BANANA HALWA

BANANA HALWA

Banana Halwa, sounds a bit strange doesn’t it ? Sure, we have all heard of halwa made with wheat, and other such ingredients. They are great, but to me I felt like halwas made with fruits were much more flavourful. One such dish that is 

PINEAPPLE GALETTE

PINEAPPLE GALETTE

Pineapple galette, and galettes in general are a relatively new dish for us. But galettes are incredibly popular in Europe (France, mainly). Galette is for most parts a pretty loose term, and there is a lot to explore while making this pastry. The only set 

BANANA BREAD (EGGLESS)

BANANA BREAD (EGGLESS)

Will this be a food blog if we don’t do a post on banana bread in this period especially ? Banana bread shot to so much fame during this quarantine period. In my opinion, it’s quite surprising that it took so long for people to 

KOZHUKKATTAI (MODAK)

KOZHUKKATTAI (MODAK)

Am sure we are all very familiar with Kozhukkattai. It is a delicious sweet that we most often associate with festivals and puja. Kozhukkattai is made as an offering for Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chathurthi. But we like making it as a nice snack or 

RED BEAN PASTE BUNS

RED BEAN PASTE BUNS

Red Bean Paste Buns go by a lot of names in a lot of countries, especially in the East Asian Region. Anpan, Dau Sha Bao and DanPatBbang are some of the names of these buns. In this lockdown period, my daughter has been baking a 

GAJAR HALWA (CARROT HALWA)

GAJAR HALWA (CARROT HALWA)

Carrot (Gajar) Halwa is a sweet treat traditionally made in the Northern Parts of India during winters. Winters are laden with bright red carrots (Delhi Carrots), which are used to make the halwa. Red carrots give carrot halwa its signature colour, and they tend to 

MANGO MILKSHAKE /THICKSHAKE

MANGO MILKSHAKE /THICKSHAKE

As I already mentioned in my Tangy Mango Rice recipe, embracing summer means (atleast to me) getting into a big mango frenzy. Mangoes are downright amazing. Just one word that can describe them. They are amazing ! Not just mangoes, even raw mangoes. Beach mangoes 

EGGLESS COFFEE CAKE (NEW YORK STYLE CRUMB CAKE)

EGGLESS COFFEE CAKE (NEW YORK STYLE CRUMB CAKE)

The smell of fresh coffee wafting through is a great thing. But, you know what makes drinking coffee just so much better ? A cake to go with the coffee! This coffee cake is named so, not because it is coffee flavoured (it is not), 

Musk Melon Ice Cream

Musk Melon Ice Cream

Musk Melons (or Cantaloupe) are available in abundance during summers. It is very watery, and hence a great way to cool down in this heat. Generally, making ice creams at home might come off as a daunting task, but this recipe is very simple. Moreover, 

THIRUVATHIRAI KALI

THIRUVATHIRAI KALI

This is a sweet dish. Generally it is prepared in the month of Margazhi on thiruvathirai star (nakshatram) which is auspicious for Lord Shiva. In olden times, it was usually prepared in a heavy bottomed brass vessel called “Uruli”. Nowadays to make the task easier 

RASMALAI

RASMALAI

Rasmalai is an Indian dessert that originates from the Eastern parts of India. It is also referred to as ‘Rossomalai’, and is famous throughout the country. It is a milk based dessert that can be made with very few ingredients. Though the process is quite 

RAVA KESARI

RAVA KESARI

Kesari is an easy and delicious sweet that can be prepared in very little time incase we suddenly have guests over. It’s typically very famous for being served during the “ponnu paakara”(tradition where a prospective grooms family comes to the bride’s house to get to