Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal or sweet pongal is a very fulfilling and a hearty dessert. This is made on the most important day of the Tamilians, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi festival. Having spent most of

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Therattipal | Palkova | Thirattipaal

Therattipal | Palkova is a traditional Indian dessert made with just 2 main ingredients, Milk and Sugar. This traditional dessert is very close to my heart and I share many memories of it growing up.   Therattipal brings back lots

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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

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 month long dawn

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Mathura Peda – Prasad in Mathura Temple

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 from different temples.

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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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