Roasted Chicken with Sapphire Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoes

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This delicious main course preparation is one of the simplest recipes you can prepare any time of the day. We've used purple sapphire potatoes for this delicious recipe which can be substituted with the regular potatoes if the former variety is not available in your locality. You can make it with fish too. I've kept the seasoning mild which can be moderated, at will. One can also add eggplant and broccoli to this recipe. It goes well with brown rice or cheesy bread. Instead of using whole potatoes, you can dice them before adding to the tray. Use a generous amount of olive oil to get the best results. It's time to make this scrumptious, fulfilling, and an irresistible roasted chicken recipe for our loved ones.
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Pumpkin with Cumin and Curry Leaves Tempering

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I learned this delicious recipe from one of my Indian neighbors and it came out nicely at home. If you're unfamiliar with it, tempering is a common process used in the local cuisine of the Indian subcontinent. It involves heating of ground or whole spices in hot vegetable oil or in clarified butter and then adding it on top of the complete recipe. This adds both aroma and flavor to the recipe. To get the best results, use raw pumpkin with its skin. It's a milder version of the recipe with a hint of sweet flavor. If you prefer a spicy flavor, feel free to make the necessary adjustments. While making the recipe, do not mash the pumpkin pieces. Let's cook this simple yet tasty pumpkin recipe which tastes great with a flatbread.
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Meatball and Macaroni Soup with Carrot and Zucchini

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This wholesome soup is nutritious and fulfilling at the same time. I'm sure your kids are going to love it to the fullest. This soup has ample scope for experimentation. Red meat meatballs are used in this soup but you're free to use white meat. Similarly, feel free to use your favorite pasta variety. Zucchini, carrot, and corn add the required fiber content in the soup. If you want to make the rich and creamy version of this soup, add a generous quantity of cheese. Vegetarians can simply replace meatballs with tofu or cottage cheese. For best results, add parboiled veggies in the simmering soup few minutes before switching off the flame. Let's quickly make this hot and tasty soup for hungry tummies.
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Cheese Blintzes Recipe

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It's time to take care of our sweet tooth by making these delicious crepes stuffed with an equally awesome cheese filling. Although there are different types of filling one can use for this recipe, we'll try to keep the original one. These mouthwatering crepes can be served in two different ways. Either, as it is, immediately after completion or after refrigerating them for a day or two. I prefer the latter option. Feel free to serve these stuffed crepes with lightly caramelized fresh fruits or with a large scoop of your favorite ice cream. The extent to which you cook the crepes can change the texture and flavor of this recipe. So, let's get started and make this fulfilling and creamy dessert for our near ones and fast friends.
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Pan-Fried Sardine Fillets

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Rich in omega-3 fat, sardine is one of the best choices for making a nutritious and healthy recipe. The following recipe can be prepared on a short notice with limited ingredients. You can serve these fillets either with rice or with bread. As always, you can moderate the spice index as per your preference. If you do not like a sardine, substitute it with a trout. Do not bake or deep fry these fillets to make sure the authentic flavor remains intact. You can also drizzle your favorite curry or sauce on top of these fillets right before serving. The leftovers of these fillets can be shredded and can be added in a noodle preparation. Let's quickly make these scrumptious, spicy, and fulfilling sardine fillets for our loved ones.
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Thai Stir Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts and Prawns [Gai Pad Ped Mamuang]

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This simple and delicious Thai chicken recipe is easy-to-make and tastes great. If you're a red meat lover, you can replace chicken with beef. There are different variants of Thai fried chicken and each one of them is capable of livening up your taste buds. This recipe is not of Thai origin but came from Sichuan province of China. The original recipe consisted of peanuts which have been replaced by cashew nuts. I've added prawns to enhance the flavor and to increase the number of servings. You're free to add your favorite seasonal veggies in this recipe. To get the best results, use a traditional wok and cook on a high flame. So here we start to quickly sizzle up this flavorful and hot fried chicken preparation.
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Delicious and Cheesy Crumbed Cauliflower Bites

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These cauliflower fritters are a perfect tea time snack. There are different ways to make crumbed cauliflower bites. We'll make the popular version which includes cheese in the coating. The same process can be used to make zucchini and eggplant bites. If you prefer a spicier version, feel free to add chili flakes in the coating. Needless to say, these cauliflower tastes best with a bowl of flavorful dip and with a cup of strong coffee. If you do not prefer deep fried food, you can make the baked version of this recipe. To get the best results, make sure the cauliflower florets are neither too big nor too small. Let's quickly make these cheesy, delicious, and fulfilling crumbed cauliflower bites in a few easy steps.
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Cheesy Fried Chicken Nuggets

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I know, I know, you just love chicken nuggets! And, what if they're served piping hot drenched in melted cheese? Let's make this irresistible preparation right now. The seasoning used for chicken nuggets often vary depending on the geolocation. So, feel free to experiment with it. Similarly, you can go with your preferred cheese variety replacing the one mentioned in the ingredients list. You can use the same process to make delicious fish nuggets. Serve these nuggets with your favorite dip and make sure you've made loads of extra servings. It's an ideal preparation for the weekend party. So, let's get started and make this mouthwatering and cheesy delight. Do try it once and you'll never regret it.
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Asam Prawns Recipe [Tamarind Fried Prawns]

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This dead simple prawn recipe is going to tantalize your taste buds the moment you take the first bite. With simple ingredients list, almost anyone can make it in quick time. For best results, keep the prawns marinated for at least 2 to 3 hours. The quantity of tamarind pulp can be slightly moderated as per your preferences. Use medium-sized or large prawns avoiding the smaller ones. Do not forget to serve these prawns with a bowl of hot rice. I prefer to cook these prawns on a high flame though some prefer to complete it on a low or medium flame. So, get your wok ready to make this tangy and flavorful prawn recipe for friends and family. Feel free to garnish these tasty prawns with your favorite topping.
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Classic Thai Pandan Chicken Recipe

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Do try this extremely delicious appetizers consisting of fried chicken bites wrapped in pandan leaves. This popular Thai recipe is one of my favorites. To get the best results, use canola oil and fry on a high flame. The fragrant pandan leaves induce a unique flavor and aroma within chicken bites. I've served it with orange and ginger sauce though palm sugar and soy sauce goes well with it. Needless to say, pandan leaves cannot be substituted with anything else. Some of my family members prefer to relish these chicken bites with tamarind sauce. Keep the marinated chicken for at least an hour to let the flavors gel with the chicken chunks. Let's fry these yummy chicken bites for our loved ones and friends.
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