Crepes

Ingredients: Flour (1 cup) Milk (3/4 cup) Eggs (2 large) Butter (3 tablespoons) Salt Toppings: Egg Butter (1 tablespoon) Red Chili flakes (1 tablespoon) Chives (roughly chopped) Parmesan (grated) Strawberries Nutella Whipped Cream Chocolate syrup Direction: In a blender, add 2 cracked eggs, 1/2 cup of water, milk, 3 tablespoons of melted butter, a pinch…

Chicken Dum Biryani

Ingredients: Chicken (2 – 3 lbs with bone or boneless skinless thighs) Basmati Rice (3 cups) Onions (5 large thinly sliced) Tomatoes (2 diced) Mint Cashew nuts (optional 20 – 30) Raisins (optional 20 – 30) Saffron (a pinch optional) Milk (3-4 tablespoons optional) Ginger-Garlic paste (2 tablespoons) Chili Powder (2 tablespoons) Coriander Powder (2…

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Ingredients: Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breast Garlic Powder (1 tablespoon) Onion Powder (1 tablespoon) Swiss cheese (4 slices) Ham (thinly sliced 4 slices) Vegetable oil (for frying) All-purpose flour (1 cup) Egg (1 beaten) Panko bread crumbs (1 cups) Butter (3 tablespoons) Garlic (2 cloves minced) 1 cups milk Dijon mustard (2 tablespoon) Shredded Parmesan Cheese (1/4…

Kerala Halwa

Ingredients: Wheat flour (1 1/2 cup) Corn flour (2 1/2 tbsp) Jaggery (400 grams/ 1 lb) Coconut milk (2 1/2 cups) Cashew nuts Cardamom powder (1 tbsp or as per taste) Ghee (3 tbsp) (You can substitute ghee with coconut oil or use both as per your preference) Direction: In a bowl add the wheat…

Minced Beef & Turkey Tacos with Avocado salsa

Ingredients for minced beef & turkey: Ground Beef (1 lb) Ground Turkey (1 lb; preferred to use ground pork but I couldn’t find any so used turkey) Red Chili (2 thinly sliced) Ginger (finely chopped) Garlic (finely chopped) Green onions (finely chopped) Lime Fish Sauce (1 tbsp) Toasted Sesame Seed Oil (1 tsp) Olive Oil…

Beef Tacos with Spicy Cabbage and Wasabi Mayo

Ingredients: Steak (Skirt/New York Strip/Sirloin cuts) Corn Tortilla Cabbage (Shredded) Red chili flakes (2 tbsp or to taste) Garlic (3-4) Miso paste (2 tbsp) Rice wine vinegar (4 tbsp) Olive Oil Wasabi paste (1/4 tsp) Mayonnaise (2 – 3 tbsp) Salt & Pepper (To taste) Directions: Generously season the steak on both sides with salt…

Pepper Chicken with Cumin Rice

Ingredients for Pepper Chicken: Chicken (1 – 2 lbs) (I used boneless and skinless chicken thighs, you could use chicken breast or chicken cut into pieces with bones) Onion (3 – 4 medium sized sliced) Garlic (2 – 3 thinly sliced) Ginger-Garlic paste (1 tbsp) Curry Leaves (1 spring) Turmeric Powder (1 1/2 tsp) Chili…

Godeungeo-mujorim

I first saw this dish in a Korean drama “Let’s Eat”. The series promotes Korean cuisine at it’s very best. Godeungeo-mujorim is basically braised mackerel and radish in a spicy soy broth. Ingredients: Mackerel (2 lbs gutted and cleaned; chop of the heads and cut in to 2 inch pieces) Daikon Radish (2 lbs peeled…

Coconut Braised Chicken With Chickpeas

This recipe is inspired from Alison Roman’s cookbook Nothing Fancy. I just made some minor improvisations to the recipe and hope you try and enjoy it. Ingredients: Chicken Thighs (3–4 pounds; I used boneless and skinless you can use as per preference.) Salt (to taste) Ground black pepper (to taste) Garlic cloves (4 thinly sliced)…

Aloo Paratha

Ingredients: Wheat Flour (2 cups) Potatoes (4) Garlic (2 cloves) Green chilies (2 finely chopped) Garam Masala (1/2 tsp) Red chili powder (1 tsp) Chaat Masala (1/2 tsp) Lemon Juice (1/2 lemon) Coriander (chopped) Water (as required) Salt (to taste) Oil/Butter (as per preference) Directions: Mix wheat flour, salt and water and knead it to…