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Kheema Paratha – Flat Bread Stuffed With Spiced Gound Lamb

Kheema Paratha   is a  delicious  and  satisfying one   dish meal.   Ground  lamb is   cooked   with  spices  and  stuffed in a   wholewheat   flat bread.   It  is  pan  roasted  and  served  with a cooling  yogurt based  dip .  Easy  delicious  and  filling .  Perfect  to take  along  in a …

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Flaxseed Chutney Powder

Flax seed chutney powder  is  an easy way to  increase the nutritional  value  of  any , well  almost any, dish. Chutney powders are  used as an  accompaniment  to a  variety of  meals in  the  South Indian  Cuisine.  Usually made  with a  blend  of  dals (beans/lentils), it  adds a  bit  of  crunch and  protein as  well …

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Pineapple Kesari – Sweet, Tangy and Fit For a Feast

Kesari is  an Indian  desert  made with sooji/rava (cream of  wheat).  It is  quite  easy to  make  and  is a perfect treat to serve unexpected guests or  for impromptu  celebrations.  This  humble  desert is  known  by different  names , sheera , halva , kesari  are  the  ones  I know  of.  Plain  kesaris  are   delicious, …

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Festival Flavors – Shankarpali

Shankarpali   is  another  tea  time  snack  popular in many states  of  India.  Crunchy , a  bit  sweet  and  utterly munch-able, it is  known by names  – shakarpara , shakarpaada , diamond  cuts  to names a  few – in  different  regions . The  beauty  of  this   snack lies in its  simplicity.  No  wonder  it  is   ever so popular …

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Delectable Street Foods – Vada Pav

Vada pav is a popular Indian street food. Call it the vegan Indain burger – or carb on carbs , but you can not deny its appeal. When you break it down it is spiced potato fritters and white bread. A generous amount chutneys and spice powders add to the visual appeal and makes it something more than the sum of its parts. Bite on the fried chili if yo dare!

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Dilkush –┬áCoconut Stuffed Sweet Buns

Dilkush or Dilpasand is an enriched bread with a sweet surprise hidden inside. From the outside, it looks like a plain loaf of bread but as you cut into it the filling comes into view. The typical filling is made with coconut, sugar, candied or dried fruit, and cardamom. It is delicious and visually appealing. …

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