A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: March 2016

Lapsi Methi Muthia/Broken Wheat and Fenugreek Dumplings

Lapsi Methi Muthia/Broken Wheat and Fenugreek Dumplings

Summers are very hot and sultry in India!They come with a vengeance and stay till cool drops of rain do not fall on the parched earth below bringing lovely aromas of the soil and refreshing body and soul alike! But one very tough question is […]

Infused Water for Detox/Hydration/Weight Loss

Infused Water for Detox/Hydration/Weight Loss

This post is dedicated to all of the weight loss aspirants,people looking for detox in the hot Indian summers and those people who view drinking “lots of” water as “boring”. Of late there has been tremendous water crisis in the Indian sub continent.Yet purification companies […]

Paruppu Usili/Cluster Beans Stir Fry

Paruppu Usili/Cluster Beans Stir Fry

Much of what I have witnessed of the food cooked by my grand mother,I have always felt that it was made with a pure mind and heart and that was applicable to the simple tea she made.Her hands were what we could say “gifted” and […]

Nolen Gurer Payesh (Date Sugar Pudding)

Nolen Gurer Payesh (Date Sugar Pudding)

The name for this delicious dessert would take some of you by doubt and no wonder as this is a pure Bengali addiction.We talk about Indian Rice Pudding famously known as Kheer and also realise that each region has a different version for the same.North […]

Coriander Rice/Kothimbir Bhaat/Kothamalli Saadam

Coriander Rice/Kothimbir Bhaat/Kothamalli Saadam

Coriander is a versatile herb.It is used as a garnish,to make chutneys as well as its seed powdered and used as a spice.But in this recipe it is the primary ingredient.The procedure follows and almost Italian style of cooking by making an “Indian pesto” and […]

Nankhatai/Indian Shortbread Biscuits/Indian Cookies

Nankhatai/Indian Shortbread Biscuits/Indian Cookies

Nankhatai is India’s contribution to the Cookie family around the world.The word comes from 2 other food related Afghan words which are : Nan – meaning a kind of bread Khatai – meaning biscuit/cookie The basic Nankhatai… So Nankhatai means a kind of biscuit or […]

Cinnamon Rolls/Buns/Danish/Snails

Cinnamon Rolls/Buns/Danish/Snails

What I am posting here is one of my top favourite recipes!You might call this a breakfast option or a snack for tea or something special to make on an important event!Anyways they are delicious!If you love Cinnamon based items and you love baking,then this […]

Cinnamon Apple Oats Porridge

Cinnamon Apple Oats Porridge

Oats has become a superfood,a healthy option and a universal alternative which is now adopted for nearly every recipe – snacks,main course or dessert.Now recipes in food shows and “healthy” cookbooks have become saturated with this humble yet wonderful health food!I use Oats in numerous […]