6 Delicious and Easy Filipino Recipes You Can Make At Home

If you travel to the Philippines, you will find some of the mouth-watering delicacies being served everywhere. Some of them are the signature dishes that are sure to leave you speechless. The best part of trying the Filipino dishes is that you can try them at your home and slurp on them whenever you want. … Read more

Chana Chaat Recipe

Ingredients

  • Boiled and pressure cooked kala chana/chickpeas
  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 2 finely chopped tomatoes
  • sliced ginger
  • 1 slit green chilli
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • Cumin powder
  • Coriander powder
  • Red chilli powder
  • Mint/pudina leaves
  • 2-3 tbsp of tamarind chutney
  • coriander leaves

Instructions

  1. Pressure cook the chickpeas and add salt to it.
  2. Drain out the excess water.
  3. In a bowl add chickpeas, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, ginger, green chilli, salt, chaat masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, mint/pudina leaves,tamarind chutney and coriander leaves.
  4. Chana Chaat is ready to be served.

 

Christmas Spiced Red Cabbage Recipe

Ingredients 1 large red cabbage (about 1kg/2lb 4oz) 25g butter 2 red onions, finely chopped finely grated zest and juice 1 orange 1 cinnamon stick 150ml port 1 tbsp red wine vinegar Instruction Peel off the outer leaves of the cabbage, then cut into quarters and slice out the core. Use a sharp knife or the slicing attachment of … Read more

Veg Shawarma Recipe

Ingredients

  • 400 gms cottage cheese

Marinade

  • 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 8-10 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt as required
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Pickle

  • 1 red carrot into batons
  • 1 cucumber strips
  • 1 small beet root into batons
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Salt as required
  • 1 lemon into slices
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3-4 non spicy chillies
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 medium potato (made into french fries)
  • Mixed salad leaves ( of your choice)
  • 5-6 round thin pita breads

Instruction

For Pickle

  1. In a vessel add 1 red carrot into batons, 1 cucumber strips, 1 small beet root cut into batons, 1 tbsp sugar, salt as required, 1 lemon into slices, 1/4 cup water, 3-4 non spicy chillies bring to a boil and keep it aside for an hour covered with the lid.

For marination

  1. In a grinder add 3 tbsp yogurt, 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds, 8-10 garlic cloves, 1 tsp cinnamon powder, 1 small onion, 2 green chillies, 1 tbsp lemon juice, salt as required, 2 tbsp olive oil and grind it into a paste.
  2. Take 400 gms cottage cheese and cut it into thick slices, marinate with the paste and keep it aside for half an hour.

For french fries

  1. Cut 1 potatoes into baton and fry them in oil till they turn golden brown.
  2. Fry the marinated pieces of cottage cheese in some oil and then cut them into long pieces.
  3. In a small bowl mix 2 tbsp mayonnaise and the marination paste.
  4. Warm 5-6 round thin pita breads on a pan, apply the mayonnaise, add mixed salad leaves, french fries, pickled vegetables, pieces of cottage cheese, roll it and reserve it with a toothpick.