Dry Vermicelli

Dry Vermicelli

DRY VERMICELLI This Dessert Serves 2-4   Dry Vermicelli is an adaption of the Creamy Vermicelli Pudding. This version is exactly what the name says it to be – dry. Unlike the Vermicelli Pudding which is more moist & liqidy, this recipe is much on the drier side but still is quite delicious. This Vermicelli…

Sweet Potato Roti

Sweet Potato Roti

SWEET POTATO ROTI   This Indian Recipe Makes ± 16 Roti’s   Sweet Potato Roti is quite a different alternative to the usual rotis (chapatti’s). This roti has a bit of a sweet taste combined with a little bit of cinnamon to create something out of the ordinary. In spite of the fact that sweet potatoes do have…

Sour Herbs Dhall

Sour Herbs Dhall

SOUR HERBS DHALL This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Sour Herbs Dhall, in some cases spelled dahl or dhal, & also known to many South Africans as Doll or Dholl, is an extraordinary twist from the simple Pea Dhall recipe. This simple recipe can be consumed by vegetarians & vegans. This meal was a staple in my…

Semolina Roti

Semolina Roti

SEMOLINA ROTI This Indian Recipe Makes 8 Rotis   Semolina Roti is an Indian flat bread made from semolina (soji). This roti is amazingly soft & delicious, infact they remain shockingly delicate for quite a while as contrasted to a normal wheat flour roti & can be eaten with almost any meal. Roti (otherwise called handmade bread or chapati)…

Hard Porridge

Hard Porridge

HARD PORRIDGE This Indian Recipe Makes ± 4 Molds   Hard Porridge is also known as Sangiti, Sangetti or Kali in South African Indian homes. Growing up, I referred to it as Kali. Hard porridge is made from maize flour. Mealie-meal or mielie meal is a moderately coarse flour (substantially coarser than cornflour or cornstarch) produced using…

White Potato Fry

White Potato Fry

WHITE POTATO FRY   This Recipe Serve 2-3   White Potato Fry is a softly prepared potato dish spiced with impactful seasonings & embellished with herbs & spices. This adaptable dish can be prepared for those fasting days & is an ideal meal for those veggie lovers. Unlike the usual potato curry, this White Potato Fry…

Calabash And Shrimp Curry

Calabash And Shrimp Curry

CALABASH AND SHRIMP CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 3-5   Calabash And Shrimp Curry is a delicious twist with flavours of the vegetable & shellfish. This curry may omit the shrimp if you need a vegetable curry for those meat free days or if you’re allergic to any fish. Growing up, my family used to…

Puli Sadam

Puli Sadam

PULI SADAM This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Puli Sadam is a popular dish of South India. The term Puli Sadam actually means Tamarind Rice in English. The North Indians (Hindustani’s) know it as Imalee Rice. Growing up, my grandmother used to always prepare Puli Sadam (Tamarind Rice) for us & she was good at it as she…