Romkugler ~ Danish Rum Balls

Romkugler is a classic no bake Danish dessert with leftover cake and/or pastries, and is flavored with rum and cocoa. Danish rum balls are a great way to use up leftover cookies, pastries and cake. What is Romkugler? Romkugler are Danish rum balls, also known as trofler in some parts of Denmark, are popular in […]

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 […]

Roasted Strawberries

Have some excess strawberries in the fridge that are calling out to be used and going to rot very soon? One way to use up or preserve strawberries is roasting them. This gives an extra week to consume the berries. This is a great recipe to preserve or extend the usage of berries by few […]

Peanut Rice

Fried rice is such a comfort food on lazy days when not in a mood to cook. I often make an omelet and Indian style fried rice when I don’t want to sweat too long in the kitchen. Last month someone posted a peanut rice picture on Facebook and that made me try today’s recipe. […]

Panzanella Salad

For second day of Italian cuisine, I have a Tuscan salad that is prepared with stale bread. In fact, in olden days this salad was prepared to use up any leftover bread. A thick crust bread such as sourdough boule, Italian bread or French baguette works the best for this salad. Regular sandwich bread doesn’t […]

Garela Pulusu ~ Moong Dal Vada in Tamarind Based Gravy

Garelu are donut shaped lentil fritters. Popular name for garelu is vada / vadai. In Telangana pesarapappu ~ moong dal garelu are a common preparation followed by bobbarla garelu than the minapappu garelu/vada. Garelu are prepared for breakfast, tea time snack and for special occasions. Since these are so popular and liked by many, these […]

Nasi Goreng ~ Indonesian Fried Rice

Nasi goreng means fried rice in Indonesian. It is a common breakfast usually prepared with leftover or pre-cooked rice with kecap manis which is a sweet soy sauce, shallots, garlic, chilies & shrimp paste. The dark brown color of the rice comes from kecap manis. Nasi goreng is served with many add-ons, fried egg, chicken, […]

Chilaquiles from Mexico

Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican breakfast prepared with leftover tortillas. Bite size or wedges of tortillas are either deep fried or shallow fried and soaked in salsa until just soft. It is garnished with cotija cheese and served with eggs and black beans. Pieces of chicken and pork can also be added to chilaquiles. Salsa […]

Capsicum & Paneer Rice ~ Bell Pepper & Indian Cottage Cheese Rice

After posting one biryani & one pulao recipe, for the last day of the marathon I am sharing a recipe that falls under the other rice varieties category. In the other varieties of rice, the rice is fully cooked, then seasoned and/or tempered with spices to enhance the flavor of rice. When I announced the […]

Poni/Popu Annam (Indian Fried Rice)

This is a very good recipe to use leftover rice. Total Time: 20 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: Oil: 2 tbsp Cardamoms: 2 (opt) Cloves: 1 (opt) Bay Leaves & Flower: 1 (opt) Sahajeera: 1tsp (opt) Curry Leaves: 3 Methi Powder: ¼ tsp Onion: 1 medium sliced Green Chillies: 3-4 […]

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