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 … Continue reading Festive Fare ~ Orange Scented Besan Milk Burfi

Festive Fare ~ Diwali Recipes ~ Namak Paare

Diwali is around the corner and I always watch many beautiful recipes being posted all across blogs for festive cooking. Alas I always stand by and just watch. Going by my last track record, I mostly post after the festivals are over! To remedy that, who would have thought that this daily blogging for NaBloPoMo … Continue reading Festive Fare ~ Diwali Recipes ~ Namak Paare

Sakranthi Subhakankshalu – Khara Pongal and Chakkara Pongal

What better way to say hello with a post for the festival of the bounty of the earth? How are you doing? I hope the new (old) year is treating you all well. I had high hopes of wonderful things and posts for the close of the year and the beginning of the year... but … Continue reading Sakranthi Subhakankshalu – Khara Pongal and Chakkara Pongal