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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 Super Soft Idlis with Flax Seeds / Steamed Rice cakes with Flax seeds

Super Soft Idlis with Flax Seeds / Steamed Rice cakes with Flax seeds

I made these like couple of weeks ago...wanted to send it to an event but never got around to posting it on time. So here I am today with this healthy idlis post :) Idlis and dosas are a common part of our regular diet. My kids love them and I make them
Recipe Purple Radish Salad--To Try or to Behold

Purple Radish Salad--To Try or to Behold

Last week for the first time ever I saw a purple radish. It looked a little bit like an UFO, or a mole that forgot to hide in his hole and stayed in the sun. I bought it for its looks, as a culinary curiosity, having no idea what to expect in terms of tas
Recipe Gluten-Free Hot Soft Pretzel

Gluten-Free Hot Soft Pretzel

Gluten-Free Hot Soft Pretzel One of the treats that my 8-year old son has been craving lately is a hot soft pretzel. Now that he's on a gluten-free diet, I've been learning to bake quick breads and snacks (e.g., pumpkin muffins, almond scones , ban
Recipe Keema Matar- Ground Lamb & Peas With Spices

Keema Matar- Ground Lamb & Peas With Spices

Growing up, I always saw that men in my family were better at cooking non vegetarian food than women.They took their time in selecting the meat pieces,cleaning it,sometimes even carving it and then cooking it with all the patience in the world.They follow
Recipe Sev Puri (Poori) : An Indian Savoury Snack

Sev Puri (Poori) : An Indian Savoury Snack

There are some great snacks that Indians love making. These are served up in most Indian restaurants as starters. If you visit any Indian homes, they usually manage to serve you some snacks put together using various ingredients they have in their cupboa
Recipe Potato Curry Kerala Style

Potato Curry Kerala Style

I was very tired after work a couple of days back. As I reached out for a pepsi for that much needed caffeine induced energy boost, my husband asked me in surprise, "Arent you giving up pepsi this lent?". Grrr !!! I usually do not drink soft drinks during
Recipe Prasorizo - Leeks and Rice (?????????)

Prasorizo - Leeks and Rice (?????????)

Many of you are likely already familiar with the Greek dish, Spanakorizo (spinach and rice), but how many of you have tried Prasorizo? Leeks have been a part of the Greek pantry for millenia. In ancient Greece, there were leek growing competitions and the
Recipe Kerala Chicken roast (Serves 4)

Kerala Chicken roast (Serves 4)

Another flavorful and delicious recipe from my mother in law?s (Amma, you are the BEST ) cooking repository. This is an easy to cook chicken roast which calls for very few common ingredients. This is one of our family favorites too, and I assure you that
Recipe Clean Eating #66: Super Quick & Easy Gluten Free Polenta Mini Pizzas

Clean Eating #66: Super Quick & Easy Gluten Free Polenta Mini Pizzas

Super Quick Easy Gluten Free Super Easy Vegetarian Mini Pizzas Ingredients: Polenta your choice of pizza toppings! Start off with some precooked polenta... Sliced about 1/4th inch thick. S
Recipe Vegetable Fried Rice( Indo-Chinese style).

Vegetable Fried Rice( Indo-Chinese style).

Ingredients Basmati Rice (cooked)-2cups Carrot (finely chopped)-1/4cup Beans (finely chopped)-1/4cup Garlic cloves (chopped)-2 Soy sauce-1/2tsp Maggi seasoning/ Vegetable Bouillon Cube-1( Optional) Pepper and Salt to taste
Recipe Cherry Vodka Balls

Cherry Vodka Balls

I had made some bourbon balls at Christmas and shared them with my Mom, and she has been raving about them ever since. She asked me when I was going to make them again, since she enjoyed them so much and wanted to share some with her friends. I agreed t
Recipe Coconut Burfi ? a microwave recipe

Coconut Burfi ? a microwave recipe

So I have a confession to make: I have been really suspicious of Microwave cooking, because I always felt the flavour or consistency might go wrong But considering that I have a food blog, I can t let anything pass me by especially after seeing lots of M
Recipe PANDAN MACAPUNO CAKE

PANDAN MACAPUNO CAKE

My husband's birthday is between the 28th of February and the 1st of March this year. He is one of those unfortunately born on the 29th day of February, so his birthday is not an annual thing. He is not big on celebrations and would probably just forget h
Recipe Tuna peera pattichathu

Tuna peera pattichathu

Today I am sharing the recipe of Tuna peera pattichathu / Tuna in grated coconut mix. Usually my mom used to prepare this by using netholi / anchovies, which is a very small fish. Serves ~ 3 adults Ingredients Canned Tuna in water ~
Recipe Going Bananas! - Kelyanchyo Gariyo (Banana Fritters)

Going Bananas! - Kelyanchyo Gariyo (Banana Fritters)

One of my readers mailed me a couple of weeks ago asking if I could upload the recipe of a quintessentially Mangalorean seasonal (summertime) snack - the Gariyo, but made with Bananas instead of the Jackfruit. I had never heard of Banana Gariyos but found
Recipe Kewra Kheer-Aromatic Rice Pudding With Screw Pine Water & Foxnuts

Kewra Kheer-Aromatic Rice Pudding With Screw Pine Water & Foxnuts

Kewra Jal or Screwpine water is used to flavor a lot indian curries, biryanis ,drinks and desserts particularly those which are milk based.It is also used in lot of indian sweets made out of squashes and dried milk.Drinks prepared with Kewra are said
Recipe Khandvi -Dahiwadi- Chickpea Flour Rolls

Khandvi -Dahiwadi- Chickpea Flour Rolls

Khandvi Chickpea Flour Rolls Khandvi is a famous traditional Gujarati dish. In India, the state of Gujarat is very famous for its delicacies. This is one of the so called delicacies. It requires practice and speed to roll it. My kids use to call it "
Recipe Soya Roganjosh (Serves 5)

Soya Roganjosh (Serves 5)

Here is a humble attempt to create the vegetarian twin of the highly popular Roganjosh (mutton simmered with several spices). Believe me friends, it was delicious and is really a great sidedish for chapathis and flavored rice plates. I am sure, all my ve
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 Mawa/Khoya Penda for Valentine's Day

Mawa/Khoya Penda for Valentine's Day

My hubby and sons have been asking me to make these pendas (or pedas) for a couple of days as they knew that I had bought some mawa/khoya from the Asian Stores. It comes here in a block and needs to be kept in a fridge and can also be frozen. It looks l
Recipe Simple and easy ~ Karam Annam with Masala Karam Podi ~ Comfort and Healing Food :)

Simple and easy ~ Karam Annam with Masala Karam Podi ~ Comfort and Healing Food :)

I am so sorry guys, but I couldn't start the voting page poll today for the event, as I wished to!! I am so happy that I got a good number of entries, and everyone helped in making the event successful. There were a few last minute entries and a few
Recipe Kaki-age tendon, a fried twist on rice and veggies

Kaki-age tendon, a fried twist on rice and veggies

The shutter opens on tempura and sauce on a bowl of rice. It is a popular Gourmande eat-out. I m afraid that it was . I mean that s the first time I make mine, and I love it so much more that those they serve Well some shops make it good, but not at my
Recipe Beef Roast Kerala Style

Beef Roast Kerala Style

Very much nadan Kerala Beef Roast. Best combination with kappa(tapioca), chapathis as well as rice. Ingredients: Beef- 1/4 kg,cut into small pieces Onion- 1 1/2large,thinly sliced Green chillies- 3 slit Garlic- 4 pods, sliced Ginger- 1 in



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