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Recipe EXPRESS INDIAN RICE PUDDING ... with 3 ingredients!

EXPRESS INDIAN RICE PUDDING ... with 3 ingredients!

T his Easter was very special for us. Even though it's our second Easter together, it's my first one where I am cooking everything.I was in charge of the kitchen and like to be in charge of my kitchen, only mine though :-) Planning was in progress from
Recipe Tangdi Kabab( Tender chicken pieces marinaded in Indian spices and cooked in oven).

Tangdi Kabab( Tender chicken pieces marinaded in Indian spices and cooked in oven).

Boneless Chicken pieces-500gms( you can also use Chicken Drumsticks) Olive oil/ Butter/ Ghee for basting First marinade ingredients Ginger and Garlic paste-4tbsp Red Chili powder-1tbsp( +/-) Turmeric powder-1/4tsp Hung curd/ Thick c
Recipe Vattayappam - Steamed Rice Cake from Kerala ~Indian Cooking Challenge

Vattayappam - Steamed Rice Cake from Kerala ~Indian Cooking Challenge

Indian cooking challenge for March was Vattayappam from my home state. The recipe given to us was Shn's . Shn has given a very detailed recipe. On a first glance, the recipe might look elaborate and complicated. But its not that difficult. It involves f
Recipe Gobi 65, Indian styled Cauliflower Fritters

Gobi 65, Indian styled Cauliflower Fritters

Deep frying and me don't always go well. Side line the health factors, just the intimidating thought of keeping a wok filled with sizzling hot oil and having to work with it sounds a very daunting job. Stir fries and shallow fries are common in my househo
Recipe Shrimp/Prawn Curry Indian style

Shrimp/Prawn Curry Indian style

Ingredients: Large size prawns-----------25/ small--------35 Tomato---------------------1big Onions chopped------------1 cup Coconut powder-----------2ts optional Cumin seeds ---------------few Mustard seeds--------------few Ginger garlic paste----------1
Recipe Indian Espresso Coffee

Indian Espresso Coffee

Coffee is not something I grew up with.Mom used to be very strict about the caffeine intake of her girls.She had this weird opinion according to which too much tea or coffee would affect our complexion,health and hormonal levels in body.When I actually st
Recipe Indian Bread sticks/ Omam Sticks /Thymol seeds

Indian Bread sticks/ Omam Sticks /Thymol seeds

Hi everybody, Hope you are all doing well, If you are familiar with Iyengar Bakeries in Bangalore you would definitely noticed these Omam Sticks in their shelves, I always loved these sticks as a kid, they are so nice and tasty and goes well with a cup of
Recipe Suruttu poli for Indian Cooking challenge

Suruttu poli for Indian Cooking challenge

The core idea of the Indian Cooking Challenge is to find traditional recipes from all over India and try them. Thus this challenge has seen sweets, savoury dishes curries and more. This month Suruttai poli/suruttu poli was the sweet attempted. Sr
Recipe Indian Style Cabbage Rice

Indian Style Cabbage Rice

This is going to be a short post. Have been a little busy at work and at home today. So will leave you with this simple and spicy cabbage rice. I started out making sauce for pasta with some cabbage, but ended up adding leftover rice to it and the end res
Recipe Avarakkai Poriyal/Indian Broad bean Poriyal

Avarakkai Poriyal/Indian Broad bean Poriyal

Ingredients Avarakkai 1/4 kg Onion 1 medium (chopped) curry leaves few chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Chana dal 1 tbsp Salt as needed Oil 2 tsp
Recipe Varo - a sindhi sweet for the Indian Cooking Challenge

Varo - a sindhi sweet for the Indian Cooking Challenge

This was months ago that Srivalli had discussed with Alka and set the challenge for the members. The recipe was from Simply Sindhi Recipes . They had all tried it for Deepavali. By then I had just relocated to Lagos and was cooking
Recipe Vegetarian Indian Falafel Recipe

Vegetarian Indian Falafel Recipe

Day 61. I love Greek Falafel and I love Indian food...so, when I got black-eyed peas in my CSA box, I dreamed up Indian Falafel. I'm excited about the possibilities here. I'm serving them in naan instead of regular flatbread. I'm drooling a bit thinkin
Recipe Roti - Tawa chapathi (Indian Bread)

Roti - Tawa chapathi (Indian Bread)

Roti or Tawa Chapati is an Indian Bread made from whole wheat flour(Aata). It is very popular in northern and western part of India. Today i am going to show you how to make Roti or Tawa chapathi (Indian Bread). Ingredients: 1. Whole whea
Recipe Indian Tomato Soup With Chilli Cheddar Puff Sticks

Indian Tomato Soup With Chilli Cheddar Puff Sticks

It like reliving my mom s life.My father used to call her midway to home and she used to put the soup pot on the stove top so that it is ready until he reached home.A piping hot bowl of soup topped with a dollop of butter and homemade bread croutons was a
Recipe Let?s Eat Indian!

Let?s Eat Indian!

This is one line very popular among some of my friends here. Each time I hear that, I think of my desh , the land of flavors and colors, characterized by herbs, spices, and cooking techniques. Look beyond Indian, I say in silence, and you will see the mu
Recipe Quick Indian Snack - Samosa Recipe

Quick Indian Snack - Samosa Recipe

One fine day one of my friend asked me, ?How we-Indians got independence?? I said we fought, struggled and latter got the freedom. To this my friend said a story behind this fact that how we actually got the freedom from the Britishers. My friend said t
Recipe South Indian Tamarind Rice

South Indian Tamarind Rice

Its been ages since I made Puliyodharai (Tamarind Rice, Puliyogare, Pulihora etc etc ) in the authentic traditional way. Actually echoing my better half s smart pants comment In fact I don t remember having made it at all! (#$#). Have to say, its not
Recipe Cookbook Recipes- Indian Flavours by Marut Sikka

Cookbook Recipes- Indian Flavours by Marut Sikka

I read and re-read the title I have given to this post again. And I looked at the cookbook I had just finished admiring. After so many days of drooling at the dishes this person cooked on TV, I finally gave in and searched for the book and now I am a prou
Recipe Cauliflower and Potato Curry- Aloo Gobi

Cauliflower and Potato Curry- Aloo Gobi

(4 votes), (1)
As you can probably tell from my blog, I love Indian food. I?ve tried many different kinds and when I saw this curry in William Sonoma?s ?A Taste of the World? cookbook I knew I wanted to try it. In the description it said that this is a mild curry which
Recipe Primavera with Penne Pasta ( Step by Step)

Primavera with Penne Pasta ( Step by Step)

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When ever I go to Italian Restaurant, I always end up in the same confused state what to order. As I love EggPlant/Brinjal/Baingan/Vankaya (????? ) , I have tried Eggplant Parmesan several times, (as a person who loves to try different foods), I am bored
Recipe A Peek at My Mom's home-made pickles

A Peek at My Mom's home-made pickles

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Pickles are the perfect accompaniment for Indian meals. They awaken the taste buds and enhance the taste of the dish. Pickles have all the important ingredients needed for a perfect taste: salty,sour and spicy. There are many varieties of pickles made
Recipe Badam Puri Sweet – Diwali Sweets

Badam Puri Sweet – Diwali Sweets

(1 vote)
Badam Puri Sweet deep fried and soaked in sugar syrup! Badam Puris are sweet almond deep fried bread. These are later soaked in sugar syrup for a minute. We loved this as it tastes crispy, soft, sweet and leaves a great taste on your taste buds. This i
Recipe Kandi Pappu Pachadi ~ Toor Dal Chutney ~ Yellow Pigeon Peas / Lentil Chutney

Kandi Pappu Pachadi ~ Toor Dal Chutney ~ Yellow Pigeon Peas / Lentil Chutney

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Kandi Pachadi / Toor Dal chutney, Yellow Lentils are toasted to golden brown along with some asoefetida and then ground to a coarse paste with tamarind and red onions.. This chutney take s me back to my childhood where mom would make this chutney in a sna
Recipe Vattayappam/Vatteppam - Kerala Special Steamed Rice Cake For ICC March 2011

Vattayappam/Vatteppam - Kerala Special Steamed Rice Cake For ICC March 2011

(1 vote), (1)
Indian Cooking Challenge for March rightly matches Vishu - Malayalam New Year.Yes, this month we all enjoyed making this Fluffy, Spongy,Kerala's Queen of Steamed Rice Cakes - Vatteppam/Vattayappam!!!!! Thanks to Srivalli for choosing this really Challe



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