Ingredient: Cilantro

Easy Chicken Dum Biriyani using National Masala

There are thousands biriyani recipes and I make at least half a dozen recipes mylself. But this recipe is my new found favorite because its quick and easy to make and is an absolute crowd pleaser resulting in restaurant-style dum biriyani. I have tried many brands of biriyani masalas before but none is as good […]

Stuffed Omelette

Want a quick and easy breakfast? Try this stuffed omelette recipe. Takes all of 15 minutes or less, and you got yourself a filling and nutritious breakfast whipped up in a jiffy. Stuffing your omelette just packs it with so much more nutrition to keep your macros balanced. When it comes to making omelette, sky […]

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Medhu vadai or ulundhu vadai is one of my favorite snacks growing up. Its so versatile, after you enjoy hot crispy vadas for breakfast, any leftovers can be converted to sambar vada or dahi vada for a completely different breakfast next morning. I will post recipes for those late Grinding the batter in an Indian […]

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the […]

Chicken Chili Verde

There are several different kinds of chili out there and my favorites are the ones that do not have beans in them. I feel beans are used by restaurants as fillers and they do kill the flavor of meat. This particular recipe if a favorite of mine since it has a little tanginess to it […]

chicken adobo

Chicken Adobo

This Philippine’s National dish was introduced to me by a friend from Guam who is an amazing cook himself. Though my friend makes it the authentic way, I have added my indian twist here and there like adding more garlic, potatoes, green onion and cilantro. I like my rice with some Furikake seasoning and that’s […]

Coconut chutney

Coconut chutney is a quick and easy side dish for a variety of Indian breakfast and snacks like idli, dosa, puri, pongal, pakora, vada and more. Coconut chutney is so versatile you can eat it with anything you want really. I even like to have it as a side with yogurt rice or mix with […]

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