SOUTH ASIA


SPINACH WITH POTATOES / ALOO PALAK
Aloo palak is one of my favorite Indian vegetarian dishes. It’s such a simple dish and I learned about this dish when we ate at an Indian Restaurant and really like it. The spices used are not too overwhelming, yet flavorful enough. This is a fairly quick dish to make […]

SPINACH WITH POTATOES / ALOO PALAK


CHICKEN TARKARI
I love curries. Pretty much any kind of curries. There are lots of varieties out there around the world. The kind of curry I grew up eating usually rich in taste, red in color, fragrant thanks to the all the different spices and often made with coconut milk. I love […]

CHICKEN TARKARI


PORK VINDALOO
Vindaloo is one of my favorite from Indian cuisine. Vindaloo is influenced by the Portuguese during their colonialism in the Goa region, located along the West coast of India. Sometimes also known as Goan Vindaloo. Vindaloo can be made with pork, lamb, seafood, and chicken. Vindaloo is characterized by its […]

PORK VINDALOO



TURKEY MO MO / NEPALI STEAMED TURKEY DUMPLINGS WITH TOMATO AND CILANTRO CHUTNEY
A while ago I made the Himalayan Steamed Dumplings or known as momos and they were delicious. The Tibetan usually makes their momos with yak meat. I made it with beef at that time. I got this “The Nepal Cookbook” by The Association of Nepalis in the Americas and saw […]

TURKEY MO MO / NEPALI STEAMED TURKEY DUMPLINGS WITH TOMATO ...


CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
Chicken tikka masala is one of my favorite dishes from India. Well, actually some said, the origin of this dish was from the U.K instead of India. So, honestly, I’m not sure too. I know that the U.K. is also well-known for its Indian cuisine. In fact, from what I […]

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA


SHRIMP BHUNA
This shrimp bhuna is one of my favorite seafood dishes. The sourness, the hot spicyness and flavorful spice makes this simple dish elegantly sophisticated in taste. The spices used to cook this dish doesn’t take over the dish. The shrimps are still the star of the dish and hence, it’s […]

SHRIMP BHUNA



PORK WITH BEAN THREAD NOODLE
This pork with bean thread noodle appears very simple however it is quite tasty I must admit. This is a perfect dish to make if you don’t want to do much “cooking”. With few ingredients, you will find this noodle pretty yummy. My daughter loves it. I wish I didn’t […]

PORK WITH BEAN THREAD NOODLE


BHUTANESE PORK WITH RADISH STEW
The Chinese radish is my favorite ingredient when it comes to soup or stew type of dishes. Also known as daikon, this pale-looking tuber is not as pale as it seems. The most popular usage of daikon in Asia is in stock preparation, soup/ stew, hotpot, and daikon cake. I […]

BHUTANESE PORK WITH RADISH STEW


BHUTANESE SPICY CHICKEN STEW / JASHA MAROO
This Bhutanese spicy chicken stew or known as jasha maroo was the first Bhutanese dish I’ve made in my very own kitchen. I’ve figured it’s time for me to explore Bhutan with my taste buds. I knew very little about Bhutan, let alone its dishes. I’ve learned that Bhutanese cuisine […]

BHUTANESE SPICY CHICKEN STEW / JASHA MAROO



TART MANGO SALSA
This tart mango salsa recipe is one of my favorite salsas. I made it the other day to accompany the Nepali grilled chicken. Couldn’t be more perfect than this. Mangoes can be sweet or tart and that depends on the ripeness of the mangoes. This tart mango salsa use unripe […]

TART MANGO SALSA


NEPALI GRILLED CHICKEN
As shared in the Mango and Curry Leaves cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, Nepali chefs are famous in the Subcontinent. Nepali chefs have been cooking restaurant food, and particularly “foreigner food” for two, almost three generations. Many Nepali chefs grown up working in restaurants in Kathmandu. This Nepali […]

NEPALI GRILLED CHICKEN


TIKKA KEBABS
Kebab or Kabab is a meat dish originated from Persia. The meats are threaded in skewers and grilled in open fire. The traditional meat used for kebabs are lamb, however, this also depends on the meat availability, taste, cultures, belief, etc and lamb is not the only meat used for […]

TIKKA KEBABS



NEPALI MOONG DAL/ NEPALI SPLIT MUNG DAL
I did not have much exposure to Indian food until I moved to Singapore and lived there for a short while. Strangely, the place where I got to taste some Indian food was where I worked, at the hospital. When the meal rounds were over and there were leftovers at […]

NEPALI MOONG DAL/ NEPALI SPLIT MUNG DAL


SRI LANKAN GRILLED MARINATED BEEF
I discovered this Sri Lankan grilled marinated beef recipe from Mangoes and Curry Leaves cookbook. This comes from the Muslim community in Sri Lanka. The beef is marinated in flavorful spices like ginger, coriander seeds, turmeric and yogurt and then grilled to medium-rare to medium for tender interior. This dish […]

SRI LANKAN GRILLED MARINATED BEEF


CHAPATIS / INDIAN FLAT BREADS 4
Chapatis or often known as roti is an unleavened bread  and one of the world’s simplest breads to make. It’s fun to eat too because you can tear into pieces and dip them into curries, yogurt, etc, or you can wrap some meats and/or vegetables with it. The dough is […]

CHAPATIS / INDIAN FLAT BREADS



BIRYANI RICE
Biryani, biriani, or beriani is a set of rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually basmati) and sometimes meat, seafood, eggs or vegetables. The Biryani originated in the South Asia in the kitchens of Muslim rulers. Biryani is popular not only in South Asia but also in Arabia and within […]

BIRYANI RICE


PAKISTANI GOAT CURRY
In the event of celebrating Cook and Share A Pot of Curry, I present to you a Pakistani Goat curry 😉 If you ask me, yes…I can’t get enough of curry isn’t that obvious ? lol I just have to try different curries from different parts of the world. It […]

PAKISTANI GOAT CURRY


BANGLADESHI CHICKEN KORMA 2
…And the South Asian series continues 😉 Bangladesh is our stop this time. Korma is a stew cooked in yogurt. Chicken Korma is a popular dish in Bangladesh and they like to cook it in a Ghee (clarified butter). A good sour yogurt, such as the acidophilus yogurt will make […]

BANGLADESHI CHICKEN KORMA



SWEET MANGO LASSI
Lassi is a popular and traditional Punjabi yogurt-based drink of the Indian Subcontinent. It is made by blending yogurt with water and Indian spices, in this case, Cardamons. Traditional Lassi is known to be a savory drink. This recipe is a sweet Mango Lassi blend with some sugar for the […]

SWEET MANGO LASSI


SRI LANKAN FISH CURRY
Fish is used in a lot of dishes in Sri Lanka and curry is no exception. We eat lots of curry in Southeast Asia and the same applies to South Asia. I think Curry is one of the most well-known International dish around the world with hundreds of varieties. I […]

SRI LANKAN FISH CURRY


RICE PUDDING/ KHEER
I remember it was July 4th, U.S. Independence day that hubby and I decided that we should try out this place call India Palace at Burnsville, Minnesota. They have several different location and apparently this place has very good review. When we were dining there, we noticed that many South […]

RICE PUDDING/ KHEER



TANDOORI CHICKEN
Tandoori Chicken is a highly popular dish in India and South Asia. The chicken is marinated for the period of 8-24 hour in spices, yogurt, garam masala. The chicken is then cooked at high temperatures in a tandoor (clay oven), but can also be prepared on a traditional barbecue grill […]

TANDOORI CHICKEN WITH MINT


SHRIMP AND SCALLOP STEW WITH COUSCOUS PILAF
I never really know what to cook with Scallop, but I love eating them. The flesh is so sweet and meaty. When I see this Shrimp and Scallop Stew serve with Couscous Pilaf in Martha Stewart Living cookbook, I went ahead and give it a try. I wasn’t disappointed. The […]

SHRIMP AND SCALLOP STEW WITH COUSCOUS PILAF