Sel Roti from Sikkim

Sikkim was the easiest state when it came to deciding on what to make. Very early in the researching, I had this document that had recipes from Sikkim and I just decided I would do it. I had earlier done a Sikkim thali, many years ago, that also had nonveg dishes as part of it. […]

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Pukhlein ~ Rice Jaggary Bread from Meghalaya

I had almost given up on the remaining North East Dishes. I stopped cooking for the states when we started in April and I had about six states left. For over two weeks, I kept saying I still have six more to do and finally Konda asked how long will I keep repeating myself! Well […]

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Somas | How to make Somas / Kajjikayalu

Wish all my readers a very happy Tamil New year / Vishu Somas is called as Kajjikayalu / Karjikayalu. The recipe is the same, except you can have a variation in the fillings you fill in Somas. When we made this years back, I had used only copra with sugar and nuts. This time wanted […]

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Gavvalu | Teepi Gavvalu ~ Festival Special Recipe

One of the most famous sweets of Andhra, Gavvalu are prepared for most festivals, especially for Deepavali. However this is also something I have first known my Christian friends to prepare and share during Christmas. The first time I actually saw or tasted was from my neighbour and later came to know from Amma that this sweet […]

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Eggless Rose Cookies | Achu Muruku ~ Christmas Special

When I think of those delicately woven, crispy, not so overly sweet, yet sweet enough to make you want more, a special snack called the Achu muruku or the Rose Cookies. I was about ten years then, when I first saw this being done. You can imagine the impression this had, if I can still […]

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