Creamy Chocolate Vermicelli Pudding

A chocolatey twist to the traditional Indian vermicilli kheer /pudding for Diwali. I made this dessert for Asda’s Diwali Flavours Fiesta . It is creamy, rich and smooth dessert. I topped it with dried rose petals and white chocolate pieces. It was a super hit ! Creamy Chocolate Vermicelli Pudding Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 ltr…

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…

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…

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…

Fish stir-fry. Quick midweek meal

  When it is a cold, dark day and you have spent all day slogging at work the thought of a warm and delicious meal at home gives you something to look forward to. This fish stir-fry dish is a quick and healthy meal for those nights where we don’t have time to spare, but…

Pimiento con atun- Red peppers stuffed with tuna

This is a light and easy to make tapas dish. The idea came to me from my mom-in-law’s kitchen. She makes the traditional version with cod (pimiento con bacalao). I was looking for a stronger, more intense flavour and decided to try it with a tuna mix. I have also created a vegetarian version of…