Rocket Pesto Gnocchi

Valota Farming brings you the best vegetarian recipe ideas with the freshest produce straight from the farm. This dish can be served as a side or as a main. 

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Stir-fry

This delicious stir-fry is made from only the best fresh produce from Valota Farming. A yummy dish that can served at lunch or dinner. Saving you time in the kitchen!

Baked Courgette and Chickpea Falafel

Midday Meze: Baked Courgette and Chickpea Falafel with a Side Salad and low fat Hummus.

Mince Masoor Biryani

I can cook the food of the world but I love to cook the food that I grew up with the best.

Korean Sesame, Chili and Honey Glazed Chicken with Fried Rice

Korean chicken is a palette sensation of sweet, spicy and sticky. Combinations of sesame, tomato, chili and honey make you drool for more and more. A vegetable packed rice seasoned accordingly is the perfect go together meal.

Risotto with Prawns, Asparagus and Green Peas

A delicious, filling, flavorful, fresh seafood dish. This risotto is a summer pleaser. It’s earthy, creamy and sweetly satisfying because of the green peas, asparagus and lemons. It sings summer!

Turkey Meatballs in Coconut Curry Sauce with Red Pepper and Spinach

If you love meatballs and curry this needs to be the next recipe on your list to try. It is one of our families new favourite dinners.

Enchiladas

Mmmm…so cheesy!!! I saw a packet of tortillas in the freezer and I knew exactly what I wanted to make. Now you can use beef mince or chicken mince, but I went with cubed chicken fillet.

Batata Mehshiyeh

A complete meal with potato,meat and rice!This will be a perfect party pleaser for those who love Middle eastern flavors.

Mince & Spinach Gozleme

Gozleme is a traditional savory Turkish flatbread with spinach, cheese or meat! Here i made it with minced meat and spinach filling topped with mozzarella cheese!

Kid Friendly Baked Salmon

Baked salmon has been my go to as I am obsessed with the flavour and it’s one of the types of fish that my whole family enjoys. It has a hint of sweetness from the use of honey which caramelizes a bit at the end and it is so incredibly delicious.

Easy Crumbed Chicken Rolls

KFC style chicken strips. A quick and easy on the go meal to prepare for those family outings.

Vegetable Biriyani

A comfort food that most of us adore equally may be the great BIRIYANI! Hehe! This is my first biriyani post on the blog. Yes i have some rice recipes but biriyani for the first time.

Korean Beef and Broccoli

The beauty of this recipe is it can be prepared and cooked in under 30 minutes. It has simple ingredients, and it taste GREAT!

Coconut Shrimp Pasta

A lovely dish that can be enjoyed for lunch or even as an appetizer.

Aloo Matar Ki Tehri (Potato & Peas Pulao)

A traditional style of making Potato and Peas Pulao with few spices but with loads of flavors ideal to be served with any curry.

Creamy Chicken Korma

This deliciously creamy dish is wholesome and a great family meal that everyone can enjoy.

Grilled Salmon with Lime Coriander Butter

The salmon is grilled before being spread with a lime coriander butter to add a little richness and citrus flavour. The butter melts into the hot salmon and any leftover goes really well tossed into some steamed vegetables.

Tandoori Chicken Skewers

Tandoori chicken skewers served with soft chips, mixture of sweet chilli & tabasco sauce & a refreshing orange mint drink.

Easy Kerala Style Garlic Chicken

This Garlic Chicken is such a delicious and easy treat that you will love making it again and again! I bet you on that! Such a blasting flavor with a handful of ingredients is really commendable, isn’t it?

Chicken Rice (A Fusion of Arabic & Indian)

Arabic and Indian! For both cuisines I have special place in my heart or belly! I think almost everyone like Arabic and Indian dishes! Arabic dishes may not be that spicy or masaledar but rich and well known in their flavors!

Fish Rice

This is such a flavorful rice with fried and boiled fish served on top. For this rice we all prefer the boiled fish more than fried one.

Peppery Jorenq Rice Parcels

And here is it. Rice behind the Scene! At first glance everyone assumed it to be a cake! Many guessed it as ghee cake or savory cake and it was fun! A great experience it was!

Green Chicken Rice

This rice is so flavorful with minimal ingredients. It’s spicy one pot dish with all the heat coming from the green chilies. Here the chicken chunks are marinated and fried in a spicy green paste and then the masala and rice is cooked in the same pot.

Prawn Thari Biriyani/Semolina Biriyani

Here I’m with one more Malabar delicacy! The most favorite Thari Biriyani aka semolina biriyani. Semolina is cooked in a nice spicy masala! A dish that takes less time to cook and the flavor blend is amazing!

Chicken Tehari

Tehari is an aromatic and mouthwatering rice dish popular throughout Bangladesh! When i was browsing for Bangladeshi recipes Bengali cuisine was popping out and was totally confused what to do!

Street Style Pav Bhaji (Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala Powder)

Pav Bhaji is a street style fast food made with boiled and mashed vegetables and fried on a flat with loads of spices and aromatics, tempered with butter and served hot with toasted bread rolls.

Healthy Chicken Rice

This is a simple, quick and easy rice dish that will have your family stuffing their faces at the table.

Spicy Oven Baked Chicken

The chicken was truly enjoyed. That stock that was in the pan was a joy to dig in! I literally drank it like soup and cleaned the pan with a big slice of bread, hehe. It was super delicious.

Chilli Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken Chilli stir fry makes for a delicious, light, healthy summer meal. It’s quick & easy to put together. I served mine with crystals sauce.

Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biriyani

Hyderabadi Biriyani is one of the most popular biriyani dishes throughout India! The perfectly cooked basmati rice is coated with the aromatic and delicious masala which is slow cooked on dum in which all the flavors are tightly packed in itself.

Ultimate Chickpea Burger

Healthiest burger ever! Chickpea Burger to cheat your kids! If you want to make your kids have something healthy, try it this way! Their favorite meal in a healthy homemade deliciousness!

Steaky Chicken Pizza & Pizza Bites

Pizza Pizza Pizza! This is what here my son used to sing while making pizza! hehe! This one is totally different in flavors, filling and the chicken steak take it to a different stage. Simple yet luscious, cheesy and steaky!

Bengali Chicken Roast

Bengali Chicken Roast is a spicy masaledar roast with some simple ingredients! I just love the look of this roast with that big piece of roasted chicken dunked in the gravy!

Slow Cooked Pot Roast

How can you go wrong with tender meat and veggies? You just can’t!

Swedish Meatballs

Nothing can beat the taste of this Swedish meatball smothered in a creamy rich silky gravy! OMG, it tasted heavenly, like finger licking good! If you are a lover of Swedish meatball served in IKEA, then definitely this is far better than that!

Palak Murgh

Spinach chicken or Palak Murgh is one of the yummies and a flavorful dish made out of spinach!That vibrant color from the spinach and the spice blend here makes a perfect combination of gravy.

Palak Chole/Spinach & Chickpeas Curry

Palak Chole/Spinach & Chickpeas Curry is from the Punjab region of India. This delicious curry pairs well with kulchas & puris.

Harak Osba’o

Harak Osba’o is a family favorite especially when my mother is over as she does it best. It’s a Damascene style lentil sweet and sour stew topped with fried dough, onion and garlic cilantro.

Lahsuni Methi Pulao (Garlic And Fenugreek Rice)

Flavored rice infused with garlic and aromatic fresh fenugreek making it an ideal main course to be served with a nice gravy of your choice.

Portuguese Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Looking to make something light and filling in this heat this is the meal for you. You can also make mini versions for your child’s lunch box, this is great as a starter or if you’re like my family it can be lunch.

Spicy Chicken Dry Fry

This one is packed with full of flavors! The marination includes all the 3 forms of chillies in it and also lots of spices, curry leaves and many more! A typical Kerala Style fried chicken!

Mutton Karahi

This mutton karahi is a super simple quick and delicious recipe! No onion require, not much-chopping and slicing yet a finger licking recipe is here! Spicy, tangy with some bites of ginger and chilies in it.

Kadhi Pakoda

Kadhi Pakoda is a famous North Indian dish! In this dish, crispy pakoras are dunked in a rich silky yogurt and gram flour based gravy which is delicious and so comforting!

Chakoli/Tukde (An Indian One Pot Meal)

Chakoli/Tukde also known as Sutherdi in some parts of India is delicious one pot meal. And a best way to use up the leftover roti.

Chicken Changezi

Chicken changezi is a rich creamy and mouthwatering dish with silky smooth gravy! It’s a Mughlai Chicken gravy, so it is obvious for its richness and flavor.

Masala Roast Leg of Lamb

Masala Roast Leg Of Lamb recipe you’ve all been waiting for! An Indian masala based roast or a more traditional English roast and the verdict came back loud and clear – Indian!

Kabseh (Middle Eastern Rice Dish)

This right here is one of my favorite Middle Eastern rice dishes. I love the taste of the aromatic spices that goes into it. It is also so simple to make. Yes every person may have their own way of making it. This is my mama’s way and we all love it.

Chicken & Okra Saute

Lately I’ve been super busy and quick dinner meals have been getting me through the evening. Saute’s and stir fry’s are my new favourite thing! This chicken & okra saute is delicious!

Bulgur Kofte/Bulgur Meatballs

One of the amazing recipes I picked up in Turkey was this deceiving bulgur kofta. The balls are made out of bulgur and delicious spices, cooked then topped with sautéed spinach with olive oil, pomegranate and pine seeds.

Easy Instant Pot Nihari (Pakistani Beef Stew)

This Instant Pot Nihari recipe takes 30 minutes of prep time but does not compromise on the authentic taste of this traditional Pakistani Beef Stew! Layers of flavor in every bite!

Baked Tandoori Chicken Curry

This Baked Tandoori Chicken curry is so easy to prepare (just blend the ingredients in a food processor, marinate, & bake) and perfect for guests!

Achari Roast Chicken

A spicy roast chicken with all the classic achar flavours.

Lemon Veggie Spaghetti with Chicken

Super easy and quick to make as well and the chicken gives it more heartiness and protein to make it a full meal. The lemon and veggies add such great flavor and freshness.

Vegetable Curry

Dinner Inspiration! A meat free meal idea. Tasty vegetable curry, it’s just yummy.

Spicy Tofu

Truly fancy, delicious, restaurant style, vegan dish in 10 minutes. This is a recipe which will come to your rescue when you haven’t planned a meal on a week day.

Chicken Stew

This chicken stew came out lovely and tasty. We had it with rotis and chilli pickle.

Moroccan Style Chicken Pita Wrap

These Moroccan style chicken pita wraps are easy to prepare and an ideal on the go meal.

Persian Meatballs with Saffron Rice

Boneless chicken pieces marinated with aromatic saffron, yogurt, and onion, grilled to perfection making it tender and succulent Persian kababs.

Green Kheema Masala

Green Kheema Masala is a delicious Indian recipe that can be served as a side dish or main.

Open Philly Steak Pita

A deliciously filling pita recipe that’s ridiculously easy to prepare for when you’re on the go.

Spinach & Sweet Potato Pasta

Creamy spinach and sweet potato pasta. A yummy recipe with sweet potato, spinach, chicken fillet and a sprinkle of cheese.

Margherita Pizza

Pizza Margherita is one of the symbols of Italian cuisine throughout the world. My favourite pizza is a perfectly crust Margherita with homemade tomato sauce, fresh basil and fresh mozzarella cheese.

Chicken Lasagne

Traditional lasagne is layered with a herb seasoned tomato and meat sauce and three kinds of cheese. This recipe has the perfect balance between layers of lasagne sheets, two different sauces and cheese, it’s just perfection!

Chunky Cottage Cheese and Chicken Pasta

An easy and tasty meal idea. Masala chicken with peas and chunky cottage cheese pasta. A really simple and quick meal to prepare.

Nandos Pasta

A lovely family dish that’s perfect to whip for dinner any day of the week.

Smoked Chicken Paratha Rolls

Homemade flaky parathas with smoky chicken, green chillies, and plenty of chaat masala.

Cream Cheese Pasta

A quick and easy pasta meal that you can enjoy any day of the week.

Spanish Style Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

My husband and I have been trying to consume less meat and incorporate more vegetables so this is the perfect option for a meatless meal.

Thalassery Biriyani (Mutton)

Thalasserry is not only famous for it’s biriyani but also has tons and tons of recipes and snacks that will blow your mind! We are famous for our foods!

Tachin (Saffron Flavored Rice Cake) with Joojeh Kebab

Tachin with Joojeh kabab. Now what’s that? It’s Iranian cuisine with my dish is saffron flavored rice cake with grilled kebab that tasted heaven!

Coconut Chicken Ramen

When the weather confuses me I automatically choose my go-to comfort, nourishing meal – RAMEN! I really find this dish to be the perfect balance between a hearty meal and healthy, wholesome food.

Glazed Orange Cauliflower “Chicken”

@thefoodietakesflight made this amazing glazed orange cauliflower “chicken” with a sweet, yet slightly tangy sauce.

Jalapeno Tuna Salad

A burst of flavor in every bite and the tuna truly adds an unmatched flavor to this salad.

Vegan Tomato Curry

This recipe was adapted from TASTE OF EASTERN INDIA by Kankana Saxena. Please don’t be frightened by the ingredient list. Most will be staples you’ll have in your cupboard, others are easy-to-find spices, which are worth having in your kitchen.

20 Minute Coconut Lime Chicken Curry

This 20-minute Coconut Lime Chicken Curry is incredibly quick and easy, yet flavorful and healthy.

Aloo Kheema Masala

This kheema masala is a perfect balance of flavors with all the spices well paired with kheema and potato!

Palak Ane Rigna Nu Bhartu/Smoked Eggplant with Spinach

Smoked Eggplant with Spinach is a typical Gujarati dish made in combination of eggplant and spinach.

Cranberry & Pecan Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad definitely hits the spot! You get the tanginess and sweetness from the cranberries yet the savory from the pecans and olive oil.

Healthier Stuffed French Toast

The other day I treated my husband and me to some stuffed French toast for Sunday breakfast. Oh boy, it was so good.

Coconut Curry Shrimp

So this coconut curry shrimp is the perfect dinner meal because it is so simple to make and doesn’t take much time at all yet it tastes like it did.

One Pot Shredded Beef Ragu Pasta

One of the many reasons why I love this recipe is that it is made in one pot (my favourite!)…nothing like prepping the ingredients, and then basically throwing everything into the pot and letting it do its thing.

One-Pot Chicken Orzo Pasta

Is this a pasta or rice? Yes, orzo is a rice-shaped pasta which looks very much like rice! This can be served as a meal, as a salad or as an accompaniment to soup. This pasta is a one pot meal which is creamy and delicious with all the flavors packed in one dish.

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs was in my bucket list for long time. At last here it is the beautiful looking and delicious tasting spaghetti with meatballs in tangy delish marinara sauce.

Chilli Chicken Stir Fry

I love stir fries because firstly hello Chinese and second it’s so quick – as long as the noodles, veggies and meat are all prepped.

Biryani Dejaaj – Emirati Chicken Miryani

The star flavor of the biriyani is of course the bezaar spice blend. I can’t stress enough on it! The method of cooking is quite similar to our style, but there is not much sauteing involved and less of onions and tomatoes too!

Chicken and Mushroom Alfredo Penne

Rich, creamy, food coma including, old style chicken and mushroom alfredo penne. I remember this being one of the first things I cooked as a newlywed.

Pan Creamy Coconut & Tahini Fish

I absolutely love plant based cooking so it was a challenge to make boring fish into something because frankly I got tired of plain oven roasted fish. But this dish hit it spot on for me…creamy, flaky and a burst of fresh lemon.

Hungarian Goulash

The ultimate warming Hungarian Goulash. The combination of tomato and beef stock makes such a rich flavour that the beef soaks up.

Beef Lasagna

A classic beef lasagna with layers of pasta and a tomato mince mixture, smothered in a creamy sauce all topped with cheese.

Roasted Chicken

A dish best served for Sunday lunch and any other special family occasions.

Chicken Korma

Tried the new Chicken Korma and hey it’s out of this world.

Creamy Lemon & Spicy Chicken Gizzards

There’s always someone who loves weird foods. These gizzards are chewy, spicy and lemony. Hope you enjoy.

Baby Spinach and Chicken Pasta

A simple pasta dish made with only a few spices yet tasty and mild enough for little ones. We added chilli paste/pickle to ours and it tasted so good.

Cabbage and Mutton

One of the many favourite meals I love.

Spicy Chops

Not sure what to cook for supper? Well then I’ve got you covered. Spicy Loin Chops with Potato Wedges!!!

Creamy Vegan Sundried Tomato and Basil Alfredo

Favourite and most authentic tasting Alfredo sauce I’ve had up to date, if I do say so myself. Rich and creamy with a hint of sundried tomato and basil.

Veg Stir Fry

This simple, tasty veg stir fry I made for lunch recently was divine.

Beef and Noodle Bowl with Coconut Curry

A quick and easy recipe and looking at the ingredients I had, this happened. It was warm, but light, rich but easy on the tummy and totally balanced.