Tutti fruity – Coffee Sponge Cake

I was always looking for one simple recipe that can be whipped up to a lovely egg-less sponge cake. I was trying out various methods to actually attain at that point. This recipe of mine has made me super happy and is made up of all the ingredients that are available at home. Isn’t that…

UDDINA VADE(URAD DAL VADA)

I hope there is none who is not aware of this yummy vada that accompanies steaming hot idlis in any hotel, right? Yes, these are yum yum vadas that are prepared in any hotel and not to forget, one of the most favourite breakfasts in south India. Actually, my all time favourite 😉 Hotels serve…

HALASINA APPA(JACKFRUIT SWEET VADA)

Jackfruit season is here and how could one not prepare this famous appa(appam) out of it. In South India, we prepare yummy delicacies using raw as well as ripe jackfruits. This is one of them. So, folks, enjoy the recipe, try preparing it yourself and do let me know on the taste 🙂 INGREDIENTS: Ripe…

PINEAPPLE-CHOCOCHIP SPONGE CAKE

I love the simple texture cakes which has a nice flavor of fruit and is light as a bread which can be had anytime with a cup of hot tea. To be more precise, something that should taste like the market bought slice cakes which my daughter relishes to eat. So, here I present a…

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…