Zeera is the word for Cumin and Dopiaza is a word that came to South Asia from Afghanistan and it means “Twice Onions.” In this dish, as you will see, cumin is a major flavour and onions are used in two ways, sliced and ground. When using this recipe it will take you anywhere from 45 to 75 minutes but will easily provide 4 generous servings and only cost $12!
Kachumbar means chopping or dicing anything into roughly similar but not perfectly equal proportions, so this is really easy to make. You can add or remove ingredients, depending on what you like. This recipe will take 10 minutes while serving 4 people and only costing $4!
Dive into these popular Hakka dishes that are perfect for vegetarians and non-vegetarians, and more healthy than from take-out options right here!
To learn more about this tasty dish from Iran including the ingredients and instructions visit here.
Here's a tasty and popular dish from the Gujurat region of India where you can make plenty for a low cost. Read more here.
Khichree has inspired Kedgeree, which is a popular British brunch special, made with rice, lentils, fish and eggs. Khichree is an ancient South Asian dish and can be made in many different ways. With this recipe from Bangladesh, the total time to prepare this rice is 1 hour but only costs $6 and serves 4 people (with generous helpings)!
Get a little creative, and add a little something to your rice, here's a recipe from Sri Lanka for coconut rice which you view here.
Read more about this flavourful rice from Nigeria that welcomes customization and different pairings here.
Learn how to cook this special Chinese dish with influence from the Philippines either boiled, fried (deep or pan), or steamed here.