Chakkara Pongal / Sakkara Pongal/ Chakkarai Pongal is an auspicious sweet dish made on Pongal day. The freshly harvested rice and dal, are cooked along with jaggery for a simple, minimalistic sweet dish to mark the occasion of Pongal, a festival celebrated with much fervour in Tamil Nadu. As a kid,
2 Ingredients, ready in less than 10 minutes, flourless pancakes. I’m not kidding. Head over to the post & get your weekend breakfast sorted!
Nankhatai or Naankhatai is the original Indian cookie, with a super simple recipe. The perfect accompaniment to a cuppa tea.
Recipe for Banana Sesame Pancakes / Pazham Dosai – a healthy dosai / pancake, that needs no grinding or fermentation.
You’ll love this idea of making healthy parathas using pumpkin puree and grated paneer- full of nutrition to pack in our kids’ lunchboxes!
Who says all Diwali snacks need to be loaded with calories? Try this pan roasted Chivda that is ready in just 20 minutes. Delicious and crunchy!
Pulao is usually my go-to dish when I am running short of time or I cannot think of what to make for dinner. This Paneer Pulao, made with a special pulav masala, is a dish fit for a dinner party or a special occasion.
This Pumpkin and Carrot Halwa is my take on the traditional gajar halwa. A pressure pan cooks the halwa in no time, khoya adds to the richness and your pumpkin-carrot dessert is ready!
This is the concluding recipe in the ongoing series – Tata I-Shakti T20 Tadka. These recipes are a fusion between the two Indian states / cities that are playing each other in the IPL2015 – T20 matches. This one is for the match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knightriders this evening. Panchm
To be honest, I’ve never eaten in a ‘real’ dhaba. But yes, I can claim to have eaten in a few mock dhabas, starting with Pritam da Dhaba at Dadar (Mumbai) in my childhood with Amma and Appa. It was one of the few restaurants we would eat out at. I remember staring at the side counter of their open
A few days ago, I saw an Instagram video from +Saransh Goila making a Saffron Warqi Paratha. In keeping with the theme of recipes from Awadh and Lucknow on SaffronTrail blog all March, I was excited to share it with my readers and Saransh was generous to share his recipe. For those who don’t know him, Chef Saransh Goila is considered India’s youngest celebrity chef and has anchored a show that took across to the length and breadth of India, called Roti, Rasta aur India. You can read more about him here
This is the second of the three recipes that Atiya was generous to share with me. The first one was Badinjan Burani, a Persian dish that traveled to India. This arbi Korma or colocassia curry is one of the other vegetarian dishes popular in Jaunpur. According to Wikipedia, “for about eighty-four yea