3 Ingredients Bean Dip – Refried Beans Dip

I love entertaining and most of the times I struggle with choosing what to make for appetizer/starter. I don’t want to always make fried appetizers and sometimes prefer more engaging starters. This 3 ingredients bean dip is perfect for such

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Z for Zucchini Bajji – Deep Fried Battered Zucchini

I am at the end of the mega marathon and the last week was a challenge with me being not so ready with the dishes. It is a great pleasure to do these month long marathons with friends as we

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W for Wheat Flour Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram – Instant Wheat Flour Kuzhi Paniyaram

Choosing a recipe for the alphabet W started out being over ambitious and I kept putting it away as it was for the last week. By the time, I was done with two weeks, we have had enough of deep

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V for Vazhaipoo Vadai – Banana Flower Masala Vadai – Lentil Fritters with Banana Flower

Making vazhaipoo vadai has been my long time wish and finally this mega marathon gave me a chance to make it. Living in US, we don’t get many opportunities as in India to cook with this vegetable. Whenever I get

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S for Semiya Pakoda | Vermicelli Pakora | Semiya Pakoda with Leftover Semiya Upma | Vermicelli Fritters

Alphabet ‘S’ sounds so simple, but I was stuck deciding what to make with this alphabet. Semiya was the only ingredient that kept coming to my mind, but I have pretty much made all the Tamil Nadu dishes that we

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P for Pattinam Pakoda – Patnam Pakoda – Patnam Pakodi

Choosing pattinam pakoda for the alphabet ‘P’ was not hard at all. In olden days, the major cities were called ‘pattinam’ by the town people and I have heard this word many times growing up. My grandparents are from a

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin and Cilantro

We love cauliflower, but I have never made or tasted cauliflower that is oven roasted. I am so sad that I have never eaten this before because oven roasted cauliflower is by far the easiest way I have cooked cauliflower

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Fiesta Pinwheels

10th Jan, 2015 I love parties and potluck, but always stumble when it comes to making appetizers. Most of the appetizers that I make involve being served hot or at least warm and that means I am cooking right until

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KuzhiPaniyaram / Kuzhiappam

For the 3rd and last day of blogging under the theme car snacks, I chose a traditional South Indian dish, KuzhiPaniyaram that is often had as breakfast or evening tiffin. Our evening tiffins on most days are in the car.

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Kenyan Potato Bhajia

For the third day and final day of the BM Kenyan Potato Bhajia is the recipe that I chose to make from Mireille’s space. This bhajia recipe was the first one that I had bookmarked from her space but I

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