Beat the Heat Series ~ Kairi ka Panna/ Aam ka Panna

This is a thirst quencher for hot summer days. Of which there seems to be no end in sight in my part of the world. But since there are mangoes as compensation, I will not crib just a little :). Raw mangoes are almost on the wane now, so before they finish, i made kairi…

Beat the Heat Series ~ Aamrakhand

This is an easy to make Indian dessert that uses the seasons offering and my favourite fruit in the world – Mangoes. Following the aam ras of the day before, this is mango shrikhand also called aamrakhad. It is very easy to make and serves both as a low fat (and relatively low sugar) dessert….

Beat the Heat Series ~ Baked Caramel Custard Recipe

My childhood memories are full of caramel custard as this was a dessert amma used to make very often. It was easy enough to rustle up and special enough to make an entry when we had guests. Also caramel custard is very well liked, and is naturally a good choice when you need to make…

Beat the Heat Series ~ Strawberry Lassi Recipe

Its all Valli’s fault…there she posted a status on fb asking what everyone’s favourite lassi (yogurt drink) was….and i replied with an choice between Rooh Afza and strawberries… i just couldnt concentrate on my work after that cos i kept thinking of the boxes of frozen strawberries i had in the freezer…. around 3 p.m,…

Beat the Heat Series ~ A’s Quick and Easy Carrot Sandwich

This is not much of a recipe but its a great idea for an easy and really quick sandwich to satisfy those after work hunger pangs, or even as a light dinner or breakfast option. It is also high on the veggie quotient and has no mayonnaise, and yet fakes the taste of it!! What…