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I am so glad to have stuffed eggplants with quinoa, it was delicious… This was the first time I am cooking with quinoa and I loved how fluffy and nutty it was. Good thing is it’s gluten free so even my hubby could have it. During my last visit to bulk barn I had bought quinoa and I had been thinking of making something out of it for so long. My wait ended...

Indian cuisine in general is healthy and offers a wide variety of flavors… Have you always wondered how to cook Indian food? Are you confused on how to shop for Indian ingredients? Are you a newbie in the cooking world and interested in the art of Indian cooking? If so, I can help you  with everything you need to know. Often I am asked questions like “where...

Yet another Malabar delicacy made with bread, chicken, and eggs… Whoa! I am on a roll or what? I’ve been posting recipes almost every day this month, I am definitely on a blogging spree. Well, since it’s Ramadan I try different recipes every day and as soon as something turns out great I get the intense urge to post the recipe on my website. Now,...

Crispy fried vegetarian rolls… When my mom shared this recipe with me the other day, I wanted to try it instantly. As it was late night I had to wait for the next day to give it a shot. I tweaked my mom’s recipe as her recipe called for chicken or meat and I made it vegetarian. I had cauliflower, so made a filling using cauliflower, potato and some seasonings...

Chicken balls baked with spinach and stir fried with aromatic herbs… I got bored of cooking with chicken breasts, I cannot deny the fact that boneless chicken breast is healthy and rich in protein. So I still wanted to use chicken breasts but in a different way. I seldom had to think hard before about what to cook with chicken, but this time I had to ponder...

Happy Independence day to all Indians… India celebrates its 64th Independence day today. I couldn’t be any happier and feeling so proud to be an Indian. While I was in the kitchen I was struck with the idea of making a tricolor chutney which represents Indian flag. Luckily, I had all the ingredients to make the three chutneys. For green color, I first...

A simple dessert at its best… You can have this as a pudding or as a pudding drink, either way it’s going to taste yummlicious. One of the desserts I often had while growing up is milk pudding. It’s the easiest and the simplest dessert ever. Just a couple of ingredients and very less time are needed to prepare this and you get to indulge in a delicious...

Chicken and Rice Kanji or Porridge is one of my favorite dishes to make during Ramadan… Hope everyone is having a blessed Ramadan. Since it’s summer we are having long fasting hours, here sun sets at 9 pm. For me observing the fast is not a big deal, but as soon as I break the fast and eat something my stomach feels blotted. I have been experiencing...

Goodbye to restaurant style pizzas, I really mean it… I made this pizza last night around 10pm. I had been roaming around with the recipe for making the perfect pizza crust for so long and the thought of topping the pizza crust with ground beef sauce triggered me last night all of a sudden. I had no other choice but to execute my idea. Each step I did with so...

My mom’s specialty korma and my husband’s favorite… This evening I briefly thought about some of the dishes that I had when I was little. One of the dishes that rang bell in my head was Poached Egg Korma. I have no idea why I haven’t made this dish all these years. Well, I am consoling myself by saying: it’s better late than never. While...