Greek Lemony Orzo pasta with Chicken Meatballs

If you love lemony goodness this recipe is for you, it’s super fast and easy. The best part of this recipe? Is that you can use frozen meatballs and no one is the wiser. I used K&N halal chicken kofta’s from the freezer section in my local Asian market but you can use your favorite…

Holy grail fried rice

I’ve tried so many fried rice recipes and this one takes the cake. It’s super flavorful and easy to make and the best part? Is that you can add as much veggies and eggs as you want. It’s totally customizable. I adapted this recipe from Gimme Some Oven and her tip on using butter instead…

Thai Basil Chicken and Rice

Now since I had leftover Thai basil from the previous noodle recipe I decided to make some saucy Thai basil chicken served over white rice. This dish is full of vegetables and chicken simmered over a lovely sauce. It’s super fast and easy to make and it’s definitely a must try! Ingredients: 1 cup of…

Lazeez Asian Cuisine Aloo Chicken Biryani

Note to self: Biryani is the holy grail of Pakistani cuisine. No one makes it better than yo mamma and there have been feuds over whose biryani ranks supreme. I know for most people biryani is a special occasion kind of meal… isn’t made often because of all the effort it takes but the best…

Mushroom Risotto

Note to self: So I’ve never had risotto before but I’ve always wanted to try the rich, buttery, creamy goodness and omg I’m so glad I finally did. It’s super delicious and totally worth it. I researched a few recipes to try and find something that would be easy to make but also tastes amazing…

Beef Pulao

Ingredients: Foodjabi x Lazeez Asian Cuisine Pulao spice pack #1 and #2 8 cups water 1 cup sliced onions 1 lb beef or goat (that you’ve par boiled) 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 tbsp ginger puree ½ cup oil Foodjabi x Lazeez Asian Cuisine Pulao spice pack #3 (scant 1/4 cup dried minced onions) Foodjabi…

Volcano Fried Rice

Note to Self: If you’re looking for a dish that’ll present the “wow” factor this is probably it. With a table side presentation where your guests will surely be impressed. I adapted this recipe from Seonkyoung Longest, I’ve been obsessed with her videos on YouYube and her weekly 15 minute cooking challenges. She’s super fun…

Nigerian Jollof Rice and Southern Cajun Jambalaya Fusion

Note to self: The other day I was having major Moudi withdrawals because he had been working so much. He works at an army base at Fort Gordon and has the dreaded night shift. :'( It’s kinda hard for me to get used to. Every time I think I’m getting the hang of it there…

Gyro Rice Bowl

Note to self: The other day I was looking through my snaps and came across a bunch of people eating Halal Guys. It made me crave it sooo much! Their white sauce is a must and I usually get an extra packet to just drench the entire thing in it. This past year they opened…