Kesar Pista Kulfi | Frozen dairy dessert made with Pistachios and saffron

Kulfi is a very popular dairy desert from India. It is similar to ice cream except it is much denser and creamier than ice cream. This famous desert is often flavored with cardamom, saffron and pistachios. I remember my childhood

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Beans Curry | Beans Poriyal with Coconut

We wait all year long to this time of the year when we get to start picking our favorite vegetables from the backyard. We put lot of effort in spring to get the backyard ready. Each and every person in

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Buttered Sweet Corn Salad

We look forward to summer for many things. The first and foremost reason being that we have the summer break. That means more time cuddling with the kids in the morning, spending lazy day in the pool and family vacations.

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Thinai Ven Pongal Recipe | Foxtail Millet Savory Pongal – Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Ven Pongal and Gothsu are one of my favorite comfort meals! It is sort of a regular at our house and lucky for me that my boys love it as well. It is one of the easiest one pot meals

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Simple Cabbage Biriyani | Spiced Cabbage Rice

Biriyani is one of the most daunting recipes for me to cook. I always make the biriyani as a weekend lunch when I have more time to make it. I have always used fresh spices in the past and never

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Sambhar Sadham | South Indian Sambhar Rice

I have to confess something! Well, it is not a big deal, maybe….but for me it feels like I learned a whole new thing when I made this Sambhar Sadham recipe. Forever I have been thinking that Bisi Bela Baath and

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Papaya Lassi | Papaya and Yogurt Smoothie

Papaya Lassi | Papaya and Yogurt Smoothie is a sweetened Yogurt drink made with Papaya and Cardamom. One of the best thirst quenchers for the hot summer days.  After the month long A to Z Blogging Marathon in April, I

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Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma

Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma, is the not so popular breakfast / dinner item. The best part is I am the only one who is not a big fan of Rava / Semolina UPma and none of the

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Samosa | Potato and Peas filled Savory Pastry

It has always been my dream to make my own Samosa | Vegan Potato and Peas filled Pastry. My love for this pastry started when I spent my childhood growing up in Uttar Pradesh. Being young, I was not as

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