CURRY CHANNA AND ALOO (POTATO)

Curry channa and aloo/potato is a delicious dish that everyone loves! Here is the recipe: INGREDIENTS: 3 medium size potatoes, cleaned, peeled and cubed 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas/channa (you can use tin chickpeas as well) 1 small onion, sliced hot pepper 2-3 curry leaves salt to taste 1 tbsp green seasoning (combination or garlic,…

HUMMUS

Wondering how to make a delicious hummus? Believe me… it’s super easy! Here’s my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas/ Channa 1/2 cup tahini 3 cloves garlic 3/4 tsp salt (can be adjusted according to your preference) 3/4 tsp geera 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 cup lemon juice 4 tbsp cold water 1 1/2 tbsp…

ROASTED POTATOES

Roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for you! It’s an amazingly easy and delicious dish that can be prepared by anyone! Here is my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 – 2 lbs potatoes, washed and cubed (roughly 1 inch in size) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp JGM PRODUCTS MSG free all purpose seasoning 1…

CARAILLE/BITTER MELON

Caraille or, as it is also called, Bitter Melon is veryyyyy bitter and not liked by many people. I, however, LOVE it (notice the emphasis with the use of the CAPS lol) with dhal and rice! Some people also eat it with roti but I prefer the rice and dhal. This fruit/vegetable requires some preparation…

GRATED COCONUT CHUTNEY (SPICY CONDIMENT)

Today I had some kitchen fun with one of the best cooks ever… my Mummy! She whipped up curry duck, dhal, rice, caraille(bitter melon) and some roasted coconut chutney!!! Coconut chutney is just an amazingly delicious condiment that goes so so so well with curry dishes and many street foods here in Trinidad and Tobago….

CORNMEAL COO COO

Coo Coo was one of those dishes I never really grew up eating but for some reason now I absolutely love it! I think its the cornmeal taste that I love! This flavor packed dish is quite easy to put together and takes less than 30 mins! The key ingredients are cornmeal, coconut milk and ochro!…

TRINI FRUIT CAKE

Fruit cake is a must have during the end of year holiday season. It’s packed with different fruits and nuts that make your tastebuds go crazy! There are many different versions of a ‘real’ fruit cake but here is my way… INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cherries, chopped 1/3 cup prunes, chopped 1/3 cup raisins, chopped 1/3…

OCHRO (OKRA) RICE

Ochro rice is a delicious flavor packed one pot dish that you and your family will love! The main ingredient of course is ochro and coconut milk. It’s a simple recipe you can follow and its method is very similar to KITCHRI/KITCHARI (SPLIT PEAS RICE) and CHICKEN PELAU INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 6-7 medium sized ochro, sliced…

CURRIED CORN

Curried corn wasn’t something I was ever familiar with until one year for Divali. It was on the menu at my aunt’s house and I was so surprised and shocked to see ‘curry’ corn. As far as I knew, corn was just simply boiled or roasted. That first taste of curry corn however, got me…

CORN SOUP

A good ole hearty corn soup is something I cannot resist. I remember back in the days (not that it was that long ago lol), going to St James in Trinidad randomly at night with my parents and sisters for hot corn soup! That used to be awesome an a great adventure with the family….