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Veggie Quesadillas to Mango-Coconut Lassi Parfait: Delicious fusion recipes to try at home

Fusion recipes can be an excellent way to introduce new flavours to your family and friends.

Kristina Das Edited By: Kristina Das New Delhi Published on: September 13, 2023 17:00 IST
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Image Source : FREEPIK Delicious fusion recipes to try at home.

Fusion recipes are a type of cuisine that combines elements of two or more distinct cultures to create a unique, flavorful dish. The result often involves ingredients, cooking techniques, and flavours from different parts of the world. Fusion recipes can be as simple as a single dish that includes elements of multiple cuisines, or as elaborate as a multi-course meal. Unlike traditional recipes, which may have specific ingredients and cooking instructions, fusion recipes allow for much more creativity and experimentation. By combining ingredients from different cuisines, cooks can create exciting dishes that are both familiar and unexpected. Fusion recipes can also be an excellent way to introduce new flavours to your family and friends. By experimenting with different combinations of ingredients, you can create something that is sure to please everyone's palate. Cook up some fusion magic with teamwork as you experiment with flavours, blend traditions, and create scrumptious dishes that reflect your unique bond. 

Magic Veggie Quesadillas


  • Flour tortillas
  • 1 cup cooked paneer or tofu, diced
  • 1 cup mixed bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese (cheddar or mozzarella)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder               
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  • Lay out the flour tortillas and evenly distribute the cooked tofu, bell peppers, and corn kernels on one half of each tortilla.
  • Sprinkle cumin powder, salt, pepper, and grated cheese over the fillings.
  • Fold the other half of the tortilla over the fillings to create a half-moon shape.
  • Place the assembled quesadillas on a microwave-safe plate.
  • Microwave on medium power for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese melts and the tortilla becomes slightly crispy. The large turntable in Voltas Beko microwave allows you to cook together with all your cousins as well.
  • Cut the quesadillas into wedges and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve the fusion Quesadillas with a tangy salsa or chutney.


Mango-Coconut Lassi Parfait


  • 1 cup ripe mango pulp
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey or sugar
  • Granola or crushed nuts for layering
  • Fresh mango slices for garnish


  • In a bowl, whisk together plain yoghurt, coconut milk, and honey/sugar until smooth.
  • In serving glasses or bowls, alternate layers of mango pulp, yoghurt-coconut mixture, and granola/crushed nuts.
  • Refrigerate the parfaits for a couple of hours to allow the layers to set. The Voltas Beko refrigerator with IonGuard helps to keep your food smelling fresh and protects against bacteria.
  • Before serving, garnish with fresh mango slices and an extra sprinkle of granola or nuts.

Chocolate Barfi Mug Cake


  • 4 tablespoons besan (gram flour)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Chopped nuts for garnish


  • In a microwave-safe mug, combine besan and ghee. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes until the mixture turns aromatic and slightly golden.
  • Add condensed milk, cocoa powder, and cardamom powder to the mug. Mix well to form a smooth batter.
  • Microwave on medium power for 1-2 minutes until the cake is cooked and firm to the touch.
  • Once the mug cake cools down slightly, garnish with chopped nuts for added texture and flavour.
  • Share the warm and decadent Chocolate Barfi Mug Cake.

(With IANS Inputs)

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