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Rasam Powder (Rasam Podi)

Rasam Powder (Rasam Podi)

Rasam can be called a soup,a watery curry or even an appetiser!It is one of those South Indian recipes which has the highest favourite ratings and mores for iy has various health benefits!In case of the common cold,flu or if we have an invalid at […]

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 […]

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 […]

Preserved Mango Puree

Preserved Mango Puree

The Mango season in India is thought to be the best as it is the ideal time to relax and pour the nectar of honey sweet Mangoes down the throat.As the season passes,people start stocking up on Mangoes keeping the refrigerator overflowing.These Mangoes with passage […]

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 […]

Puff Pastry Sheets

Puff Pastry Sheets

Puff Pastry is a universally travelled concept.It is seen in all countries and its habitual that when you make anything from well risen Puff Pastry you are not going to leave it at one helping.Some of the snacks made with Puff Pastry include: Mille Feuille […]

White Chocolate and Almond Fudge

White Chocolate and Almond Fudge

While burfi is the Indian combo of thickened milk,sugar and nuts,we have the Western yummy version of the same called fudge!And also burfi is lovingly called “Indian fudge” overseas and loved as much as the local version.Now we also love their recipe and its common […]

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Who does not love Ketchup?Some people have it with almost everything from Idlis and Dosas to Pakoras,Burgers and Fries.However seeing the current trend in the market about artificial colors and flavours termed as toxins and poisons it really pays to make your own at home […]

Garam Masala(basic recipe)

Garam Masala(basic recipe)

Garam Masala is the most frequently used and basic Indian spice powder.The “Subzi” or vegetable preparations made to be had with the various Indian breads or rice require this fabulous and aromatic spice powder to make them deliciously fragrant and tasty.After this powder is added,we […]

Peanut Brittle

Peanut Brittle

Who loves Indian candy like Chikki or they call it Patti as well in some places.They are crushed nuts combined with caramelised sugar,heated and set in a greased tray. Peanut brittle is the Western version of Chikki with a little bit of addition here and […]

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