Vegetable and Tofu Fried rice

Quick and easy. Cooked rice fried rice with vegetables and tofu. A perfect way to use up leftover rice. This fried rice recipe I share today is a fusion if both Indian and Chinese cuisines. This is an excellent way to use left over rice or vegetables. Tofu gives this vegetarian fried rice staying power…

Crunchy carrot and grape salad

This crunchy carrot salad is just right to welcome Spring ! This salad ticks all the boxes of being colourful, tasty, crunchy, balanced, appealing to eat and obviously healthy. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Walnuts are packed with fibre, healthy fats, antioxidants, and several other vitamins and…

Radikal Kitchen’s Herb and Raisin fried rice for Diwali

Its Diwali time again. Time once again to have festive fun with friends and family. I normally start the preparation weeks in advance. However, this year I didn’t get a chance to do my traditional Diwali shopping on time because I was travelling for work. Also, Diwali falls on a weekday this year, which makes…

Stir fry vegetables with a Radikal twist

I am really excited about sharing this recipe with you because it will change the way you look at French fries. I was tired and hungry after a long day at work. I wanted to eat something tasty and comforting. No, I don’t like ready meals and I wasn’t in the mood for egg on…

Moroccan Avocado, Almond and Dates Smoothie

This is a creamy, healthy smoothie which is a blend of avocado, dates and almond with no added sugar! Sounds strange, but I fell in love with this traditional Moroccan drink on my trip to Marrakesh last year. Our guide suggested I try this drink. He said it was called ‘Beldi’. I have to admit…

Spicy Tandoori Chicken Tacos

Super easy spicy tandoori chicken tacos. This week I am teaming up with Ayesha from mybigfathalalblog.com to share some healthy, yet tasy dishes for Ramadan. These 20-minute tacos make for a great snack or a quick weeknight meal when served with tortillas. Today’s recipe is a delightful combination of Mexican and South Asian flavours coming together…

As good as home cooked – Dal Makhani(Creamy black lentils)

  I have been travelling away from home over the last two weeks. Whilst I immensely enjoyed the cuisines and flavours of the places I visited, I started missing the simple taste of home cooked meal towards the end of my trip. I was craving for dal (lentils) and rice, which for me is the…

Spicy Spaghetti in a South India style tomato sauce with squid

I was in a mood to experiment in the kitchen last night and made this pasta sauce with tomatoes, chillies, garlic, and spices from South India to create this delightful spaghetti   dish with an Asian flair. This turned out to be a lovely combination of flavours and got a big thumbs up from my husband…

Indian style spicy bruschetta

This was a last minute appetiser I put together using green coriander chutney, an Indian version of Italian pesto, and an Indian traditional savoury snack called Dalmoth. The star ingredient was of course the green coriander chutney, which adds zing and brightness to everything it accompanies. Dalmoth is one of the popular snack in North…

No-fuss Cabbage stir fry – Kerala style Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage thoran is the heart of Kerala Cuisine. Thoran is a dry vegetable dish traditionally made of finely chopped vegetables such as cabbage or beans mixed together with grated coconut, mustard seeds, curry leaves and turmeric powder briefly stir fried on a pan over a very hot fire. There are so many different ways to prepare a thoran. This is my version…