Orange Ginger Sparkler

Orange Ginger Sparkler I love making drinks with fresh fruits! The idea of simmering fresh fruit juice with sugar/ honey to form a simple syrup that can be mixed with fizzy water is so much fun!! On a sunny afternoon while craving for a thirst quenching drink to go along our weekend lunch I made…

Mango Falooda

Mango Falooda Falooda is one the best layered dessert in a glass that has been our favorite drink to have after spicy meals. This multi-textured summer drink has its origins in Iran and then has made its entry into many countries and is quiet a hit with street vendors. The basic falooda recipe is a…

♡ Nutella ♡ Milkshake ♡

♡ Nutella ♡ Milkshake ♡     Milkshakes are one of my favorite desserts because they as so quick and easy to make. For the last few weeks, I have been going through a milkshake phase thanks to the summer! I always end up buying those small tetra packs of different milkshakes and store in the…

Water Melon Mojito-(Mocktail)

Water Melon Mojito-(Mocktail) So already down here in Hyderabad, the days are sweltering! Its getting so HOT. All I want to do during afternoon is drink something cold and refreshing. Today afternoon, I whipped up these fun Watermelon Mojito to drink while we were cooking lunch and had a great time. I had a watermelon…

Perugu Vada -South Indian style Dahi vada

Perugu Vada South Indian style Dahi vada Perugu vada is one of the famous South Indian Snacks, explicitly served on special occasions or festivals or as an evening snack.In spite of being a deep-fried snack, it will be a perfect soothing snack on those hot days since it is dunked in yoghurt. I love the…

Mangalore Buns/Banana Poori

Mangalore Buns/Banana Poori Sharing a new breakfast recipe that wowed everyone in my family. Simple and easy to make and a refreshing change from the routine breakfast we all have been used to. Mangalore Buns are a specialty dish of Mangalore. It is slightly sweet, deeply fried and is made from bananas and flour. Served…

Dates & Walnut Cake {Egg less}

Dates & Walnut Cake {Egg less} Go nuts this holiday season with this delicious dates and walnut cake. A classic comfort cake that is best enjoyed during winters! One of the reason I love baking other than eating is the beautiful aroma that it fills my kitchen. Today I wanted to make something easy and…

Spiced Vanilla Chai

Spiced Vanilla Chai So guys, I am back to blogging after a loooooong break! Honestly I don’t have any particular reason for this break but I think I just got busy with work and it was getting difficult to take time and write down the recipes. I was pleasantly surprised when people missed my blog…

Mysore Masala Dosa

Mysore Masala Dosa If there is one dish that I can have anytime and anywhere, then it is dosa. I am fond of all varieties of dosa. And masala dosa is what I order every time we are at a “Tiffins” joint. Mysore masala dosa is one of its kind dosas that I had when…

Tangy Gongura Mutton (Meat with Sorrel leaves)

Tangy Gongura Mutton (Meat with Sorrel leaves) Gongura/Sorrel leaves are one of my favorite things in the world. The natural tangy flavour gives lot of texture to any dish we cook. gongura is a very rich source of iron, vitamins and anti-oxidants essential for human nutrition! There are lot of varieties we make with gongura…

Bread Gulab Jamun

Bread Gulab Jamun Bread Gulab Jamun is quick and easy way to replicate Gulab Jamun in a jiffy. It is one of best leftover bread recipe. I had these bread gulab jamuns at a friends wedding and totally loved them. You can use up any leftover bread/pav slices to make this yummy jamuns.They hardly take…

Cheesy Spring Onion Paratha

Cheesy Spring Onion Paratha Parathas are welcome anytime,any day at my home. If you have your chapatti dough ready in refrigerator, you can make stuffed parathas in such a short time and there are so many varaitions to the fillings that you can try while making stuffed parathas!! Although we make Palak Parathas & Methi…

Qabooli Biryani- Chana Dal Biryani

Qabooli Biryani- Chana Dal Biryani Even though hyderabadi cuisine has LOTS of non-vegetarian recipes, there are some superb veg delicacies. One of the most popular one is the Qabooli biryani an exquisite, aromatic and flavorful biryani. This biryani is made with spicy chana dal and layered with basmati rice and plenty hara masalas….when they all…

Baadam Ki Phirni

Baadam Ki Phirni As the Crescent moon of Ramzan shines, I wish everyone Eid Mubarak!! Last year on this special day I started blogging on my own website with wonderful Sheer Kurma recipe. (Here is the recipe) Growing up in Hyderabad I was lucky to have many Muslim friends who are fortunately foodies like me….

Ghee Pongal

Ghee Pongal Pongal is the most simplest and easiest breakfast recipe. One of my favorite comfort food, also it reminds me so much of Bangalore.  I have lived in Bangalore for couple of years and fell in love with the place soon. Though I missed Hyderabad kind of food lots…I did find some great places…