Pad Kee Mao (Thai Noodles)

Hi, This recipe is quiet easy to make and tasty as most of Thai noodles. Ingredients: 2 cups Flat Wide Rice Noodles 3 cups of Water (boiled) 1/2 medium onion (diced) 2 tablespoons fresh Ginger (paste) 5 Green Chilies (paste) 6 cloves of Garlic (paste) 1/4 block Extra Firm Tofu (cubed) 10-11 basil leaves 5-6…

Lavender Shea-Cocoa Body Butter

Pictures: Ingredients: 4 oz of African Shea Butter 1 oz of Cocoa Butter 4 tablespoons of Pure Glycerin 2 tablespoons of 100% Vitamin E Oil 15 drops of 100% Lavender Essential Oil 2 tablespoons of 100 % Tea Tree Oil 4 tablespoons of Olive Oil Method: 1. Boil Water in a pan 2. Put glass…

Panini Sandwiches

I just purchased a new panini grill. Its Calphalon Contemporary Non-stick panini grill from Macys. It a good purchase for sure. This is my first panini attempt. Here are both the recipes. Panini A: Ingredients: Basil Pesto, Fresh herbs such as basil, chives, oregano, and parsley, cooking white wine, onions, bell-peppers, portobello mushrooms, artichokes, brie…

Paneer and Vegetable Kabab (BBQ)

Hi, This is a simple recipe. We like our summer bbq time with friends. This season, I followed a simple recipe for grilling paneer and vegetables. It tasted really good. Ingredients: Paneer cubes, vegetables of your choice, and wooden skewers. Marination: Yogurt, Badshah tandoori masala (available in Indian grocery store), Red Chilly powder, turmeric, Cumin,…

Pizza

I follow one pizza dough recipe for all kinds of pizzas. This is Tyler Florence’s pizza dough recipe posted on Food Network website. Dough Recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/tyler-florence/pizza-dough-recipe/index.html Note: Instead of 3 cups of all purpose flour, I take 1 cup of whole wheat flour + 2 cups of all purpose flour. If you don’t have time…

Indian Panna Cotta (Gelatin Free)

This panna-cotta recipe looks complicated, but it is really simple to make and is packed with Indian flavors. Moreover, I like this dessert, as it looks really elegant and attractive when served in individual glasses. Ingredients: 1/4 cup of water 2 cups of whole milk 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream 1 1/2 cups of…

Asian Noodle Soup

I love this soup, as it is warm and comforting all at the same time. Ingredients: 2-3 cups of water 1/2 cup of cabbage (shredded) 3-4 sticks of green scallions (diced for cooking and garnish) 5-6 cloves of garlic (minced) 1 carrots (diced) 3-4 mushrooms (diced) 1/3 of bell pepper (diced) 1/2 stick of celery…

Chinese Fried Rice

Who doesn’t like Chinese food? Well, I guess most of us do. This is an easy Chinese fried rice recipe. Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 cups of rice (boiled and refrigerated for a day) 1/2 cup of cabbage (shredded) 3-4 sticks of green scallions (diced for cooking and garnish) 5-6 cloves of garlic (minced) 1-2 carrots…

Sauteed Kale

As we all know that greens are so important for our diet. Moreover, my frequent visits to farmer’s market has help me choose the right greens and trying various recipes out of that. Unusual greens such as Kale, Collard Greens, Mustard, and others not only adds great taste but also great nutritional benefits. In India,…

Mushrooms, Onions, Bellpeppers, Artichokes, and Gouda Sandwich

Hey All, This is one of my favorite sandwiches. Again, its easy to prepare. This recipe makes 2 sandwiches. Ingredients: 6-7 Baby Bella Mushrooms 1/2 White Onion 1/4 Bell Peppers (mix colors) 5-6 Marinated Artichoke Hearts (store bought) Lettuce leaves or fresh Spinach leaves (optional) 3-4 tablespoon White Wine (for cooking) 2 tablespoon Basil Pesto…