Vegetable pilau rice is a one-pot rice dish that not only is easy to make, but it is also tasty and versatile. You can pair the rice with delicious curries, or just have it as is.
Gajar ka halwa is a slow-cooked dessert from Pakistan and India. It’s a delightful dessert to enjoy either hot or cold.
Khaman dhokla is a steamed savoury cake made of gram flour/ chickpea flour and is flavoured with spicy and lemony oil. It is a traditional Gujarati dish that is now popular among Pakistani and Indian cuisines.
Kitchari is thick rice porridge/ congee cooked with legumes or lentils and whole spices. Kitchari mung beans taste like soft overcooked rice with spice aroma and rich flavour of mung beans.
This aubergine curry is delicious to eat with roti/ chapati, naan bread, pitta bread or flatbread. It’s easy and quick to make.
Aloo palak is a delicious spinach and potato curry that you can enjoy with roti/ chapati, naan bread, or pitta bread. But, you can also have this vegan dish with plain rice, or any other rice dish such biryani, or pilau rice.
Asinan Jakarta is made with crispy vegetables with peanuts and tamarind sauce. This salad is so refreshing to have on a hot summer day. It’s crunchy, zingy and spicy.
This Pakistani whole Mung bean dal, or Mung bean curry recipe, is a comfort dish you’d like to enjoy with plain Basmati rice, naan bread, chapati, or pitta bread. You can cook it in a pressure cooker for only 15 minutes that it’s become an easy nutritious menu when you don’t have much time.
Gado-gado is a perfect example of unity in diversity. It has different vegetables and food items put-together with a spicy-delicious peanut sauce that makes the whole thing extraordinary. Because every element complements each other and creates a uniquely tasty salad.
Lontong Sayur Betawi is a traditional dish of hard-boiled rice with vegetable curry from Jakarta region. It was one of the Indonesian dishes that I grew up having it so often for breakfast. Yes, for breakfast. I remember when I was a little girl, I used to get excited whenever we visited my auntie who…