Dessert, The Nolen Gur Series

The Nolen Gur Series : Part II ~ Naarkel Naru

Naarkel Naru, Coconut balls with Nolen Gur

Naarkel Naru or Sweet Coconut Balls, a sweet treat made with just 3 ingredients, makes an appearance as the second part of my Nolen Gur Series. It’s a very versatile recipe and I say so because you can actually use this even as filling for other Indian desserts such as Patishapta, Pithe, etc. For my Patishapta (Indian crepe) recipe, click here. Continue reading “The Nolen Gur Series : Part II ~ Naarkel Naru”

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Aloo Gobi (South Indian style)

Aloo Gobi Recipe (south indian style)
Cauliflower with potatoes ~ Aloo Gobi

This is a no hassle quick vegetarian recipe. After eating this one of my friends, who is from South India herself, told me “Sumana, it tastes so good. Like temple food.”  Continue reading “Aloo Gobi (South Indian style)”

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Thai Red Curry ~ Vegetarian

Thai Red Curry Vegetarian Recipe
Delicious and wholesome!

If you know Thai cuisine, you will know the Thai curries. And on the first day of Spring, here’s presenting you a colorful and nutritious dish with veggies galore and tofu.  Continue reading “Thai Red Curry ~ Vegetarian”

Baked Goods, Dessert

Chocolate Bundt Cake

Chocolate Bundt cake recipe
Warm, moist chocolate cake with no frosting!

Let’s not do the math and see for how long I have gone amiss from the blogosphere. But some of you have asked me with a bewildered expression, “You’ve stopped blogging. WHY?!”  Continue reading “Chocolate Bundt Cake”

Baked Goods, Chicken

Chicken and Potato Herb Roast

Chicken and Potato Herb Roast Recipe, Laura Vitale
A one-pan chicken and potato roast with herbs ~ an easy and delicious, no-fuss meal..

Christmas time is here
Happiness and cheer
Fun for all that children call
Their favorite time of the year”

One of my favorite Christmas songs and here is a recipe to match it.

Continue reading “Chicken and Potato Herb Roast”

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Thai Basil Chicken ~ Pad Kra Pao Gai

Thai Basil Chicken Recipe, pad kra pao gai Recipe
Delicious, simple-to-cook and so comforting..

It’s Thanksgiving Week and I love Asian food. With these two facts established, this is an easy dish for your Thanksgiving table, or when you want a quick yummy something after all that shopping on Black Friday!  Continue reading “Thai Basil Chicken ~ Pad Kra Pao Gai”

Rice, Seafood, Uncategorized

Kerala Fish Curry ~ a Malabar coast recipe

Kerala Fish curry recipe
This tangy and spicy fish curry has a unique flavor from the various spices used especially Malabar tamarind

Hello blogosphere and my readers! I am back after what seems like ages (to me..) Therefore, let me bring you this fish recipe, that is extremely popular in the southern Indian state of Kerala but novel to my kitchen.  Continue reading “Kerala Fish Curry ~ a Malabar coast recipe”

Dessert, Uncategorized

Kalakand ~ Indian dairy-based dessert (and my 50th blog post!)

Kalakand ~ Indian dairy-based dessert recipe
Kalakand ~ a traditional Indian dessert made in the simplest way possible

Shubho Bijoya and Happy Dussehra! The festive season is very much on. So here is an Indian dessert, the easiest to make, with just two main ingredients. Continue reading “Kalakand ~ Indian dairy-based dessert (and my 50th blog post!)”

Rice, Seafood, Uncategorized

Shrimp, Cauliflower and Potato Curry ~ Chingri diye Phulkopi

Indian Shrimp Potato and Cauliflower Curry ~ Phulkopi Chingri Recipe
A true Bengali dish, goes best with hot steamed rice!

One of my personal favorites, this dish is not just special to me but to most Bengalis I know! A flavorful dish with shrimps (or prawns), cauliflower and potatoes! Comfort food, at it’s best. 
Continue reading “Shrimp, Cauliflower and Potato Curry ~ Chingri diye Phulkopi”

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Suji Halwa or Sweet Semolina Pudding

Sooji Halva RecipeThe festive season is here. I started off by celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi here in the Bay Area for the first time ever. Next comes the biggest festival for Bengalis, all over the world ~ Durga Puja. But one thing is common with all Indian festivals, that is indulging in sweets! Continue reading “Suji Halwa or Sweet Semolina Pudding”