Category Archives: Stir fry

Asian glazed basa with rice and vegetables

Lunch is a lighter meal but it still has to include a balance of nutrients and a mix of flavours to be enjoyable. Basa fillets, rice and vegetables is a three piece lunch put together to make it a satisfying … Continue reading

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Multigrain vegetable stir fry

How to take a vegetable stir fry and transform it into a main meal? It is simple…just add a mix of grains and a protein in the form of meat or eggs. It adds interest and becomes eye catching. This … Continue reading

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Thai red curry with rice noodles

I have always loved Thai food and steer my family towards Thai restaurants when we go out for food. I like the flavor of its sweet sauces and spicy curry paste. Recently, I attended an engagement party held at a … Continue reading

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli paneer is a popular fusion dish in India served frequently in buffets. There is a combination of Chinese and Indian ingredients involved in this dish.When I dine out I always look for this dish. It is a vegetarian version … Continue reading

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Masala chips/Kenyan masala fries

Kenyan masala chips are french fries with a coating of spicy, tomato sauce. I enjoyed this dish when I lived in Kenya. This is a unique Kenyan dish that I have not come across anywhere else. In Nairobi we lived … Continue reading

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Soy meatballs with stir fried vegetables

Salads are the best way to include vegetables in our diet. When vegetables are stir fried with other additions like meatballs and sauces, they make the dish tastier and more nutritious. There are many dishes that include meatballs as a … Continue reading

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Kovakka Mezhukkupurtti/Ivy gourd stir fry

Spicy Tindora stir fry Kovakka or Tindora is my favourite vegetable. I consider it as one of the tasty gourds and never fail to buy it if I happen to see it while shopping. Ivy gourd is a less consumed … Continue reading

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Pepper chicken/Chicken masala

Hot hot chicken! This is a Kerala recipe and a special guest post. The preparation was entirely by my husband who has the right to declare himself as the meat chef at home. He inherited some culinary skills and has … Continue reading

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Okra and potato stir fry/ Lady’s finger and potato dry fry/ Vendaikai curry

Slimy Okra and firm potato fry Hey, I am still around. I was caught in a web of activities. Our house was on sale and there were showing at all odd times. I had to do my best to make … Continue reading

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Fiddleheads stir fry

Fiddleheads – Fail! I was eyeing this strange new greens with a lot of interest when I saw them in the stores, last year. Fiddleheads (Ostrich fern’s young frond curled tightly) are not anything new to me but cooking it … Continue reading

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