Chocolate Sandesh

  When it came to choose a breakfast from East, I wanted to make a sweet as I already had a main dish Puttu with Kadla Curry from South, a filling Paratha from North a snack from West. So the ideal choice to compliment the breakfast was a sweet. My first choice was Bhappa Doi.…

Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla has been a favorite with me since I was a little kid. I remember a small farsaan shop of a Gujju vendor who used to prepare some Gujrati snacks. He used to make them at home and bring them at his shop, very small shop but his preparation was very hygienic and had…

Aaloo Paratha

Aaloo paratha is one of the most popular breakfast of North Indians. These are prepared in numerous styles , but how ever they are prepared they are relished by everyone. Ideally fried in desi ghee and served with fresh chilled curd they are a treat .   With me, the Aloo Parathas have nostalgic memories.…

Lemon Granita

Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from Sicily, it is available all over Italy in somewhat different forms. It is related to sorbet and Italian ice; however, in most of Sicily, it has a coarser, more crystalline texture.  The minute I read that Granita is served for breakfast,…