Beetroot Pachadi

This is the season of Onam, the main festive holiday season of Kerala and I am back with an Onam sadya(feast) recipe this time. My childhood memories of Onam sadya were always three or four vegetarian dishes along with a non veg presence served on a banana leaf. Frankly speaking I was more curious about…

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Chicken Donuts

It’s snack time again!!! I have been making more snacks at home now a days since the lock down is started. When all are at home, there is more demand for snacking and I too get in to a mood to make more snacks. Usually I am not a great fan of deep fried snacks…

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Molasses Sugar Cookies

I get inspired by the wonderful creations that others post on Instagram and always think of recreating them in my workspace. Many of them are still in my bucket list. Today I was in a mood to bake something for snacking. Our stock of snacks was almost over and the kids have been searching all…

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Avocado Ice Cream

For me, homemade ice cream was the custard based ice cream that my mother used to prepare at home. I remember how I used to enjoy licking the bowl and spoon until the last trace of ice cream was finished. That hasn’t changed a bit even now. Moving to the US, it was interesting to…

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Broccoli Cauliflower Fritters

This is a very quick and easy to make fritters that is perfect for an afternoon stack. I love these quick to make snacks in the evening. This is a kind of “thattikootu” snack, as not much cooking is involved in it. If it tastes delicious and is packed with nutrients, then I don’t mind…

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Vanilla Panna Cotta with Mango Sauce

It is summer time here and sweet juicy mangoes are in season now. Then how can I spare my blog without an entry of mangoes. I remember a two line verse that my mother taught me. “Katte vaa kadale po, enikkoru mambazham thanne po”(Let the wind come, Let the sea go, Leave me a juicy…

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