CARROT HALWA

Carrot Halwa – This is a dessert which is loved by anyone and everyone, isn’t it? Yeah Yeah and Yeah 🙂 My family loves this dessert and so do I. It can be a way to feed someone carrots, who doesn’t like eating it in any other way 😉 A cheat food 😛 So, with…

VEG BIRIYANI

Had always eaten biriyanis in restaurants, hotels etc. I have also been following recipes on tv as well as online but did not have that confidence in trying it out. But, this time my gut factor made me give it a try and tada, yummy veg biriyani was ready in no time. I’m soo glad…

PLUM CAKE

‘Jingle Bells Jingle Bells Jingle All the Way…” – yes you got it right. It’s Christmas time. This festive season is famous for the nuts-dry fruits delight; rich plum cake. I hope you all know that Plum cake is made by soaking the dry fruits in RUM! Being vegan, I was looking for some tried…

MIXED SPICES DOSA (UPPU HULI DOSA IN KANNADA)

This is one of the most loved dosa in Udupi district of coastal Karnataka. This doesn’t need any chutney to accompany since this dosa by itself is filled with flavours and aroma. With this intro here I present you Mixed Spices Dosa famously called as uppu(salt) Huli(sour) Dosa 🙂 INGREDIENTS: Rice – 2 Cups Methi…

METHI LEAVES PATHRODE

This a a very famous savoury dish prepared in South Karnataka specially in ‘Udupi/Mangalore’ area. Ideally prepared using a leafy vegetable called ‘Kesu’ in English it’s called ‘Colocasia’ leaves. ‘Uppu,Huli'(Mixed spices) batter is prepared and the colocasia leaves are nicely cleaned and the batter is spread on each leaf and atleast 4 to 5 leaves…

POTATO STUFFED BUN

One of my favorite bakery savory dish is Potato stuffed buns also known as masala bun. The aromatic bun is a second try by me after tutti fruity bread. The reason is very simple, the technique of kneading and proofing was very clear to me which is the base for baking good tasty buns. So,…

TUTTY FRUITY SWEET MILK BREAD

To be very frank, I am a very big fan of breads 😛 It was always a dream to bake a delicious healthy bread myself for I know that the store bought ones are having artificial gluten and other preservatives. But, following a recipe is not easy for a bread. Trick here is entirely in…

HEALTHY RAGI COOKIES

‘Ragi’ is the staple food of Karnataka which is rich in amino acid. As the saying goes, the person who eats ragi is the stronger. We in karnataka eat it in various forms like, porridge for baby’s first meal, ragi lump(ragi mudde in kannada) eaten mostly by farmers or those who live in villages and…

WHOLE WHEAT CHOCOFILL COOKIES

After tasting dark fantasy cookie which has chocolate filling inside, I always wanted to give it a try myself. But, was unsure of how to begin with! Then came my savior Akila Subramanian who happened to share a very lovely recipe of the same. I have modified it here and there to suit my taste…

AUTHENTIC SOUTH INDIAN RASAM POWDER

When I hear about South India, the first thing that comes to my mind is spicy, tangy, tasty, aromatic Rasam. There will not be a single day, a meal without the aromatic rasam. It’s made up of fresh toasted, ground spices and toor dal. So, to prepare a rasam the most important ingredient would be the…

TUTTI FRUITY CAKE – VERSION 2

After trying hands on; on the tutti fruity cake, obviously it was my turn to experiment with taste and texture 😛 So, here I present another version of the cake using condensed milk. INGREDIENTS – wheat flour – 1 cup All purpose flour – 1 cup Salt – 1/4 tsp Baking powder – 1/2 tsp…

TUTTI FRUITY CAKE – VERSION 1

As it was a long weekend, I was looking for some nice yet light sweet stuffs to enjoy through. I was looking for various recipes and yeah, yet again Akila’s super famous recipe of tutti fruity cake it is!! Believe me, these are so addictive. It got over in no time. I definitely made tweaks…