Jalebi

Instant Jalebi with Anjou pears

Happy Diwali Friends. With Diwali being just a day away, I wanted to share a traditional homemade and instant crispy jalebi recipe with you all. Jalebi can be made in a number of ways. The traditional way in which the batter is fermented to get a sourness, which is a distinct characteristic of this Indian…

Diwali sweet

Persimmon Barfi- A fruity twist to traditional Diwali sweet

Diwali sweet when we talk about Indian festivals, sweets are a must to be made at home or brought from the market to relish and celebrate.Diwali is such a festival when our houses are  loaded with sweets and savories. Barfi, jalebi, malpua, kaju katli, peda, kheer, etc are few of the delicacies which I usually…

Persimmon Rice Pudding

Persimmon Rice Pudding/ Kheer is a creamy, soft pudding filled with a hint of cardamoms and juicy Persimmons/Amar Phal can be made either by baking or boiling. Persimmon  is known to have been brought into India by the British. It’s found mainly in the hilly regions of Himachal and Uttarakhand and also in Ooty in the south.…

Upside down apple Chenapoda

With winter around the corner and the falling leaves of the autumn, I am enjoying this pleasant weather and the aroma of the warm fall spices like ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and cardamoms . These spices really bring out the warmth and gives an edge to the food we cook. One spice, which is not…

Apple Cake

Sunken Apple Cake- Autumn Inspired Recipes

  Living in a coastal area, my knowledge about apples is quite less. If you ask me I could hardly tell names of 5 to 6 varieties of apples.  You can not blame me as our supermarket here don’t go beyond Fuji and Granny Smith besides local varieties. While creating this autumn inspired post I…

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