Burmese pea fried rice

Burmese pea fried rice recipe by Yummy Calories

Burmese pea fried rice is one of the my favourite ways to eat yellow peas. I recall hawkers walking down streets with baskets of steamed peas on their heads yelling "pe pyote" (boiled peas). They were a favourite of mine and traditionally steamed sprouted which adds a depth of flavour to these peas. My mom … Continue reading Burmese pea fried rice

Tadka daal curry

Tadka daal curry recipe by Yummy Calories

Tadka daal curry is the probably one of the best Indian curries I have ever had. Although I love my more meaty curries very much, I feel an Indian meal is incomplete without some daal. I just love it. I could almost eat it every day and that's saying something because I love my variety. … Continue reading Tadka daal curry

Cambodian stir fried clams recipe (Cha Leah)

Cambodian stir fried clams recipe (cha leah) by Yummycalories

This clams recipe is very quick to make and is so full of flavour that it is perfect with rice. Cambodian food always packs a big flavour punch and this 'cha leah' is no different. My husband and I had something similar in Siem Reap. I say it's similar, but not quite the same as … Continue reading Cambodian stir fried clams recipe (Cha Leah)

Roast cauliflower salad with celery, apricots and almonds

Roast cauliflower salad by Yummy Calories

My parents came to stay with me in Perth ... for a year. They just left recently to go back to Myanmar. Things aren't exactly "stable" there but when you consider the Ukraine war, it is probably a little bit more stable. When they left, my mom had left half a cauliflower in the fridge … Continue reading Roast cauliflower salad with celery, apricots and almonds

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)