Dal Karela

This is a typical Pakistani dish. I always liked dal, but not karela (bitter gourd) until now or should I say till I tried this dish from this quaint little restaurant in Dubai. When I had it the first time, I was blown away as you really cannot taste the bitterness from the karela and…

Fried Carrot Cake

Fried Carrot Cake is a very popular local hawker dish and Singaporeans love their fried carrot cake, that’s also known as Chai Tow Kway. It does not contain any carrots and is made from a combination of white radish, rice flour and water, which is then steamed into cakes. I remember mum buying fried carrot…

Tomato Fry

If you love tomatoes, this just may be the one for you. It’s loaded with tomatoes and goes so well with plain white rice or chappati. This was another favourite dish of my friends in the UAE and they used to request for it frequently, together with the tofu sambal and paneer bhurji. It’s really…

Kidz Korner – Milo Cake (back to school treat!)

Milo is a very popular drink in Singapore. It’s chocolate and malt powder mix and can be mixed with hot or cold water or milk. It’s very popular mostly in the neighbourhood roti prata joints, where you can order Milo tower, which is about 2 liters! My little nephew likes Milo a lot. He turned…

Tofu Sambal

Tofu or most commonly known here as Tauhu, is bean curd and I may have mentioned before that I love tofu in almost any form. Besides the paneer burji, tofu sambal used to be the most requested dish my office colleagues in the UAE used to ask me to make. When they tried it for…

Gluten Free Devil’s Food Cake with Mocha Buttercream Frosting

This is called Devil’s Food cake as it is a dark, dense, moist cake with more chocolate than a regular chocolate cake and with buttercream frosting that makes this cake sinfully delicious 😊. This cake is also gluten free and honestly, you will not be able to tell the difference! I had tried baking cake…

Aloo Methi

Aloo is Potato and Methi is Fenugreek. This delicious and easy to cook dish is prepared with fresh fenugreek leaves, that has amazing health benefits including lowering cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. Methi with Aloo is a wonderful combination. This dish is very common in North Indian homes and goes very well with fresh,…

Bread Pudding

I love bread, in almost any form. It is my comfort food, my convalescence food and I can have it almost 24/7! I am yet to try baking bread on my own, though it is on my to-do list and am focusing more on the gluten free variety. The other day, both hub and I…

Kangkong Stir Fry

This is a very easy and simple dish to prepare. Kangkong is also known as Water Spinach or Morning Glory and is one of my favourite green veggie. I love the sambal kangkong that you get from the Malay stalls here, as they add belachan (shrimp paste) or the dried prawns. I made this suitable…

Blueberry Muffin with Streusel Topping

OMG, these blueberry streusel muffins are out of this world, if I say so myself! 😉 These muffins are so soft, moist and delicious and you will not be able to stop at one. I had reduced the sugar quite a bit, so you don’t have to feel guilty…. ha ha! So, what is streusel…