Cheese Omelette

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. To be honest, breakfast is the meal I skip the most but I try to have breakfast when possible.  Eggs are probably one of the most common breakfast dishes in all parts of the world. They are so versatile, that they can be made into various…

Pan fried Eggplant

Eggplants are delicious. It is one of those fleshy vegetables, when cooked right, is delicious in all foods. It can be used in a curry, as an add on to sandwiches, to make a delicious Mediterranean dip, as a puree and so on. It is such a versatile vegetable, but as I have said before,…

Keema Parathas

{Recipe} Buttered Keema parathas INGREDIENTS: Ground beef- 450gms/1pound Salt Pepper Red chili powder-1tsp Cumin powder-1/2tsp Coriander powder-1/2tsp Garam masala powder-1tsp Onion-1 Minced garlic – 1tbsp Ginger powder/fresh ginger-1/2tsp Red chili flakes – 1tbsp Red wine vinegar – 1tsp Coriander leaves-2tbsps Wheat flour-2 cups Water Oil PREPARATION: 1)In a bowl, add the ground beef, then add…

Plantains!

{Recipe}  Sautéed flavorful plantain bits in plantain skins and served with a spicy yoghurt dip INGREDIENTS: Plantains-1.5 Onion-1/2 Salt Pepper Minced garlic-1tbsp Lime juice – 1tsp Red chili flakes-1tbsp Fennel seeds-1tsp Coriander seeds-1tsp Mustard seeds-1tsp Cumin seeds-1tsp Coriander leaves Coconut Oil PREPARATION: 1)Peel the skin off the plantain gently. Then cut the plantain into small…

Fried Phool Makhana (Foxnuts)

{Recipe} Fried foxnuts (phool makhana) and peanuts INGREDIENTS: Foxnuts – 1 cup Peanuts – 1 cup Salt Pepper Garlic powder-1 tsp Lime juice-1 tbsp Onion powder-1 tsp Parsley leaves Dried Red chilies-5 Butter Oil PREPARATION: 1)Fry some peanuts and dried red chilies on a pan with some oil. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder…

Paneer Gravy

Paneer or a block of cottage cheese in English is an extremely popular protein in India, especially North India. There are numerous ways in which paneer can be prepared. It can be fried, sauteed, scrambled, grilled or pan fried and simmered in a delicious tomato gravy base such as this. I made this recipe for…

Beetroot Veggie Rice

Beetroot is one of the most healthiest vegetables out there and the pink color it bleeds to dishes is a pretty sight. This recipe is one for the health conscious people but at the same time ensuring that taste and flavor are not compromised. Peas and corn add to the different colors in this dish….

Plantain Stir Fry

Healthy, Healthy Healthy! Many people are watching their weight and what they eat these days. It’s always difficult to combine healthy and tasty in a dish. This recipe does just that and it’s a great side dish to some flatbread or plain steamed rice. Plantains, while being starchy are a great source of fiber and…

Broccoli,Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Broccoli and Mushrooms are probably 2 of the tastiest vegetarian options out there. As a meat lover, there are few vegetables that can take the place of meat. These two fit the bill and when paired with juicy tomatoes for that tangy flavor, it becomes a beautiful dish, one I would maybe even choose over…

Tahini Dressed Veggies

It’s time for another vegetarian dish! I, usually eat a balanced meal, so even though many of my posts are of meat, chicken or fish, I do eat a lot of raw vegetables with it to balance it out. With this dish, however, it is a medley of vegetables and spices served with the soft…