Beat the Heat Series ~ Rose Falooda

This blogging is a dangerous activity, yes it brings you in touch with like minded people, you make friends, you connect offline, but it also means that you can get quite obsessed with making / cooking what someone else is eating because you are bombarded with pictures or descriptions! R of Hungry and Excited blog,…

Festive Fare ~ Balushahi (Badusha)

Wishing all my readers a Happy Diwali. May the festival bring you Laughter and joy and may you always be surrounded with family and friends and bask in their love. Celebrate in whatever way you choose, stay safe! I thought I wouldn’t post any more sweets or savouries. Frankly, my blog has never seen so…

Festive Fare ~ Semiya Payasam

Growing up, payasam almost always meant Semiya Payasam to us. Credit it to the ever busy working mater who tried her best to do something to mark a festival day as special and to the easy and quick to cook vermicelli that is so easily available. There are many ways to make any recipe and…

Festive Fare ~ Bobatlu (Puranpoli)

I’d made this for sankranti when I did a festival spread for the newspaper that I write for. What i like is that you can use maida or whole wheat flour for the outer covering or a combination. I love this freshly made and piping hot off the tava with a dab of ghee… also…

Festive Fare ~ Orange Scented Besan Milk Burfi

This is an easy to do variation of the popular 7 cup burfi. I couldn’t get myself to add 3 cups of sugar that the original recipe calls for. For those intimidated by indian sweets, this is a good place to start. One needs to just mix everything together at room temperature and then stir…