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Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer

Kadai paneer is cottage cheese (paneer) cooked in a wok( kadai). The paneer cubes are cooked in a tomato gravy with spices and capsicum. Other paneer recipes include Palak Paneer The ingredients   Tomatoes cooked with turmeric, chili and coriander powder Add in the capsicum […]

Semolina Cake

Semolina Cake

After watching Anjum Anand bake this cake on her show, Indian food made easy, I was tempted to try it out myself. It took me a couple of tries before I got it right. The cake is a mix of semolina and yogurt along with […]

Walnut Chikki

Walnut Chikki

  Walnut chikkis are sweet bars made of walnuts,plums and jaggery. The jaggery is melted to a syrupy liquid and the dry fruits are added to it. The mix is the spread on a plate and allowed to cool. The jaggery gives the sweet taste while […]

Ribbon Pakoda

Ribbon Pakoda

Ribbon pakodas are thin, deep fried, spicy and crispy snack. The shape of the crispy pakoda is due to the tiny plate used in the press. The ribbon shape makes the pakodas crispy and crunchy. An ideal tea time snack which can be stored for […]

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

  An Indian classic, palak paneer, is paneer (cottage cheese) cubes in a gravy made from palak(spinach). Easy to make and tastes incredible with chapati, fried rice etc. A thick version of this curry is also used between a roll of dosa to make the […]

Grilled Brown Bread Carrot Sandwich

Grilled Brown Bread Carrot Sandwich

My mom used to make these delicious grilled sandwiches with had stuffing made of grated carrots inside it. The stuffing is made by frying grated carrot with onions, mustard seeds, green chilies and mint leaves. Use butter or cheese on the bread slices and place […]

Chocolate Barfi

Chocolate Barfi

It was in Ooty where I saw the streets lined with shops having boards reading “Home Made Chocolate”. There were tons of varieties and each shop had a different taste. Yes I “invested”a lot of time in sampling the chocolates. There were the standard varieties: […]