Tricolor Parfait for the Independence day-15 August: Independence day is a great occasion to thank the thousands of our freedom fighters. Ingredients: For the green layer 1/2 cup Kiwi Crush 1.5 cup Water 1/4 cup sugar or to taste, optional 1.5 teaspoon agar-agar powder For the white layer 1 cup Heavy cream 1 cup full-fat milk Sugar to your...
Hey everyone, I'm still alive! That's what I've been reminding all my friends and family who have almost stopped calling or checking on me. Well, mostly because I have been "off the grid" because of all this moving and packing madness going on in our household. Its only when...

Waffle Recipe

I literally have no "purpose" right now. We sleep till the body says, "I'm good now. Get up!". Eat when we want to, the food that's not been cooked by me. Begin reading a book and actually finish it. No rush to get anywhere so we stay put in...
How does a nice romantic breakfast on a beautiful saturday morning sound, specially while your baby is fast asleep? Well! to me that sounds like the best morning ever.. When you have a super energetic 10 month old then breakfast is the last thing on your list let alone a romantic one...

Fiyazis

As we’re deep into winter now, the number of heavy rainy and windy days has increased, nothing's more comforting than a cup of chai and hot crispy Fiyazis on days like this. My love for these deep-fried crispy mouthfuls came to life with my second pregnancy and has been...
Indian Simmer was recently nominated by you on Babble.com for the Top 100 Food Mom Blogs 2011. You have NO idea how humbled I am just by that. Thank You so much! They have this voting system where if you "like" Indian Simmer you can vote for me. You...
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...
First of all sorry for being MIA for so long. Was taking it a little easy for a while. First we were out for a tiny vacation with one of our family friends who now have left for India for good and so we wanted to spend some time...
We are the masters in jumping from one crazy thing to another here! The husband and I. First a tough pregnancy that kept me either on the couch or making rounds to the doctor's office. Sometimes multiple in a week. Then once finally the baby arrived (thankfully, happy and...
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...
Surprise your Valentine with these gluten free, delectable and delicate Yogurt Kebabs that taste even better with some nutty green chutney. Ingredients: For the Kebabs 250 grams (1 cup approx) thick hung Yogurt (I could procure 1 cup of yogurt from 3 cups of homemade yogurt.) 2 tsp slightly roasted Bengal gram powder...
Ingredients: BASIC PANIYARAM BATTER: 1 cup coarse semolina 1 cup greek yogurt 1 cup water 1 teaspoon fruit salt (I used eno) Salt to taste Oil Method: Bring semolina, yogurt and water, together in a large mixing bowl. Whisk, until the batter is smooth. Let rest for 15-20 minutes. Add fruit salt (eno) and salt to the batter. Mix...