined with veggies etc. On...

Beef balls baked and combined with spinach spaghetti, perfect one pot meal… When I buy ground beef, this is one of the dishes I love to make. Beef balls are baked and are combined with a delicious tomato sauce and mixed with spinach spaghetti. You could add any kind of seasonings or veggies to the ground beef. It’s a one pot meal that can be enjoyed for...