Healthy · International · Tex-Mex · Vegetarian

Easy Peasy Guacamole

After coming to USA, the very first meal I had was a chicken burrito from Chipotle. Instantly, I fell in love with the dish especially the green paste in it. For a long time I used to call it 'Mexican Green Chutney'. Then weeks later one of my friend told me that it's called Guacomole.… Continue reading Easy Peasy Guacamole

Indian · Maharashtrian · Vegetarian

Tomato Saar (Indian tomato soup with aromatic coconut oil tadka)

Serves: 3 Cooking time: 20 - 25 mins Ingredients 3 tomatoes, medium sized, pureed 1 tbsp jaggery ½ inch piece of tamarind (imalee / chincha) ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp red chili powder ½ tsp coriander-cumin powder (dhana-jeera powder) 8 curry leaves (kadipatta) 2 tbsp cilantro (coriander leaves / kothambir) 2-3 tsp coconut oil… Continue reading Tomato Saar (Indian tomato soup with aromatic coconut oil tadka)

Indian · Mughlai · Non-Vegetarian

Succulent Chicken and Veggie Skewers

Makes: 5 skewers Cooking time: 25 - 30 mins Ingredients 3 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless, chopped into medium cubes ½ yellow bell pepper (yellow capsicum), cut into big cubes ½ green bell pepper (green capsicum), cut into big cubes 1 tsp smoked paprika, or adjust as per taste 1 tsp red chili flakes ½ tsp… Continue reading Succulent Chicken and Veggie Skewers

Indian · Indo-Chinese · Non-Vegetarian

American Chop Suey

Serves: 2 Cooking time:  45 mins Ingredients Crispy Fried Noodles 150 gms noodles (Hakka or Egg Noodles), (makes approximately 2 cups boiled noodles) 4 tsp oil, for boiling and tossing ½ tsp salt 3 tbsp cornflour Oil, for frying Chop suey 2 tbsp + 4 tsp oil 2 tbsp cornflour ½ cup green bell pepper (capsicum), sliced ½ cup… Continue reading American Chop Suey

Indian · Indo-Chinese · Non-Vegetarian

Chicken Triple Schezwan Fried Rice

I'm a huge fan of Indo-Chinese food. Period. I love the spiciness of Schezwan sauce and a subtle hint of garlic flavored rice. I get both in this wonderful Triple Schezwan Fried Rice recipe. The name says 'triple' because it consists of 3 fundamental components, rice, noodles, and chicken gravy. You could take any one… Continue reading Chicken Triple Schezwan Fried Rice

Indian · Indo-Chinese · Vegetarian

Schezwan Fried Rice

Serves: 2 Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients 3 cups cooked basmati rice (approximately 1½ cup uncooked) 2 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped ¼ cup spring onions bulbs (scallions bulbs), finely chopped ¼ cup green bell pepper (capsicum), chopped ¼ cup carrots, peeled cut into fine strips ¼ cup french beans, finely… Continue reading Schezwan Fried Rice