East Indian Wedding Pickle

Wedding pickle in a glass bowl.

Sweet, sour, salty, spicy, and tangy at the same time, the traditional East Indian wedding pickle takes a few weeks to prepare. This is our modified modern version of this mouth-watering East Indian raw papaya and carrot pickle.

Potato Chops filled with Minced Meat – East-Indian Style

Two full and one half potato chop on a plate.

Ground aka minced beef, lamb or chicken meat is seasoned with spices and cooked before being encased in a patty of mashed potato. For appetizers or as sides for your mains, these East Indian potato chops are just perfect!

East Indian Tongue Moilee (Curry) in a Pressure Cooker

Tongue moilee made dryish.

Tongue Moilee is a traditional East Indian dish that is so flavourful and juicy. The slow-cooked ox or beef tongue meat just bursts with the flavor of all those spices. Served with rice, foogias, apas, or chitaps, you’ll be going back for seconds soon!

How to boil and store Gaboli (Fish Roe/ Fish Eggs)

Frozen fish roe called gaboli in a tupperware box.

A delicacy among Indians and East Indians, the fish eggs or roe is the Indian version of caviar, and called gaboli in Marathi. Usually sourced from the hilsa or illish fish, it’s easy to store them for use in the winter months.

Easy Boiled Grams – East Indian Chickpeas Snack

Boiled grams in a white bowl.

An easy snack or homemade appetizer, these homemade boiled grams or spicy chickpeas are easy to make and disappear quickly. Simple and pocket-friendly, these boiled chickpeas are an East Indian must-have. You’ll find …

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Mass Pav – East Indian Almond Marzipan shapes

Pieces of Christmas marzipan shapes on a black plate.

Traditional East Indian Christmas sweets include one delicious dessert made from almond marzipan. They take a while to make, but these almond marzipan shaped like stars, Santa, trees, fruits, flowers, veggies, and more are the perfect Christmas treat for friends and family.

A Zillion Ways to cook Rice

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Rice is such a versatile food that it can be cooked in a zillion ways. Here are different ways to cook rice!

East Indian Pork Ukra or Yellow Vindaloo

East Indian pork ukra in a white dish surrounded by red chilies.

East Indian Pork Ukra Recipe made by us East Indians of Mumbai is what we call a yellow vindaloo. As tasty as traditional spicy vindaloo but yellow in color! If you love the …

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Pineapple Chicken Curry – Dad’s recipe

Pineapple chicken in a black bowl next to a bowl of white rice.

Pineapple chicken curry is a delicious dish using Indian masala that goes well with both white rice & rotis or even homemade balloon bread. Serve along with a light salad for lunch or dinner and you have a great meal!

Easy Indian Green Tomato & Onion Salad

Green tomato salad in a dish with onion rings & mint leaves.

This quick and easy Green Tomato Salad can be ready in just a few minutes. The fresh & tangy green tomato salad with onions is cooling on a hot summer’s day!

Indian Jeera Rice – Cumin Rice

indian cumin rice in a black bowl.

Jeera rice or jeera fried rice is an easy-to-make rice of cumin fried in ghee. Try this jeera rice recipe and you’ll start making it for everyone you know!

Easy & Tasty Burnt Onion Rice

Burnt onion rice in a white platter.

Burnt onion rice is a different sort of tasty rice! All it needs is a few onions and a handful of nuts and you can easily eat it on its own or with chutney.

Ethnic East Indian Pork Tamriad – Pork Tamriale

Close up image of pork tamriad in a kadai next to rice.

The Spicy East Indian Pork Tamriad Recipe made by the East Indians of Bombay, India is a cross between the East Indian vindaloo and the sorpotel. Made with both dry and fresh masala, here’s how our family makes it for dinner!

Traditional East Indian Wedding Rice

East Indian wedding rice in a white platter.

East Indian Wedding rice is a delicious and tasty dish served at most East Indian weddings and special functions. This rich rice goes well with curries, dals and salads too!

East Indian Amboshi (Sun Dried Mango)

Amboshi is ready.

Amboshi is easy to make and can be stored for use throughout the year. Because of its tangy flavour, it’s used in several East Indian dishes.

East Indian Mutton Khudi Curry

Always sprinkle coriander on mutton khudi.

East Indian Mutton Khudi is a traditional curry that is loaded with flavour. This richer version of the local Maharastrian jungle khudi can be served with rice or foogias or chitaps, and a refreshing salad for a great meal!

How to Cook Rice Perfectly Like Us Indians?

Individual separate grains of plain boiled rice Indian style.

Have you ever wondered why these Indians (including me) keep boiling their rice with so much extra water? Why won’t they just use the right amount of water so the rice cooks! The answer is really simple!

How to fry Ray fish Pakat Fry

Serve fried ray fish with onions and sour lime.

Fried ray fish is a delicious dish that is easy to make and quick to cook. Serve fried pakat fish with rice, dal, and salad and you have a perfect meal!

Easy Royal Icing Recipe

Green, pink and white royal icing in a yellow bowl with a fork and spoon.

The sweet Royal Icing is easy to make in a few minutes. Use royal icing to decorate cakes, cookies, or easter eggs.

Dal Bhat Tarkari, The Nepalese Superfood!

Dal Bhat Tarkari in a thali on a blue table mat.

Dal Bhat Tarkari made with rice (Bhat), lentils (Dal), and (Tarkari) is perfect for trekkers on strenuous journeys in the Nepali Himalayas. Find out more about its background and how to cook it here.

How To Make Green Chilly Paste – Meal Prep

Indian food always includes spices, be it dry spices or wet spices. You’ll often find our recipes calling for ginger garlic paste or chilly ginger pastes or some combination of these ingredients. And …

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How to make Chocolate Marzipan Easter Eggs

Yum Chocolate Marzipan Eggs for Easter.

Chocolate Marzipan Easter Eggs are an amazing treat to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus at Easter! A mix of chocolate and marzipan, these delicious and soft Easter eggs are the perfect dessert!

How to Make Almond Marzipan Easter Eggs

3 Almond Marzipan Easter Eggs on a wooden sheet.

Traditional East Indian Almond Marzipan Easter Eggs are a delightful way of celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ at Easter! They may take some time to make but they’re delicious and a good treat to both kids and grown-ups.

How to Cook East Indian Duck Moile (Curry)

East Indian Duck Moile in a bowl next to boiled rice and onion and lemon in bowls.

East Indian Duck Moile is a traditional dish that is full of flavour. Tender and juicy slow-cooked meat is served with rice, hand breads, or chitaps, and a cooling salad for the perfect meal!

Ma’s Blancmange Easter Eggs Or Party Dessert

Hands holding a yellow tray with blancmange eggs.

My ma’s colorful blancmange-filled Easter eggs are a childhood treat so delicious that it’s etched my memory. So cooling and yum, these delightful eggs are a cooling treat for hot summer days!

Butterscotch Flavored Hazelnut Cake

Butterscotch Hazelnut Cake is ready to eat.

A butterscotch cake with the most decadent taste is now easy to make. There’s nothing like butterscotch and hazelnut crunch in a cake to immerse yourself in a rich and unique flavor.

Easy Homemade Cream Cheese Frosting

A hand decorating a carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting is a delicious topping for cakes and also cupcakes. This tangy, sweet, and creamy frosting is so good, you will want to use it for all your baked desserts. But it goes especially well with carrot cake!

Homemade Carrot Cake with Raisins

Carrot cake with cream cheese icing on top.

Carrot cake is a delicious and moist treat made with freshly grated carrots. This tasty and rich spice cake is best eaten warm or fresh out of the oven. Top with cream cheese frosting or serve with ice cream!

Kachumber – Indian Onion-Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Add little masala to the cachumber and serve with lime slice, salt and chilli powder.

Kachumber or Cachumber is a fresh and healthy salad of onions, tomatoes, and cucumber that is part of Indian Cuisine. Serve alongside a delicious curry or dal with fryums, papad, and rotis or rice!

How to make Paneer? – Indian Cottage Cheese

Pinterest images of squeezed lemon, separated curd and whey and ready paneer cubes.

Paneer is a fresh Indian cottage cheese that is quite healthy and also easy to make. Be it appetizers or main course, a side dish, or a dessert, Paneer has many uses in Indian cuisine.

Boilermaker Cocktail Recipe

Pinterest image of pouring LP beer in the tall glass and Signature whiskey in the shot glass.

Boilermaker is a beer cocktail that is made by mixing beer and whiskey. All you have to do is dunk a shot glass of whiskey into a pint glass of beer and your drink …

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Paneer Stir Fry – Indian Cottage Cheese Side Dish

Stir fry veggies and indian cottage cheese in a wok.

This easy to make Indian Paneer Stir Fry (Indian Cottage Cheese Stir Fry) is a delicious side dish that is quite filling and satisfying too! Add in just a few veggies and you have a healthy side dish or snack ready!

Moong Dal Halwa – Indian Mung Bean Dessert

Sprinkle with almonds and rose petals Moong Dal Halwa is ready to serve.

Moong Dal Halwa is a delicious and aromatic dessert from North India, but popular all over the country. Served hot with some lovely vanilla ice cream this moong dal sweet is just perfect!

How to boil Ox Beef Tongue? – Bovine Tongue

Cut boiled ox tongue into slices.

Boiled Tongue tastes delicious and is easy to cook traditional East Indian snack. Serve as a side, appetizer, or even in a sandwich, and you’ll be a happy chappy!

Indian Cottage Cheese (Paneer) Appetizer

Tasty fried paneer is ready to serve from the pan.

This tasty Indian Paneer Appetizer is easy to make, spicy, and delicious! This soft and cheesy starter can be served as a starter, snack, or as a side dish for lunch or dinner too.

How To Make South African Romany Creams?

Romany Cream with melted chocolate filing on a wooden platform.

Romany Creams are a delicious crunchy coconutty chocolate-cream-filled biscuit that is easy to make. Serve this South African delight with some hot coffee or cocoa and you’ll be in heaven!

Traditional East Indian Meatball Curry Recipe

Front view of East Indian meatball curry in a green platter.

East Indian Ball Curry is a traditional East Indian curry with meatballs. Serve with rice, chitaps, or fugias for dinner or lunch along with a salad and you have the perfect meal!

East Indian Bol Lucrecia – A Rare Coconut Pie

Bol Lucrecia in a tin.

Bol Lucrecia is a traditional East Indian Coconut Pie dessert that is moist on the inside and crispy outside. So delicious, it will leave you craving for more! Bake any time of the year when you want to impress your family and friends.

Easy Salli Eggs Fry – Sali Par Eedu Recipe

Serve egg salli with a sliced tomato.

Salli eggs is an upside down version of the popular Parsi dish sali par eedu. This delicious meal or snack can be made in just a few minutes. Serve with pav, toasted bread, or chapati!

Honey and Mustard glazed Roast Gammon

Gammon cut into slices with knife served on the white plate.

Honey and Mustard glazed roast gammon is a delicious meal for lunch or dinner. Served with veggies and Yorkshire pudding this British dinner dish is just perfect.

Homemade Rose Petal Wine (Not Rosé)

Pinterest images of close up of rose wine served.

Homemade rose petal wine is a heady wine drink with the aroma of roses. After some experimentation, we made this earthy wine with dried rose petals, and it’s perfect for celebrations or regular days in.

Carambolas: East Indian Starfruit Shaped Kulkuls

Once fried drained the carambolas in skimmer.

Carambolas are an East Indian dessert or East Indian ‘sweet’ as we call them that’s made around Christmas time. More commonly known as Kulkuls, this sugary frosted treat made by most East Indian Christian households are called carambolas when they’re star fruit-shaped.

Sarah’s Homemade Apple Pie Cookies

Crossed apple pie cookies on a baking tray.

Apple Pie Cookies are just yum! The delicate crumbly melt in your mouth crust and the apple pie filling are an amazing combination. Can be made any time of the year as a snack or dessert!

How to Make Corned Beef Spread At Home

Corned beef mince sliced.

Home-made corned beef is so tasty, you’ll wonder why you never made it yourself before. Useful as an ingredient in a number of dishes, this corned beef is easy to make and delicious!

My Mom’s Easy Sesame Potato Side Dish

Masala potato wedges with sesame seeds next to green chutney.

Sesame Potato is an easy-to-make side dish that tastes really delicious. Taking just about 20 minutes to cook, this yummy side dish can be served plain or with green chutney!

Easy Chipolata Sausage Casserole

Sausage casserole on a tiger bread in a glass plate.

A simple and delicious, single pan Sausage Casserole, this dish makes a hearty wholesome meal. Enjoy it with bread or even mash, rice, and lentils!

East Indian Bol de Coc – Coconut Cake

Delicious Bol de Coc

Bol De Coc is a traditional East Indian coconut cake that’s quite similar to the Thalie sweet. This cake has a delicious coconutty taste and a moist crumb, and is the perfect tea time snack!

Rose Petal and Coconut Barfi – Indian Dessert

Muffin liners of coconut barfi covered with rose petals.

Simple and elegant, the coconut barfi infused with roses is perfect to indulge your sweet tooth! This version of the traditional Indian burfi is coconutty and creamy, sweet and rosy!

Kele Ki Barfi – Indian Ripe Banana Dessert

Another look at the burfi. to see if it has settled.

Made with ripe bananas, this Indian dessert is easy to make but requires some refrigeration time. The banana barfi is perfect to prepare a few hours or days in advance.

Refreshing Guava Salad

Add Pepper and salt to the guava salad.

This refreshing Guava salad is a great way to beat the summer heat. Easy to make and delicious, this salad is ready in less than 10 minutes.

Mom’s Easy Masala Potato fry

Serve the masala potato in a bowl.

Masala Potato fry is a delicious dish made from the humble potato in just 15 mins. Simple and easy to make , it can be had for lunch or dinner. Serve with Chappati or Puris.

East Indian Bolings Recipe – Christmas Cookies

Bolings are ready.

Bolings are a sweet coconut semolina cookie that is made at Christmas time in most East Indian Catholic households! They are so simple and easy to make! What’s better; this yummy coconut treat can also be enjoyed as a tea-time snack any time of the year!

50+ Savoury Mushroom Recipes

50+ Savoury Mushroom Recipes

Who would think that a fungus would be the life of so many dishes? From humble home-cooked meals to expensive delicacies, mushrooms are eaten all around the world in cuisines and cultures in different ways. We’ve put together 50+ savoury mushroom recipes for you to try at home!

33 Unusual Pancake Recipes

6 images of unusual pancakes.

Apart from the traditional pancakes that we eat every other day, there are some truly unique recipes for pancakes. So, if you are wondering what to do with pancakes that you haven’t tried before, try some of these 30+ unusual pancake recipes.

30+ Sweet Pancake Recipes

Image of 6 different sweet pancakes.

With toppings ranging from maple syrup to honey, or fruits and berries, nuts and cream, these pancakes are sure to make you drool! Here are 30+ sweet pancake recipes to start your day on a yummy note!