Pao bhaji flavoured Frittata

What is frittata Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crustless quiche or scrambled eggs, enriched with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses or vegetables. The word frittata is Italian and roughly translates to “fried.” What makes frittata different from the omelette Frittatas are cooked in on the stovetop and then finished in the oven. And, unlike omelettes, frittata fillings are mixed…

Chicken Stuffed Chinese Steam bun(bao) with Pickled Vegetables

What is steamed bun or bao Steamed bun or bao, is a type of filled bun or bread like (i.e. made with yeast) dumplings in various Chinese cuisines. There are many variations in fillings (meat or vegetarian) and preparations (usually steamed).They are also called baozi in China. Today I am sharing a very unique recipe of steamed stuffed bun(bao) that needs almost no oil….

Kunafa

What is Kunafa Kunafa is a very popular Arabic dessert, especially served during the month of Ramadan. It is actually a sugar-soaked pastry made with kunafa dough. Kunafa dough is made of shredded phyllo dough. Kunafa or Knafeh dough is typically called kataifi dough. Though the exact preparation and the spelling of the name varies by region,…

Spinach-Hummus Thin Crust Pizza With Hummus Salad

What is Hummus Hummus is a very delicious, healthy, high in protein vegan dip that is popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean region. This dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas, sesame seed paste, olive oil and garlic. We can make different flavours of hummus by adding any type of herbs or even roasted vegetables. My family…

Methi puri with yoghurt (Indian fried bread with fenugreek leaves and yoghurt)

What is fenugreek leaves Fenugreek is an interesting herb with diverse uses and many potential health benefits. It is a plant that stands around 2–3 feet tall. It has green leaves, small white flowers, and pods that contain small, golden-brown seeds. Fenugreek is often used in the Indian subcontinent as a herb (the leaves) and spice (the seeds, also called methi)….

Pinapple flavoured Chicken jalfrezi

What is Jalfrezi Jalfrezi is a curry dish originating in the Indian subcontinent and popular throughout the region and beyond. The basic ingredient of jalfrezi is meat, fish, paneer or vegetables, stir-fried and served in a thick spicy sauce. Common further ingredients include bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Jalfrezi is very delicious and quick recipe and can be…

Chicken Kapsa (Arabic rice dish)

What is Kapsa Kabsa  is a  rice dish  that originates from Saudi Arabia but is commonly regarded as a national dish in many Arab states of Persian Gulf. The dish is made with rice and meat. It can often be found served in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Yemen, UAE, Qatar, Oman etc.There are many kinds of kabsa and each kind…

Amritsari stuffed kulcha

What is Amritsari kulcha Kulcha is a type of mildly leavened flatbread that originated in the state of Punjab, India.They are flaky,layered, crisp from outside but soft breads, specifically from Amritsar, a city from Punjab. Hence the name is Amritsari kulcha.Round in shape, they tend to be stuffed with delicious soft potatoes and spices. But there are…

Katayef(Arabic pancake)

What is katayef or qatayef Katayef is a kind of sweet pancake popular in all middle eastern countries. Generally, katayef is served especially during the holy month of Ramadan. It is usually made out of flour, semolina, baking powder, water or milk, yeast, and sometimes sugar is added. The result of the batter is poured…

Cheesy pull apart garlic bread

What is pull apart bread Pull apart bread is a type of bread that is formed into a shape that contains distinct markings or indentations that allow the bread to be “pulled apart” into individual servings. Pull-apart bread may be formed into a number of shapes, but loaf shapes and rounded shapes are the most…