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The best tasting Guava pudding and it’s easy to make… I’ve been trying to finish up Guavas that I’d bought last week. We ate some, made milkshakes out of it and was thinking what should I make next, that’s when the idea of making pudding hit me hard. I’m so glad that I made this pudding, tasted absolutely delicious and loved the...

Ghee roasted plantains are layered with egg, roasted apples and coconut and then baked; tasted delicious… I am a huge plantain lover, may be because I grew up in Kerala where plantains are abundantly available. And, we make so many different snacks using plantains. One of the famous evening snacks in Kerala is Pazhampori or plantain fritters. Most of the snacks...

  The most delicious Gulab jamuns made with khoya/mawa or solidified milk… Hope everyone had a wonderful Eid al-Adha celebration with family and friends. For me Eid is all about connecting and reconnecting with people. On Eid day, I make sure to call most of my family members and chat with them. Being a huge chatter box I can just go on and on till the phone...

Chana dal and banana mashed together, combined with coconut milk and sweetened with jaggery, one of the desserts served with Sadya… Wishing all Keralites a Happy and Prosperous Onam. Onam is a harvest festival and is the biggest celebration of my beautiful home state Kerala. It’s actually a 10 day celebration, so while in school/college we had 10 days...

Marble cake is made by layering vanilla cake batter and chocolate cake batter, one cake and you get to enjoy both vanilla and chocolate flavor… It was my Man’s birthday yesterday. As always I’d made a cake to celebrate the special day. On this birthday, I surprised him with Marble cake, to make it more delicious I topped the cake with swirled frosting....

Delicious Trifle- Vanilla cake topped with custard, fruits and nuts, finally topped with Gulab Jamun… Hope everyone had a wonderful Eid celebration with family and friends. We in deed had a great time with our friends and family. I cannot think of Eid celebration without Biryani, so I made my favorite Fried Chicken biryani (with some modifications). This time...

Marie biscuits, vanilla pudding and fruits are layered in a bowl, easy to make and delicious dessert for everyone to enjoy… While growing up, one of the puddings made by my mom is biscuit pudding. Marie biscuits are widely popular in India and are served with tea in the evening. Marie biscuits are not eaten just as it is, they are dipped in the tea and are...

Pistachios and saffron made into a pudding; melt into the mouth and yummlicious pudding… I think I’ve mentioned a million times over here that I am obsessed with saffron. Oh my, the aroma and the taste of saffron is just addictive and anything with a hint of saffron is heaven for me. For that reason, I love to make anything that calls for saffron or tend...

The nutty and sweet figs along with the refreshing orange zest, and flax seeds as the egg replacer; a truly vegan and delicious cake.. Even though I buy figs quite often, this was the first time I cooked with it. Usually, I just enjoy the dried figs as it is. My intention was to try the flaxseed egg replacer in a cake and hence I tried baking this cake. Dried figs...

Ramadan Desserts and sweets. Here is a collection of  desserts and sweets you can make during Ramadan. Sweet Drinks Pistachio and Saffron Flavored Milk Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie Semolina Milk drink or Thari Kanji Tender Coconut Milkshake or Karikku Milkshake Apple Dates Smoothie Chickoo Shake or Sapodilla shake Ice cream Falooda Avocado Milkshake Sweet...