U for Umm Ali | Egyptian Dessert

  Umm Ali, the name of the dish was very different and that made me venture deeper into it. When I saw that it was an Egyptian dessert, I immediately decided that we would like it. My family has an

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Broken Wheat Payasam | Godhumai Rava Payasam | Cracked Wheat Kheer | 4 Ingredients Recipe

After the month long Mega Marathon – ‘Cooking Carnival’, I am back to the regular routine. When Srivalli comes up with interesting themes, it allows us to think out of the box. When she came up with 3 ingredient themes

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Sheer Khorma – Sheer Khurma for Eid – Dates, Milk and Vermicelli Pudding

10th July, 2015  Sheer Khorma or Sheer Khurma is a festival special dish made during the Eid festival. Eid is an important festival for Muslims that marks the end of the Ramadan fast. This festival celebrates the end of the

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Mathura Peda – Prasad in Mathura Temple

6th May, 2015 After two days of South Indian temple Prasadams, today I decided to go to North and make one of my favorite Prasad, the peda. I grew up in North India and have tasted many different peda varieties

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Nap Naang from Nagaland – Black Rice Pudding made the Rongmei Naga Style

Nagaland is a state in the far North east part of India. It borders with Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Myanmar and Sikkim. The capital of the state is Kohima and the largest city is Dimapur. Nagaland is a very mountainous state

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Labongo Latika / Lavang Latika – Bengali Sweet

1st Feb, 2014 I am a part of a group called the South North Challenge, where a member/host of the Southern region challenges the members from the North and vice versa. I belong to the South Team and hence take

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Doodh peda / Milk peda / Milk Fudge

24th Oct, 2013 For the last week of this month’s Blogging marathon, I was assigned the theme, cooking from fellow Blogging marathoners who ran the A- Z marathon that happened during the month of September. Usually when given lot of

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Akkaravadisal – A traditional South Indian Sweet made with rice and sugar candy – (BM 32)

2nd Sept, 2013 Today we are beginning the month long Mega Marathon and the theme is going to be A-Z recipes. To make the month even more exciting we have to make the recipes within 4 specific categories. So as

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Kesar Pista Kulfi (SNC) – Frozen dairy desert made with Pistachios and saffron

31st August, 2013 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

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Rice Condé Sundae – BM # 29

19th June, 2013 For the third day of cooking from a cookbook theme, I wanted to make something that utilized fruits. I had a box of strawberries in my refrigerator and that was one of the ingredients given to us

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