This is one of the most easiest traditional Gujarati mithai( sweets) that I have come across. I cannot thank enough Mr.Bhupendra Pathak, Renee's fine art teacher for introducing me to the wonderful Gujarati food. What an amalgamation of sweet, tangy and spicy flavors.Gujarati cuisine has a wide variety of sweets and savory snacks, and … Continue reading GUR PAPDI (3 Ingredients Traditional Gujarati sweet)
Thinking about the time spent with my Alisar friends or fondly called Alisar gang, when I used to live in Hoora area of Manama, always fills me with nostalgia. The sweet and snack shop Rangoli - our favorite- was just down the road, occupying one of the many streets of Hoora. Oh! how we would … Continue reading COCKTAIL ALOO KACHORI ( Potato stuffed savory flat bread puffs)
This is melt in mouth, soft and delicious burfi made with fresh grated coconut, saffron, khoya( evaporated milk solids), ghee( clarified butter), milk, cardamom powder and sugar ready in 30 minutes. When we talk about festivals, burfi become the quintessential sweets. I made these for this Ganesh Chaturthi, then repeated whenever I had to make a large batch … Continue reading Kesar Mawa Coconut Burfi
Happy morning to everyone!! How important is breakfast to you all? Well... well well, this is the only meal I long for my soul satisfaction. A good heart satisfying breakfast keeps me moving on for the whole day without any grumpiness. And, I would take all efforts to make one fitting into my busy mornings. … Continue reading Breakfast Eggs on the Bed of Chickpeas & Eggplant
Weekends are meant to relax, sleep, eat, clean, party, outings etc. Some times things do not workout as you plan. Every year I make loads of plan before coming to India during vacations but, with either kids falling ill or other unforeseen emergencies coming up oops! your plans take a back seat. It's 11am here … Continue reading Easy Chatpata Bhindi! Okara with sesame and peanut masala
Its that time of the year again, when shops, supermarket, and hypermarkets in particular, wear a festive look with colourful posters, banners, and irresistable offers and dispalys of various items and you know ramadan is round the corner and once Ramadan sets it can Eid be far behind. Here I bring you quick lip smacking Ramadan … Continue reading FALAFEL- My Turkish Falafel, yumminess that cannot be resisted!
This year I was not very excited about Holi, perhaps because of kids exams and being a mum I was quite occupied with helping them with their studies and nursing them as bothwere down with flue, until a few days ago when i saw the hoardings of Holi celebration to be held at quite a … Continue reading THANDAI Panacotta