CATEGORY Vegetables

Pholourie, Deep fried Trinidadian snack, Trinidadian Food, Guyanese Food, Deep Fried fritters,

Pholourie, Trini Style Split Yellow Peas Fritters

Pholourie is a spicy deep fried yellow split peas fritters. Fritters are crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. It is a popular street food in Trinidad and Tobago, and in Guyana, served with tamarind or mango chutney. The main seasoning for pholourie is scotch bonnet, garlic, scallion and cumin. Dough/batter is fermented…

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Caribbean rice and peas is seasoned with habanero pepper and flavored with chicken stock, Caribbean Rice and Peas, Caribbean Food, Caribbean Cuisine, Rice, Pigeon Peas,

Flavorful Caribbean Rice and Peas

Caribbean rice and peas is flavored rice seasoned with habanero pepper, garlic and cooked in chicken stock. Flavored Caribbean rice and peas is an accompaniment for curries and grilled meats. ‘Peas’ are pigeon peas and black beans make a great substitute. Continue reading or jump to recipe Chickpeas, black beans, pigeon peas are some of…

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Caribbean Chicken, Caribbean Food, Jamaican Food, Chicken cooked in jerk style,

Oven Cooked Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican jerk chicken is of the most popular foods from Caribbean and Jamaican cuisines. Jerk chicken is aromatic, smoky and fiery hot. Chicken is marinated for at least 24 – 48 hours and cooked for a longer period, which gives Jamaican jerk chicken a smoky flavor and also keeps the chicken good for longer periods…

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Corn, Fire Roasted Corn Kernels, Corn Kernels, Frozen Corn kernels, Fire roasted corn kernels, Corn stir fry, fire roasted corn stir fry, blogging marathon

Fire Roasted Corn Stir Fry, Semi Homemade

Fire roasted corn stir fry is a quick snack prepared with frozen roasted corn kernels. Roasted corn is stir fried for few minutes with onions and green chilies until flavors blend in. For corn lovers, this is an another way to prepare another variation of corn with fire roasted corn. I love corn and can…

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Radish Stir Fry 2

Radish Stir Fry ~ Mooli Stir Fry

Radish stir fry is a quick and easy Indian stir fry with hot Madras curry powder. Curry powder is optional and enhances the flavor of the stir fry. Substitute Madras curry powder with sambar powder or any other spice blend. Serve radish stir fry with steamed rice or any Indian flat breads such as roti…

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Kakarakaya Pesara Pappu koora, Kakarakaya pesaru pappu koora, bitter ggourd moongg dal curry, karela moonggg dal subzi, karela ki subzi, bitter gourd stir fry, bitter gourd curry, blogging marathon, flavors of India, Telugu Food, South Indian Food,

Kakarakaya Pesaru Pappu Koora ~ Bitter Gourd Moong Dal Curry

Kakarakaya pesaru pappu koora is a curry with grated kakarakaya (bitter gourd) and pesaru pappu (moong dal). Bitter gourd, as the name suggests is a bitter vegetable and disliked by many. There are many ways to cook this vegetable to reduce the bitterness. One way is to marinate the vegetable with salt and then squeeze…

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Kheema Shimla Mirch, Kheema Capsicum Curry, Kheema Bell Pepper Curry, Ground Goat meat Bell Pepper Curry, Ground Goat Bell Pepper Curry, Blogging Marathon, Indian Curry,

Kheema Shimla Mirch ~ Ground Goat Bell Pepper Curry

Kheema Shimla mirch is a dry Indian curry cooked with ground goat meat and bell peppers. Kheema is ground meat and Shimla mirch aka capsicum is bell pepper and these two pair well. This kheema Shimla mirch curry is served with rice or roti ~ Indian flatbread. For the last week of this month’s blogging…

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Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup, Vegetable Soup, Spicy Cheese Sandwich, African Flavored Soup, Ethiopian Flavored Soup, Blogging Marathon, Dinner Ideas,

Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup and Cheese Sandwich

Berbere spiced vegetable soup is a spicy, hearty soup for cold winter nights. Soup has medley of vegetables, chickpeas and is seasoned with berbere spice. The second dinner idea for this week is berbere spiced vegetable soup with a spicy cheese sandwich. I had some leftover berbere spice after making this stew and used it…

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Soya Granules Spinach Fried Rice, Indian Fried Rice with soya granules and spinach, Blogging Marathon, Dinner Ideas, Rice Variety,

Soya Granules Spinach Fried Rice

Soya granules spinach fried rice is a quick meal for weeknight dinners. This is an Indian version of fried rice where, cooked soya granules and spinach are sautéed in Indian spices and then fried along with cooked rice. This soya granules spinach fried is an awesome way to use up leftover rice. Addition of soya…

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Carrot Cake, Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Thanksgiving Dessert, Bake-a-thon, Blogging Marathon,

Carrot Cake Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake is a dense cake that resembles a loaf of bread. Grated carrots are added to cake and is spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and mixed spices. It is served with or without frosting and common frosting for carrot cake is cream cheese frosting. Carrot cake cream cheese frosting is a classic cake to bake…

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