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

Indian, Instant Pot, InstantPot, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Peppery and garlicky whole pink lentils with roasted red cabbage

Lasoony kali-mirch masoor dal VEGETARIAN, VEGAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE Red cabbage is an often ignored vegetable which I find very versatile to use. I usually never cook it, I roast it or grill it. The flavors are almost like red onions albeit with more crunch. It can be added to a lot of Indian dishes… Continue reading Peppery and garlicky whole pink lentils with roasted red cabbage

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Harissa stir-fried Red cabbage with sesame dressed noodles

Jump to recipe Growing up, noodles used to be an absolute favorite dish of mine maybe because we used to get it so rarely. Ready-to-cook noodles were not available in local mom and pop stores. When we made our occasional trip to the large supermarket, amma used to pickup wheat noodles. She would make a… Continue reading Harissa stir-fried Red cabbage with sesame dressed noodles

Appetizer, Dips, Chutneys and Spreads, Mexican

Red cabbage, mushroom and triple bean Taco with Avocado foam

Jump to recipe It was one of those days when I did not have a plan for dinner. So walked up to my fridge and opened it for ideas. I saw a whole red cabbage – decided to make it the center piece for dinner. Next there were 2 shriveled up orange beets, lets incorporate… Continue reading Red cabbage, mushroom and triple bean Taco with Avocado foam