Arayes/ Ara’es/ Araees

Arayes are pita bread sandwiches stuffed with meat (I used chicken), tomato, onion and different spices. This is a popular street food item throughout the Middle East and has different names in different countries. Arayes is my favorite Arabic food. During my childhood, whenever we go to Arabic restaurants (which was a rare thing becauseRead more

Tortilla Roll-Ups/Pinwheels

These saucy chicken tortillas are perfect for any party or get-together. Made with mouthwatering fried chicken filling and a flavorful mayo-tahini sauce which is rolled in soft tortillas, they’ll definitely be a favorite! I’m a big fan of anything with tortillas…burritos, quesadillas, wraps and now this roll ups/pinwheels. This is amazing as you can makeRead more

Crispy Fried Chicken Strips

Super Crispy Fried Chicken made with buttermilk, spice rubbed chicken and seasoned flour is crispy on the outside and super tender on the inside. Perfect treat for your little ones. We love homemade comfort food like these delicious chicken strips. I make this very often for my son, who is a big fan of allRead more

Banana Fritters/ Pazham Pori

Pazham Pori is a popular snack from Kerala made with ripe plantains. Banana slices are dipped in a flour batter and deep fried. With this recipe, you will get  crisp banana fritters everytime.  Pazham pori…oh my God!!! I just love these. Served warm and crisp with a hot cup of chai is the best snackRead more

Chicken & Veggie Cheese Balls

Chicken and Veggie Cheese Balls are tasty treats to serve your guests for a party. It has a chicken and veggie outer covering which is a flavor bomb. The highlight is the gooey, cheesy centre with small bits of jalapeños. These cheese balls are then breaded and deep fried or baked till golden brown andRead more

Fried Chicken Buns

Fried Chicken Buns consists of a spicy, saucy chicken filling encased in bread dough, covered in bread crumbs and then deep fried till golden brown.      This delicious buns are similar to the famous Japanese Curry Bread or Kare Pan. But they are not exactly the same. In Kare Pan, it has a curryRead more

Cheesy Bread Cups (Chicken/Veg)

These cute little cups made with sandwich bread are filled with a delicious chicken filling, topped with olives, jalapenos, white sauce and mozzarella. It is then baked till the bread turns crisp and the cheese melts beautifully. Who can resist these cute little bites?     So FINALLY, here is my first Ramadan post. IRead more

Spicy Chicken Roll

Spicy chicken rolls derived from the classic cinnamon rolls recipe. The same soft and fluffy rolls filled with a spicy homemade tomato sauce and a flavorful chicken filling. Mozzarella cheese is added to make this dish extra rich and definitely yummy.     I went missing again for sometime because I had gone out forRead more