Are you a little bored with your daily meals and ingredients? If you are craving to try something different and also new with an exotic touch, then this list is for you. Contrary to popular belief, exotic dishes aren’t harder to make—they’re just different.
Once you get the hang of mixing different spices, using more vegetables, and adding unique sauces to your meals, your kitchen will change for the better. Here are some easy, exotic recipes that anyone can make. We wish you a good appetite with the new dishes.
1. Delicious spring rolls with a difference
They are called spring rolls, but you can actually make them and enjoy them all year round. Spring rolls are very light because they are made with rice paper, rice noodles and fresh vegetables. There are many different variations.
You can have different fillings inside, but the general idea is to keep spring rolls light by adding leafy greens, rice noodles and vegetables like carrots and cucumbers use. It is best to serve spring rolls with a spicy sauce. Here you can, for example, use a wok sauce, a sweet and sour sauce or maybe combine different hot sauces. Whatever you decide, spring rolls always work.
2. Fancy some Indian?
This chickpea recipe might seem intimidating at first, but the main ingredients are spices and veggies. Once you’ve prepared your spice mix right, cooking chana masala won’t be a problem. This dish originated in India, so prepare yourself for plenty of flavor.
Ingredients include: onions, ginger, garlic, chilli, a bunch of spices such as black pepper, coriander and turmeric, and of course boiled or canned chickpeas. You can also add some tomatoes to the mix. It’s fiery and delicious and just the ticket if you like to eat spicy.
3. Dahl with Lentils
Another exotic favorite from India is dahl. It is prepared with lentils, spices and some fried vegetables. This might be the easiest exotic recipe ever and it’s incredibly healthy and delicious. You need to cook lentils in a pan while adding some salt, turmeric and other spices.
Then prepare roasted vegetables – heat your pan, add cumin, oil and some chopped carrots and tomatoes. Let everything sear gently, add everything to your lentil mixture and cook until done. This soup dish is incredibly filling and goes well with roti, rice, or naan bread.
4. Healthy Lychee Salad
Sometimes when you want an exotic meal, all you need is some exotic fruit and you can whip up a wonderful salad with them. This fresh salad tastes absolutely delicious and is perfect for those hot summer days when you can’t even think about anything heavy to eat during the day.
For this salad you will need cucumbers, lychees, limes, red chillies, some of your favorite vinegar and a bit of sugar. Add coriander or mint for extra flavor and you have a light and healthy summer salad that also brings variety to the plate. Enjoy it.
5. Japanese Soup (Miso Soup)
Japanese cuisine is light, flavorful and uses a lot of seafood. There are dishes that you can prepare in minutes. The main ingredient for miso soup is a special miso paste made from fermented soybeans. Basically all you have to do is mix these into hot water, then add more hot water and cook until the soup is ready.
It shouldn’t take more than five minutes in total. You can add vegetables, tofu, and nori herbs to make your soup tastier. Do you like this soup? Then give the recipe a try, you’re sure to like it. Soup in a different way.98/100