Rose and Pistachio Stuffed Dates

Rose and Pistachio Stuffed Dates are absolutely delicious and nutritious dates which have been stuffed with pistachios, honey and rose water. Rose and Pistachio is a combination made in heaven and they make an excellent stuffing for dates. Dates, as such, are quite delicious, but with a stuffing, they are a level higher. The Middle…

Iftar Platter

Iftar Platter is a spread of the various dishes one can enjoy while breaking their fast during Ramadan. The last three days I have been posting recipes related to food that can be consumed while we Indians fast, but today it’s a different scene altogether. Today it is about breaking the fast! I love reading about…

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada is a deep-fried fritter made with Tapioca pearls and boiled potatoes. It has a crunchy crust with a soft delicious interior. Sabudana / Sago / Tapioca is a starch extracted from palm stems and is a staple in many countries. It is pure carbohydrate and is used mostly in sweet puddings, but the…

Beetroot Poori

Beetroot Poori is a deep-fried Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour, beetroot purée and carom seeds. The Beetroot pooris are special to Uttar Pradesh which is a food hub. This state has a lot to offer and while checking on the flatbread recipes, I was tempted to try the other poori varieties too. In…

Matar ki Karanji

Matar ki Karanji is a deep-fried savoury pastry from a Maharashtrian kitchen. It is stuffed with fresh green peas along with spices and coconut. Karanji is normally made on special occasions like Diwali or Ganesh Chaturthi. It can either be sweet or savoury. The sweet one is stuffed with dry coconut, semolina and dried fruits,…

Maharashtrian Mix Platter

Maharashtrian Mix Platter is a platter where a set of some of our favourite and popular Maharashtrian dishes have been put together. Maharashtrian cuisine has some traditional dishes which are globally popular. For this Mix Platter, I have selected some of them. The first one is Pav Bhaji. This is one street food which has…

Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a South Indian steamed lentil cake made with semolina. It is a variation of Idli, a popular snack. This is an instant Idli and requires no fermentation. Many a time we feel like having Idlis but to make them we need to soak, grind and ferment the rice and dal. Rava Idlis…

Udupi Tiffin Recipes

Udupi Tiffin Recipes are recipes which have collectively formed my platter displaying some of the most popular Udupi Tiffin Recipes. Udupi is a small district in the Karnataka region of South India. The district is small with old temples and some delicious food. The Udupi Cuisine is globally popular and it’s amazing to see how…

Aatey jo Chilro

Aatey jo Chilro is a wheat flour crepe. These savoury crepes have herbs and spices and are served for breakfast in Sindhi homes.   When it comes to breakfast Sindhi families have a wide variety. It can be as simple as a Grilled Potato Toast or as complex as Dal Pakwan. The Seyu Patata is…