Asian

PHO inspired Noodles in Coconut milk broth

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Here is another easy no-fuss InstantPot soup which is a meal by itself. Loaded with plenty of mushrooms and brown rice noodles, this will fill you up in minutes. Coconut milk adds a beautiful aroma and the richness. Add veggies of choice - I brought in pea pods with a handful… Continue reading PHO inspired Noodles in Coconut milk broth

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Turmeric infused Curry Noodles

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Here is a ‘healing’ recipe with superpowers to help with digestive issues…. Provided you stop after 1 helping 🤪😇 although that will be highly impossible cos this dish is so good, you will not stop eating it… literally! Jokes apart, this dish has fresh Turmeric root and Ginger root in abundance providing… Continue reading Turmeric infused Curry Noodles

Asian, Fusion, Italian

Orzo ‘fried’ rice with Asparagus

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Here is a gorgeous fusion recipe mixing Asian flavors with Italian pasta. It was nutty, smoky and crunchy - the whole wheat orzo’s chewy texture and crisp stir-fried asparagus married so well. Orzo is one pasta which always baffled me, it is not like regular pasta which has nooks and crevices to hold the… Continue reading Orzo ‘fried’ rice with Asparagus

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Asian style pita strips stir-fry

Here is a new ‘fusion’ dish to celebrate the Chinese ‘tiger’ new year 🐯There is a dish called kothu-parotta popular in south India, particular in the Tamil speaking state. This dish originally came from Sri Lanka. I am using the basic premise behind that dish to make a roti bits dish with Asian flavors. Today's dish… Continue reading Asian style pita strips stir-fry

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Garlic Noodles

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Our household is a huge Chinese food fan. As a matter of fact during my husband and my initial ‘dating’ days in India, I always asked for Chinese food. Several decades ago multi-cuisine restaurants had not yet arrived in India…. But we always had Chinese restaurants. Particularly restaurants that boasted of Indian-chinese… Continue reading Garlic Noodles

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

A bunch of crisp veggies frolicking in a Gingery broth. Warm and Soothing 😇Grab a bunch of crisp vegetables, bring in tofu or any protein …. this dish is really very simple and easy to prepare but is full of flavor. Get this dish to the dinner table in under 10 minutes. The trick is… Continue reading Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

Appetizer, Asian

Asian veggie rolls

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Who is not a huge fans of the simple and fresh spring rolls or veggie rolls prepared in a variety of Asian cuisines. We all have enjoyed them as Thai Basil rolls or Vietnamese fresh rolls. Here we are venturing into our maiden attempt making them at home. The truth - it… Continue reading Asian veggie rolls

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Thai red curry – with homemade paste

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE This was probably the fastest Red Thai curry I have ever made. It was going to be dinner time and I wanted something spicy, warm, and comforting. Thai food always comes to the rescue! Red Thai curry is neither high on spice like green curry nor mellow like massaman curry. So decision… Continue reading Thai red curry – with homemade paste

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Singapore street noodles

We have heard a lot about street food being very famous in Asian countries such as Singapore and Thailand. We have not experienced it personally but can imagine how good it can be. For example, there is a lot of street food in India. Different parts of India have their own form of street foods… Continue reading Singapore street noodles

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Kale basil pulav

This dish is very simple and takes 10 minutes to put together. You will be surprised by the combination of mild basil along with kale. Pair this rice dish with a spicy curry to round off a complete meal. The leading flavor profile in this rice dish is only fresh Basil leaves. Basil is heavily used… Continue reading Kale basil pulav