Category: Middle Eastern & South Asian (Including India)

Yuzukosho & Chicken Peperoncino

Yuzukosho & Chicken Peperoncino

A light flavored dish full of umami; but with a a little sour & spicy aroma from Yuzukosho. The sweetness from the cherry tomatos balances out the heat and flavor. This recipe is an arrangement from my grandma’s favorite dish, yuzukosho chicken.

Chicken Kadhi with Spring Onion Rice

Chicken Kadhi with Spring Onion Rice

This Indian recipe is an outcome of failed recipe trial…
It is definitely a twist to the Indian Kadhi as it is made with chicken….the actual kadhi is always supposed to be vegetarian….
You would definitely love the simple flavors of the kadhi & it tastes heavenly when paired with spring onion rice.

Spicy Shrimp and cucumber with fish sauce

Spicy Shrimp and cucumber with fish sauce

When watching my kids playing suddenly i craved for Thai food , then i thought why not make it indo Thai so i planned in my head how to make it , here u go . It came out well , i could smell the masalas still even after 2hrs of making it .

Street Style Club Sandwich

Street Style Club Sandwich

Club sandwiches are common in many regions but all are made with their own flare and touches. This recipe of club sandwich is how they are served on the street carts in Pakistan. Growing up I have fond memories of stopping at one of these stalls while going shopping or just hanging with friends.

RAW BANANA AND POTATO STIR-FRY

RAW BANANA AND POTATO STIR-FRY

This stir-fry is modified by my mother by adding Potatoes to the otherwise plain only-Raw Banana dish, commonly devoured in the southern part of India.

Pumpkin Spice Cupcake

Pumpkin Spice Cupcake

My kids favorite cupcake is made with pumpkin, whole wheat & jaggery and mixed with aromatic spices & eggs.

MEATBALL CURRY WITH POTATOES

MEATBALL CURRY WITH POTATOES

Best way to use lean ground beef – a hearty curry which is suitable for any time of the year. This recipe is also great for weekly meal prep.

ASIAN BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND CARROT SLAW

ASIAN BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND CARROT SLAW

A beautiful autumn-hued salad, but perfect any time of year. The sweet squash and carrot mingle in a Vietnamese-style dressing, with a little kick from jalapeƱo.

Thanksgiving Caramel Butternut Naan

Thanksgiving Caramel Butternut Naan

I wanted to make a yummy dessert with Naan flatbread. In the past, I had used it for savory dishes but this time I wanted to use it as a dessert. We used butternut squash for it’s mild sweet flavor, with a quick caramel and toppings I now have a dessert to remember. I am certain this will be a favorite for our family for years to come!