You Are Browsing ‘Asian’ Category

Pad Thai, one of my favorite Thai dishes… One of my favorite cuisines is Thai cuisine. I’m glad there are a few good Thai restaurants in my city. I’ve to have Thai dishes at least a few times a month. One dish that I order without any second thoughts is Pad Thai. However, making authentic Pad Thai in my kitchen is quite a challenge. It’s all...

Instant Pot 3-minute Asian style orzo… An easy-breezy recipe that will be ready in just 5 minutes. Orzo is an Italian pasta, shaped like a large grain of rice. It’s added to soups & salads. In the Instant Pot, orzo has to be only pressure cooked for 3 minutes. I’ve added Asian sauces and turned orzo into an Asian flavored dish. Can be enjoyed...

Laksa is a popular South East Asian dish, made in the Instant Pot effortlessly… A very refreshing, aromatic & flavourful curry-based dish. I’ve had this dish a few times at Asian restaurants, literally my favorite. I made this in the Instant pot and it turned out delicious. It will be ready in just 15 minutes. I’ve used store-bought red curry...

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, veggies and noodles stir fried together, makes a perfect dish for lunch or dinner… This is one of my favorite noodle recipes and I make this quite often. I’ve only used a couple of sauces like soy sauce and hoisin sauce; these are always found in my refrigerator. These sauces add so much flavor to the chicken and the noodles. The key ingredient...

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...

Leftover brown rice stir fried with cauliflower/mushroom and Asian seasonings… When I have vegetables that have to be used up asap and leftover brown rice, I usually do a stir fry by adding the Asian seasonings that’s always seen in my refrigerator. It always turns out delicious and can be served along with baked or pan fried chicken, fish or with some...

  Asian style chicken bacon wrapped veggies, a perfect appetizer for parties… There are so many recipes that can be made with bacon, literally anything can be wrapped with bacon. I don’t consume bacon or pork so I used chicken bacon instead to make this appetizer. Turkey bacon is also available if you are looking for more lean meat. Making this is quite...

  Fresh basil leaves combined with ground chicken, made into patties and pan fried, stir fried with rice noodles in a sauce, aromatic and delicious Thai style dish… I’m a sucker for basil leaves, it makes any dish taste aromatic and delicious. Fresh basil leaves are my true companion in winter- they opens up my senses and cures my head ache, cold and...

Cauliflower florets stir fried in Chinese sauces like Soy sauce and hoisin sauce…it’s a healthy version without frying cauliflower. I wasn’t quite sure what I was making, was it Schezwan or Manchurian??? Though, initially I called this recipe Schezwan, I realized that schezwan sauce is made of dry red chilies, garlic and a few other ingredients...