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A fried, puffed up yogurt flatbread treat… This was one of the flatbreads my mom used to make as a special treat when I was young. Also, when I had visited my cousin last year this was served along with the Spicy Chicken curry and thus caught my special attention. Since then making this was on my “must to do in my kitchen” list. I added fresh and...

  Had it not been my husband’s suggestion, the idea of microwaving pappadum would not have struck my head. Kudos to my husband… Pappadum – for South Indians; Papad – for North Indians; or Crispy Indian flatbread or wafers – for others. Pappadums are usually deep fried in oil. I’ve only seen them deep fried since my childhood...

A simple and humble dish that has been reigning over the taste buds of all the Keralities for centuries… Chammanthi (in malayalam) is a side dish made in less than 5 minutes by grinding grated coconut along with other ingredients. This is one of the popular side dishes in Kerala cuisine. I don’t know to which category I should include this, as this will be...

Quick and delicious Peas Paneer or Mattar Paneer made in less than 15 minutes in the microwave… After a long day, when I don’t feel like spending too much time in my kitchen, easy breezy recipes come to rescue me. One such recipe that I’ve fallen for lately is Peas Paneer or Mattar paneer( in Hindi), which is a famous North Indian veggie dish, often...

Gearing up for Thanksgiving, starting with Cranberry sauce with caramelized onions.. Thanksgiving is the time to express our gratitude to our family, friends and everyone out there. The best way to show our love and appreciation to others is by making a scrumptious meal for them, the moment they devour our food, all the silly dislikes and bitterness they carried...

When button mushrooms got glazed.. Lately, whenever I get a chance to cook, I have been quick fixing everything, from appetizers to desserts. It’s not that I have lost my passion for cooking, it’s just I have moved to a different state and in the process of settling down. It’s hard to move out of a place where you have good friends and family always...

After blogging about the benefits of fruits and veggies, I went for a mega grocery shopping and I blindly took almost all the fruits and veggies that was in the store. When I was ready to check out, my shopping cart was stacked up with all healthy stuffs. I occasionally sneaked into others cart, and what I saw was all frozen and unhealthy stuffs heaped up. Looking...