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Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables

Let's face it. some of us don't like vegetables any more than our toddlers do.Most of us do not get enough servings of fruits,vegetables and whole grains that our bodies need. A single food can never provide all the essential nutrients that our body needs. Therefore it's always important to consume a wide variety of food to provide adequate intakes of vitamins,minerals and dietary fiber.Vegetables can be added to almost any food. They generally add a lot of flavor to main dishes, as well as a lot of nutrition. I have a habit of adding vegetable to my meat dishes even fruits sometimes. They add more flavors and the dishes looks more tempting and colorful too. I have omit the addition of meat to my stir-fry this time. I wanted to tasty each vegetable by it's own flavor. Believe me it tasted awesome with fried rice. Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables Ingredients Serving Size:4 3 cloves of garlic crushed 1 medium onion chopped 1 large carrot sliced 2 celery sticks slic

Fried Noodles With Vegetables

Fried Noodles With Vegetables I just simply love noodles with a touch of Indian Chinese fusion cooking. I hardly know anyone who doesn't relish Indo-Chinese food. These are commonly found in may restaurant and seems to be on the hit list among people especially kids. Whenever I go to any restaurant I normally find youngest ordering these Indo-Chinese fusion food compared to local Indian food.A bowl of healthy noodles loaded with yummy vegetables is never easy to NO at all. I really got mad at the sight of dosas and iddlies after coming back to India but I just really love them so much:) Ha haa!!! I'm mad right??? Anyway back to my recipe: Lengthy curly noodles tossed with tons of colorful vegetables with the touch of soy sauce really make this dish special at any time. Ingredients Serving Size:4 1 cup of cooked Hakka noodles or any kind of ur choice 1 cup chopped baby bok choy 1 red capsicum sliced 1/2 cup baby corns sliced lengthwise 1/2 cup oyster mushrooms 1 clove minced 1

King Prawn Kurma

When looking for a tasty seafood dish,you can never go wrong with prawns.Whether boiled or steamed, sautéed or baked, fried or grilled stewed or in a curry, prawns are extremely popular thanks to its delicious flavor which makes it an ingredient you do not want to substitute in any recipe.These prawns is very popular with my 4 yr old fuss eater.The following recipe was done very long back but still I can never forget the spicy and mouth-watering dish at all.This kurma had a light texture and which happens to be very popular among my friends and family members.They are the perfect side dish for naans or even with plain white rice. King Prawn Kurma Ingredients: Serving Size: 4 1kg cooked frozen King prawns 3tbsp fresh curd 1tsp paprika powder 1tsp gram masala 1tbsp tomato puree 3tbsp thick coconut milk 1tsp chillie powder 2/3 cup water 1tbsp peanut oil 1tbsp ginger garlic and chille paste 1 small piece cinnamon bark 2 cardamom pods chopped fresh coriander leaves for

Szechuan Fried Noodles

Szechuan Fried Noodles For quite sometime my cooking sphere have being slow.Today I was able to sit down and glanced at my cooking journal. Oh my God!!! so many recipes that have being tried were kept aside for sometime.After shifting from USA I was kinda of more busy than before.An all time favorite dish of mine!!noodles tossed with spicy szechuan sauce and peanut oil is simply mouth-watering. Ingredients Serving Size:5 1 small packet rice noodles 1tbsp peanut oil 1/2 tsp sesame oil 1 cup thinly sliced chicken breast 1tbsp soy sauce 1tbsp fish sauce 1tsp sugar 1tbsp fresh grated ginger 2tbsp szechuan sauce 1tbsp Chinese Rice Wine 1tbsp oyster sauce 1 medium onion chopped 5 cloves garlic minced 1 celery stick sliced 2 carrots sliced 1 can sliced bamboo shoot drained 1/4 cup snow peas chopped 2tsp cornflour 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup shredded fresh basil Preparation Methods: Soak the rice noodles in boiling water for 3 minutes or until soft and drain.Keep aside