Bharwan Puri

Chatpata, tangy, spicy and lip-smacking street food like puri with sookhi chana dal and jeera aloo! Ingredients: For puris: 2 cups whole wheat flour ½ tsp salt Oil for deep frying Flour for dusting or you can use oil For jeera aloo: 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds ½ tsp hing/asafetida powder 1 large...

Apple Fritters

Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 3/4 cup apple (approx. two apples, peeled and diced) 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder zest of 1 medium lemon 1 teaspoon baking soda (1/2 teaspoon ENO fruit salt works even better!) a pinch of salt Extras: powdered sugar or a half and half mixture of...
Masal vadai is a popular snack/ street food in South India Ingredients: Channa dal Onion Dry red chilli Green chilli Garlic Fennel seeds https://dailyciouscook.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/masal-vadai-masala-vada/ Full recipe: Masal vadai/ Masala vada
All About Poori – Tuesday Tip Pooris are an important part of festive occasions. It is made with whole wheat flour, salt, rava. It can be paired with white channa gravy or Potato Paneer Pea Curry. Here are simple tips which help you to to make perfect Pooris. Ingredients: For Dough: Whole Wheat...
My four close girlfriends and I, we the famous (or infamous) gang of five, carefree girls who were the talk of the college because of some reason or another. Sometimes because of what we did, or wore or said and many times for the lack of. If you grew...
Carrots and beetroot are pretty, delicious, and versatile when used together. I already shared a dessert recipe with these veggies – Beetroot Carrot Halwa. This time I want to use these veggies in my cake recipe. It turns out a super moist lovely pink color cake. Ingredients: Ingredients : Whole Wheat Flour-...
Savory south Indian dosa or crepe with healthy moringa or drumstick leaves in a spicy coconut, rice and lentil based masala. Ingredients: ¾ cup raw rice ¾ cup toor dal/split pigeon peas/split yellow lentils ¾ cup grated coconut fresh or frozen 12 to 15 dry red chilis 1 large marble-sized tamarind or ½ tsp tamarind...
Jackfruit and Chickpea Pulav/Biryani is a quick and flavorful one-pot Indian flavored rice meal with chunky raw jackfruit and protein-rich chickpeas, made easy in the pressure cooker! Ingredients: 2 cups Basmati rice soaked in water for 20 minutes For the browned onions: 2 cups sliced onions Oil for deep frying For the biryani: 3 tbsp oil...
Watching the game comes with munching on lot of food. I had bought a big batch of cheese and salsa as we had planned to make Nachos. The left overs now have to be used up and so I came up with this idea. Pulao tastes very yummy but...
This post is going to be short and sweet. Sweet as my friend Asha, whose cookbook I am introducing today via this post. I've said this over and again, every time I am asked about the joys of being a food blogger, its the people that I get to...
OK, a small confession- I got to know about this "young and energetic engineer in Singapore who had developed this amazing robot that could make rotis for you, in your kitchen", about two years back. As much as I was impressed by the determination and perseverance of this young...

Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda is a family favorite sweet dish all the way from India. The recipe is too delicious and easy as well. This is something you can make all a sudden without any kind of planning and with the readily available ingredients of your pantry. Ingredients: For the Sugar Syrup: Sugar- 1/2...