Mango Phirni

Mango Phirni Phirni/Firni is an exotic Indian dessert, a rice pudding to be precise which is made with milk, sugar and rice. I am posting our family favorite mango phirni. There are many variations to Phirni like Rose Phirni, Kesar Phirni or with fresh fruits like Mango, Strawberry or even chocolate Phirni!! It’s very similar…

Doodh Peda- Cheat Version

Doodh Peda- Cheat Version Diwali, the festival of lights, is a much loved festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains throughout the world. The festival ushers in a period of merriment – a time to revel in the company of loved ones, dress up in finery and gorge on delicious dishes prepared for the event. …

Homemade Mocha Latte

Homemade Mocha Latte Monsoon is here!!! Cravings for steaming hot and strong coffee are full on these days thanks to the crazy rains. This is one of my favorite recipe to make for myself after a tiring day and its a perfect accompaniment while catching up on reading that long pending book. Coffee and chocolate…

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…

Spicy Besan Masala Poori

  Spicy Besan Masala Poori Masala poori is a variation of poori and is a classic breakfast/evening snack that tastes awesome with hot cup of tea! You can serve it with different curries or can be enjoyed with creamy yogurt, achaar and chutney. Also this is very good snack food to carry when traveling out…

Homemade Lemon Mojito (Non Alchoholic)

Homemade Lemon Mojito (Non Alchoholic) I know it’s rainy season right now, but it’s sooo00 sunny these days in Hyderabad. Especially these 5 min rains are making the whether more sultry! Yesterday was one of those sunny days and I had pretty busy day. Though I am not much of a mock-tail person, last night…

Bhoondi

Crunchy, Addictive, Bhoondi If you are a south indian you would know what bhoondi means to us. We looovvvve them and crave for some every time we eat sambar rice or curd rice!! They are pretty addictive and also great crunchy accompaniment. Bhoondi can be had as a stand alone snack or can be used…