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”
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”
“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”
The holiday season has begun and here I am catching up on my blogging! I have been away from blogging for 3 weeks and I finally got the time this weekend to post about my live jazz music experience!
Continue reading “Chicago and Jazz”
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”
The temperature has dropped all of a sudden with rainfall to accompany it. The result is super chilly weather. And all I can think of is hot tea to comfort me in this cold! Continue reading “The Little Tea Set”
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”
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!)”
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”
Fall is here now but till a few days back, at the tail end of summer, I could still spot some pineapples at my local grocery store. I got one home. Soon after that it so happened that we were to have dinner with some close friends and I decided to take dessert. I had my tropical fruit sitting right there so I thought, “How about baking the Pineapple Upside Down Cake for dessert?!’ A perfect dessert for Fall-Winter too, have it warm with some vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
Continue reading “Dark Caramel Pineapple Upside Down Cake”