Category: Middle Eastern & South Asian (Including India)

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!

CURRIED SEAFOOD CHOWDAHH

CURRIED SEAFOOD CHOWDAHH

This chowder is a rich and delicious twist on a coastal classic. The fresh scallops, shrimp, and monkfish are opulent in a creamy curried broth dotted with sweet corn and finished with bright basil leaves. Each bite bursts with layers of flavor and earthy goodness.

Curried Halibut Cakes

Curried Halibut Cakes

These Curried Halibut Cakes with Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce are so fresh and flavorful, I think you might have a smidgen of palate-induced joy when you taste these lovely little cakes.

Mango Lassi in under 5 minutes

Mango Lassi in under 5 minutes

Mango Lassi is a very popular menu item at any Indian restaurant. It is a yogurt based drink flavored with Mango. This recipe is quick, yet tastes very authentic. So easy that even a kid could make it!