Coffee Frappe’

Coffee Frappe’ is a Greek sweet iced coffee blended with milk and espresso which makes a perfect summer drink. Greek Coffee is very popular all over Greece and is supposed to be their national drink. The people of Greece are very fond of this coffee and you shall find people drinking this coffee all over…

Vietnamese Coffee

Vietnamese Coffee, also known as cà phê đá or cafe da is a traditional  Vietnamese coffee, which is strong and slightly over sweet. It can be served hot or cold. This coffee is brewed in a special metal cup called Phin, this fits over a mug and brews slowly. Strong coffee beans are used to…

Dalgona Coffee

Dalgona Coffee is a smooth, velvety and frothy coffee that is made by whipping coffee, sugar and water. As a young college girl, we used to get together for our work assignments and it is at that time, we used to pick a big mug, add coffee, sugar, and hot water and beat till frothy.…

Rustic Village Thali

Rustic Village Thali is a set of dishes served in a Thali which have been prepared in a village in rustic surroundings. For many years we have shifted to organic produce. The vendor who supplies our veggies and pulses and grains is an excellent cook, who cooks for college students every weekend. He has a…

Special Weekend Thali

Special Weekend Thali is a Thali that has been made on a weekend with all our favourite dishes. Weekends is the time when normally my children come over for dinner and that is the time that I like to cook all their favourite dishes. I like to add one new dish too to the menu.…

Jodhpur ki Thali

Jodhpur ki Thali is a Thali meal where a variety of dishes are served from the city of Jodhpur which is in the Indian state of  Rajasthan. Jodhpur is popular as the Sun City and the Blue City. Sun City because Jodhpur remains sunny throughout the year and to keep the houses cool they have…

Fruit Payasam

  Fruit Payasam is delicious kheer from the Chettinad region of South India. The kheer is creamy, fruity and enriched with nuts. Fruit Payasam is famous as Chettinad Pazha Payasam and it is the speciality of Chettinad Cuisine. The kheer is rich in nuts and has the goodness of fresh fruits. Almonds are ground to…

Elaichi Kesar China Grass

Elaichi Kesar China Grass is a milk-based vegetarian pudding made with agar agar and flavoured with cardamom and saffron. We move on to the alphabet E this month and I have chosen to cook Elaichi Kesar China Grass as my recipe from my Thali’s. China Grass is made with Agar – Agar or Kanten as…

Dal Bhindi

Dal Bhindi is a side dish made with Okra and dal. The dish is very unique with a protein punch. It pairs well with chapati or paratha.    Dal Bhindi is my pick for the alphabet D for the A to Z series where I am posting all Thali Recipes from my drafts. I learnt…

Dry Fruit aur Aatey ke Ladoo

Dry Fruit aur Aatey ke Ladoo is an Indian sweet that is made with wheat flour and a mix of nuts and dried fruits. For the last two days, I have been posting different varieties of ladoos where I posted Poha Ladoos, which are made of beaten rice and Digestive Biscuit Ladoos made of Biscuits…