Anna is Jewish. When we asked her to share some Jewish recipes, she suggested Latkes and Falafel. However, Minoo is afraid that there is not enough time for both recipes, along with the Easy Indian Curry Chicken recipe that Anna is so eager to share with us. So, we decided to go with Latkes. Latkes are popular in eastern Europe and are eaten during Hanukah, according to Anna.


Who does not like fried potatoes? These Latkes are crispy and my kids love them when I brought back a couple for them to try.

We also made a middle eastern salad, Tabouli to go along with the Easy Indian Curry Chicken and Latkes.


  • 2 cups peeled and shredded potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour or more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying


Source: Anna

Serves 4 to 6


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Easy Indian Curry Chicken

Anna shared her favourite Easy Indian Curry Chicken recipe in the Gilmore Park Church Community Kitchen just in time for the Diwali festival.  Anna told us that when she brought this curry chicken to potluck, it is always a hit.


This Easy Indian Curry Chicken is not spicy and it is suitable for kids to enjoy. Anna served the curry chicken with basmati rice. You can check this link on how to cook basmati rice except that we did not include saffron here.


  • 2.2 pounds (1 kg) chicken breast, skinless, boneless, cut into bite size
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1 tray of fresh mushroom, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • chili powder (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 can of coconut milk or lesser according to your preference


Source: Anna

Serves 6 to 8


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