Instant pot Chicken Chili Verde

Mexican Style Chicken Chili Verde in Instant Pot

Papadzules with a Cashew Red Bell Pepper Sauce

This is inspired from a pre-hispanic Mayan recipe called the Papadzules. Traditionally boiled eggs are stuffed inside a corn tortilla served on a bed pumpkin seed sauce and topped with a tomato salsa.I have made a variation of it with Cashews and red bell peppers sauce on bottom and a roasted tomato salsa on top.Makes... Continue Reading →

Breakfast Egg Tostada

Tostada is a Mexican fried Corn tortilla.It is very versatile for various uses.Here in this recipe I use it for a breakfast dish with eggs,refried beans,tomato sauce and avocado.With the runny yolk, crispy tostada and flavors from the refried beans and tomato sauce this is sure to start your day with a joyful belly.Preparation time10... Continue Reading →

Refried Beans

Also known as Frijoles Refritos in Spanish is a Mexican mashed bean dish.This can be served as a side to a main dish ┬áin burritos or as a dip or in tostadas, pupusas etc and the famous taco bells crunch wrap also contains refried beans.Preparation time45 minutesServes4Serving Size1/4 recipeCalories Per ServingApproximately 139 per servingDifficultyMediumIngredients:1 cup... Continue Reading →

Black Bean Stuffed Poblanos

This is again a Mexican inspiration. I stuffed a black bean hash I made and added cheese and salsa to the hash and baked it until the cheese melts.You can also add your favorite cooked meats like Chicken, ground lamb etc into the hash and stuff it to make your own version of stuffed poblanos.Poblanos... Continue Reading →

Mexican Black Bean Quesadillas

Quesadillas is a simple Mexican dish made with tortilla and various stuffing like chicken, pork, beef, beans etc and then layered with cheese and grilled.This can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or as a snack.You can substitute the beans with cooked eggs,chicken or other meats.Preparation time20 minutesServes4Serving Size1/4 recipeCalories Per ServingApproximately 336 per servingDifficultyEasyIngredients:4 tortillas1... Continue Reading →

Mexican Street Corn-Elotes

I wanted to introduce my new love to you all.One day my gardener frantically knocks my door and hands me two ears of corn on a stick and say eat it eat it quickly.Then I found my love,it was so delicious.I couldn't find the guy who sold them to him to find the recipe.So I... Continue Reading →

Mexican Black Bean Salad

This is a simple,healthy and super delicious salad full of protein,good fats,vegetarian and super rich in fiber.The avocado gives a creamy and delicious dressing.Preparation time:15 minutesServes:2Ingredients:2 cups chopped lettuce of your choice(I used iceberg)1/2 cup diced onion1/2 cup corn kernels1/2 cup cooked black beans1/2 cup diced tomato1/4 teaspoon cumin powder1 avocado1 jalapenosalt to taste1/2 teaspoon... Continue Reading →

Mexican Black Bean and Tomatillo Rice

Tomatillos also called "tomate verde" are a staple of Mexican cooking. They are green in color and have a husk on them. They can be sour to sweet depending on their ripeness, I have used 2 inch diameter thick green tomatillos for this recipe.This recipe has carbohydrate,protein from the beans,fiber from the corn and tomato... Continue Reading →


Salsa is a mexican term for sauce.Salsa is made from tomatoes, mangoes, habanero, chipotle, pineapple, tomatillos etc.The below recipe is a chunky tomato salsa,the same recipe can be pulsed in a food processor coarsely to make a finer textured salsa.Salsa is usually eaten with chips but can also be eaten on top of cooked meat,relish... Continue Reading →

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