A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: July 2016

Corn and Cheese Cones (A puff pastry recipe)

Corn and Cheese Cones (A puff pastry recipe)

A change in diet more than often proves beneficial as we want to extricate ourselves from the boring everyday routine and reward ourselves with something different – something to pep us up and instil a go – spirit.Associating with Shhhhh Secretly Cooking Challenge does just […]

Arbi Masala (Colocasia/Eddos sautéed in various spices)

Arbi Masala (Colocasia/Eddos sautéed in various spices)

Colocasia/Eddos or as it is called Arbi in India is one of the most loved vegetables generally had with the flatbread – Roti!It is widely used both in all parts of India with a different recipe in every State.Here iit is a subtly spiced delicious […]

Green Pea Soup

Green Pea Soup

Rains come to quench the thirst of the parched earth and retain the greenery of the earth.So during the monsoon times the air is cool and the body craves for comfort food!In my opinion comfort food comes in a bowl and may be sweet or […]

Apple – Cucumber Raita (Crispy Apples and fresh Cucumbers in great tasting Yogurt)

Apple – Cucumber Raita (Crispy Apples and fresh Cucumbers in great tasting Yogurt)

Raita occupies an important place in any Indian meal.Yogurt is associated with good digestion and so Raita was invented with the intention of having a natural digestive along with the main course which may/may not be spicy and oily and provide a great and fresh […]

Making and setting the perfect Yogurt/Curd!

Making and setting the perfect Yogurt/Curd!

For a South Indian,Yogurt (or let us call it by the common name in India – Curd) is a way of life!It is a necessity which manifests itself in the form of needy (and greedy) eating (ok lets call it hogging) in various ways!We love […]

Dal Banjara (A delicious way of preparing Lentils in Rajasthan) !

Dal Banjara (A delicious way of preparing Lentils in Rajasthan) !

The term “Banjara” is used to depict Nomads in the state of Rajasthan.They go places singing and dancing and entertaining the masses.This recipe is one which is special to them as it contains proteins,ghee and spices which are so beneficial in various functions of the […]

Mixed Vegetable Cutlets

Mixed Vegetable Cutlets

Lucknow city has a place in my heart as there is where I grew up and socialised to the utmost!The food,Nawabi culture and legacy from the Mughal rulers of Awadh to the British have made the city a variety of sorts!In the advent of the […]

Roti/Chappati – The basic Indian Flatbread!

Roti/Chappati – The basic Indian Flatbread!

I was asked off and on to post the recipe of this flatbread which is the means of sustenance of the Indian subcontinent!Its the basic diet starting from North India,the Capital of Delhi,Haryana,Punjab,Jammu and Kashmir,West Bengal,the North East States,Madhya Pradesh,Chattisgarh,Maharashtra,Uttarakhand and Uttaranchal. After Maharashtra,starting Goa,Andhra,Telangana,Kerala,Karnataka […]

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Java Plum (Jamun) Reduction

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Java Plum (Jamun) Reduction

We dream of desserts to satisfy our senses and then dream of them being fat free which for many of us is a complete impossibility!Now how about this – a dessert being fat free,at the same time with minimal sugar and ready in a couple […]