Spicy Roasted Makhana | Roasted Foxnut

A delicious and crunchy snack made with Makhana / lotus seed. Enjoy the spicy snack that is also healthy and low in calories.  This week I am working on recipes that could classify as Elevenses. Elevenses is a English practice

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Masala Chaas | Spiced Buttermilk

If you are looking for something refreshing to drink that is healthy and aids digestion, then this Masala Chaas | Spiced Buttermilk is something you have to try.  Buttermilk, a super drink which was a very common drink in every Indian

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Dry Garlic Chutney Powder

Dry Garlic Chutney Powder is the perfect spice powder that you need to keep in hand if you are a garlic lover. A little sprinkle on any dish and it absolutely jazzes the flavor of the dish.  Dry Garlic Chutney Powder

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Kathirikkai Gothsu | Eggplant / Brinjal Gothsu

The best side dish to serve with Ven Pongal is this Kathirikkai Gothsu | Eggplant / Brinjal Gothsu. Serve it not just with Ven Pongal but also with Idli or Dosai and enjoy.  I am a part of the group called

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Makhane ki Kheer | Phool Makhana Kheer | Fox Nut Pudding

A delicious kheer / pudding made with Makhana / Fox nut / Lotus seed. This is perfect for the festival season and for fasting months. Phool Makhana / Fox nut / Lotus seeds – I have heard a lot about

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Til Ladoo | Tilgul Ladoo | Sesame Seed Ladoo

Til Ladoo | Tilgul Ladoo | Sesame Seed Ladoo is a Sankranti special sweet from Maharashtra. A traditional sweet made with sesame and jaggery to heat the body during the winter months.  Til Ladoo | Tilgul Ladoo | Sesame Seed

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Maharashtrian Style Puran Poli

Maharashtrian Style Puran Poli, a flatbread filled with sweet lentil filling. This is a very famous festival recipe and perfect for the coming Pongal / Makar Sankranti festival.  Starting the New Year and beginning the year full of festivals and

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Kachumbari | Kenyan Tomato and Onion Salad

If you are looking to make a very simple salad to go as a side to Biriyani or grilled meat or fish, then this Kachumbari | Kenyan Tomato and Onion Salad is the perfect recipe.  For the last day of ‘Explore

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Lolo Buns | Fijian Coconut Buns

A delicious and absolutely soft Lolo Buns | Fijian Coconut Buns, made with enriched bread dough and baked with a layer of coconut milk in the base. For the second day of exploring the Southern hemisphere regions, I chose to

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Pão de Queijo | Brazilian Cheese Bread

Pão de Queijo | Brazilian Cheese Bread is a gluten free bread / roll made with Tapioca flour, egg, milk and cheese. This can be made in under 20 minutes and is perfect for Breakfast, Brunch or snack.  New Year

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