Call it Singaporean, Malaysian, or Middle Eastern, Murtabak has become an absolute favorite in my home. It is basically paper thin flat bread or roti with meat or vegetarian filling. There are tons of variations for this recipe – adding more veggies into the filling like carrot or green peas, using a veggie mixture instead of meat etc. In fact, this dish just makes our humble flat bread a bit more …
Ivy gourd, also known as baby watermelon is a versatile vegetable widely used in Indian cooking. I’ve never seen the fresh variety here, but frozen ivy gourds are readily available from Indian shops.
Slice ivy gourd into desired size and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds, and add shallots, garlic, curry leaves, and green chilly, and fry them for a while. Throw in coconut, ground turmeric, dried shrimp, coccum, salt and finally, ivy gourd. Mix well.
Cook, covered, and don’t forget to give it a stir occasionally. Ivy gourd and shrimp stir fry will be ready within 10 – 15 minutes
This is a “curry in a hurry” – perfect for weeknight meals and goes well with plain rice or any Indian bread.
I think replacing potatoes with frozen green peas is a great variation to this recipe. But remember to add them at the end stage of the cooking process. Any other ideas? Please let me know….
Mexican food is very similar to the traditional Indian cuisine- hot and spicy with robust flavors. But this recipe of avocado salsa does not fit into that category; it is just a simple dish that’s a perfect accompaniment to any Mexican food. Having said that, you can always add chopped chilli – it’s up to …
Kerala fish fry recipe that is literally hot and spicy. Vinegar used in this recipe makes a pleasant tangy addition to this simple dish that can be easily prepared at home.
Fish fry was something I always ate growing up in Kerala, the southern state of India. In Kerala, fish is staple food, and is eaten more often than chicken or meat.
This recipe is very classic and pairs really well with rice. Although it’s very spicy, you could adjust the heat level depending on your taste.
This fish fry recipe is easy to make, super tasty, and I’m sure you’ll love it.
Although this gluten free banana fritter recipe is a bit tricky to master, it’ll be well worth the effort. Serve this wonderful treat as a warm snack on a cold winter’s day, or allow it to cool and offer it with vanilla ice …
Although mushroom pepper fry sounds very Chinese, this particular dish is flavored with loads of Indian spices….
Green beans stir fried in oil with ground turmeric and garlic….