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This is something I just came up with out of the blue – It came out SO fantastic that its quite a common dish at my place now. Basically, I stuffed some fine chicken breast slices with some of my fav condiments, sealed them into pockets (with toothpicks) & baked them!     PrepTime 10mins – Serves 3 – CookTime 25mins       Ingredients: 3 fine slices of chicken breast 3 tbsp of fresh chopped avocado 3 tbsp of [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Jun - 4 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Medu wadas are one of my most favorite South-Indian snacks – There savory ‘donuts’, crisp on the outside and spongy inside, are served dunked in sambhar (south Indian daal) or with the sambhar on the the side, along with a white coconut &/or a red spicy-tangy chutney. All these textures & flavors come together to awaken the senses & cheer you up, esply on a rainy day!     PrepTime 10mins – Soaktime 8hrs – Serves 3-4 – CookTime 15mins [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Jun - 4 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Here it is – my special Thai Green Curry recipe – SO MANY of you have been waiting for it & I know you’ll make me proud by trying it out soon with chicken, prawns or tofu and some freshly steamed jasmine rice.. I’ve had my dinner already but man, I’m SO hungry just typing this!         PrepTime 20mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 40mins Ingredients: 1/2 kg or about 1lb skinless, boneless chicken – cut into [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Jan - 23 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST

A veggie kabab made with all GREEN vegs, hence the part, ‘hara’ in the name (hara = Green in Hindi) – different, delicious, delectable!     PrepTime 10mins – Serves 5-6 – CookTime 10mins. Ingredients: 3-4 medium potatoes – boiled, peeled & smashed 1 cup green peas – boiled/cooked/canned/frozen 2 chopped green chilies 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves 1 inch piece ginger – finely minced 1 cup spinach – blanched in boiling water & a tsp of salt, then cooled [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Oct - 2 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Made some Seekh Kebabs for dinner tonight & used my special secret recipe to get the most soft, light, juicy & flavorful kebabs ever! Try this & you’ll never make them hard, heavy, dry or bland again!     PrepTime 5mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins   Ingredients: 300g lean minced beef 1 onion – finely chopped 2 eggs – beaten 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 tsp chili pwd 1/2 tsp pepper pwd 1/2 tsp dried parsley 1/2 tsp [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 28 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

We were at a little Jamaican resto just outta Hollywood, Sattdown Jamaican Cuisine, where the owner brought me a glass of watermelon juice to sample.. Ok, ‘watermelon’ juice?!?! Yes, WATERMELON juice! But with a unique super-refreshing twist..   PrepTime 5mins – Serves 8 – CookTime 1min.       Ingredients : 1 large sweet seedless watermelon 1 tsp ginger powder juice of 1 lemon 1/4 tsp pepper pwd 8-16 leaves of fresh mint (optional)   Cooking Instructions: Blend all the [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 27 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Spicy cutlets of minced prawns – a traditional Parsi snack.   PrepTime 5mins – CookTime 20mins – Serves 5       Ingredients:  300g shelled & deveined prawns 1 egg 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 chopped green chilli <!–[if gte mso 10]> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,”serif”;} <![endif]–>1 large onion – chopped finely 6 garlic pods – crushed 1/2 tsp turmeric pwd [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Oct - 25 - 2009 Add Comments READ FULL POST

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