Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

I’ve finally mustered enough time and settled on writing a post for 2015. For a few months, I had contemplated if I should even be writing a food blog, and I was in search of a reason to really sit down and write a post. I then decided that this is something I never can … [Read more…]

Date Nut Rolls/Khajoor Katri

Date Nut Rolls/Khajoor Katri

Blogging Marathon #46: Week 1/Day 3 Theme: Kid Friendly Dishes with Nuts and Legumes Dish: Date Nut Rolls/Khajoor Katri I originally made these as a sweet during the Diwali season. But as I made it, I realized the ingredients in this sweet dish very closely resembled the list of ingredients on a trail mix or … [Read more…]

Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo bean Salad Wraps

Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo bean Salad Wraps

Blogging Marathon #46: Week 1/Day 2 Theme: Kid Friendly Dishes with Nuts and Legumes Dish: Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo Bean Salad Wraps I first came across the recipe for a mashed chickpea salad here, when I was searching for a healthy alternative to a potato salad or an egg salad. I decided to give this a … [Read more…]

Mujadara – Lebanese Lentil Rice with Caramelized Onions

Mujadara - Lebanese Lentil Rice with Caramelized Onions

Blogging Marathon #46: Week 1/Day 1 Theme: Kid Friendly Dishes with Nuts and Legumes Dish: Mujadara – Lebanese Lentil Rice with Caramelized Onions I was talking to friends about my blog, and one of them mentioned how I have been posting sweets, desserts, smoothies and muffins and no main dishes for the past few months. … [Read more…]

Mixed Nuts Burfi/Mewa Burfi/Meva Halwa

Mixed Nuts Burfi/Mewa Burfi/Meva Halwa

Blogging Marathon #45: Week 4/Day 3 Theme: Festival Recipes(Diwali) Dish: Mixed Nuts Burfi/Mewa Burfi To end the series of festival recipes, I have yet another burfi recipe, which is as simple as burfi making can get. It is ‘Mewa Burfi’. “Mewa” – not to be confused with ‘Mawa’ or ‘Khoa’ means ‘Mixed Nuts’ in Hindi. … [Read more…]

Semiya Payasam/Seviyan Kheer/Vermicelli Kheer

Semiya Payasam/Seviyan Kheer/Vermicelli Kheer

Blogging Marathon #45: Week 4/Day 2 Theme: Festival Recipes(Diwali) Dish:Semiya Payasam/Vermicelli Kheer For today’s edition of Festival Recipes, I have a simple, yet decadent kheer – made with semiya or vermicelli. Yesterday, I had mentioned that all my festival recipes were gonna be ones that even novice cooks can make. This is again one such … [Read more…]