Dum ke Rote ~ Hyderabad Special | How to Make Dum ke Rote | Indian Cooking Challenge – November

After an unexpected hiatus of two months, we are back with yet another traditional recipe for Indian Cooking Challenge. This month it’s a baked dish from Hyderabad Cuisine. I have adapted the recipe from Zaiqa. It’s called the Dum ke Rote or Baked Sweet Semolina flatbreads. Mona says these rote (also referred to as roat), are baked/cooked […]

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Badam Halwa ~ Rajasthan Special | How to Make Badam Halwa | Indian Cooking Challenge – November

After a break last month in Indian Cooking Challenge, we decided to make an Indian Sweet, Badam Halwa, a speciality from Rajathnan. However as most sweets across India, we find all states making a halwa in a similar way. I already have made a Badam Halwa, but couldn’t miss out the opportunity when Vaishali said she made it and found it so […]

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Mohanthal ~ Gujarati Special | How to Make Mohanthal | Indian Cooking Challenge – March

For the Indian Cooking Challenge this month, I decided to select Mohanthal, a Gujarati Special Sweet. I remember reading about this recipe in Meenakshi Ammal’s Cook and See. However the measurement was for huge amount and I wasn’t really up to scaling it down. With the Mega Marathon going on and me writing each day, I knew even cooking […]

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Kordois ~ two ways from Assamese | How to Make Sweet and Savory Kordois | Indian Cooking Challenge – August

For the Indian Cooking Challenge, this month, I asked Pavani to suggest something. She wrote back saying we should try some new cuisine, especially from Assam and pointed to Sunita’s blog. I was surprised wondering how I forgot Sunita’s space, as she has some authentic Assamese dishes. And I have been thinking I must select some Assamese […]

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