Category Archives: COOKING

Menu plan: 25/2 – 27/2

Monday: Baked salmon with whole grain mustard cream sauce Mashed garlic potato Salad with vinegar-olive oil dressing Tuesday: One pot meal: tomato brown rice with multi-beans, celery, capsicum, mushroom and spring onion Snack for Svadhi: Flourless & sugarless oats, banana … Continue reading

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Menu plan: 4/2 – 8/2

Monday: Swear sour fish Stir- fried kailan with garlic Tuesday: Keerai curry Tofu & tempeh stir-fried with salted beans Wednesday: Pizza with toppings of spinach, brinjal & mushroom Thursday: Leftover pizza Steamed broccoli Friday: Ladies finger in morru perattal Stir-fried … Continue reading

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Menu plan: 14/1 – 19/1

Monday: Sambar with potatoes, eggplant & carrot Eggplant & tomatoes raita Ladies finger perattal Dessert: Sakkarai pongal Tuesday: Leftovers Stir-fried red spinach with salted beans Capati Wednesday: Nasi lemak Condiments: Stir-fried kangkung Tempeh in black soy sauce Vegetarian ikan bilis … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 20/11 – 23/11

Tuesday: Fish curry with ladies finger Cucumber tomato onion raita Wednesday: Pasta with honey roasted tomatoes, basil & cheddar cheese Thursday: Carrot, ladies finger & potatoes puzhi kolumbu Stir-fried cauliflower with salted beans Friday: Kevaru (ragi) puttu with banana

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Homemade spices

For some of the curries I make, I avoid using pre-mixed curry powders. Take for instance sambar curry – instead of ready-made sambar curry powder, I use a couple of teaspoons of home-grinded chili powder and turmeric powder. For a … Continue reading

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Chicken Rendang

I can remember the last time I tucked into a delectable serving of chicken rendang. It’s one of my favorite dishes, granted that it’s done properly. It’s also one of the dishes that I probably have only twice a year … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: (24/9 – 30/9)

Monday: Breakfast: 100% wholemeal bread Dinner: Meehoon Siam Dessert: Warm soybean Homemade: Lime & ginger spicy pickles Baking: Oats & cranberries scones Tuesday: Breakfast: Oats & cranberries scones Dinner: Kanchipuram thosai Asam pedas fish Baking: Moist carrot cake Wednesday: Dinner: … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: (17/9 – 23/9)

Monday: John’s birthday ~no cooking~ Tuesday: Lunch & Dinner: (Fusion) Cauliflower & brinjal with roasted peanuts & salted beans Ladies finger in creamy masala sauce Mushroom stir-fried Wednesday: Breakfast: Sweet potato doughnuts (fried) Dinner: (Malay) Kacang panjang stir-fried with chili … Continue reading

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Multi-lentils thosai

My mom passed me this recipe. It’s a keeper. I never realized the unlimited varieties of thosai one can make. I am elated to try out all the other thosai recipes from my mother. I am sorry that I only … Continue reading

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Prawn meehoon

One of my favorite Malaysian dishes is the prawn mee. Very often than not, I end up disappointed whenever I sample a piping bowl of this delectable dish. It’s either the broth is too salty or there is not enough … Continue reading

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