Kadala (black chickpea) Curry

Kadala or black chickpea is one of my favourites. I can have it in curry form or the stir fry version, that can be had as a snack also. Usually people have it with puttu, but I like it with plain white rice. Chickpea is a healthy food packed with lots of vitamins, minerals, fiber…

Creamy Cauliflower & Tempeh

I just cannot recall where I found this recipe from and unfortunately I did not book mark it either. I have tried this recipe out twice now and have made slight modifications. Hope you will enjoy it as well. Cauliflower and tempeh (fermented soybean) make an excellent combo and if you have not tried this…

Mushroom Stuffed Potato Cakes

This recipe is from my friend Sushma, who had previously given the recipe for Shahi Paneer. I have not tried this dish before and if I were to make it, I think I will substitute something else for the mushrooms, as I am not a huge fan of it. Perhaps some mixed veggies would be…

Brazilian Fish Stew

This is a Brazilian recipe based on fish or shrimps and it’s simple to make. I was curious when I saw the recipe, as I’ve never had Brazilian cuisine before. But the picture on the internet was enough to make me drool! So I scrolled down the page to see the full recipe and just…

Varutharacha Mackerel Curry

Ayala (Mackerel) is a type of fish most commonly known here as Ikan Tenggiri. Varutharacha – Varutha means roasted and Aracha means ground. Basically, we would fry/saute or dry roast the shredded coconut (together with other ingredients like coriander seeds, dried chilli etc.) till it turns golden brown, depending on the recipe. In this recipe,…

Fish Tofu Soup

I am sure there are days when you just want something light for lunch or dinner and here is a quick and easy dish to prepare. Remember how I had mentioned in a previous post about the Shaoxing wine? Well, this dish has it too, so you can more or less get the authentic type…

Spinach Pasta

I’m not a pasta fan and that’s why you’ve not seen any pasta recipes from me… ha ha. But I have here Minu’s Spinach Pasta recipe. It sounds delicious and I may just give it a try 😉. But I’ll need to try this using gluten free pasta. Can’t wait to try it! Ingredients Pasta…

Vege Rolls

This recipe is from one of my dearest friend who is a great cook. She’s shared with me one of her favourite recipes and what’s good about this is that you can cook and prepare the roll and stock in the refrigerator for about 10 days. Note: It’s good for an emergency and when you…

Stir-Fry Tomato and Egg

I came across this recipe and just had to try it as there was an ingredient in the recipe that I had never used before. It’s the Shaoxing Wine which is a type of Chinese rice wine and is used in quite a bit of Chinese cooking. As I could not find Shaoxing Wine, I…

Pumpkin Curry

Here’s another super easy and quick curry to make if you are feeling a little lazy like me…. 😉. What I do is, cut the pumpkin into little cubes and keep it in the freezer. Then I take it out on a day when I am seriously not in any mood to cook…. lol😁! Since…