Continued from Diwali Blogging- I and II It’s not like I’ve been going crazy cleaning and cooking. Nankhatais were made almost 10 days ago. Khajas were made last Sunday. Then there was a big break. My domestic help fell ill and I managed whatever cleaning I could do by myself…I can see all my frie
Ask any Indian what their favourite herb is – more often than not the answer will be coriander or cilantro, as it is called in some other countries. The main reasons for this being availability, tradition and also the way it goes perfectly with most Indian flavours. The vibrant grassy scent of coria
Instant Khaman Dhokla
Rum and Raisin Rice Pudding, a slightly fancier version of our Indian kheer – get the recipe here. Super simple!
Get the details on equipment, method and video on how to make your cup of filter coffee, because everyone loves a tumbler of piping hot, aromatic and strong filter coffee!
When Santhi announced flour as the theme for JFI, I thought it would be very easy. I have a stock of flours in my pantry at all times. Mainly: Wheat flour Gram flour Rice flour Millet flour But it wasn’t easy at all deciding what to make. Chapatis, Parathas, dosas were too ‘everydayish’ for this won
Upma, in its various forms, is a mainstay breakfast or tiffin item in most South Indian homes and Kozhakattai is something that Tamilians prepare during festivals. Upma Kozhakattai is none of these My grandma used to make this one, once in 3 months or so- making it one of my favourite tiffins. (You
My morning glory muffins I was just thinking to myself- what is the difference between a recipe I find in a blog and a recipe that I come across in some general food site? The answers were very clear. When I see it in a blog, I know for sure, there is someone just like me, who has tried and tested
Coming up next- is something I made for Meeta’s Monthly Mingle . Well, there’s nothing much happening in India on the football front with the exception of Kolkata -where the 3 chief interests are Phood, Phish and Phootball (meaning food, fish and football) Kindly note that Phood and Phish are lis
This coconut and tea cake makes for a perfect bite along with a cup of tea or coffee. I was tempted to try out Fat Free Vegan’s Coconut Chai cake from the word go ! On the day I was to go to mom’s house- I found the perfect excuse to bake this one. I just tweaked the ingredients a bit, as per their
Payasam (read what Wikipedia has to say) especially in the South of India is considered to be God’s favorite food. Hence it generally occupies center stage in most festivals