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Tag: rice dishes

Bibimbap

Bibimbap

One of the many reasons I love Asian food is how ingredients are treated with utmost respect. Most of the flavour comes from the ingredients themselves and they haven’t been “messed” with too much. It’s almost like the least cooking of the raw ingredients the […]

Shrimp Akhni

Shrimp Akhni

This dish is loosely based on my Nanima’s Prawn Akhni. You could easily use prawn meat instead but I used shrimp just because of #Januworry. You can buy a packet of Shrimp meat for R34,99 as opposed to 500g of Prawns for R99. As a […]

Chinese Chicken & Rice with Stir-fry Vegetables

Chinese Chicken & Rice with Stir-fry Vegetables

I don’t think this recipe is traditional Chinese in any way and I have no idea where it originated from but everyone in my family makes it and it is everyones favourite (not exaggerating lol). The main component that makes this a Chinese inspired dish […]

Khuri Kitchrie

Khuri Kitchrie

This is hands down one of my favorite meals to eat, as a child growing up as well as an adult! The great thing about Khuri Kitchrie are really all the side dishes that go along with it. I tend to make the standard pumpkin […]

Chicken Akhni

Chicken Akhni

Akhni is a rice dish made from essentially an Aloo Ghost (Chicken & Potato curry) mixed with cooked rice. Akhni varies from province to province. I’m sure each family will have a different recipe depending on their heritage. For example the Cape Malay version is […]

Traditional Aloo Ghost (Meat and Potatoes)

Traditional Aloo Ghost (Meat and Potatoes)

This recipe shouldn’t need an Introduction as I’m sure it is a staple in many South African-Indian families’ homes. It is the first recipe I wrote down in my little black recipe book, and ironically the one I don’t need to look at anymore because […]

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken

This one was of those “make up as I go along” recipes. I knew what I wanted to eat and had an idea of the flavour combo so I bought a pineapple and threw some things together and came up with this. Sweet & Sour […]