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P is for…Pootharekulu #AtoZChallenge

Pootharekulu Putarekulu, or Poothareku as is it also known as, is the most unusual sweet I have ever seen or eaten. The origins of this sweet can be found in Atreyapuram, a village in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, in the Southern region of India. A particular Rice Batter, Powdered Sugar and Ghee… Read More P is for…Pootharekulu #AtoZChallenge






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O is for… Obbattu #AtoZChallenge

Obbattu Obbattu. Holige, Parpu Poli. Bobbatlu. Bobattu or Puran Poli as I know it as, from growing up in Bombay. Many names, slight variations in the recipe and just the same deliciousness! Obbattu is a delicious Roti/Flatbread stuffed plump with a mix of cooked Chana Dal and Jaggery with hints of powdered cardamom making a… Read More O is for… Obbattu #AtoZChallenge






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N is for … Nolen Gurer Jolbhara Sandesh #AtoZChallenge

Nolen Gurer Jolbhara Sandesh Nolen Gurer is Date Palm Jaggery. The winter months from November to February are what I used to eagerly await, as those are the months that West Bengal produces Date Palm Jaggery. Technology is a boon though, as these days Nolen Gurer Mishti’s (sweets) are available all year round. The taste… Read More N is for … Nolen Gurer Jolbhara Sandesh #AtoZChallenge






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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 an Englishman, a regular customer, taught an Iyengar family to… Read More I is for… #AtoZChallenge