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!
My mom used to makes this as a treat when I got good marks in tests at school.
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.
Easy to make coconut laddoos. I love the way they crumble.
A fancy dish of soaked rice, milk and nuts.
Is there a home in India that doesn't start its morning with a steaming cup of kadak chai? Or have it after dopeher ka siesta? This is my mother's recipe for masala chai. You can easily multiply the ingredients to make your monthly stash. Masala Chai goes great with paranthas, aloo tikki, samose or mithai. The peppercorns and cinnamon are great for the throat and stomach.
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 a simple sweet, very fun and as the names suggests it does look like a nest.
When I was a kid, I loved my mom's stuffed pancakes for weekend breakfasts. Now, I am a mom and I'm making these sweet and savoury mango stuffed crepes for her for Mother's Day brunch.
Kahva is a special tea from Kashmir. It's filled with fragrant cardamom, cinnamon and looks very pretty in a glass mug with chopped almonds swimming happily. I'm making it for my mom for Mother's Day brunch. LOVE YOU, MA!
My mom used to make yummy pancakes on Sunday mornings. Here's what I'm making for her this year for Mother's Day.
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.
Chane ki dal cooked the traditional Greek way into a rich and filling dip for chopped veggies or as a sandwich spread.
Rice, honey and bananas cooked together with seasonings and then baked.
Boiled pasta tossed with chane sauteed with fresh oregano and parmesan. 'Fusilli' or 'corkscrew' pasta is used in this dish that Italian grandmothers still make for their families. It's best if you chill it overnight.
Enjoy this wonderful Italian snack of bread topped with a sharp, lemony anchovy paste and sweet grilled tomato. Anchovies are excellent in winter to 'heat' the body.
Here's a great summer pasta salad for any time munching. Corkscrew pasta is boiled, then tossed with capsicums, limes, mirchi, tomato and chilled for two hours. Also makes a great appetizer for a dinner party.
No, you didn't just read an oxymoron! Cream made from fat free milk is the secret to this flavourful brunch dish!