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Crispy and crumbly easy to make almond cookies. Made with almond flour and without eggs. They taste yummy with the evening tea or coffee or milk.

Almond cookies

This would be my very first baking recipe on cloves and caramel 🙂 I made these cookies just the day before I left to India for a vacation. I felt like packing some of them along with the store bought chocolates and a zillion gifts that I packed in my bag for friends and family back in Hyderabad, India. I… Read more →

Lemon Rice – Nimmakaya Pulihora – Chitranna – Nimbu chawal

This is a basic lemon infused rice and one of the most popular and traditional south Indian rice dishes usually made during the festival days and almost on all good occasions. It is distributed as prasad, which is a religious offering to the worshipers in the temple after the prayers. Lemon rice tastes sour, spicy and salty , the peanuts… Read more →

Gajar Halwa – Carrot Halva

It is such a simple easy Indian sweet with fresh carrots and milk for an after meal treat. Gajar halwa is usually made across India on Diwali, Sankranti, Holi festivals and for other family celebrations. It is surprising that this dessert could taste so heavenly with just handful of ingredients. There could be nothing more satisfactory than a bowl of… Read more →

Peanut Tomato Chutney – Palli Pachadi

One of the reasons why this chutney is my favorite especially with idlis is because I love peanuts very much 🙂 We generally have typical Indian breakfasts like idli, dosa, lemon rice, poha and parathas for the weekends. Peanut chutney can be made very quickly, it tastes heavenly and reminds us of our days in India. I prefer my chutneys… Read more →

Hyderabadi chicken curry

Chicken dishes are one of my comfort foods 🙂 . Mom used to make chicken curry for every Sunday afternoon and my elder sister , me and my little brother always used to love it. Mom uses tomatoes and onions as fillers in her recipes, I tried to use just the onions for this one. Uday (my husband) loves it… Read more →

Potato masala curry and poori | punjabi aloo poori recipe

Aloo masala curry and poori was one of my favorite breakfast recipes for the sunday mornings. Growing up my mom always used to make this for me to brighten up my mood whenever I was down. Today I wish to share my version of it on the blog 🙂 Ingredients : Aloo masala curry 3 Large golden potatoes 1 Small… Read more →

Traditional rice pudding with milk, sugar and aromatic spices. Garnished with nuts and pomegranate seeds. A delight to the eyes and your taste buds.

Rice Pudding / Kheer/ Payasam

Festivals in India are always accompanied by sweets. Lots of sweets. An amazing variety of colors and textures. Many of the recipes are specific to the region and people take pride in them. Cities are famous for specific sweets – Mysorepak from Mysore or Petha from Agra are quite well known. Another ubiquitous dessert is kheer or payasam. Generally a form of pudding made with… Read more →