Nopales Stir-Fry – Cooking with Cactus!

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Also Known As Nopales Stir-fry. Cactus Stir-fry. Chappathi Kalli Poriyal. Chappathi kalli Varuval. For some unknown reason, all along…I misjudged that cactus is a harmful, dangerous and must be a poisonous plant! Back home in India, never witnessed anyone harvesting it for consumption! Let alone, nor did I see the herbivorous munching it away!! Whenever, [...]

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Arroz con Pollo / Chipotle Mexican Rice – Lemony Touch!

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Mexican Rice: I love this new Mexican fast food joint in the town – Chipotle. Where we have wide variety of choice…that is vegetables as toppings for rice! Now, you imagine the excitement…finally at least once in a while, I could stop for decent lunch at fast food place…without guilt (damaging the purse or health)! [...]

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Mexican Rice

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Spanish Rice: Endorphins – Endorphins are another interesting neurotransmitters found in brain. This neurotransmitter is responsible for ‘intense pleasure’, ‘excitement’ & ‘Ecstasy’. So….when it is in peek production, we wouldn’t feel even pain! Doesn’t that sound interesting. I am proud to say I am kind of addicted to this neurotransmitter. Yeah regular exercise produces this [...]

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Pico De Gallo

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Pico De Gallo: One of the easiest Mexican relish! Much like Indian Salad finish! Ingredients: White onion 1 large choppedJalapenos de seed & finely chopRoma tomatoes 2-3 choppedSaltLime juice from 1 fruitCilantro leaves few chopped Method: Toss all the items together and serve to go with your mexican menu/Indian salads!

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Salsa Verde

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Salsa Verde:(Mexican Style) Ingredients: Tomatillos 6Onion 1 small Green peppers/jalapenos 3Cucumber 1 smallSaltLime juice 1 spoonCilantro leaves few. Method: Chop 50% of tomatillos and cucumbers and set aside. Blend all the remaining ingredients and 50% of cucumber and toamtillo togather in a food processor. Now mix them togather. Serve chilled with tortilla chips as an [...]

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Mango Salsa – Reminds Me Of Summer:)

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Mango Salsa:(Mexican Style) Mangoes are treated for depression in folk remedy! I can’t say I am depressed now! Its just another lousy rainy day here! Felt bored….so looked into my pantry and came up with this idea! Salsa….tangy mangoes can go well into it! What else can make a rainy day perfect…more than a bag [...]

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Hot Mexican Salsa

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Hot Mexican Salsa: Ingredients: Tomatoes 4 large diced(if needed cored – seeds removed)Green Chilies 3 (if you dont like it hot – cored – seeds removed)Lime 1 – juice (lime is raw lemon – green in color)Cilandro/ Coriander leaves few choppedGarlic 5 cloves pelled and choppedPurple onion 1 small dicedSaltExtra Virgin Olive Oil few spoons. [...]

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