Malai cake is delicious, rich cake with a flavor of thick cream and it’s a perfect tea time partner. Creamy malai makes this cake so soft it just melts in the mouth. Cream refers to “MALAI” – It is a thick yellowish layer of fat and coagulated proteins that form...
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...
Masala, a ground spice mixture is perhaps the most common and the easiest way of using whole spices. It takes a little effort to combine spices at home and make a spice blend. In the multitude of spice mix, Achaar Ka Masala stands out for its bright color and...
God can't be everywhere therefore He made Mothers Mothers Day - Mothering Sunday is round the corner and I dedicate this blog to all the mothers out there who do a beautiful job of bringing a new life into this world and caring for them unconditionally. Having 3 children of...

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...
Lemonade with an Indian twist Ingredients: •Juice of 6 Meyer lemons •500 ml cold water plus ice •1/3 cup agave nectar or (make sugar syrup by boiling 1/3 cup sugar in 1/2 cup water, use as needed) •1 teaspoon cumin powder •1/4 teaspoon black salt   Read full post: Meyer Lemons Jal Jeera Drink
Semiya, seviyan or sevaiyan is thin vermicelli used throughout India is breakfast dishes, snacks (both savory and sweet) and desserts. It cooks easily and is great at absorbing flavors. Meethi seviyan parfait is a unique Indian inspired dessert made by layering rose flavored sweet vermicelli (meethi seviyan), cardamom custard, nuts...
Hi all, coming two weeks is going to be very busy one since in our school First Terminal exams are going to start and so you can imagine how busy and tight we would be as teachers; the busy bees, finishing up portions, doing revisions, setting question papers, valuation,...

Lamb Balti

India’s food culture is as varied as its people. Each region boasts of dishes that have clearly defined characteristics and diversity. Up north in Punjab, a fertile land, the dishes are rich with thick gravies and buttery sauces. Rajasthan, an arid region, offers drier game-based and vegetarian dishes often...
Paneer magaz masala is a vegetarian dish that combines paneer with a medium spicy and creamy gravy & paste of muskmelon (magaz)seeds Ingredients: Paneer – 250 g Onion- 1(large size) chopped Tomato puree-150 grams Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Garam masala – 1/2 tsp Melon seeds...
Make these colorful and easy apple and coconut fudge bars (burfi or barfi) for a delicious treat. Soft, slightly chewy and utterly delicious, these moreish burfi are made with the goodness of juicy red apples and fresh coconut, flavored with cardamom and saffron, and topped with pistachios and almonds. Ingredients: Coconut...
I'm sure, somewhere in the world, people do combine veggies with their lentils to make it a hearty and wholesome dish (and no, I'm not talking about Sambar or Dalma) What I know for a fact is, my ma makes Cauliflower Dal a lot and I have always loved...