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...my journey & experiments in the kitchen

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 […]

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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 […]

Pista Sandesh

Pista 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 […]