Month: November 2015

Thambutt

Thambutt

Happy Puthari everyone!  Today, I am taking you on a journey back to my roots, my native, my happy place – Coorg.  Coorg was our home, mainly for all our summer vacations back in our school years.  I have beautiful memories and food stories attached […]

Carrot or Gajar Halwa

Carrot or Gajar Halwa

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell I find winters comforting. It reminds me that the holiday season […]

Sandesh

Sandesh

I have ‘Sandesh‘ for you today. Sandesh, translated in Hindi literally means ‘news’ or a ‘message’. Today’s post is definitely not just a message – it is a sweet message. 🙂  If you ask a Bengali what Sandesh is, they will tell you it is an […]

Idli Manchurian

Idli Manchurian

Since my last post on Upma Cutlets, I have been requested to put up more recipes that revamp leftovers.  So here is another one. The star of today’s dish – the humble Idli. For those who are curious to know what Idli is – It […]

Mint and Coriander Chutney

Mint and Coriander Chutney

This versatile chutney deserved a dedicated post. This Green chutney is extremely popular in Indian households as the Pesto is in Italy. 🙂 Chutneys are traditionally served as side dishes made from fresh ingredients which can last for a couple of days refrigerated. Chutney usually […]

Semolina or Upma Cutlets

Semolina or Upma Cutlets

Today’s post is special because you get 2 recipes in one.  🙂 Read on! Weekends we gorge on elaborate breakfasts! 🙂 Especially since the weekdays are marathons with us rushing to work and dropping kids off to school.  Also because we do not want to […]

Malai Peda

Malai Peda

Peda is a very popular sweet from the Indian subcontinent, usually prepared from thick condensed milk, khoya, and sugar. A lot of variations are found all over India using traditional flavorings, including cardamom seeds, pistachio nuts and saffron. As such the colour varies from a […]

Nan Khatai

Nan Khatai

Nan Khatai – I love these traditional Indian biscuits. These soft buttery and crumbly cookies are melt in the mouth and to die for. The smell of fresh baked Nan Khatai brings back memories of the local bakery we visited during our childhood.  The flavor of […]


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