Browsing Category : Appetizers & Snacks

Tandoori Salmon

Tandoori Salmon – Yogurt and Spice flavored Salmon recipe


Give your salmon an Indian twist by marinating it in a delicious mix of chilly, lemon, yogurt and fragrant garam masala. The Tandoori Salmon is easy to prepare and imparts a great flavor to Salmon that’s sure to please everyone.     In just 15 -20 minutes, you can have a fancy fish dish on the dinner table. This Tandoori Salmon is…

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Kale Quinoa Black bean salad

Kale Quinoa Black Bean Salad


Kale Quinoa Black Bean salad – A wholesome one pot salad that is crunchy, savory, bursting with flavor and is quick and easy to prepare!   I love homemade Chipotle bowls!  Especially when I am on the go, or when I’m just too tired and lazy to cook. Quinoa, black beans, corn, kale! What’s not to love?     The great thing…

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Pico de gallo

How to make Pico de Gallo at home


Fresh tomatoes, onion, green chili, cilantro and a squeeze of lime make Pico de Gallo a fast dip for chips or topper for any Mexican food.   When you go to a Mexican restaurant, how do you identify the quality of food that is going to be served to you? Every restaurant serves you some salsa and chips as soon as you…

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Honey Garlic Chicken

Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe


Honey Garlic Chicken – Crispy baked chicken bites in a sticky honey garlic sauce perfect for a weeknight meal or an appetizer. Does it any more convincing? Sounds delicious. Let’s jump straight to the recipe.   The crispy chicken is simple to prepare with some really basic ingredients. And then you don’t fry it, you bake. While they bake you…

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20 minute Masala Shrimp recipe


Shrimp cooked in some yummy spices like ginger, garlic and turmeric, ready in 20 minutes, served as a main dish or an appetiser.      This 20-minute masala shrimp recipe is my take on one of the traditional shrimp dishes prepared by the amazing chefs in my family. It is pretty simple to prepare and needs only 15-20 minutes of cooking…

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Chicken & vegetables in Béchamel sauce recipe


Chicken & vegetables in Béchamel sauce recipe – It’s béchamel sauce or white sauce made using whole wheat flour, mixed in with shredded chicken and some vegetables. Served on a hot dog bun, burger bun or even on a tortilla. Yum! This dish takes me back to my childhood days. This was my mum’s one of many smart ways to…

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Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe


What’s a party without some yummy finger food! Something that’s not complicated at all -5 minutes of prep, you put them in the oven and the oven does the rest! This Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato recipe totally fits the bill. Bonus – it’s made using a superfood! As a kid, I never really liked sweet potatoes till I tasted some grilled ones on…

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Garlicky Asparagus Recipe


A New year party menu (or any party) is incomplete without some simple sides that can be doubled as an appetiser too. Garlicky Asparagus is one such dish. 15 minutes and its ready… Garlicky Asparagus is a perfect side dish. The tender Asparagus lightly flavored with Garlic and Cilantro is a nice simple option for days when I have cooked a pretty…

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Shrimp Patties/Fritters in 30 minutes


Shrimp patties/fritters is one of my favorite appetizers, it is quite simple to prepare, needs only a few basic ingredients and absolutely yummy! December is generally the most fun time of the year! It’s the time when you plan your next year, you make resolutions and decide goals. It’s also the time when you plan your big celebration to bring…

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Beetroot Patties / Cutlets


Beetroots! Who doesn’t know beetroots! Some people love beetroots, some love to hate them! Love it or hate it, you really can’t ignore it because of the immense health benefits that come with that deep vibrant purple-red colored root. Beetroot, also known beets, has been growing in popularity as a new super food. My husband hates beets for the same…

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