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
Handwo is a savory rice and lentil cake that is served as breakfast or a snack. This recipe hails from the state of Gujarat in Western India. This makes one hell of a filling breakfast.
While I love using coconut in South Indian cooking, there’s never a chance to use the whole coconut. I end up using a couple of tablespoons while grinding a masala or a teaspoon for a garnish over a light Tambrahm style stir fry. One coconut, broken open and scraped / grated can be used in multipl
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
We all love Chinese food don’t we? Especially when it is Indo-chinese, which means spicier than authentic chinese, and nothing like authentic chinese This is was one of the flavours I missed the most when I was in the US. The problem could be easily solved by making the trip to the local Indian stor
Some of those luscious ripe ones If you love mangoes, you cannot resist these mango pancakes! Most of India has 3 seasons. The monsoons, the winters and the Mango season. Well, especially so, for mango lovers. I know of people who virtually skip dinners during this season, so that they can stuff the
The ridge gourd was never a part of my veggie-shopping list until I started making this traditional south Indian Chutney called Peerkangai Thuvaiyal. The spiciness from the red chillies, the tanginess from the tamarind and the authentic south Indian taste from the asafoetida make it a delight to eat
This recipe for Lasooni Dal Palak was published in one of the Sunday papers and I knew I had to try it right away. It turned out delicious like the dals you get at fancy Indian restaurants. After all, it is a recipe from one 🙂 Lasooni Dal Palak
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
The first time I came across Baba Gannoush ( Pronounced “Ga-NOOSH”) was at Basha, a Greek restaurant in Rochester, NY-where they had accidentally brought this onto our table instead of Hummus. One taste of the stuff and I knew that it was surely smoked brinjal and not chickpeas that I was tasting Ba
Kids love pancakes, don’t they? These healthy date pancakes are an attempt to punch some more wholesome nutrition into a dish kids love. Cinnamon and coconut add some extra flavour to the pancakes.