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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Japanese style broccoli with miso and sesame dressing.

  I discovered the world of Japanese cuisine earlier this year. In the past the first thing that used to come to my mind when I heard the mention of Japanese food was sushi and tofu. I have to admit I was not well informed, almost ignorant. But this changed totally when I attended a…