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I stuffed the whole plantain and pan-fried it, felt so glad to have followed my mom’s idea… When I look at vegetables or meat, I ponder for a second if I could stuff something into it. Oh yeah… I love to make stuffed food. Until now, I’ve successfully stuffed collard greens, red peppers, zucchini, banana peppers, and whole chicken. If you...

Refreshing fresh rolls for Summer… An appetizer that can be made without frying or baking. Easy to make and will make you feel refreshed. This is a great appetizer to serve during Summer, perfect for a backyard party as you don’t have to do any cooking. Have the filling ready, just wrap them up in a rice paper, dip them in a dipping sauce and enjoy. Shrimp...

Chicken fingers, it’s homemade and it’s baked… Last weekend, dined out and had chicken fingers after a long time, enjoyed it so much. Since then, making chicken fingers in my kitchen had been on my must-do list. Had a chess night with friends and I couldn’t think of anything but chicken fingers and fries to entertain everyone. Also, made freshly...

Turn beets into a delicious fried snack, beets cutlet or fritters… Lately, I’ve been obsessed with beet juice and even made my Man drink it. He frowned and then gulped it down. For that, he deserved a delicious snack out of beets. Made this beetroot cutlet on a Sunday evening and we both enjoyed it. You wouldn’t feel the earthy beet taste in this...

Indian style chicken quesadilla, chicken stuffing made in the Instant Pot… Quesadilla is a popular Mexican dish, it’s basically stuffed tortillas. In this recipe, I have pressure cooked the chicken in the Instant Pot. Used aromatic Indian spices to season the chicken and for making the chicken stuffing. Chicken stuffing is placed between the tortillas,...

Low oil, low calorie and healthy chicken pakoras or fritters made in the T-Fal Actifry… Crispy chicken fritters or pakoras made in the Actifry. I’m quite impressed at how crispy these fritters turned out when air fried. It’s prefectly healthy and guilt free snack, enjoy with a cup of cardamom tea. Cooking Video Air Fried Crispy Chicken Pakoras-...

Battered Cauliflower air fried in T-Fal Actifry and stir fried in an amazing sauce… If you shy away from deep frying like me, T-Fal Actifry will be a great addition to your kitchen. Before owning an Airfryer, for deep frying I always used less oil or went with pan frying or baking or grilling. T-Fal Actifry is just phenomenal, now I can make all the crispy...

Beef stuffed Poori- ground beef cooked in the Instant Pot and stuffed in wheat dough and fried till golden. I used ground beef, cooked along with mixed veggies and added some spices, cooked for 15 minutes at high pressure in IP and then cooked in saute mode till all the water has evaporated. If you don’t have IP, you can cook ground beef in a pressure cooker...

Potstickers with chicken filling, wrappers made from scratch… If you are looking for a non-fried appetizer this is a good one to make. You can either make the wrapper from scratch or use store bought wrappers. I would say making wrappers from scratch is not that hard, just follow the recipe and you will make some good tasting wrappers. Any kinds of filling...

Crispy fritters with cauliflower… Turn cauliflower into fritters, makes a perfect appetizer or an evening snack. An easy recipe and is gluten free. Cooking Video: Cauliflower Fritters   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 35 mins   Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Appetiser Ingredients Cauliflower florets- separated...