Onion Jeera Rice – Cumin Fried Rice With Onions

Front view of fried onion and cumin rice.

Onion jeera rice or jeera fried rice with onions is a tastier version of the cumin fried rice in ghee. This fragrant cumin rice with onions is the perfect accompaniment to any dish!

East Indian Pork Sausages – Aussie Style

Drying the East Indian sausages

East Indian Pork Sausages are a traditional dish that can be made and stored for months. My Aunty Trilby and Uncle Orlando use a few good short cuts to make them in Australia.

Red, Green, and White Rice – East Indian Tricolor Rice

Strips of green red and white rice in a platter.

A more colorful version of the jeera rice or jeera fried rice, the East Indian tricolor rice is pink/red, green, and white in color. Fragrant and tasty, it’s often eaten for Christmas and other festive occasions!

Roast Chicken in a Kadai

Top view of whole Roast Chicken cooking in a vessel with spices and gravy.

The traditional East Indian roast chicken dinner is perfect for Sundays, feast days and family gatherings!

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.

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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Pineapple Chicken Roast

Pineapple chicken roast in a pot.

My dad’s tangy and sweet pineapple chicken roast is an easy to make version of his other pineapple chicken curry. This Indian pineapple chicken roast goes perfect with white rice & rotis or …

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Mass Pav – Moulded Almond Marzipan Dessert Bites

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.

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!

Mutton Lonvas Curry With Pumpkin

Lonvas of mutton curry.

Mutton & Pumpkin Lonvas is a traditional East Indian curry that tastes delicious. Serve with hand-breads, chitaps, and a refreshing salad for a wholesome 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.

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!

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!

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 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!

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! Made with just a few veggies, it’s the perfect side dish or quick snack!

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

78 Amazing Easter Dessert Recipes

Collage of Amazing Easter Dessert Recipies.

Easter calls for a celebration of new life, knowing that we have a lot to look forward to! Celebrate this day with some amazing desserts that are just adorable.

Indian Purple Yam Snack (Konfal or Kand)

Purple Yam served on a plate with salt and pepper.

So simple and easy to cook, the purple yam called kand or konfal is a tasty healthy snack or appetizer. Sprinkled with a bit of salt and pepper this tuber makes a perfect vegetarian starter to any meal! No wonder it’s called Indian cheese!

Indian Butter Beans Curry (Mota Vaal Curry)

Butter beans curry in an earthen vessel next to an earthen water glass on a brown table.

This easy-to-make- mota vaal or butter beans curry is really tasty, and has a buttery and creamy texture. Serve for lunch or dinner with some warm chappatis, puris, or rice!

Vegan Ratatouille | Easy + Healthy By Anna

Vegan Ratatouille in a white baking dish on a white table.

This healthy baked vegan ratatouille is easy to prepare, gluten-free and vegan. For your daily dose of veggies try this light dinner recipe made by Anna from the food blog About Annella.

Lasoon Sirka – Laba Garlic – Pickled Garlic Recipe

Serve the green garlic pickle in a bowl.

Sirke wala lasoon is an easy to make pickled garlic recipe that uses only a few ingredients – garlic, chillis, vinegar, sugar, salt, and water. Call it pickled garlic cloves or jade garlic or laba garlic, it is delicious.

Sirke Wala Pyaaz – Indian Pickled Onions Recipe

Water, salt, chillies, vinegar, and onion rings in the glass jar.

The popular sirke wala pyaaz is an easy to make Indian pickled onions recipe that uses only a few ingredients – onions, chillis, vinegar, sugar, salt, and water. Here’s how to make pyaaz sirka easily.

Indian Bottle Gourd Halwa (Dudhi or Lauki Halwa)

2 servings of bottle gourd halwa in white bowls.

Bottle Gourd halwa is a delicious dessert made by many Indian households. As a popular traditional Indian mithai, dudhi ka halwa is very easy to make and can be served warm, hot or cold.

Mango Pickle – Mumbai East Indian Recipe

Mango Pickle in a small white dish on a blue table.

If you love Indian food, mangoes will become an indispensable part of your diet. Other than as a dessert, mangoes find prominent use in curries and pickles. One popular one, this traditional East Indian Mango pickle is sweet and mouth-watering. Easily and quickly cooked, it can be stored for months.

Pan-fried Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet potato fries are soft and completely cooked.

Sweet potato chips are easy to make and delicious! They can be served as a snack or starter for any meal.

Masoor Dal Recipe – Indian Red Lentil Curry

red lentil curry or Masoor dal, ready to serve in a white dish

Mom’s easy to make Masoor Dal recipe is an everyday favourite in most Indian households. Served with fried vegetables, fried eggs, or even fried fish on the side, this dish is gluten free, vegetarian and as tasty as ever.

Egg Bhurji – Spicy Indian Scrambled Eggs & Turmeric

Tasty egg bhurji in a glass plate in front of a blue board

Egg Bhurji is an easy to make Indian spicy version of scrambled eggs. It can be your go-to food when you’re not sure what to cook or need something made quick. Anda bhurjee well with Pav (bread), puri, roti, chapati, or even plain boiled rice.

Yellow Moong Dal – Yellow Lentil Recipe

Ready moong dal curry sprinkled with fresh coriander

This Yellow Moong Dal recipe is an easy-to-make Indian yellow gram curry for your everyday meals. It is a common dish in most Indian households. Serve this dal with rotis or rice.

Batata Bhaji – Aloo Sabzi – Indian Potato Dish

Just a closer look at the batata bhaji that is served with pav and lime - Pic by Abby from AbbysPlate

Potato Bhaji, also known as Aloo Sabzi or Batata Bhaji is a simple Indian vegetarian dish made of potatoes that is easy to make. It doesn’t have as much grease as French Fries and can be eaten as the main course or even a side-dish. We love having it for meals with puris.

Mustard Chicken with Red Wine Recipe

Pic of Mustard Chicken ready to serve

Mustard Chicken is a delicious dish that can be served for lunch or dinner. With just a few ingredients; this boozy and wholesome dish is very easy to make!

Tasty Fried Baiki – Indian Basa Fry Recipe

Best served with Onion

The baiki fish or fried Indian Basa fish has a delicious fatty and sweet taste that is just yum! Serve with dal and rice or pav and some pickled onions you have the perfect meal.

Simple Boiled Egg Salad Recipe

The Egg Salad is Ready - Pic by Abby from AbbysPlate

Mom’s easy egg salad recipe uses just a few gluten free ingredients; mayonnaise, boiled eggs, spring onions, cucumbers, green peppers, salt, pepper.

Home-made Rich Mustard Paste Recipe

Picture of Mustard Paste.

Home-made Yellow Mustard paste is an awesome accompaniment for your sandwiches, burgers. It even goes well with a wholesome Chicken or Mutton dish by lending a unique flavor!

Easy Prawn Chilli Fry Recipe

East Indian prawn chilli fry in a brown kadai.

Prawn Chilly Fry is an easy to make in 20 minutes stir fry of prawns, tomatoes, onions and turmeric. Here is mom’s recipe for this traditionally Catholic Indian dish.

Mutton Paya Khudi – Goat Trotters Curry

The masala gives the trotter curry a rich red color

How to make mutton paya curry? How to make goat trotter khudi curry? What is the recipe for the East Indian paya curry? Those are the questions that brought you here, aren’t they? …

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Easy Fried Mullets recipe

Fried Mullets next to lime, coriander and tomatoes.

Quick to cook and requiring just a handful of ingredients, this fried fish recipe is a good option for any meal. With a nutty oily taste, mullets have a strong flavour, and go well with Dal and Rice or Chapati!

Easy Cabbage and Corn Vegetable Recipe

Corn and cabbage sabzi (veggies) in a black pot.

Remember the easy fried purple cabbage vegetable we made last week? Well, this week was pretty busy too. So mom made her easy cabbage and corn stir fry; another one of those quick …

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