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…

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…

Kit Kat Cake

Kit Kat Cake is a cake where the cake is surrounded by a wall made from the famous brand of chocolate Kit Kat. When we look for a Kit Kat Cake we find chocolate cakes surrounded by kit kat chocolate and the cake is like a well filled with M&M’s Today’s cake has a wall…

Vateli Dal na Khaman

Vateli Dal na Khaman is a steamed lentil cake which is prepared with coarsely ground and fermented Bengal Gram. It is special to Surat region of Gujarat. Vateli Dal is ground lentil, and a steamed cake is made from this ground lentil which is fermented. It is due to fermentation that the batter rises and…

Sada Dosa

Sada Dosa is a South Indian snack made with a batter, which is made with rice and urad dal. The ground batter is fermented to make crisp crepes. When we say Sada Dosa, it means simple Plain Dosa. A Dosa which is made with a basic batter made with rice and urad dal. It is…

Orange Rasagolla

Orange Rasagolla is a fusion version of the traditional Bengali sweet Rasagollas. These are stuffed with orange fiber and dunked into orange syrup. A recipe with O and my first thought is O for Orange! The very first dish that came to mind was Orange Rasagollas, I could also make Orange Sandesh, but I am…

Nimki

Nimki is a crisp, crunchy, flaky deep-fried snack made with maida and ghee. The flaky snack is the specialty of Bengali’s. We are doing an A to Z series for the regular BM, and this month I have chosen to cook from Bengal. My theme for this series is Pick One State and make Three…