Cambodian curry noodles (Cambodian laksa)

Cambodian curry noodles recipe by Yummy Calories

Cambodian curry noodles are one of my favourite winter comfort meals. Its warm and creamy broth is similar to a Malaysian laksa but in my opinion, it's better because it leaves you feeling lighter. There are so many fresh vegetables and herbs in this noodle soup that perfectly balance out the coconut creaminess of the … Continue reading Cambodian curry noodles (Cambodian laksa)

Burmese chicken gourd curry

Burmese chicken gourd curry by Yummy Calories

This Burmese chicken gourd curry is my favourite way to get buthee (bottle gourd / calabash). It's fairly rare to find it in Melbourne so how did we get our hands on this vegetable? Surprise! We've moved to Perth (from Melbourne). The weather here is fantastic and we are surrounded by my husband's family. We … Continue reading Burmese chicken gourd curry

Blissful Butter Chicken (623 calories per serve)

Indian curries are absolutely fantastic - I use the word blissful because that's how I feel when I eat them. There are so many different curries that it's hard to whittle down to just one but most recently, I have become a big fan of the humble butter chicken. I used to not want to … Continue reading Blissful Butter Chicken (623 calories per serve)

Chicken tikka masala (590 calories per serve)

I don't cook much Indian food. When my middle brother used to live with me, he used to cook Indian curries all the time. I would smell all the spices in our little apartment for days after he cooked. I suppose that's why I never cooked it myself. It was always a thing that he … Continue reading Chicken tikka masala (590 calories per serve)

Pumpkin, tofu and green beans red curry (267 calories per serve)

Do you know how much pumpkin is actually in a whole butternut pumpkin? A lot apparently ... after removing the skin and the seeds, I had about 1.6kg of pumpkin! Since I am pretty much living by myself at the moment, that's a lot of pumpkin to get through for one person without trying to eat … Continue reading Pumpkin, tofu and green beans red curry (267 calories per serve)

Burmese fish curry

Burmese fish curry recipe by Yummy Calories

Burmese fish curry goes very, very well with rice so it's difficult to eat when you're on a low-carb diet. Actually, most Burmese foods are made to be eaten with a lot of rice and there's even a word for it. In Burmese, they call this "htamin main" which means somethign so good that it … Continue reading Burmese fish curry

Masala okra and tomato curry (144 calories per serve)

My brother went to Queen Victoria Market over the weekend and brought back a large bag of okra for $1. He said that the best bargains are when the stalls were just about to close. The funny thing was ... he doesn't even like okra. So I guess that means I get to cook the … Continue reading Masala okra and tomato curry (144 calories per serve)

Dry beef and potato curry

Dry beef and potato curry recipe by Yummy Calories

This beef and potato curry is perfect for recycling sad and tired potatoes in your fridge or pantry. It's perfect with mint leaves but you can also put other herbs like basil in it. The tumeric and coriander gives it a lovely spiced flavour that pairs beautifully with basmati rice. If you're making a kid-friendly … Continue reading Dry beef and potato curry