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I don’t remember where I first tried uppuma in South India, but I knew it was a flavour my taste buds wanted again. Luckily, after I left India, I scoured a bookshop in Tanzania, and came across a South Indian cookbook with the very recipe inside. 23 more words


Shira/Sooji ka halwa/Semolina Pudding

The very basics in any maharashtrian household are 3 things – Shira, Pohe and Upma. With playing “Shira Puri – pudhchya ghari” as kids to making it as the Satyanarayan Pooja  Prasad, Shira is without doubt one of the most popular desserts in maharashtrian homes. 274 more words


Spinster/Bachelor Style Upma

Hi All.. Today I will share with you a very easy recipe. And you can make it and store in the fridge for 3-4 days in an open container. 313 more words


Pineapple halwa

Roasted semolina pudding with pineapple, cardamons, saffron and cashew nuts.

One of my favourite home made traditional Indian desserts, is sooji ka halwa or more fancily put, semolina pudding. 352 more words

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Semolina Upma

It’s six in the morning,

The alarm bell is ringing,

Switching it off

I go back to sleeping,

                              I open my eyes,

                              Sit up suddenly, 381 more words


Rava idli(microwave version)

Rava idli is perfect south Indian breakfast recipe. I don’t know anything about this idli since My mom didn’t prepare this recipe. I came to know when I stepped into Karnataka. 319 more words


Sooji (Semolina) lemon cake , eggless

As you must have realized from all the recipes that I have posted until now, I avoid using all purpose flour / maida in what I cook at home. 215 more words