Masala Idli with Idli Rava, Easy Tomato Chutney

For the second day, it’s back to Idlies. These idlies are made with Rice Rava, that’s actually a rava made with rice. I had previously made a carrot coconut rice rava idli. Today’s dish can be made with fresh batter or even with batter that’s little soured. The tempering makes sure you spice up the […]

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Zambian Tomato and Peanut Relish ~ Z for Zambia

When I decided to make the Zambian Chapati, I knew I had to make a relish along with the lentil dish that I had planned. This Tomato and Peanut Relish is almost like the way we make at home, except for the addition of soya sauce. I felt that soya sauce replaced the tamarind we […]

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Zambian Peri Peri ~ Z for Zambia

Finally, we have the Zambian Piri Piri, a traditional recipe for a classic condiment made from Piri Piri or any hot chilies. Since I felt our local dry red chili that we use are quite hot, I decided to just go ahead make use of it, in this must try dish from Zambia. The recipe […]

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Indonesian Sambal Tomat | Spicy Javanese Tomato Sambal

Sambal Tomat is an important part of the Indonesian Nasi Goreng. So when I landed up searching for the fried rice, I ended up making the Sambal Tomat at home, which needs to be added for the fried rice.  Sambal Tomat is a condiment, popularly eaten with many Indonesian dishes). Wiki says, Sambal is a […]

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Dark Chocolate Butter Cream Ganache

As it must be obvious now, I am not very keen on making heavy frosting for my cakes. one I normally bake less quantity and second, kids are always hovering around, waiting for me to take it out of the oven and taste. So trying to make elaborate frosting never work out. Most times, I […]

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Biyyam Vadiyalu | Homemade Rice Papad

Growing up, summers always meant and associated with couple of things. Like Vadiyalu or homemade vadiyalu, ice creams, milkshakes etc. Especially when I was in school, and we used to live in colonies where we had access to lot of space and loads of sunshine. We always had terrace and Amma always used to make […]

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Mango Pickle – Andhra Style

We are starting the June Edition of BM which is the 41st Edition. Can’t believe we are already on our sixth month and we are marching so fast towards the editions, day after day. I will be doing the first week with Summer Special. What’s more summer than making pickles and Vadams for us in […]

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Hmarcha Rawt – Roasted Green Chili Chutney from Mizoram

Mizoram was one of the first NE for which I decided what to make. It was based on various articles I read and thought that will be most appropriate. Then I was busy searching for the other North East states, happy with the thought that I at least have short-listed one state. However, as I […]

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Thalipeeth, Thecha from Maharashtra

As we move on to Maharashtra, we have so many to select from. Again going by the Indian Bread that I wanted to choose from, I instantly opted to make Thalipeeth. This is a long pending dish on my to do list. Ever since Roti Mela happened, I had this marked on my list. Finally, […]

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Mysore Masala Dosa from Karnataka

When I had my Dosa Mela, I had some chosen specialty dosas from each state. One of them was this Mysore Masala Dosa. When trying to know how different this is from our regular Masala Dosa, I came to know that it has a special Red Chutney spread on the dosa and then the Potato […]

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