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Yearly Archives: 2009

Tandoori Murgh (Tandoori Chicken)

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Being married to a Punjabi family, I got to learn how to cook Punjabi food from my late  mother-in-law and all my sister-in-laws. My late mother-in-law had lived  View more

Dal Makhani (Creamy Black Gram)

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This is my husband favorite dish. The problem with this dish is that you have to soak the black gram overnight to soften a little so that your cooking time is shorten. While, I will cook this dish at twice a month as my husband View more

Cucumber Raita

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Another famous and popular dressing/dipping dish (that’s what I called it) in the Indian cuisine. There are many View more

Green Tea Cake

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I do sometime like to bake. When I was in a Japanese supermarket and I come across a packet of green tea powder and decide View more

Peanut Sauce for Summer Rolls

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INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1/4 cup hot water
3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
1 teaspoon Sambal Oelek

METHOD
In a small mixing bowl add in all the ingredients and mix it evenly well.

Vietnamese Salad Rolls (Summer Rolls)

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Last month when I was visiting my new found friend who is from Vietnam was making this dish to serve her guests including me. I just stood there watching her View more

Okonomiyaki Sauce

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INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup tomato ketchup
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons granulated sugar

Mix all the ingredients together.

If you want the sauce to be spicy just add some wasabi paste or powder and combine it well.

Shrimp & Vegetable Pancake

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I started making Japanese dishes when my foster daughter, Yuriko from Japanese was staying with me for more than a month. She is a very excellent pastry baker and a good cook. View more

Fresh White Turmeric Root

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White Turmeric Roots are usually used for making Achar (Indian Pickles). I was surprised to see my neighborhood Indian Grocery store carries it. View more

Fresh Yellow Turmeric Root

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Yellow Turmeric Root is a deep orange colored ginger root used to flavor meat and curries. It is also used to color food. View more