Category: food

SOJI HALWA – SEMOLINA DESSERT

I like researching and experimenting new recipes, new food and sometimes even replicating resturant dishes, I enjoy while dinning out. The more challenging the recipe, the more fun I have in recreating it. However, there are days when I dont want to spend ages in the kitchen preparing meals. I like to go for quick […]

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Mums life

Me and my gorgeous 5 years old have been locked in a puzzle for the past couple of months over the fact that sometimes she has to do exactly opposite to whatever I ask her to do. Its confusing the hell out of me…quite lost one day I tell the husband about it and he […]

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Curried Chicken and Mango Chutney Wraps

Now that Christmas is over and the new year has come and gone, we all have lists of added errands. Everyone has to get back into the swing of office, school and work routine. There is gym, school drop-offs, pickups, after school clubs, sports, playdates and homework…and when you think there’s just no time for home cooked dinner, I have the easiest and yummiest dinner idea for you!

Curried Chicken and Mango Chutney Wraps! really the easiest and yummiest chicken wraps you have ever made!

Since I first tried this recipe, it is making its way into our dinner almost weekly. It is just that good and a favourite of my little picky eater as well.😊


Give it a try and I am sure you will be a fan too!😍

Curried Chicken and Mango Chutney Wrap

Curried Chicken and Mango Chutney Wraps! really the easiest and yummiest chicken wraps you have ever made!

  • 1 cup Roast or grilled chicken thighs or breast (or diced)
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • few leaves chopped basil
  • 1 handfull chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 handful rocket leaves or chopped lettuce or your choice of greens
  • 1/4 cup sweet corn
  • 1 handful grapes (unpeeled, diced into 1/4 )
  • 1/2 cup thinly chopped cabbage
  • 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas (rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup mango chutney
  • 1/3 cup low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-2 dash of tabasco
  • 1-2 dash of sriracha or mild chilli sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt (optional)
  • 1 tbsp mild curry powder
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp garlic infused olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese (Crumbled)
  • whole wheat or soft flour tortillas or your choice of tortillas
  1. In a large bowl, combine the chutney, yogurt, curry powder, tabasco, chilli sauce  garlic oil, lime juice, garlic salt, raisins, mayonnaise salt and pepper. Whisk until combined.
  2. Add the green onions, mint, basil, corn, chicken, grapes, chickpeas, cabbage and lettuce or rocket and mix it all together. crumble the goat cheese on top. 
  3. Spoon the filling into the center of each wrap, leaving a 2- to 3-inch border. Fold the top flap of the wrap up and over the filling. Fold in the sides and roll up tightly to enclose the filling. Cut each wrap in half and serve.
Note: I roast my chicken thighs on bone covered with garlic, fresh or dry thyme ,lemon zest and juice, salt, pepper and butter for 30-35 minutes on 180°. Freezes well too.

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Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year to you my beautiful friends! Imagine a world where you order something online and couple of hours later it turns up at your door step….it is certainly not the case here…we have still no internet, still on low phone signals and now the phone data is also running low ..we are going […]

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WINTER WARMING!

I hope Father Christmas left you an umbrella and some wellies under the tree as it’s going to be a cold and wet run into the New Year… stay warm peeps and enjoy the weather…!
I am still without the WiFi in my recently moved new house (see details here) and just for that here are […]

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ONE POT – CHICKEN KABULI PULAO

A super delicious, quick, one pot, no fuss Kabuli Pulao, but with all the trimmings! Cooked with chicken, basmati rice, chickpeas, garam masala, raisins, cashew nuts, sugar syrup and butter. It is with a hint of saffron and mildly scented with ground cardamom. If you are not into Pulao, this one might turn you around! […]

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De-stressing and Health Boosting Smoothie!

Normally, I would have a cup of tea to start my day, but when I am stressed I start it with this delicious smoothie for the added zen. Anxiety is a very real thing. Nowadays, literally everyone I know is stressed out due to one reason or another. It’s just the life we all live. […]

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Lamb and Barley Soup

In the history of this young blog, this is already the seventh lamb recipe I share with you. This time, Lamb and Barley Soup. A healthy Mediterranean winter warming recipe. And if you ever believed that barley were a tasteless grain, the mega flavour in this super quick soup will surprise you! So here is what […]

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HEALTHY EGG AND CHEESE BURRITOS

Now that the winter is approaching, the nights are getting darker and it is also a bit nippy in the mornings. With that change we definitely need something substantial and quick for breakfast to warm us up. One of our favourite breakfast for those mornings is the healthy loaded breakfast burritos!   A Mexican and […]

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SLOPPY JOES (cooking video)

I would like to say for the record that I’m just an old carnivore when it comes to burgers! My burgers have to be meaty, cheesy and with a fresh and tangy crunch! You might remember the sloppy Joes I posted some time ago. It’s a super tasty and really quick to cook family dinner! […]

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SWEET POTATO FISH PIE

Sometimes it is the simplest flavours that produce the most impact. Today’s dinner certainly has that awe factor…. Fish pie also known as fisherman pie, is one of a classic British dish which tastes every bit as good as it looks and yet super easy to rustle up. Everyone loves a pie and this Sweet […]

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PASTA ALLA BOLOGNESE

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PINDI PULAO (RICE AND CHICKEN CASSEROLE)

Pindi Pulao! A delicious family dinner of Pindiites and as obvious named after their famous city of Rawalpindi! City of Mr Q and my In-laws! Rawalpindi (Pindi) is a city abuzz all day long with the daily life’s hustle and bustle, tourists, traffic, shopping and food! Rawalpindi showcases traditional Pakistani food at its best! From […]

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ONE-POT KEEMA PULAO (Minced Lamb with Rice)

I have just cooked my delicious and super quick dinner! The Keema Pulao or Qeema Pulao. A comforting yet with minimal faffing, one-pot minced Lamb, Vegetables and Rice casserole! The smell of onions sautéing, the spices and herbs infusing with rice and lamb and the smell of ghee is filling the house with nostalgic aromas taking […]

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