“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard.
When all you want to do is wind up cooking as fast as possible, the dish I go to and make is a simple pulao or biriyani – it’s quick , easy and tasty. 386 more words
Pal Payasam or Milk Kheer (South Indian Wedding Sweet / Dessert in Pressure Cooker Method)
I am sure you all know a South Indian friend who’s Mom makes Pal Payasam or Milk Kheer during festivals like Onam or Pongal when Saddya (a delicious spread over banana leaf) is served that you really look forward to. 1,451 more words
Ellu Podi or Spiced Sesame and Lentils Dry Chutney Powder
Though this recipe has been around for ages as part of the South Indian Cuisine, I fell in love with this spiced dry chutney powder post my marriage on our trips to our hometown – Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu. 855 more words
Do you know that Besan Sev was not included in my original plan of Diwali Snacks Menu? I was actually planning to make mixture or chivda as you call it but since I was hard pressed on time, decided to just make sev as it can be used post Diwali too for my chaats etc (trust me the craving for chaats is extremely high during / after Diwali). 650 more words