Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam

Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam

Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam is a creamy payasam made with sago and moong dal. The moong dal makes it very creamy and this makes it a perfect sweet for any time. As I was mentioning, payasams are often made at home, by varying the ingredients. So this time, we added moong dal to the sagubiyam […]

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Kesar Seviyan Kheer

Kesar Seviyan Kheer

Kesar Seviyan Kheer is a rich creamy milk pudding made with the goodness of milk with saffron and vermicelli. This can be made for any festival occasion and is easy to make. When I requested Priya to get me more saffron from Dubai, it was all packed to Amma and she has ever since been […]

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Badam Sabudana Kheer

Badam Sabudana Kheer

Badam Sabudana Kheer or Almond Sago Pudding is a delicious Indian pudding made with ground almonds and Sago. It’s a sinful combination that is creamy and healthy as well. Sweets are a must for all festival occasions and it is also made during weekend meals. Amma always makes some payasam for Saturday Poojas and since […]

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Homemade Mumbai Style Sandwich Masala

Sandwich Masala

This sandwich masala is a special spice powder used to sprinkle over Mumbai Special Sandwiches. This spice powder gives it a special kick that takes the taste to a whole new level. I have read enough about the popular sandwiches that are sold in the Mumbai roadside and this masala powder seems to be the […]

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Coconut Besan Ladoo

Coconut Besan Ladoo

Coconut Besan Ladoo is a quick Indian Sweet that you can make for any festival. Make this for Diwali and enjoy the nutty coconut and besan in a jaggery mix. Ladoos are quick to make and for any festival, if you are hard pressed for time, this one sweet is surely something you can easily […]

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Moong Potato Cutlet

Moong Aloo Cutlet

Moong Potato Cutlet is a deep fried cutlet made with whole moong and potato in a spice mix. These make an excellent party dish and for evening snacks as well. Basically these cutlet freezes well and so you can make these ahead and freeze and use it when you need it. With this month being […]

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Instant Rava Vada

Instant Rava Vada

Instant Rava Vada is a quick and easy one to make when you are pressed for time. You can serve this for breakfast or a quick evening snack. When I was thinking about the next vada that I could make, I read about this Instant Rava Vada that only takes about 30 mins of resting […]

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Palak Vada | Spinach Lentil Fritters

Palak Vada

Palak Vada or Spinach Lentil Fritters are made with a mixed lentil with added whole spices along with greens. These surely make a delicious evening snack. When I decided on making Vadas as the theme for this week, I had to first check with both the blogs to ensure that I haven’t blogged on these. […]

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Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao is a layered pulao with vegetable kofta and browned onions. This surely makes a wonderful dish for a weekend special lunch. Its been a wonderful month long cooking for the Biryani / Pulao/ Khichdi Festival. I started cooking only by March and I wasn’t sure if I will be able to […]

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Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao

Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao

Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao is delicious pulao made with stock made with vegetables and spices with soya chunks. This was inspired by the meat based Yakhni Pulao, where meat is used to prepare the stock and the pulao is made with the yakhni along with spices. Yakhni means the stock and this pulao is popular […]

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