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…

How do you prettify your home for festive occasions?

Taking a detour from cooking, I wanted to share a few simple ideas about adding a little bling and cheer for the festival. I am a list maker, I try to be organised, I try my best to finish stuff on time. Most times I succeed, sometimes I fail. I don’t sweat the small stuff….

Kofta Pulav

Taking a break from all that sweet and deep fried overload that has been happening on this blog, here is a wonderfully flavoursome Kofta Pulav made from bottle gourd. If you read this blog, you must know that my Kaddu Kofta curry is a never fail recipe and very popular on this blog. When I…

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 ~ Nippattu ~ Savoury

This is one more quick and easy recipe. I’ve always loved Nippattus or Thattai like they are called in Tamil Nadu. Popular as an evening snack. I made these from one cup of rice flour and was amazed at the quantity they produced! if you can mix a dough and deep fry, these are your…