Another childhood memory. I was born and brought up in Uttar Pradesh ( UP) . Summers in UP get really hot and mercury hits 50 degrees Celsius. Food during summers had to be such that the body cools down is able to survive the heat. My mother used to prepare badaam ka sharbat at home, as the summer started in the month of April and till about August, we always had it with milk. It is very nutritious , is considered good for eye sight and also a home remedy for nose bleeding due to heat. It can also be…
Nankhatai is a variety of cookie popular in India and Pakistan. We have had home made nankhatai since childhood. Nankhatai is still sold in north India, baked freshly in a clay oven. You will still be able spot them out side Seesganj Gurdwara, Old Delhi. This recipe is my mother’s recipe. When I started learning baking this was one of the first cookies that I learnt. My baking lessons started by Mom asking us to measure the ingredients and sieve the dry ingredients. In the era of measuring cups and spoons & digital weighing scales, I wonder how my mother…
A simple recipe of hom made Besan Ladoo distributed as prashad in Sankat Mochan.
Recipe for Tender Coconut Payasam. An easy but refreshing dessert, made with just 4 ingredients.
Pineapple meringue cookies
Terrine always fascinates me. This is a very light dessert and at the same time is a visual treat too. A perfect end to a romantic meal for two or a celebration with friends
Long since i experimented something new… so when Hubby complained ( not really) why nothing special these days I thought let me try something light on stomach and appealing to eyes….which eventually tasted nice, too.
Moong daal halwa is a must forPunjabi a celebration. Takes a little time but taste is awesome
Chole Bhauture is a very popular street food i north. this recipe gives very light bhaturas.
I always ask for some extra Jalapenos in my sub. Dad picked up some Jalapenos from the supermarket coz he liked the colors and i had to pickle them…