While I talking to Nithya, I happened to ask her why she was no longer taking part in ICC, she sheepishly confessed that she was forced to miss it 3 times, she can’t take part. Now that was really very surprising to me as I did tell her that the rule is just there, critical […]
Varo – Indian Praline with Mixed Dry fruits | Diwali Sweets | Indian Cooking Challenge for October ~ Step By Step Recipe!
With Diwali / Deepavali falling on the 5th of November, I thought we should attempt to make a sweet for the Indian Cooking Challenge this month. Deepavali is all about sharing the good time with family and friends. As everybody, I have loads of memories of cooking with Amma, preparing for the day. We […]
Before getting into the details of this month’s challenge, I would like to thank all my ICC members for getting event cross a year! Its been a year since we are challenging ourselves to try new and varied dishes. Thank you all again. Thanks to Padma for bringing this to my notice. This month’s Indian […]
After lot of consideration I finally decided on Ras Malai. I had no trouble finalizing the recipe as I knew from our blogger Meet that Lavi‘s recipe comes out good. Then I got lot of suggestions from ICC members, so based on reading the I finally did on my own, which obviously must be the […]
Another wonderful Indian Traditional dish tried out for Indian Cooking Challenge. It naturally had to be a sweet dish after the wonderful Kachoris. While browsing through the list of items that everybody wanted to learn, I saw that the famous Andhra traditional sweet Ariselu or Athirasallu was the most sought one. Actually when I saw […]
My tryst with Moong Dal Halwa started many years ago. I first tasted it on December 24th, 1995 to be exact, for a breakfast. I remember so well because the trip was an unforgettable one, we were visiting Bombay, my first trip to a friend’s wedding. It was a Punjabi wedding, an occasion we all […]
For this month’s Indian Cooking Challenge, I decided on Gulab Jamun. Deciding on that wasn’t very difficult. It is one of those delicious sweets that is so much a part of my childhood. Be it any festival or a birthday at home, Amma for sure makes this the previous night. However late it is, she […]