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!

Desserts that use Coconut

Desserts made of coconut.

Desserts made with coconut are the best! Here are some of the yumtastic desserts we use coconut in.

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.

Potato Chops filled with Minced Meat

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!

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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(Clean) Keto versus Dirty Keto

Abbysplate icon for dirty keto - pizza chocolate meat.

Difference between clean keto versus dirty keto. If you crave variety and wanting to feel less restrictive, give dirty keto a try instead!

Canapes With Russian Salad

Russian salad next to it's ingredients.

The East Indian version of the famous Olivier salad, this is a cooling compliment to the spicy East Indian dishes. Perfect for the hot Indian weather, you can play around with the ingredients to suit your taste.

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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Easy Fried Zucchini

Warm fried Zucchini slices in a bowl.

Zucchini anyone? Fried Zucchini is a snack or appetizer that is easy to make. Just a few ingredients and you have some delicious finger-licking starter grub!

What to do with leftover Rice

Image collage of what to do with leftover rice.

Wondering what to do with rice leftover from yesterday? Here’s a recipe list of some amazing dishes to make with leftover rice.

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.

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!

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.

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 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!

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! 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!

Boros – East Indian Coconut Cookies

Serve East Indian borose on a plate with tea.

East Indian Borose is a delightfully sweet coconutty cookie made with semolina. This traditional East Indian cookie is perfect for tea or as a Christmas dessert!

Easy Peach and Apricot Crumble (with Polenta)

Closer looks at fresh peach apricot crumble.

Apricot and Peach Crumble is a popular dessert made with a flour and butter-based topping and soft fruit filling. It’s sweet and comforting and can be served with cream, ice cream, or custard.

Dark Fruit Cake – Rich Fruit Cake

Cut the cake into slices and serve on plate.

East Indian dark fruit cake is so delicious and dense, it will tickle your taste buds. Serve for Christmas lunch or dinner with some great homemade wine.

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!

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)

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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.