M is for… #AtoZChallenge

Meethe Chawal The literal translation of Meethe Chawal is Sweet Rice and they were cooked at home often when I was growing up. Whenever there was an occasion worth celebrating, or occasions were created when there were none, we had Meethe Chawal on the table. […]






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L is for… #AtoZChallenge

Langcha     I call Langcha the ‘Amitabh Bachchan of Jamuns’ as unlike it’s round, softer North Indian cousin, the Gulab Jamun, the cylindrical Bengali Sweet Langcha stands tall and slim. The texture differs too, as it is firmer and not swimming in syrup, even […]






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J is for… #AtoZChallenge

Jackfruit Halwa I absolutely love Jackfruit! Isn’t it ironical how such an unattractive looking and cumbersome to cut through lump can hold such a delicious and fragrant fruit inside? Summer is the season of Jackfruits and I relish it in its various forms. When I […]






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I is for… #AtoZChallenge

Iyengar Bakery style Toast Sandwich When we moved to Bangalore 3 years ago we discovered many interesting facets of this garden city. Iyengar Bakeries dotting it was one such facet. Each Iyengar Bakery has a different story of origin to share; while some claim that […]






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Handvo – A Savory Cake

  Serves 4 Ingredients Rice: 1 cup Chana Dal: ½  Cup Tur Dal: ½  cup Dahi/Yogurt: 1 Tbsp Jaggery: 1/4th  Cup Salt, to taste Red Chilly Powder, ½ Tbsp OR to taste Coriande /Dhania Powder, 1 Tbsp OR to taste Sesame Seeds/White Til: ½ Cup […]






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