Recipe for Diwali special Kesari Nankhatai – Indian shortbread cookie with saffron and pistachios – Diwali special recipes – Eggless Indian cookies
Recipe for Green Phulka | Green Roti | Green Spinach Flatbread – Relish it with spicy mango pickle for maximum deliciousness!
Recipe for Gujarati Kadhi – A yogurt based soup, thickened with besan (chickpea flour) and flavoured with a select few spices, best had with Khichdi, Pulao or Steamed Rice.
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.
If you are from the South of Vindhyas, cheela / chila is not a much heard of term. It is a staple North Indian breakfast dish. To put it in simple terms, it is like an instant dosa made using besan. However unlike adai, which is a lentil based dosa preparation, cheelas are much thinner and crepe lik
Before the mango season says its final goodbyes for 2015, I want want want you to try this Gujarati Kadhi called Fajeto. I’m a big fan of Guju food (and I don’t mean the Rajdhani type thaalis). Basic homemade dal-bhaath-shaak-rotli, like they call it, meaning dal-rice-veggies-roti, is such a delight to the tastebuds. I love the mild sweetness in the dishes that comes from adding some sugar or jaggery, in the cuisine from some parts of Gujarat. It is said that it is used to balance the slight bitter taste from the hard water in these parts
Punjabi style Pakora Kadhi made healthier by preparing the onion pakodas in an appam pan. Enjoy this reduced calorie and easier to prepare version of Kadhi Pakodi.
Fenugreek or methi is one of my favourite greens. In Bombay markets, we would find two varieties – one with the bigger leaves, somewhat milder and ones that were sold in tiny tight bunches, small leaves, more like shoots, and these were intensely flavoured. I don’t seem to find the latter in Bangalore, so I make do with the big leaf variety. Methi greens are bursting with freshness in winter and the aroma wafting through the kitchen is so delicious and warming on a winter day
Let me start by saying that I don’t have a tandoor. When I moved into a home with a little garden, I did have this wild idea of building my own tandoor (a cylindrical clay oven used for baking / cooking heated by burning coals inside it). I can’t say I have completely abandoned that idea but this t