Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai

Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai, is a traditional sweet made for the Karthigai Deepam festival. Aval pori and Nel pori are both used to make the pori urundai. Pori is nothing but puffed rice. The regular puffed rice

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Jau Ki Papdi | Baked Barley Crackers

Experimenting with new Whole Grains is something that I have taken upon myself for this year. This Month long Mega BM is helping me quite a bit with it as one of the themes for this month is Whole Grains.

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Idli | Fermented Rice Cake – Vegan and Gluten Free

Idli, the most staple breakfast of South India. There is no household in the Southern India that do not grind the idli batter routinely at their house. It is a very staple breakfast and also a great dinner option. My

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Gur Papdi | Gol Papdi | Sukhdi

Starting week 2 of our month long’Journey Through The Flavors’, I am starting with alphabet G. I have a very traditional Winter sweet that is popular in many states by different names. The Gur Papdi | Gol Papdi | Sukhdi, can

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Farro Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette

Choosing to make Farro Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette for the alphabet F,  was the easiest for me yet in this series. I love the texture of the farro and have been waiting a long time to use it in a dish

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Akki Roti | Karnataka Akki Roti | Rice Flour Roti (Vegan and Gluten Free)

I am so happy to begin my April Mega Blogging Marathon, where we will be blogging non-stop for the whole month. We do this as a group twice a year and each time we have a varied and challenging theme

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Recap of A-Z Baking Around the World

  We have successfully completed our month long A-Z Baking Around the World Mega Marathon. This was truly a learning experience and we learned so much from each other and about other food cultures around the world. These month long

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Z for Zopf / Züpfe | Swiss Braided bread

  Zopf or Züpfe literally means ‘braided bread’. This is a Swiss special bread that is usually eaten on a Sunday morning (can be eaten other days as well). This is a simple enriched bread made with flour, milk, yeast, butter

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Y for Yemarina Yewotet Dabo | Ethiopian Spiced Honey Bread

  This was one of the breads that was chosen for the alphabet Y long before the Mega marathon started. The recipe for Yemarina Yewote Dabo, the Ethipian spiced honey bread was pretty straight forward and I kept postponing the

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X for Xtra Crunchy Pita Chips | Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

  In every Mega Marathon, the alphabet X is one of the hardest choice and I invariably come up with a funky name for the dish. I have come with one proper name in the past when I made the

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