Tamils celebrate Pongal with a four day thanksgiving and harvest feast. Find recipes for various kinds of 'pongals', rasam, dosa, sambar and other traditional favourites here.
This is a sweet rice dish made on festival sankranthi/pongal in karnataka and tamil nadu.
Here is a quick and easy ‘shortcut dosa’. You don’t need to soak or grind the dal but it still makes delicious plain dosa.
A wildly popular dessert that‘s found at any Rajasthani wedding and at sawan ki teej. It’s best had with warm milk.
If you are like me and enjoy besan in sweets, then you will love Besan ladoo. What is even better is that they're very easy to make and keep well for many days. Not that they will last that long!
This is a great way to get my kids to eat more dals. These parathas are a great one-dish meal and are great for travel. Give these a try as a change from your regular parathas.
I invented this recipe just to make my son eat gujiya. Adding just a little bit of food color presents a colorful Holi snack kids can't resist picking up.
This is one of the most famous sweet dishes in Rajasthan. This sweet dish is made on every occasion especially weddings.
This is our favourite sweet dish during the winter months. The almonds give warmth to the body as well as strength to fight the extreme cold.
This is the famous stuffed potato cutlet that you get at chaat haunts in Punjab. Good for a snack or as a meal with white chane, I can eat it any time of the day with Imli or Pudina chutney.
This is a very authentic bengali dessert that is popular everywhere in the country, typically made during any religious or auspicious occasions such as birthdays, baby showers, or annyaprasan. However, every family in bengal have their own variation of payesh. This is how it is made in our family and I love it. Hope you'll like it too.
This prawn kofta is a specialty item in Bengal. Typically it is made for special occasions and served with a heavy meal. It is truly delicious.
This 'Khao Neeo Mamuang', is an authentic sweet rice pudding that you find in Thailand. It's creamy, smooth, garnished with sesame seeds and is just great for after dinner with a nice cup of coffee.
A great recipe for a simple chocolate cake that even vegetarians and lactose intolerant people can enjoy!
This cake is simple enough to eat with a cuppa tea, yet good enough to serve for a special occasion. It's one of my family's favourites.
Good things come to those who wait. This recipe isn't the quickest but worth it! It makes plenty so you can give away as gifts with good coffee beans.
Freshly baked personal-sized pizzas, loaded with fresh tomato slices and topped up with cheeses, olives and fresh herbs. A delicious way to welcome your guests!
One of the courtly dishes of the Mughals, do-piaza combines onions and tomatoes with their fave spices as a foil for rich duck. Try serving with plain boiled long-grain rice or mirchi parathas.
It takes only 5 ingredients to make this fabulously creamy ice cream. Before freezing, you can also add crushed biscuits, nuts, chocolate chips, coconut or any other of your favourites!
Rice, honey and bananas cooked together with seasonings and then baked.
This Basmati dish is subtly scented and coloured with anardana, saffron, cinnamon and ginger. Look no further for your next spectacular party dish!